Fed Cuts Rates Another .25% To 4.5%

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Although it's Halloween today, this is no trick. In fact, it's more of a treat for consumers who like cheap money. After cutting the short term interest rate .50% in September, the Fed went ahead and posted another interest rate cut of 0.25%. The federal funds rate is an overnight lending rate for banks which impacts among other things what consumers pay on credit card debt, home equity lines of credit , and auto loans. This is great news for consumers, but it does not necessarily aff...

Testing the power of REW Blogs

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This is just a test of the power of REW blogs to get a new website indexed. These  websites were created for friends of my broker who have a home in Park City Utah that they would like to rent out during the Sundance Film Festival. I actually purchased two different domain names for these sites. www.RENTALS4SUNDANCE.com  and  rentparkcityutah. com As of 10 minutes ago neither site was indexed on Google.  Oct 31 2007 5:28pm   I'm trying two different methods on t...

Seven Oaks Homes

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Enrich your lifestyle, experience nature at first hand, and live prosperous at Seven Oaks of Tampa. This is a neighborhood which has truly promoted the definition of community living and makes better for family livelihood. In this beautiful community you can experience nature right outside your front door. There are miles of nature filled trails and walking/jogging paths for those of you that love to get your exercise in such a serene setting. With dedicated cycling lanes you are more than w...

Live Oak Preserve Homes

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Live Oak Preserve, located in New Tampa, contains 18 distinctive villages which lie within the 1300 acre preserve. Every home is praised by the 100+-year-old oak trees and natural landscapes. At Live Oak you are secluded into “Mother Nature”, yet very convenient to outside resources, services, shopping center, restaurants, etc. This attractive community features a 7,970 sq/ft resort-style clubhouse, a water park theme pool, cabana bath facilities, a billiards room, a fitness cent...

Cory Lake Isles Homes

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Cory Lake Isles is home to one of New Tampa’s most exclusive communities and borders a ten-mile shoreline of Tampa’s largest lake. If you want a dynamic combination of isolation, class, convenience, and a superb waterfront existence, Cory Lake Isles is where you want to reside. This community is also adjoined with nature with 17,000 acres of forest preserve land. You can feel safe ate home thanks to the two 24-hour manned gatehouses. The neighborhood also includes glorious landsc...

Top 10 Tips for Remodeling and Home Improvements

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If you are thinking about a remodeling project or are perhaps just considering ways to lower your electric bill by making small home improvements, all the available options now being discussed in the media may seem a bit overwhelming.  As “green” issues have become recently in vogue many people are holding themselves out to be experts and the array of recommendations and sources of information have grown considerably.  To help remodelers, whether homeowners or contract...

Noblesville Indiana Real Estate Report - September 2007

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Along with the rest of the Indianapolis real estate market, Noblesville’s numbers for September 2007 are down slightly in both number of units sold and the average selling price.  The statistics for Noblesville this month were showing some very weird numbers, so I had to filter them a little bit.  Just so there is full disclosure, the numbers here are based on sold homes in Noblesville from $100,000 -$500,000.  This is where the majority of the homes are priced anyway, s...

Take years off the life of your mortgage.

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I’m a firm believer that real estate is a good investment, but I still want to maximize my dollars as they travel from my pocket to the bank’s balance sheet.  Earlier this month I wrote about some credit card programs that offer rebates and award incentives that are pretty darn attractive to the disciplined consumer – and I know we’re all looking for all the help we can get.  Everyone wants to get in the game, regardless of their mortgage balance, but there i...

Florida Real Estate Tax Reform - Round Two

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The Florida Legislature passed its replacement property tax reform amendment on Monday. The new measures will go before voters in the form of a ballot referendum on January, 29, 2008, and will require 60% approval in order to become law. The reform tax package is expected to save taxpayers $12.5 billion in the first five years. Highlights of the new tax reform package include: Doubles the $25K homestead exemption to $50K on all homes valued over $75,000. The additional $25K exemption d...

Alzheimer’s Promising Research

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This grant will allow UC Davis to form the NeuroTheraputics Research Institute.  This Institute is one of nine interdisciplinary research consortia.  The goal is to integrate different disciplines to address health challenges that have been resistant to traditional research approaches.  In addition to finding treatments that specifically target FXTAS, institute researches will improve understanding of all age-related neurodegenerative processes.  With the big bulge of bab...