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Killer Tornadoes in Massachusetts Remind Us All To Play It Safe   As all of us in Massachusetts and Northern Connecticut sadly learned yesterday, tornadoes with deadly force can strike with little or no warning, masked by other weather phenomenon and barely evident until a funnel cloud starts to ...
06/02/2011
Fair Isaac goes Orwellian In yet another instance of "I know more about you than you know about yourself", Fair Isaac recently announced that it had created a "black box" that financial institutions and loan servicers can use to determine if an individual is at high risk of strategic default mont...
04/27/2011
Introducing 75 Manor Avenue in Wellesley MA. Situated on the town line with Weston, 75 Manor Avenue features 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, including a master suite with bath and separate shower. Conveniently located close to the Mass Pike, Rtes 9, 30 and 20 and I-95/128 as well as Wellesley Center, t...
04/14/2011
FHA to Raise Mortgage Insurance Fees Yet Another Example of Why NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY AND NOT WAIT! For all those buyers out there who thought that they had a clearer insight to the future than their Realtor® -- Trade in those crystal balls and get off of the fence!!!  Effective April 18, The FH...
03/13/2011
  Creative ways to show off your home during the winter months is easy.  All you've got to do is to make it "shine"...         It's officially March, and for most of us, there's still another month of winter ahead (ugh). While it's not quite yet the traditional "spring market," it is still a good...
03/01/2011
Today's Prospect is Tomorrow's Client   I'm sure that we're all familar with the following phrases: "Plant Your Corn Early" "Dig a Well Today Before You Get Thirsty" "The Early Bird Catches the Worm"   How many of us have utilized these sayings to things in ordinary life?  Plan ahead - people don...
02/21/2011
Superbowl? What's that compared to the AMERICAN DREAM???? Yes, I'm typing this on my IPhone, while I wait for my computer to do whatever it feels necessary to do - especially since I'm cramped for time. And before any of you naysayers write to me ( and I know at least 3 of you will) -- this is NO...
02/06/2011
Relying on Social Security When You Retire?...Think Twice I seldom discuss politics, but the AP recently printed an article discussing the natural turn of events as the Social Security Program begins to pay out more than it takes in, now that Baby Boomers are becoming eligible for benefits, Gen X...
01/27/2011
 A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words - The Loan Process Explained Have you ever sat down with a mortgage lender to understand the entire loan process from application to funding?  I'm sure that many of us can rattle off the 30-35 "steps" to a successful listing - some of us even have color brochu...
01/11/2011
For those of you interested in short sales and how HAFA works, Melissa hits another one out of the ball park with this great blog.  Way to go Melissa!!!  The other day I conducted a wonderful short sale workshop at the Association of Realtors® Murrieta, California. It was a very well-attended eve...
11/16/2010
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