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For all those new and repeat buyers who had hoped to cash in on the Federal Tax credit that are still awaiting clearance to close and hoping to make it before the deadline of June 30th, you'll be happy to know that there's still hope for an extension.
Via Patricia Kennedy (Evers & Company Realtors): Inman News has just reported that the House of Representatives has passed a stand alone bill that would extend the settlement deadline on the $8000 Federal tax credit for first time homebuyers. The bill must now go to the Senate because it's not the same (0 comments)
Celebrate July 4th with Fireworks - in Rockland County, NY - 06/29/10 09:12 PM
For those of you who love fireworks and might have missed the Annual Town of Ramapo Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks at Rockland Community College this past Sunday, not to worry. You can still watch some great displays every night this weekend, beginning with Thursday evening (at Nanuet High School). Here's a list of some of the best fireworks displays in Rockland County this week-end. Nanuet, July 1, 8 p.m. Fireworks Display at Nanuet High School. Rain date: July 8. Free. (845) 639-2000. Haverstraw, July 2, 9:30 p.m. Come and join the fun at the Town of Haverstraw Fireworks at (10 comments)
When times are hard and people worry about job security, they are reluctant to invest in a home and prefer renting. Lisa Udy has an interesting take on how the rental market may be the key to the housing recovery.
Via Lisa Udy Realtor Utah Real Estate Specialist (Logan Utah Real Estate The Platinum Real Estate Group): Original Source: Renters Key To The Housing Recovery
When economies fall on hard times, people start thinking more short term, and they struggle to live day to day. Today’s economy definitely fits into this category. Because people are trying to live day to (2 comments)
The Tappen Zee Bridge was opened in 1955 with hopes that it would bring more jobs and more business to the surrounding neighborhoods that bordered the Thruway, on either side of the bridge. At the time, no one was overly concerned about the possible increase in noise, air pollution or traffic jams. The economic benefits envisioned seemed to far outweigh all else. In addition, no one predicted that the bridge would deteriorate so rapidly. It has (5 comments)
Celebrate Independence Day Early! The Town of Ramapo's Celebration of Liberty and Pride, Concert and Fireworks - Sunday, June 27,2010 at Rockland Community College in Suffern NY The Town of Ramapo is once again commemorating Independence Day with a Music and Fireworks display. Their annual "Celebration of Liberty and Pride" is scheduled to take place this Sunday, June 27 from 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM at Rockland Community College's athletic fields. Admisssion to this annual event (both the concert and the fireworks) is free. The musical entertainment is scheduled to begin at 6:00 PM (featuring some local singers), followed by (3 comments)
Happy Father's Day - to All the Dads in Our Lives - 06/20/10 02:07 AM
Happy Father's Day to all the Dad's in our lives. My Dad has been gone over 30 years by now. He was one of the warmest, most caring people I ever knew and I find myself missing him still. There are times, like this past week when I married off my youngest daughter, that his absense is still strongly felt. I found myself thinking how much he would have enjoyed being a part of it all.
For those of you lucky enough to still have a Dad, enjoy your day with him and let him know how much he's loved (8 comments)
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