Monthly Archives: May 2010

Things to do in far Western Suburbs on your time off- Lake Minnetonka – Part 1 of 2

If you don’t have the time or money to drive very far from home, here are a few ideas from my neck of the woods for you to consider: Steamboat rides on Lake Minnetonka on The Minnehaha Many of us stare longingly at all those people-with-boats on the Lake.

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Things to do in far Western Suburbs on your time off- Lake Minnetonka – Part 1 of 2

If you don’t have the time or money to drive very far from home, here are a few ideas from my neck of the woods for you to consider: Steamboat rides on Lake Minnetonka on The Minnehaha Many of us stare longingly at all those people-with-boats on the Lake.

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Some Positive Press from Forbes.com

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An FHA Energy Efficient Mortgage Pays for Upgrades at Time of Purchase

Lots of borrowers have never heard of an energy efficient mortgage, but this types of mortgage is becoming very popular.



An energy efficient mortgage will pay for energy efficient improvements to a home and can be rolled into the buyer’s new purchase loan. It pays for such upgrades as a new furnace or central air conditioning, as long as the cost of those improvements over their useful life expectancies will be recouped through energy savings.

FHA energy efficient mortgages can exceed the sales price of the home. Now, there is little reason to pass up a home, for example, that doesn’t have dual pane windows or needs a new water heater because strapped-for-cash buyers can pay for those improvements at the time they buy the home . . . read more about an Energy Efficient Mortgage.

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An FHA Energy Efficient Mortgage Pays for Upgrades at Time of Purchase originally appeared on About.com Home Buying / Selling on Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 05:00:38.

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House severly damaged in Minnetonka fire

Fire departments from Minnetonka and Hopkins battled a house fire early Saturday morning.

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PMI Getting Easier to Find

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MRC sold for $8.2 million

Pulp recycler Mississippi River Corporation has been sold for $8.2 million to a newly formed company that first registered with the Mississippi Secretary of State’s office Monday.

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Candidates file to run for office

The following candidates had filed to run for state and federal offices as of Wednesday morning.

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How Are You Filing Transaction Related Text Messages?

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FHFA Home Price Index for First Quarter 2010

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