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Financial Formula for Disaster! - 11/09/07 03:24 PM
Our FED Chairman Ben Bernake has proposed that Jumbo loans be guarenteed by the US government! You can read all about it HERE Financials are truly in trouble and the forecast is it will get much worse! At this point it seems the FED is being run by the stock markets and the media. I don't believe our country will be able to sustain these rate cuts very long, the dollar continues to weaken, we have a war to pay for and to top things off oil futures are looking at $120/Barrel and the countries top financial institutions continue to report (0 comments)
Oil is Over $97/Barrel! It May Be Time to Look at Solar Energy! - 11/06/07 10:43 AM
With oil hitting record highs and rising up to $97/Barrel it is a good time for homeowners to start thinking of the long term benefits of a solar powered home. if your electric bill is over $250/month you should speak with Shannon Koffman of Next Energy Many consumers are worried about the up front costs of solar power however by using equity already built into your home you get a huge return over the next ten years. The federal government is also offering many different rebates and incentives. If you plan to be in your home for the next 5 to (1 comments)
Contra Costa November Real Estate News You Can Use! - 11/02/07 04:31 PM
For this addition of "Real Estate News You Can Use" I discuss how it is very possible and likely to lower your property taxes. Check it out and let me know how I can help! (0 comments)
Mortgage Companies Offering Bail Out Loans? - 11/01/07 10:12 PM
Mortgage companies are said to be sending over 200,000 letters to borrowers in danger of default in order to help re-structure debt and help save them from forclosure. This effort was announced earlier this month by the bush admisistration. Lenders like Countrywide, B of A and others will be participating. Borrowers should be wary of working directly with lenders in this market, especially those who have been in the news during this crunch! The best thing you can do is speak to a trusted loan professional. Many banks offering bail out deals will be difficult to process and many times too (0 comments)
Recession Or Media Hype? - 11/01/07 12:06 AM
All this talk of a recession seems to be media hype if you ask me. Our country came out with some GREAT numbers today in regards to the GDP (Gross Domestic Product) the overall health of our economy reported some very impressive numbers! The jobs report was also very positive. Most see oil sky rocketing and the dollar depreciating however if you ask me I will tell you the the growth in oil will not sustain it's self and we will soon see a pull back. If you are nervous about the state of our economy then check out Tips on (3 comments)
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