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Yet another scam arrived in my inbox this afternoon.  This one attempts to look like it is coming from REMAX because they have the balloon in the email and they ask you to click through for property information....they ask you to sign in with your Facebook or Twitter accounts... NO WAY, NO HOW WO...
02/28/2012
If you are new to an area there are things that you will not know.  Here are some of the things that I didn't know when I moved to New Orleans. 1. A Po Boy is a sandwich on French Bread "dressed" with mayonnaise, lettuce and tomato.  In New Orleans you will be asked if you want your sandwich "dre...
02/24/2012
thank you to Michael Bolton an appraisor in Minnesota.  A very good review of what appraisors are mandated to review when doing an FHA appraisal.  FHA guidelines state that a house has to meet MPR (minimum property standards) for existing houses, and MPS (minimum property requirements) for new co...
02/13/2012
It is so reassuring to read this post by about a seller who "get's it".  Some of us have been blogging for years about this subject and it gives me hope that we are getting through to consumers.  Understanding agency is so important and many people just don't pay attention. Kudos to this seller f...
02/10/2012
The Hansens use the same analogy I always use.  If you go to work and expect to get a check at the end of the week or at the end of the job how would you feel if your employer decided to give your check to another employee after you did a really excellent job for them...that is what happens when ...
02/06/2012
When selling a home a seller often hears that you need to declutter but what does that mean.  Here is a well thought out list of 10 items to start with.Everyone has heard rumors of de-cluttering when it's time to sell your home. But, what does that really mean?  Before going hog wild and moving o...
02/02/2012
Good review of funding fees for 2012 for those in the military, active or retired, national guard or reserves.  It is still possible for these individuals to get a -0- down loan.VA Funding Fees for 2012    The VA funding fee is required by law. The VA Funding Fee is paid directly to the Departmen...
01/29/2012
  KIVA is a program that extends loans to extrepreneurs around the world  and is currently in two United States cities, New Orleans and Detroit. Micro loans as low as $25 can be contributed and anyone can lend money,  you decide who you want to support, you are not contributing money to the orga...
01/27/2012
The Times Picayune is reporting today that after the schedule was set Bruce Sprinnsteen requested to play at the Annual Jazz Fest held in New Orleans, LA.  The line up this year is great and just got better.  For the full line up, schedule and to buy tickets - New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festiv...
01/25/2012
For any of you who didn't see the video that Rep. Giffords office released yesterday about her resignation I am posting it here.  It brought tears to my eyes, this is one classy lady.  When you think of what she survived and her struggle this past year to come to where she is now it is remarkable...
01/22/2012
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