Monthly Archives: December 2009

Short sales and FHA financing

From today’s Realty Times — Investor Report: HUD Guidance—————————– Investors and others who expect to use FHA financing in connection with a short sale better check out the latest guidance issued by HUD last week. Full Story

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“Top green homes this year feature sharp design and energy efficiency”

Be sure to read this USA Today Green House blog post Award-winning green homes this year are not just ugly boxes devoid of panache. Many could win prizes for design as well as energy efficiency and water conservation. But don’t … Continue reading

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Practically free green cleaning class in West Seattle’s High Point neighborhood 1.6.10

Thanks to one of my Facebook friends, CoolMom Laura Elfline (see video post on this blog from October regarding the Eat Local Now initiative and fundraiser), you’re invited to a Green Cleaning Demonstration event at one of the newer facilities … Continue reading

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Holiday wishes to one and all!

Merry Christmas to everyone – thank you for being a part of my life and business this past year. My husband Steve and I enjoy the company of all we cross paths with. Best wishes for a wonderful day!

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Big blog payday – finally

I have to thank the hummingbirds – last year we posted hummingbirds in the snow and ice photos and blog posts and because of it I was contacted by a couple on the Oregon coast who needed help selling their … Continue reading

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It’s All About Avatar Today

Must-read from TreeHugger: Avatar: Big Movie with Big Environmental Themes Image: 20th Century Fox Good article and lots of links to reviews and scientific information. This is a Must-See Movie.

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An Evening on the Water with Friends

Here is today’s post from my husband Stephen’s blog – since he already wrote it up I just asked if I could steal it and he said sure! I will add the Stephen Hochhalter has been my personal and referred … Continue reading

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D4L?

Read Deed For Lease Program Is Another Attempt To Make Things Better (Realty Times)

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“More Seattle neighborhoods considered affordable”

The King County housing slump made six geographic areas affordable for those earning the county’s median household income of $68,821 in 2008. When the market was sizzling in 2007, only Auburn was considered affordable, a Seattle Times analysis showed. Read … Continue reading

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Simon’s Cat

Just trust me on this. Watch all of them. It is uncanny how he gets cats spot on. And how unoriginal our own cats apparently turn out to be. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgmXrARr6aI]

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