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The New York Times published a great article by ASHLEE VANCE on January 2010, entitled "If your password is 123456 just make it Hackme", which is worth bringing to your attentoin a year later! She reports that “back at the dawn of the Web, the most popular account password was “12345, today, it’s...
02/04/2011
Reverse mortgages, which convert home equity into tax-free cash, available to borrowers 62 years of age and older, have been criticized for their high up-front fees, among other things. Enter HUD with its new Home Equity Conversion Mortgage Saver (HECM Saver), a low cost, FHA insured, reverse mor...
02/03/2011
The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) , in conjunction with Stock Development, announced that it will hold a special "Naples goes to Hollywood" evening on February 27, 2011, at the new exclusive enclave of LAKOYA, in Lely Resort, Naples Florida, to benefit the ASID (design research, s...
02/01/2011
The Robb & Stucky Culinary Center in  Bonita Springs Florida, has just published its classes for February. Chef Martin and Chefs Marisol and Jose Lovaton have planned divers programs from many parts of the world, sure to please every palate!Please reserve by telephoning 866-206-3840.The Robb & St...
02/01/2011
  Karen List, a real estate agent form San Jose, CA, posted this very informative article on the new HAFA program for Short Sales.  This is good advice, thanks, Karen, and, by the way, your name is very appropriate for a real estate agent!   Christine R. Sutherland, REALTOR® CIPS, TRC, e-ProDowni...
02/01/2011
Dan Steward reported in RISMEDIA today that some homeowners are influenced by the negative financial headlines not to put their homes on the market.  He suggests some of the roadblocks potential sellers may present and how to overcome them:   A lot of people in their 50s and 60s do not wish to se...
02/01/2011
Are you a board director of a condo, mobile home or timeshare association in Florida? There is still time to sign up for the BOOT CAMP for Board Directors!Last year, Florida legislators passed legislation requiring newly elected or appointed board members of such associations to complete a board ...
01/30/2011
I just used the expression "beyond the pale" in an Actve Rain Comment and suddenly wondered where or how it originated, so I checked. http:// worldwidewords.org tells me that is comes from the Latin word palus, a stake.  "Pale is an old name for a pointed piece of wood driven into the ground and ...
01/30/2011
The National Association of REALTORS® recently published the results of its on-line poll, conducted by Harris, which put questions about homeowership to  owners and renters.      The results showed that 95 % of owners and 72% of renters believe that over a period of several years, it makes more s...
01/30/2011
The Associated Press reported recently about a new “hot” trend in decorating: photographic art. “Photo art brings in elements of energy, atmosphere and emotion,” said designer Thom Felicia, one of the champions of photographic art.  For websites to visit try photographic art artspan.com or Jen Be...
01/30/2011
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