The details of the housing bill were a disappointment for most people in the housing industry.  It does very little to keep home values from falling or stimulate home purchases.  Seems to be a whole lot smarter to support home values so that those in trouble can sell their homes instead of having...
Some advice from the legal community--Some Housing Counseling agencies have been asking the real estate broker or agent on a short sale to provide their agency a part of the Real Estate Brokers sales commission to pay for the clients foreclosure counseling session.   Splitting the Real Estate Bro...
Niceville will pay the Air Force 10.3 million for a 50 year leaswe on 177 acres needed for the first part of a 10 mile bridge connector road. The first phase will extend from the bridge to Range Road north of Bluewater Bay and Seminole. White Point road will be replaced as the main approach to th...
· The deduction is worth 10 percent of a home's value up to $8,000, which means all homes worth more than $80,000 could qualify for the maximum amount.  · There is an income limit to qualify. A married couples' modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) should be under $150,000 and single filers' MAGI...
The testimony yesterday of the banking executives in Washington should outrage every one of us.  Our profession is suffering great difficulty in large part to their greed and unreasonable taking of money that should have been used for the good of the American People.  Actually the fault lies with...
The Air Force has announced that the F35 Joint Strike Fighter Wing is coming to Eglin AFB. Additional aircraft coming here will depend on environmental studies concerned with the noise level.  Valparaiso is located near the runways that are used by the Air Force as well as the regional airport.  ...
Lenders are required to give a buyer a good-faith estimate of their closing costs within three days after they apply for a loan. Some will give such an estimate even before they apply if asked. Even if it is no guarantee, this written estimate will give an idea of what kind of fees the buyer can ...
Okaloosa County is faced with growth within the next few years. The 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Commission (BRAC) slated Okaloosa County's military installations with a growth of 4,500 military personnel  for a total population influx of 11,000 by 2016. In 2005, Eglin Air Force Base reporte...
While the real estate news in Florida is improving, I found this information, and thought it should be shared.  Merrill Lynch economist David Rosenberg says we are currently in adepression. We are happy to be in such company. He says depressions last from 3 to7 years, an elongated deep recession....

Marlene "Myke" Atwater

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