December 23, 2009

Strong Wind Blowing

Winds, Metaphorical and Otherwise There’s a strong wind blowing through the Twin Cities today. No, not the metaphorical kind. The literal kind. From the east (very unusual), at about 15 miles per hour. As the locals have now been warned the last 24 hours or so, we’re supposed to get a foot-plus of snow the...
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Goldman Sachs, Briber Par Excellence

A Cut for Everyone But the Taxpayer “Bribe” (verb): to induce or influence by or as if by bribery. “Bribe” (noun): money or favor given or promised in order to influence the judgment or conduct of a person in a position of trust. –Webster’s Dictionary Of course, the whole thing is that “no laws were...
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2010: Year of the Short Sale?

Short Sales: Hurdles and Consequences Short sales continue to be a huge factor in the Twin Cities housing market. How do I know? I’ve been showing a new client who’s a first-time Buyer properties within 5 miles of South St. Paul the last few weeks, literally from Maplewood to Cottage Grove. Out of perhaps 100...
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