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Summer Brings Sales - In Foreclosures As noted last week, I had to change the title, as the seasons have changed.  We are even getting summery weather here in the Seattle - Tacoma area, with temperatures in the high 70's and into at least the 80's for the next six days. With the better weather, w...
Paddy Deighton, who is an attorney, explains a recent US Supreme Court case that did not make a lot of headlines, but which could be of critical importance to those of us in the real estate business.  Hopefully you will find it as interesting a read as I did today.There was a little known Supreme...
Freedom Fair Returns to Tacoma for July 4th (and more) Once again, the Tacoma Events Commission (a local non profit) organization has put together an outstanding program for this year's FREEDOM FAIR for July 4th.  It actually has an additional activity on Saturday the 6th, but more on that later....
Spring Brings Sales - In Foreclosures - VIII                 Well, now that summer has arrived, according to the calendar,  I may have to update this title, but in the meantime, it is time to review what happened in the foreclosure listings last week on Friday for the Pierce County Washington are...
Curtis has laid out a very good presentation about Reverse Mortgages, which usually doesn't come through in the sales pitches on television.  If you need any further information on them, and reside in Washington, I will be happy to answer your questions, hopefully in as clear a manner as Curtis h...
Spring Brings Sales - In Foreclosures - VII Well, the numbers moved again. Today's legal notices showed a steep jump from last week's four, as there were seven (7) notices of upcoming foreclosures in this morning's newspaper (TNT - Tacoma) for Pierce County. Of these, six of them were the four we...
Some Things to Contemplate from Anon. Following are a few things to contemplate from that very prolific author:  Anon.                    I never saw a Purple Cow, I never hope to see one              But from the milk we're getting now, There certainly must be one.   A dotor fell in a deep well,...
Fair Access to Credit Scores Act of 2013 There is a bill before Congress called the Fair Access to Credit Scores Act of 2013 (introduced in March), and some believe that this will be of benefit to the home buying public.  They believe that if the consumer is provided with a FREE credit score, alo...


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