trecia cooke: Exit Realty Dedicates Another Habitat Home! - 07/22/10 07:38 AM

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trecia cooke: 10 Questions Before You Buy...Central America or Anywhere - 05/12/10 12:10 PM

 
Master-planned communities in Central America come in all shapes and sizes - from small condo buildings to developments covering thousands of acres offering resort style amenities.  Many offer pre-construction sales where you buy before you see the finished product.   Great gains can be made as properties are offered at a discount.  But you have to be confident that the developer will deliver.  The starting point is getting answers to these 10 questions below, before you sign the contract.
Find out what kind of title the developer has to the land and ask to see the master title insurance … (1 comments)

trecia cooke: Bowling for A Cause! - 02/23/10 02:26 AM

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trecia cooke: GUARD YOUR PURSES AND WALLETS!! - 02/23/10 02:20 AM
The New Credit-Card Rules: What to Expect
by Aleksandra TodorovaTuesday, February 16, 2010
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Unexpected rate hikes. Over-limit fees. Double-cycle billing. Those are just a few of the credit-card practices that have trapped millions of consumers into a life of constant worry over mounting debt. In less than a week, these practices will be history. 
On Feb. 22, 2010, the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act (CARD Act) takes effect. It puts forth new rules for credit-card issuers that are arguably the most consumer-protective in the history of credit cards.
If you're the type of person who reads every … (0 comments)

trecia cooke: Dollhouse for Lease in Houston, TX - 02/03/10 10:16 AM
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trecia cooke: Fed: banks need customer consent on overdraft fees - 11/12/09 07:46 AM
New Fed rule will bar banks from charging overdraft fees without customer consent


By Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer    On 4:02 pm EST, Thursday November 12, 2009 WASHINGTON (AP) -- Banks will have to secure their customers' consent before charging large overdraft fees on ATM and debit card transactions, according to a new rule announced Thursday by the Federal Reserve.
The rule responds to complaints from consumer groups, members of Congress and other regulators that the overdraft fees are unfair because many people assume they can't spend more on a debit card than is available in their account. … (3 comments)

trecia cooke: Homebuyer Tax Credit Best Tool for Sustaining Housing Recovery - 10/09/09 02:22 AM
I thought this was an interesting article to share. 
                                                                                           -Trecia Cooke, Realtor Exit Realty Group- Tomball, TX
 
RISMEDIA, October 9, 2009-The best available tool for sustaining the still-fragile housing market is the $8,000 home buyer tax credit, and it is essential that Congress extend the credit into 2010, the National Association of Realtors® testified at a hearing of the U.S. House Small Business Committee recently. 
The tax credit expires November 30.
NAR Regional Vice President Joseph L. Canfora, a broker-owner with Century 21 Selmar Realty in East Islip, N.Y., also told the panel that a major stumbling block for … (0 comments)

trecia cooke: ‘Teal Is the New Green’: How One Company’s Focus on the Environment Is Creating New Marketing Strategy for Agents - 10/07/09 09:18 AM
[1]RISMEDIA, October 7, 2009-"The environment will be one of the great challenges of the 21st century. Soon it will dominate virtually all aspects of life in North America-socially, politically and economically. Today's great leaders and entrepreneurs must look at environmental problems as an opportunity to set themselves apart from the competition." 
- Steve Morris, Founder and CEO, EXIT Realty Corp. International 
The green real estate movement is today's mantra for everything from energy-efficient appliances and toxin-free building materials to all-natural cleaning supplies or water-saving products. Everywhere we turn, marketing screams for our lives to "go green!" Whether it's the bag you … (0 comments)

trecia cooke: How to Save in Our New Frugal World - 09/28/09 12:17 PM
What a difference nine months make. In the not-long-ago credit-card binge days, one of the "in" things was to own a TV the size of a bus. Today, it's to have six months of living expenses saved in case you get laid off.
Until recently, buying was the social norm-"having stuff, having name brand stuff, having the new, the bigger, the more," said George Barany, director of financial education for America Saves, a Washington-based educational nonprofit. Today, he said, wearing last season's clothes or holding onto a car longer is more acceptable among consumers.
Tough times have also altered one financial … (2 comments)

trecia cooke: Seniors Increasingly Realizing Nest Egg in Life Insurance Policies - 09/08/09 10:06 AM
By Bob Moos
RISMEDIA, September 2, 2009-(MCT)-Seniors battered by the tough economy are selling their life insurance policies to replenish their retirement nest eggs. 
Unlike younger investors, older adults may not have the time to wait for the market to recover all of their losses, so they're turning to this previously overlooked asset to see whether they should sell it and use the money to pay medical bills or other expenses. 
Seniors sold life insurance policies with a face value of $11.8 billion last year, almost double the value of policies sold just two years earlier, according to the U.S. Senate's … (0 comments)

 
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