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I could not help but share this photo I took with my phone last night while out walking the dog! The sky was a deep blue with many other colors than camera does not really capture without a filter. I thought it was worth sharing anyway. Have a great week!    
        Photo courtest of Alex SegnePhoto courtesy of Flickr   My previous post covered the basics of a Reverse Mortgage. In today's post I would like to touch on the  loan products and payment plans available today. The most popular product is the HECM (Home equity conversion mortgage). What is ...
There are so many questions that arise about reverse mortgages. The main questions are related to whether or not a reverse mortgage makes good sense and if they are safe. Seniors and their families need help in getting enough information to determine if a reverse mortgage is the right loan produc...
After being in the pizza biz in my last life, I learned how to reheat pizza so it maintains it's crispiness. There are two ways to do this. 1. Heat on stove top in non stick pan on medium low until warm. 2. Preheat oven to 350. Use your fingers under water tap and drizzle small amount of water on...
I recently ran across a person that did a short sale on his home. His home closed on August 31st, 2009. He was supposed to do a simultaneous close on another home. He signed all the loan docs at title a week before the proposed settlement date of August 31st, the same day his home sold. There was...
Remember the restuarant that used the phrase "have it your way"? Well my family and I went out to breakfast this morning and found a place that does not believe in this philosophy! I will not name the restuarant but always find it interesting to critique service after spending 20+ years in the fo...
It has almost been a month since baby Max was born. He has been through high and lows. The latest is that he is doing wonderfully. He is no longer on the heart and lung machine! They expect to extubate him in the next few days!! Thank you all for your prayers!   On Monday August 10th I became a G...
Please feel free to join us at the Southern Arizona Mortgage Lenders Association monthly mixer which is scheduled for Wednesday September 9th from 5:30-7:30 pm. The event will be held at Shlomo and Vito's located at 2870 E. Skyline which is on the southwest corner of Skyline and Campbell across t...
I attended the Active Rain workshop in Scottsdale yesterday and one of the most often posed questions to Brad Andersohn is "What should I write about in my blog?" His answer was to check you email and this will give you ideas. So, I did and came up with this email from my friend Charilie Brandes ...
Flexible vacumn idea If you ever need to get something out of a heat register or under the fridge add an emptypaper towel roll or empty gift wrap roll to your vacuum. The empty roll can be bent orflattened to get in narrow openings like under the dryer or any tight spot. Try it, it works!

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