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The HUD-1 is Dead: Long Live the Closing Disclosure!

New Closing Disclosure Replaces HUD-1

Five things Real Estate professionals need to know before August 1, 2015 and home buyers and sellers will want to know too.

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The townhouse is new and does not need to be inspected! Really?

I have heard this phrase by uninformed buyers before, and I have found issues in these new homes that made it through without being noticed.

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Texas Triangle - The Economic Engine of the Southwest

Texas Triangle - The Economic Engine of the Southwest

The Dallas-Fort Worth(DFW), Houston and San Antonio, with Austin inside the Dallas-San Antonio line all the way up IH-35 make up what we call the Texas Triangle. These four metro areas are the economic heart of Texas, holding 68 percent of its jobs and earning 73 percent of its income.

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7 year old developed paralysis from tick bite

Check for ticks when in the woods. Tick paralysis will usually start with the legs and move to the trunk, arms and head within hours and may lead to respiratory failure and death. This usually affects animals and children under the age of 10. Once the tick is removed the symptoms will diminish but it could be potentially fatal.

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Poorly wired fixtures and rainwater do not mix!

The installer of this light fixture is not a pro, or if he/she is a pro, should be removed from their job!

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Improper steps are a tripping hazard, and need to be repaired

Home tripping hazard

This was done recently on a driveway in Westhampton NY, and is not properly done.

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Ever wonder why a hole is drilled into your boilers' exhaust piping?

Home boiler system

The exhaust pipe from your oil fired boiler is typically checked for combustion with a 'sniffer'.

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Lost in the 50's fundraiser on April 12th at Second Avenue Pizza

April 12th fundraiser for the 30th annual “Lost In The 50’s” Classic Car Show and Event in Sandpoint Idaho.

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Why did someone install a raincap on a vent stack?

Raincap on a vent stack

I see this every once in a while, and just do not know why these are installed.

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How mortgage rates improved after weaker than expected Jobs Report

Mortgage rates and improving business environment

Mortgage rates improved slightly on Friday after an unexpectedly weak jobs report was released by the Labor Department. Economists predicted the strength seen in the labor market the past several months would continue when the March numbers were released. But the numbers came out and disappointed to the downside causing mortgage rates to improve by a small margin.

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