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Christmas Tree Safety Items - 12/23/10 01:47 PM
The holiday season is upon us, parties, family and friends, scurrying from store to store for last minute gifts and decorating our homes and businesses with holiday cheer! To ensure a safe and happy holiday season please take the precautions with your decorating to make it an enjoyable one for all. Pets and small children love to look, feel, touch and sometimes pull on the tree so please make sure your tree is in a strong, sturdy holder. When we had small children, dogs and cats in the house we used to also anchor the tree using fishing line, very invisible (5 comments)
Treasury Department is scheduled to auction $99 billion in notes next week - 12/23/10 01:26 PM
The Treasury Department announced that they are scheduled to auction off $99 BILLION in notes next week. This just seems like such an unbelievable number, so hard to get our hands and minds around...but yes they are planning to auction another 99 billion next week. As a real estate professional it is important the we stay abreast of many indicators along with our local statistics in the communities we fully serve, to a state level to a nationwide base of knowledge. Our Buyers and Sellers are. Highlights of chief economic details are constantly being flashed across the bottom of the television (0 comments)
Holiday Shopping List, company coming don't forget... - 12/23/10 12:23 PM
Happy Holidays and I want to make sure you enjoy ALL of your company this year. There are a few items as you rush out to do your last minute grocery shopping which you should add to your list to ensure HAPPY HOLIDAYS. I am sure your refrigerator is full of all those great homemade items and the pastry and cookies abound...but here are the items to star on your list. Nothing can ruin a good time like a spill on your furniture and carpeting. Good cheer fills the room until the soft drink or bubbly or cherry topped cheesecake hits (1 comments)
FHA Approved Condos - approximately 25000 may loose FHA Financing! - 12/15/10 12:45 PM
There are approximately 25,000 complexes with tens of thousands of units of housing who may lose the ability to obtain FHA financing. FHA financing has been key to obtaining mortgages on condos especially those for first time or down payment challenged Buyers. New tough standards to ensure condos comply with keeping their complexes financially stable with documents regarding their financials and legal documentation are in force. The FHA extended the December 7th, 2010 date for submitting their documentation into 2011 progressively for compliance with the mandated condo docs for FHA approved complexes prior to 2007 which will assist some condo complexes with (0 comments)
FHA Approved Condos - How do I know? - 12/14/10 12:53 PM
The condominium market has so many great offerings and yes we do have so many buyers who are interested in the convenience of this lifestyle, especially now as the ground freezes and snow starts to glisten the on driveways and sidewalks. The prospect of someone else being responsible for snow removal and landscaping is a driving force! The most important aspect of researching either a home or condo purchase - whether we be buyers, sellers or real estate agents is "how will the buyer/or ourselves finance this purchase?" Becoming familiar with a helpful website such as https://entp.hud.gov/idapp/html/condlook.cfm will help you with this (3 comments)
The Twelve Days of Christmas in Massachusetts - 12/13/10 07:55 AM
You can feel it in the air, you can see it along the streets and yes you can see it in the eyes of young children...Christmas is almost upon us. It is hard to imagine how magical this time of year still is. We live in a world of instant texting, large flat screen hd tvs, bullet trains, high performance automobiles, mega stores and yet Christmas opens our hearts and our minds to those things which are so important which can not be bought with credit cards, cash or gold bars. I wish you all the magic of the season, sharing (0 comments)
Hingham Massachusetts and Holiday Spirit thanks to Hingham Jewelers! - 12/02/10 01:28 PM
Great news - Holiday spirit is alive and well on the South Shore of Massachusettts. Have you heard??? Hingham Jewelers at 35 Whiting Street, which is Route 53 just down the street from our Norwell TradeWinds office is offering gift bags each day During the Twelve Days of Christmas, Hingham Jewelers will fill us with the spirit of the holidays...They are selecting various locations within Hingham where they are acting as holiday elves and leaving gift bags for whomever discovers the treasure. Starting this great event yesterday, Wednesday, at 10:15 am, we have many more days to be on the look (0 comments)
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