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Just wanted to take a minute to say thanks to all of the veterans who have paid the ultimate price for my freedom to drive to Alabama this morning.  I think if everyone in our country was as patriotic as the active rain family this country would really prosper.  These are some of the hardest work...
President Obama accepts blame for the Federal Response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill today.  While I am not a supporter of Obama, he is way to far left for me, I don't blame him.  I for one have very little faith in the government from doing just about anything except spending money.  They s...
Don't you just love it when you see a real estate sign in front of a house and you go to the MLS and nothing, nada, nunca.  Drives me nuts. The vacant lot next to my dads house in Northshore Beach Subdivision on Carr Drive in Slidell is for sale.  or at least the sign says it is.  Of course my mo...
I hate to do it but recently I had a listing appointment with a seller that was way to demanding and unrealistic.  In fact I'm not even sure where to begin.  Two or three voice mail later she finally calls me back.  We make an appointment time only to have her put it off an hour before we are sup...
I saw the news earlier this week that delinquencies on home mortgages had increased this last quarter.  One in ten (10%), that sure seems like a real problem.  I wonder how many of them are on purpose.  I don't think a lender will even talk to you about a loan modification unless you fall behind....
Is Congress really serious about eliminating the Home Mortgage Interest Deduction from personal mortgages?  Before you say they don't have a chance, remember what you thought about health care getting passed? There seems to be some truth to the above in Washington.  Their addiction to spending is...
It's that time of year again, Air Conditioner time that is.  The mercury is now hitting the 80's consistently and the humidity is just about triple digits with all the rain. Make sure your AC is up to snuff.  get your freon checked and have the maintenance person look for a leak if the freon is l...

John Walters

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