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The Mortgage Forgiveness Relief Act of 2007 was passed by Congress to avoid additional financial hardship that some homeowners might experience due to a foreclosure or short sale. The law affects mortgage relief that occurs from January 1, 2007 to December 31, 2012. Normally, IRS considers partia...
03/20/2012
Carra Riley does an excellent job in explaining Pinterest and the liability.  I am looking forward to the subsequent articles.  I agree with Carra that "learning yet another social media platform is almost too much for anyone today"  ...but can be so much fun...READ ON...Danger Will Robinson! Thi...
03/14/2012
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FHA has raised the annual Mortgage Insurance Premium to 1.25% beginning April 1st.  MIP is required on all FHA loans and used to fund losses by lenders for borrowers who default on their mortgages.  As of June 1st, FHA loans in excess of the standard maximum of $625,500, in high-cost areas, will ...
03/09/2012
Spring is in the air in Lake Havasu City!Our current market offers an Excellent Value of Homes and Properties for Sale, with a continued increase in Home Sales.  We currently have 548 Single Family Homes on the market, with just 14 listed under $100,000.  March is right around the corner, bringin...
02/27/2012
Rental homes can be the IDEAL investment in today's market because they offer a much higher rate of return than alternatives without the volatility of ups and downs in the stock market. IDEAL serves as an acronym to identify the advantages of rental properties: Income from the monthly rent contri...
02/24/2012
Don't miss out on these upcoming Lake Havasu City, AZ events: 2012 Ever Start Western Division Qualifying Tournament -  February 23 - 25Lake Havasu State Park, Windsor 4699 London Bridge RoadWatch them Reel in the Big One, in Person!  Qualifying Tournament returns to the Waters of Lake Havasu!6:3...
02/23/2012
My husband and I love Ceviche...Ceviche is basically fish (in this case shrimp) lime juice, onion, cilantro, jalapeno, probably salt and pepper.  Anyway, my husband and I have been to Sonora Tacos y Mariscos, 2690 North Kiowa Avenue in Lake Havasu a number of times.  The food is GREAT!...the pric...
02/23/2012
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If you invest in a savings account, you'll make less than 1% and will have to pay income tax on the earnings. On the other hand, contribute something extra to your house payment on a regular basis and you'll essentially, earn at the mortgage interest rate which is certain to be more than you're e...
02/23/2012
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What is HARP?  It is the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP).   I think Kevin Kueneke has done a great job in explaining what it is and providing applicable links in an easy to understand format.  NOTE that NOT ALL Mortgage Servicers participate in HARP.....read on: We are finally getting mo...
02/20/2012
Similar to Diogenes’ search for an honest man, homeowners want someone to do quality repairs or services at a fair price.  The task appears reasonably easy but if you’ve ever tried to locate someone, you know just how difficult it is. Finding a list of companies from a phone book doesn’t mean the...
02/15/2012
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