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2009 

I'm writing this while driving, haha just kidding, to Texas.  Actually, I'm currently riding as a passenger while on my laptop, connected to the world wide web via my sprint phone, and  traveling southbound I55 at 60mph (according to the gps).  Gotta love nationwide broadband.    For all those cl...
03/10/2009
Ok, Freddie Mac is the proud owner of a nice little condo that needs paint, carpet, a couple of appliances, and a new window.  I can't go into details, but suffice to say, Mr. Mac would not negotiate price at all.  Flat out, less that 24hr rejection, with no further comment, and the property bein...
03/05/2009
including a mobile home. FHA-insured loans for manufactured homes feature longer terms and lower interest rates. Who knew?   There is a very nice mobile home park in my area that one must be of age (>54) in order to live in that contains both mobile homes and manufactured homes.  There is also a ...
03/05/2009
  For all the first time buyers, you have $8000 but you still need a mortgage.  Check out this site for tips on getting financing.  Mostly common sense stuff, but there some good pointers.  http://www.yourillinoishome.com/finance.htm Look to the sidebar at the right for lots and lots of info on m...
03/05/2009
See www.2166sycamore.com for all current informaton.   $234,900 USD Address: 2166 Sycamore Type: Residential Style: Bi-Level "2 story" Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Garage: Double, Detached "Room for the Mechanic" Basement: Yes, Partial "Finished w/ Fireplace" Size: 1,600 sq. ft. Lot Type: Rectangular...
03/04/2009
And returns for high-end exterior renovations are still holding up, according to the NAR report, with better pay-offs than interior work. For example, sprucing up a home's look with expensive fiber-cement siding, which looks like wood but is more durable, returns 88% on investment, more than any...
03/04/2009
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