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This is big news for home buyers in California! The credit will apply to first-time buyers who purchase new or existing homes between May 1 and Dec. 31 of this year. It is for 5 percent of the purchase price, or up to $10,000. Governator Schwarzenegger is expected to sign it into law soon. Want ...
  East Bay High Schools Among Nation’s Top     According to the U.S. News & World Report’s recent America’s Best High School ranking, East Bay high schools are ranked with the top.  These rankings analyzed 21,000 public schools in collaboration with School Evaluation Services, a business run by ...
  “Hope for Haiti” Celebrity Telethon turns Global The “Hope for Haiti” telethon is becoming a major global event as even more celebrities express their interests to perform or to present the telethon from around the world.  Three telethon hosts will broadcast from international locations:  Georg...
Fremont interested in the Oakland A's...again... At a council meeting last week, Fremont City Manager Fred Diaz revived Fremont's chances at landing the team.  Supporters and opponents of the new stadium were equal in attendance.  Notably different than in January 2009 when hundreds of stadium op...
Have you read this article yet? It was featured in Business Week.  My first thought, wow! what a blunt and harsh statement! But the writer, Mark Roth, uses this headturning title to get your attention to make excellent points for those who are on the fence.  Namely that interest rates are at an a...
Have we hit the market bottom? Maybe not, but we're getting close. Once everyone thinks we have hit the bottom, then buyers will really begin pouring into the market. Now is your chance to buy when the market is near the lows. Nobody can time the exact bottom. Yeah, mortgage rates aren't the bes...

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