If you are not into giving a neck tie or gift cards this year, think about these two nifty presents. First up- what $50 investment can you make that can possibly pay you back in one month? Investigate a programmable thermostat! For home owners it’s hard to save money on energy costs if you don’t […]
S.1944 A bill to create jobs
Washington Watch- Going Down To The Wire Update: Last week it looked like the extension of the payroll tax cut from 2011 was sure to pass Congress. It’s worth about $1000-$1500 to the average taxpayer. Now there are competing bills and the usual beltway bickering back and forth as to who is on the side […]
Selling Your Home for Less Than You Owe
The bank will discount the note allowing the seller to negotiate a price lower than the balance of the loan.
The Risks and Rewards of a Short Sale
A “Short Sale” is when the sale of the property does not net the seller enough funds to pay the full mortgage and the mortgage company discounts the note. These properties are often nearing foreclosure and the mortgage company would rather discount the mortgage than go through the costly and time consuming process to foreclose. […]