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A Reminder To Stop Complaining - There Are Happy Endings In A Tough Market - 05/28/09 10:20 PM
Just when I noticed myself complaining, this came from a client overseas. He's a Navy service member and successful short sale client. He was also one of my first clients ever, I sold this home to him several years ago, unfortunately he had to sell short. From the time he signed the listing to the time it closed, 15 months had passed. We had almost given up hope. Yes 15 months. Don't ask. Now it's all done and this came in the mail today from one of the Navy's finest west coast aircraft carriers, from my client Larry. It made my (11 comments)
My Heart Goes Out To The Downed Navy Helicopter Crew and Their Families - 05/21/09 12:27 AM
My thoughts and prayers go out to my fellow Navy brethren that perished just off the coast of San Diego today. I did not know the crew members myself but one of my squadron mates knew the aircraft commander. Naval aviation is a small community, especially in the helo world so we are bound to be connected somehow. As a Naval Aviator having flown helicopters many hours over these waters I know the dangers of night flying up close and personal. Please think of these military service members this Memorial Day, I know I will. Marvin de la Vega LCDR, USNR (4 comments)
Word To The Wise Regarding Termites! - 05/20/09 04:29 PM
Consult with your Broker or local board on this one, I'm sure it's different where you are. One thing is for sure, TERMITES ARE FAT, DUMB AND HAPPY IN CALIFORNIA! Here's how it commonly works down here. In the purchase contract the buyer can ask the seller for certain types of strategies in dealing with these pets (and wood destroying organisms). A common way to deal is the seller pays for what I call the big ticket items - the active infestation or wood damage (wood replacement, fumigation, spot treatment among others are necessary) and the buyer pays for the little (3 comments)
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