Monthly Archives: November 2010

Experts in the art of verbal fencing

Having covered trials in Hennepin County District Court for three years now, I consider myself a connoisseur of litigation and lawyers. Continue reading

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The Fed and Foreclosures – NYTimes.com

The Fed and Foreclosures – NYTimes.com.  This article in the Opinion section of the New York Times says it all. Continue reading

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How WordPress Saved the Web

How WordPress Saved the Web.  Read this.  It’s not about WordPress being the only way, but is all about you owning the intellectual property rights to what you place on your website.  Facebook takes a beating in this article for intellectual propert… Continue reading

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Foreclosure "robo-signing" scandal impact: Sales dry up – Nov. 29, 2010

Foreclosure “robo-signing” scandal impact: Sales dry up – Nov. 29, 2010.  Just another story about how the robo-signing issue is slowing down investor buying of foreclosed homes.  However, a sentence …Read Full Post Continue reading

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Do Banks Pay for Repairs on Short Sales?

Even though I routinely explain to buyer’s agents that a short sale is sold “as is,” I still get asked if banks pay for repairs on short sales.

Part of the reason is there is generally a long gap between the time an offer is written to buy a short sa… Continue reading

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Couple lose out on home; Realtors face ethics case | StarTribune.com

Couple lose out on home; Realtors face ethics case | StarTribune.com.  This is an interesting article, as it’s at best a case of poor practices, and at worst a breach of ethics.  I’d love to know where you think the truth lies in this situation…. Continue reading

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Couple lose out on home; Realtors face ethics case | StarTribune.com

Couple lose out on home; Realtors face ethics case | StarTribune.com.  This is an interesting article, as it’s at best a case of poor practices, and at worst a breach of ethics.  I’d love to know where you think the truth lies in this situation…. Continue reading

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Device Trials Get More Efficient Via Software

Medical device clinical trials generate astounding amounts of data. When the data are in paper format, they are extremely cumbersome to manage. Continue reading

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Coming soon: A ‘Nutcracker’ near you

N ew York Times dance critic Alastair Macaulay recently announced his intention to travel the country this holiday season with the goal of viewing at least 20 versions of the “Nutcracker” ballet. Continue reading

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Trimming won’t spare trees from the heavy snow

When tree limbs snap and power lines fall in bad weather, is it the result of Mother Nature’s vengeance or payback for neglectful homeowners? Edina and Minnetonka, with thousands of mature trees, were hit hard two weeks ago when 10 inches of sloppy sno… Continue reading

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