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The University of Akron stepped up and played great basketball in their first NCAA Tournament game against Gonzaga last night; at least for the first 28 minutes. The Zips led at halftime 38 - 35 in a game that had upset written all over it. However, Gonzaga had different thoughts and came out fired up for the second half. Akron led 52 - 51 with 9:43 left in the game but then Gonzaga burst their bubble with a 26 - 12 run from that point to the final buzzer. The results did not surprise many people around the country who (6 comments)
The University of Akron has made the NCAA tournament by virtue of winning the Mid American Conference (MAC) championship. They were ranked fifth in the tournament and had to go through number 1 seed Bowling Green and number 2 seed Buffalo to earn the championship. Bowling Green and Buffalo were co-champions of the MAC regular season. They accomplished this task by playing five games in seven days; but that's the stress teams play under in tournament competition. They are going to the NCAA tournament for the fist time since 1986. The coach of the 1986 team was Bob Huggins. Yes, (7 comments)
Residential home sales in Green, Ohio increased slightly from the period January - February 2009. January sales for 2009 were double the sales recorded in January 2008 while February sales were slightly lower in 2009 than they were for the same period in 2008. Total sales for January and February 2009 were slightly higher than the same period in 2008. Typically, sales in December and January have been low in this market with increased sales beginning in the second month (February) of each year. 2009 sales for the first two months of the year exceeded sales recorded in each of (6 comments)
For those who are considering taking advantage of the $8,000 tax incentive for first-time homebuyers, there is some more good news that could make doing so easier and more accessible.An extension is now officially in place on the higher loan limits for mortgages in the tier that lies just below what is considered a "jumbo" loan. First established last year, and now extended through the end of 2009, limits on this additional tier provide opportunities for many who are looking to either refi or, better yet, take the plunge into first time home ownership and grab a piece of the (4 comments)
The $787 Billion stimulus bill is made up of tax cuts and spending programs aimed at reviving the US economy. Although the package was scaled down from nearly $1 Trillion, it still stands as the largest anti-recession effort since World War II. One of the major benefits of the plan is a tax credit for new homebuyers. According to the plan, first-time homebuyers who purchase homes from the start of the year until the end of November 2009 may be eligible for the lower of an $8,000 or 10% of the value of the home tax credit.It's important to remember (1 comments)
HOMEOWNER AFFORDABILITY AND STABILITY PLAN - 03/10/09 07:50 AM
President Obama unveiled his plan to help stabilize the housing market and keep millions of borrowers in their homes. The Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan includes two initiatives to help struggling homeowners. One is an incentive for homeowners who have less than 20% equity in their homes, or who owe more than their home is worth. The second part attempts to lower monthly payments for homeowners at risk of losing their home. Here is a brief overview of both initiatives.Less than 20% equity in your home? Under current rules, those families who own less than 20% equity in their homes have (1 comments)
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