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Roundabouts, Around About Issaquah - 01/16/10 02:24 AM
I love roundabouts. I think they are good public policy. I especially like the ones around here in Eugene-Springfield, Oregon.
Here is a lot of fun. Here is a little insight. Here is a Dan's great blog post on Roundabouts. The first video is funny. The second is great instruction. You WILL learn how to get round about a roundabout.
Via Dan Tabit (Northstone Real Estate Inc.): Roundabouts, Around About Issaquah The new Roundabout is open in Issaquah at the intersection of East Lake Sammamish Parkway and SE 43rd Street. It's a bit different from the single (9 comments)
You cannot claim either credit if any of the following apply: 1. The purchase price of the home is more than $800,000. This rule applies to homes purchased after November 6, 2009. 2. Your modified adjusted gross income is: a. $95,000 or more ($170,000 or more if married filing jointly) (7 comments)
Short Sales- HAFA Guidelines and The TEN Day Dream Short Sale - 01/14/10 01:57 AM
This is the third of a series on the impact of the new HAFA guidelines on Short Sales around the US. The continuing series is being written by Katerina Gasset of Florida -- a great agent with endless experience with short sales. Not everything in this series applies in Oregon, but this is great information. Via Nestor & Katerina Gasset Realtors® Wellington Florida Luxury Homes (International Properties and Investments, Inc.): Short Sales- HAFA explained- this is the third part in our series on analyzing the HAFA guidelines. Today I started getting links and calls from Real estate agents around the county and even (0 comments)
Short Sales and HAFA- Defining The Details For Real Estate Agents and Homeowners - 01/14/10 01:56 AM
This is the second of a series on the impact of the new HAFA guidelines on Short Sales around the US. The continuing series is being written by Katerina Gasset of Florida -- a great agent with endless experience with short sales. Not everything in this series applies in Oregon, but this is great information. Via Nestor & Katerina Gasset Realtors® Wellington Florida Luxury Homes (International Properties and Investments, Inc.): HAFA- Defining The Details- Part II Since I wrote the post, Let's Get To The Truth About HAFA- The New Short Sale Guidelines- there have been more questions raised. Like I said in (0 comments)
This is the first of a series on the impact of the new HAFA guidelines on Short Sales around the US. The continuing series is being written by Katerina Gasset of Florida -- a great agent with endless experience with short sales. Not everything in this series applies in Oregon, but this is great information.
Via Nestor & Katerina Gasset Realtors® Wellington Florida Luxury Homes (International Properties and Investments, Inc.): Let's Get To The Truth About HAFA- The New Short Sale Guidelines Active Rain and the internet has seen a surge in posts and articles written by agents (0 comments)
Dan makes a great point of an old Biblical teaching.
Via Dan Tabit (Northstone Real Estate Inc.): Would you build here? Wordless Wednesday.
There is an old story about building on solid ground and not on the sand. Ground like this will not support very much and a solid house requires a firm footing and foundation. A firm foundation includes solid representation from your agent and your lender. If you wouldn't build on such a site, why consider less than solid assistance and guidance (4 comments)
Guru? Maybe. A philosopher with sound thinking? Certainly.
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Via John Mulkey, Housing Guru (TheHousingGuru.com): While the pundits and politicians discuss the housing crisis and the various ways to effect a recovery, the question to consider is: Has housing reached a turning point or a point of no return? It appears that housing is unlikely to return to its most recent glory days. But that’s not necessarily a negative interpretation; it just means that the housing market of the future will look dramatically different from that of the past decade. (2 comments)
Information regarding the 2008 Form 5405 First-Time Homebuyer Credit Changes have been made to the first-time homebuyer credit by Public Law111-92, the Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act of 2009,which was enacted on November 6, 2009. As a result, this (0 comments)
Via Jamie Carroll ~ S&B Real Estate Team ~ Vancouver, WA ~ Clark County (Keller Williams Premier Partners): Several months ago Congress approved a $6500 tax credit for homebuyers aimed at so-called "move up" buyers. Though it's been law since November, there are still a lot of questions and mis-information floating around. Here are a few things you should know about taking advantage of the tax credit: To qualify, you must have owned and lived in your current home for (7 comments)
I wasn't going to attend this on-line event...until Melina Tomson told me coming in my sweats would be okay. Via Real Estate Tomato (Real Estate Tomato): Our goal is to reach 3000 registered attendees to VirtualReBarcamp.com! The event is free being presented by 28 of the top minds in RE technology and social networking. Currently we have 1500+ registered attendee. To reach our goal we need your help. Fortunately, we have a ringer in our pocket: The generosity of ListingMoves.com. ListingMoves.com is going to be running a contest for everyone that helps (2 comments)
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