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May 08 Published in Remembrance, Reflections by Purple | Comment (0)
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Today's housing market is evolving, and many of the changes we are seeing now are unlikely to go away any time soon. Today, we examine six rising trends that are set to become the new "normal" in the majority of US housing markets in the months and years to come.
1. Distressed or foreclosed properties will continue in high numbers, keeping the supply of
Apr 29 Published in Untagged by member364276 | Comment (0)
If you are one of the estimated 11 million homeowners burdened with an underwater mortgage, a new federal policy changed could be good news for you. Starting in June 2012, when you want to do a short sale to shed mortgage debt and avoid foreclosure, you may not have to wait months to hear back from your bank when you submit an offer fro a purchaser.
Apr 26 Published in Santa Cruz Real Estate, Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
Home prices still may be down in many metro areas, but according to the latest report from online real estate hub Zillow, the majority of markets will hit bottom by later this year.
With the bottom near, an upswing is predicted and it may be as significant as 5%-plus in some areas.
"From an economic perspective, the latter part of the first quarter is full of
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The Environmeddlers have arrived!
Now available from Arana Gulch Press
The Environmeddlers brings the world of environmental protest from monkey wrenching to the digital age. In this high-spirited adventure, Clovis, a reformed Sierra Club organizer, teams up with an animal rights advocate, an unrepentant defender of raw wilderness and a Taoist computer
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TechRaising, April 20th 2012.
Friday night, pitches!
And then the mentors
Who wants to pitch? Raise your hands.
Then the pitchers got up and explained their ideas
The most ambitious was an auto-driving auto (self-driving car) motorway
Ryan from Cruzio pitched a zany hardware
Apr 18 Published in Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
More Southern California homes sold in March than did a year earlier, and price declines slowed as the spring selling season got underway and more traditional home buyers entered a market that has seen record numbers of investors.
The Southland's median home price of $280,000 was essentially flat, down just 0.2% from March 2011. Compared with February, the
Apr 16 Published in Remembrance, Reflections by Purple | Comment (0)
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Exterior painting is reported to be one of the top home improvement projects this spring that will boost curb appeal and property value. In fact, expert sources and realtors say that exterior painting and upkeep can increase current market value of a home by 200 percent. ProTect Painters, a national professional painting franchise, offers key tips to all
Apr 07 Published in Santa Cruz Real Estate, Real Estate by member364276 | Comment (0)
Movoto.com, this week released a report on the homes for sale market in California. As March 2012 closed, real estate inventory was broadly down across the state, with prices showing seasonal increases and small signs of strength.
Movoto tracks the major real estate trends in 15 local markets. As March 2012 ended, Movoto reports that real estate inventories
Apr 06 Published in Quilling, local color, Hobbies, Crafts, Classes, art by Acheron | Comment (0)
Quilling - what the heck is it?
Consider it the Medieval version of Reduce-Reuse-Recycle...
Medieval book illuminators, after completing and binding books, would end up with hand-made pages of varying sizes, and slice off edges to make them more even. Not being wasteful sorts, they would twirl the strips around their quill pens (hence, the term "quilling"),
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A Call for Memories!
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Santa Cruz County is celebrating its 30th year of matching children with mentoring relationships! BBBS has created over 4,500 such mentoring relationships between "Bigs" and "Littles". We are commemerating this achievement in June and would love to be able to include volunteers who have been a part of
Apr 03 Published in Personal Development, Life Coach, Epic things, dreams myth soul Malcolm Gladwell Joseph Campbell by Jenny Davidow | Comment (0)
by Jenny Davidow, M.A.
Like the mythic Hero who faces challenges, struggles with uncertainty and overcomes fear, we are each on a soul-journey.
Each night, while we dream, we dip into an expanded state of consciousness. This natural intelligence is our subconscious mind, which holds vast memories and deep knowing. Malcolm Gladwell, the author of Blink: The
Mar 31 Published in Remembrance, Reflections by Purple | Comment (0)
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1. The view from outside.
I am not like you.
I am not now nor have I ever been a Christian. Nor a Moslem. Nor a Jew. Nor a Hindu. All these religions, all organized religion, seem bizarre to me. Yes, I know most humans throughout history have believed (or claimed to believe or tried to