• Real estate

    Posted on September 20th, 2007

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    Fed Reduces Fund Rate – Hallelujah….I think

    The long awaited Fed decision arrived with a bang! The Fed surprised many economists and traders with a half percent cut in both the Fed Funds and Discount Rates. Stocks soared higher and enjoyed their largest gain since 2003. What does the Fed cut mean? Rates on consumer debt, car loans, and Home Equity lines […]

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    Posted on September 18th, 2007

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    Three Bucks for an ATM? Banks Gotta Make Money Somehow I Guess

    Aggravating…yet you quickly think to yourself, "What do you think, pal? I’ve got my kids standing here pulling at my leg to hurry up so we can move on with our day. Do you really think I’m going to run all over town to find a free cash machine? Get it over with, take your […]

  • Real estate

    Posted on September 4th, 2007

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    Best Cities to Flip a House. Really? San Francisco’s #2?

    Whoever would have thought San Francisco would be on this list, as mentioned in this recent article in Forbes, with only Seattle trumping Baghdad-by-the-Bay. Forbes bases their list on good price appreciation and a modest growth in new home construction — but in the Bay Area, the appreciation part is never a guarantee. Getting a […]