Monthly Archives: August 2011

Getting the Bank to Approve a Short Sale Buyer’s Closing Costs

There is a trick to getting the bank to approve a short sale buyer’s closing costs. While it is true that some banks will refuse to allow a credit toward the buyer’s closing costs in a short sale, many banks will allow a credit for certain types of buy… Continue reading

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Baker’s Bread Brings Home the Blue

The hobby began with the goal of contributing to the dinner table. James Lind, of Minnetonka, said his wife is a great cook and makes all of their meals. Continue reading

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Northern Oil And Gas Rearranges Board Of Directors

Northern Oil and Gas Inc., Wayzata, Minn., has reported that Richard D. Weber and Delos “Cy” Jamison have been appointed to Northern Oil’s board of directors effective August 30, 2011. Continue reading

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Burglars Hit Minnetonka Neighborhoods

A number of burglaries late Sunday night through early Monday morning have a few Minnetonka neighborhoods worried about their safety. Continue reading

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Ugh, This View – Lovely Listing – Odd Finds in Real Estate Listings

Ugh, This View – Lovely Listing – Odd Finds in Real Estate Listings.

Actually, low-maintenance yard is the best thing for me about this property. Continue reading

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HUD extends deadline for unemployed mortgage assistance « HousingWire

The Department of Housing and Urban Development will begin taking applications again for a new program providing interest-free loans to unemployed borrowers struggling with their mortgage payments.

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South Jersey Bank owned homes, south jersey REO and foreclosures | Joe’s South Jersey Real Estate Blog

(Warning, another rant about to start)  If it only happened once or twice I’d be fine, but I can’t count how often I’m showing a property to a prospective home …Read Full Post Continue reading

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Real Estate Agents (sales, broker, how much) – City-Data Forum

“I don’t know how many real estate agents read these posts, but I hope several do.

I have been trying to research property in the area. Some web sites are very good, but others are just awful!! Here are some clues if you really want business. If you d… Continue reading

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FHFA Reports Mortgage Interest Rates

Washington, DC – The Federal Housing Finance Agency today reported that the
National Average Contract Mortgage Rate for the Purchase of Previously Occupied Homes
by Combined Lenders, used as an index in some ARM contracts, was 4.57 percent based on…. Continue reading

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Minnetonka Clothing Designer Brightens Up Fair for 20 Years

Ellen Reinhardt has sold her tie-dyed clothing at the Minnesota State Fair for 20 years now. Continue reading

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