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2010 

A poor farmer went to the market to sell some peas and lentils. However, as he had only one sack and didn't want to mix peas and lentils, he poured in the peas first, tied the sack in the middle, and then filled the top portion of the sack with the lentils. At the market a rich innkeeper happened...
01/31/2010
Isn't it strange how an approval or conditional approval can vary from one short sale to another? Well, part of the reason could be that what we may consider to be outwardly "short", may not in fact be as "short" as we may think it is. How often does it happen that a mortgage holder gets a notice...
01/30/2010
Conventional Loans: 30 Year Fixed Conforming---$417,000 and Below: 4.875% with 1 Point 30 Year Fixed High Balance Conforming---$417,001 to $729,750: 5.125% with 1 Point 30 Year Fixed Jumbo---$729,751 to $1,000,000: 5.75% with 1 Point 5/1 ARM Jumbo---5.0% with 1 Point-amazing for Jumbo product   F...
01/29/2010
I had an internet lead who requested to see a $2Million dollar property, but only wanted to correspond via email. Here was my first email to them: Typically with estate homes like these, the seller needs to set an appointment and have the home ready for viewing. I’m so sorry, but I cannot set up ...
01/28/2010
Conventional Loans: 30 Year Fixed Conforming---$417,000 and Below: 4.875% with 1 Point 30 Year Fixed High Balance Conforming---$417,001 to $729,750: 5.125% with 1 Point 30 Year Fixed Jumbo---$729,751 to $1,000,000: 5.75% with 1 Point 5/1 ARM Jumbo---4.875.% with 1 Point-amazing for Jumbo product ...
01/23/2010
I'm getting more and more of the soliciations from charitable organizations that have the pre-printed address labels inside, with a note saying "how can 5 cents save a child's life?" I am a huge advocate of donating to charitable organizations.  I donate to MANY organizations constantly, at least...
01/20/2010
Conventional Loans: 30 Year Fixed Conforming---$417,000 and Below: 4.875% with 1 Point 30 Year Fixed High Balance Conforming---$417,001 to $729,750: 5.25% with 1 Point 30 Year Fixed Jumbo---$729,751 to $1,000,000: 5.75% with 1 Point 5/1 ARM Jumbo---5.0% with 1 Point-amazing for Jumbo product   FH...
01/18/2010
We as realtors have to deal with being as efficient as possible every day.  We pay our dues, we pay our commission split to our broker, we pay our E&O insurance, we pay our marketing dollars, and we deal every day with being as competitive as possible so that our consumers (our clients) will choo...
01/18/2010
I was turned on to Kiva.org about 2 years ago. It is a very innovative site that lends people in underdeveloped countries around the world money to start small businesses. You browse the website for those people who are looking for loans and read up on their small business and a little on their b...
01/15/2010
This is a fast and easy way to help the millions of people in Haiti who have been devastated by the earthquake. All you need to do is text "Haiti"  to the number 90999 on your phone to donate $10.  It will be deducted from your phone bill. It is legitimate.  I did it myself and took just a few se...
01/15/2010
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