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Realtor's Fiduciary Responsiblilty to Mobile and Relocation Clients - 11/27/09 02:30 PM
This morning as I was reading a recent article from the NY Times "For Athletes in Motion, Real Estate Can Be a Burden", it re-emphized in my mind the importance of always advising all clients of the financial implications of investing in real estate. Having been around various aspects of real estate for many years including corporate consturction of plants and labs as well as sale of residential homes I have become acutely aware of our resposibility to advise clients of the full realm of possibilities, including what might happen in worst case scenarios such as at the end of a (7 comments)
Just 1 Week Left! Don't Miss the Corn Maize - 11/20/09 12:58 PM
This fall I visited a corn maize for the first time. The Baton Rouge area corn maize is north of Denham Springs on Hwy.16. The maize is a journey thru the field with clues for your family to solve at each turn to help you not get lost. It engages every member of your family, even the younger ones. For example one of the clues involves singing the song "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" and deciding the direction from that song. Threre are many other twists and turns; so don't go too close to dark unless you bring a flashlight! For the more (2 comments)
Novel Decorating Idea: Frame Wallpaper to Give Splash of Color! - 11/20/09 12:04 PM
This morning I came across a novel idea I wanted to share. If you are looking to redo a room in staging your home for sale or just want to have a simple winter project to give a little color and light to a drab area, consider this tip from Southern Living Magazine's Anne Turner Carroll. Create Do-It-Yourself artwork by framing a colorful piece of wallpaper that you like. It's such an inexpensive and great tip that you can change up your color frequently! I am an avid reader of the magazine and highly recommend it. In the Nov.2009 issue (go (7 comments)
Existing Homeowners Also Get Tax Credit Break - 11/06/09 01:05 PM
Along with an extension of the existing 1st time homebuyers tax credit with a few minor changes, Obama is expected to sign into effect today, Friday Nov.6th a tax credit for existing homeowners. This credit will be $6500,, purchase contract to be dated before April 30, 2010 and after date President signs bill, must have used the home sold or being sold as a principal residence consecutively for 5 of the previous 8 years, actual closing to occur before July 1, 2010. Complete summary of 2 bills by Nar
For a summary of the Basics of the Extended Home Buyer (2 comments)
U.S. House passes Bill with Homebuyer tax credit Extended and expanded - 11/05/09 05:09 PM
This afternoon the bill extending the first time homebuyer credit passes the House with a 403-12 v0te. The President is expected to quickly sign it into effect. The $24 billion package also contains extension of the unemployment benefits. The IRS says some 1.4 million people applied for the homebuyers credit through August, according the the Business Report. The legislation would extend the program through June of next year, as long as the buyer signs a contract by the end of Apr.il. It also offers a $6,500 tax credit to those who have lived in their current residence at least 5 years. (4 comments)
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