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Protect your clients and yourself. Don't be afraid of short sales but do be prepared. 1. Qualify the sellers financial status. Not every home in jeopardy of foreclosure is a candidate for a short sale. In order to qualify the seller for a short sale you need to gather information about their fina...
Have you been thinking about putting your home on the market?   There may be no better time than right now. The market has really been moving this year with the 8000 dollar tax credit to first time home buyers. The movement has caused a kind of domino effect. First time home buyers start the effe...
Most of you have more than one blog. The post below is from I use this blog for our Bible Study and as an outlet for deep thinking. You are welcome to check it out and comment if you like.   HE KNOWS ME... One of the biggest steps in my young christian life was moving fro...
  This recent article from Forbes shows Texas business friendly climate is getting attention.   The Lone Star State ranked 8th on this year's list, up from 9th in 2008. The magazine ranks all 50 states based on costs, labor supply, regulatory environment, current economic climate, growth prospect...
 I have always been a big fan of Charlie Chaplin. I collect his memorabilia and have most of his films on video in my collection. A few years ago I read his autobiography and greatly enjoyed it. Charlie was a great comedian but he was also a fierce business man. At the age of 8 he was without a f...
 This is a beaty and priced right. Over 4000 sq ft. and brand new. All the room you will need. Count: 1 113 N. Saddle Ridge, Cedar Park, TX 78613 MLS Number: 9884369 Price: $429,990 Total SQFT: 4,217 Bedrooms: 5 Year Built: 2009 Baths: 3 Office: Our House Realty, Inc. Remarks:Amazing home with on...
A Big win for UT tonight against Texas Tech. In the end, the No. 2 Longhorns' 34-24 victory over Tech didn't erase the heartbreak of missing out on a chance to win last year's national championship. But it had to feel good to get this game in the win column. Tech fought hard and moved almost at w...
   ROUND ROCK TEXAS Teravista Elementary gets Exemplary rating Go Tigers! Teravista Elementary - home of the Tigers - has received the highest possible Accountability Rating from the Texas Education Agency for 2009. Opened in 2008, this Teravista school has received a rating of Exemplary, the hi...
There is a great article linked below on msn real estate that shows you can afford a home now.>1=35000 Here is the first paragraph: Believe it or not, you can get into a $150,000 starter home with less than $2,500 in savings. You'll ...
Upcoming Releases   JollenbachDirected by Dana Glover, this thriller is about the disappearance of a couple in the Jollenbach House. ExTerminatorsHeather Graham and Jennifer Coolidge depict women who meet at an anger-management session and the friendship that ensues. The 2 BobsTim McCanlies wrot...

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