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2007 

Here's a simple way to beat the market during these uncertain times.  It is called the Dow Dividend Strategy.  Here's how it works...Invest equally in ten Dow Jones stocks that are paying the highest yearly dividend.  They typically have high yields because of a bad previous year.  The high divid...
08/16/2007
David Wakeman | RE/MAX Classic | 440-212-5007 5707 E. 139th St., Garfiled Hts., OH Nicely Updated Home in Move In Condition! 5+ Bdrm Single Family House offered at $134,500 Year Built 1955 Sq Footage 1,768 Bedrooms 5+ Bathrooms 2 full, 0 partial Floors Unspecified Parking 2 Car garage Lot Size 7...
08/16/2007
 This refers to a culmination of factors that has led to massive tightening in credit standards among lenders. This tightening is due to an excessive number of mortgages that are both delinquent and in default. As a result of tighter credit standards and the devaluation of mortgage-backed securit...
08/11/2007
Yesterday, we had a monsoon rain storm in our area.  One of our listings, owned by an investor I work with, had the basement flood just 2 weeks after a total rehab.  Ruined the carpeting and caused some damage to the finished walls.  He found out from the neighbors that this is not the first time...
08/08/2007
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1. Only in America......can a pizza get to your house faster than an ambulance.2. Only in America......are there handicap parking places in front of a skating rink.3. Only in America......do drugstores make the sick walk all the way to the back of the store to get their prescriptions while health...
08/07/2007
We recently sold one of our listings to a first time buyer.  This home was a rehab by an investor that we starting working with late last year.  During the rehab we advised the Seller to produce a quality product and that it would sell for a profit.  Unfortunately, this investor was a penny pinch...
08/05/2007
Yes, Water cooler Realtors.  You know the type.  Always hanging around the office bitching and moaning about how bad the market is.  Is this a bad thing?  I say NO!  While these Realtors, and I use that word loosely, are crying in their coffee, good professional Realtors are out developing new ma...
08/03/2007
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