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KUDOS to FoxNews for Reporting on Tenant's Rights in Foreclosure - 02/26/10 05:30 PM
Tenants do have rights, see blog and link to Fox News story. It is surprising that folks still are not aware of this important legislation Obama signed in to law last year. Via Wallace S. Gibson CPM * GRI (Gibson Management Group, Ltd.): I've posted about this law and I am SO GLAD that the TV media is covering this protection for tenants whose property may be in foreclosure!!! FoxNews had a segement on this this morning and the fact that banks and real estate agents continue to be ignorant or are ignoring these protections is happening nationwide.!!! Kudos to FoxNews!!!
UNDERWRITING CONDITIONS OF THE VERY NEAR FUTURE - 02/26/10 05:08 PM
As a Loan Officer and former Underwriter, I couldn't agree with this blog more if I had written it myself. Enjoy! Via Nicholas Goglucci, PA. South Florida Real Estate (RE/Max ParkCreek): · All Borrower's Birth Certificate will be required with Pictures taken in the hospital with medical staff. Birth certificate with a live home delivery will not be eligible for first time home buyers. · Marriage certificate with bridal dress will be required if both husband and wife are required to qualify for the loan · GFE will not require signature but will require blood sampling from a recognized institution within three days (2 comments)
San Antonio economy diversifies into cyber security - 02/26/10 02:57 PM
San Antonio keeps moving forward in the job market, see blog from Robin below. This is great news for our city. Via Robin Rogers, Silverbridge Realty, San Antonio, Texas: San Antonio is known for the Alamo, great Tex-Mex food, and now: cyber security. Yes, it's true. When you think of San Antonio, think of spies and spooks and computer nerds. The military and the US government desperately need better security to protect their networks from hackers. It is a growing part of the IT industry, generating $8 billion annually, according to the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce. There are already more than 60 (1 comments)
The Morning After The Big Storm - 02/07/10 05:50 PM
For those of you who appreciate photos of nature's beauty, check out this blog from my good friend Bonnie. Via Bonnie Vaughan, CNE (Century 21 Sherlock Homes,Inc): Today looked really beautiful after the tremendous snow of the past two days. Early this morning I took some photos shortly after the sun broke through. Today is blue skies, cold and just a super day. One photo I took was kinda comical to me. The Igloo dog house in the dog yard has actually become an Igloo.
Bonnie and Jayne Vaughan - Driven and Dedicated Realtors A (4 comments)
Amateurs and Electricity - A Dangerous Mix... - 02/06/10 05:52 PM
Don't buzz yourself like I did :) Great post, enjoy! Via Michael Thornton - Nashville, TN area Home Inspector (Complete Home Inspections, Inc.): Amateurs and Electricity - A Dangerous Mix... What is it about electricity and wiring that make amateurs think that they have the same skill set as a licensed electrician? Is is because there are so many DIY books and videos out there in the market place? I wonder if someone has produced a DIY video on how to extinguish electrical fires? Maybe this amateur electrician needs to watch it. This is certainly an electrical fire hazard just waiting for (0 comments)
San Antonio CBC Caregiver Support Group ~ Caring & Sharing - 02/03/10 06:48 PM
San Antonio Caregiver Support Group. See info from my friend Shirley. Via Shirley Parks, North San Antonio TX Real Estate 210.414.0966 (sands realty): San Antonio Caregiver Support Group ~ Caring & Sharing My husband, Stephen, and I are now leading the Caregiver Support Group at CBC. The meetings are FREE and attendance is open to everyone. You may be a caregiver, expect to be a caregiver, interested in caregiving, or want just to lend your support. No matter what your situation, you are welcome. We will meet every Thursday evening and our first meeting will be February 11 at 6:30 p.m. in room C132. The (1 comments)
Speechless Sunday - Rippling Reflections!! - 02/02/10 05:48 PM
For my friends on AR who love photos, check this out. Via Marchel Peterson Spring TX Real Estate E-Pro ABR (Results Realty): Our daughter took this picture while she was on vacation in Vienna. I know what the white object is; only because she told me. Now it is your turn; name that picture! Maybe you will be more successful than I was. _________________________________________________________________________________________________ If you are buying or relocating to Spring Texas and need help from a professional REALTOR®, Marchel can be reached at Marchel@AgentwithResults.com or by phone at 832-721-8332. If you would like information about Spring TX please visit my websites at www.AgentwithResults.com and at www.ResultsRealtytx.com. The (2 comments)
What Do Homebuyers Want Now? Newest Trends - 02/02/10 05:45 PM
Newest Trends via Shirley, Enjoy. Via Shirley Parks, North San Antonio TX Real Estate 210.414.0966 (sands realty): What do homebuyers want now? Home designers and builders speaking at the International Builders Show held recently in Las Vegas reported that today's buyers want cost-effective features and don't want things that have no lasting value. That sounds like a smart idea. Carol Lavender, president of the Lavender Design Group here in San Antonio says that it's all about family togetherness - casual living, entertaining and flexible spaces. Avid Ratings conducts an annual survey of buyer preferences. Paul Cardis, CEO, says that these are the new must-haves for buyers: Large kitchens with islands Energy efficiency, including (1 comments)
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