Monthly Archives: October 2010

Case-Shiller & FHFA Home Price Indexes for August 2010

I’ve explained the basic differences in the Case-Shiller and FHFA (formerly OFHEO) Home Price Indexes before here.   These different data collection methods definitely make for differences in the two index reports issued monthly.  For the full repo… Continue reading

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Emmer predicts victory.

With some new polls showing the race for Minnesota governor tightening, Tom Emmer’s bus pulled up alongside his campaign office in Minnetonka on Friday afternoon. Continue reading

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ATEX Rated Explosion-Proof Linear Actuators from Exlar Provide a…

The EL Series linear actuators integrate a highly efficient planetary roller screw mechanism with a high torque servomotor in a single self-contained package. Continue reading

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Is 2010 The Year That You Will Cancel Halloween?

I wonder how many households in this tight economy might decide to cancel Halloween this year.

I realize there are millions of children in the U.S. for whom Halloween is a …Read Full Post Continue reading

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Re-Elect Maria Ruud Radio Spots

Representative Maria Ruud’s re-election team has posted her two radio spots. Maria Ruud is being challenged in House District 42A by an opponent and Republican Party operatives who have brought little more than attack mailings, toxic blog postings, s a… Continue reading

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Where’s the returns line? – "Mortgage investors muster to take on banks…"

Mortgage investors muster to take on banks – Business – Real estate – msnbc.com.   Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have taken on major banks to receive billions in refunds for guaranteed bonds, and now private investors are looking for the returns counter … Continue reading

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Tam Doan: I was a Bank of America robosigner – Oct. 28, 2010

Tam Doan: I was a Bank of America robosigner – Oct. 28, 2010.  Over at money.cnn.com, this article doesn’t do anything to help Bank of America to reassure Attorneys General …Read Full Post Continue reading

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U experts help unlock PTSD mystery

For years, Gary Lore tried to deal with post-traumatic stress disorder using what he calls “the old Lutheran way.” “When you’ve got something to deal with, you don’t deal with it – you just get busy instead,” said Lore, 63, of Minnetonka. Continue reading

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Regional Report / Petters informant Coleman’s house to sell for $775,000

Deanna Coleman’s home in Plymouth will sell for $775,000 if a federal judge OKs an offer received in late August. Continue reading

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How is the Government Helping the Housing Market?

Everywhere I go, I hear agents talking about President Obama’s plans to rescue homeowner’s in foreclosure. But when I talk to struggling homeowners who can’t seem to get a loan modification, their lives are not filled with hope. Do you believe the gove… Continue reading

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