Wednesday, August 29, 2007


Check out this video: My first iPhone Bill!

I think just about everyone has seen this video, although it was overshadowed by the guy who unlocked his iPhone.

Anyway, lifecasting is something I would not do, but she broadcasts everything she does here

So how creepy is it watching a 23 year old from Pittsburgh ?

(rhetorical question, comments not required)

Do Not Take Your Own Photos

If you want to sell your house, do not put photos on Zillow like this

Price History is not pretty either:
Price Reduced: 08/11/2007 from $449,900 to $400,000
Price Reduced: 06/29/2007 from $499,900 to $449,900
Price Reduced: 05/22/2007 from $525,000 to $499,900
Price Reduced: 05/09/2007 from $550,000 to $525,000

Better photos can be found here
What Will Fix the Mortgage Mess?

Too many proposals are impractical, or worse. Is there anything that can cushion the economy from the hit of the subprime crisis?

Bob says: I have NO sympathy for folks who did whatever it takes to get into the real estate market near the top with a zero down ARM. You take your chances and if you screw it up, you lose.

Tax Payers Against a Mortgage Bailout Petition

High Rate Short Term CD Opportunity

5.75% 4-Month Indymac Bank Internet CD Special

Indymac Bank is now offering an internet special 5.75% APY yield on a 4-month CD.

The minimum deposit is $5,000.

10-12% Coupon for Best Best Buy
August 29th to September 5th
Instore Only


Helmsley leaves $12 million for her dog (Reuters)

Real estate baroness Leona Helmsley appears for court to fight a former hotel manager's charges that she discriminates against homosexuals in New York on January 21, 2003. Helmsley left $12 million in her will for her dog Trouble but cut out two of her four grandchildren entirely. (Chip East/Reuters)Reuters - Real estate billionaire Leona Helmsley left $12 million in her will for her dog Trouble but cut out two of her four grandchildren entirely.

You know why rich people are rich? Because they shop around.

Housing crisis keeps buyers on sidelines (Reuters)

Chanette Duplessis poses in her house in Los Angeles August 28, 2007. Duplessis, a 53-year-old publicist in the entertainment industry, has been paying $2,600 a month in rent since she sold her last home in the Los Angeles-area city of Inglewood a year and a half ago. (Mario Anzuoni/Reuters)Reuters - For some prospective home buyers in Southern California, the effect of the U.S. mortgage crisis has been to keep them on the sidelines of the home market, wary of stepping in for fear prices will fall further.

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

FREE FULL CD DOWNLOADS from Wes of Porcupine Tree. Must have Myspace Acct.

HERE is the direct link to John Wesleys MYSPACE acct. There are 6 free CD's to download. Enjoy!

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Relisted 3 bed 2 bath home $429,000 to $499,000

1237 Alpine Blvd_Alpine, CA 91901

Price Reduced: 08/22/2007 from $449,000-$499,000 to $429,000-$499,000
Price Reduced: 08/05/2007 from $499,000-$579,000 to $449,000-$499,000
Price Reduced: 07/17/2007 from $525,000-$589,000 to $499,000-$579,000
Price Increased: 06/13/2007 from $575,000 to $599,000
Price Reduced: 05/27/2007 from $580,000-$629,000 to $575,000-$599,000
Price Reduced: 04/28/2007 from $599,000-$639,000 to $580,000-$629,000

Let's see 599,000 to 429.000, down 28.4%

Housing Prices

Housing prices: Steepest drop in 20 years (AP)

Open house signs fill a corner in Altadena, Calif. on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2007. Sales of existing homes dropped for a fifth straight month in July, falling to the slowest pace in nearly five years, while home prices fell for a record 12th consecutive month. The National Association of Realtors reported Monday, Aug. 27, 2007 that sales of existing homes dipped by 0.2 percent last month.(AP Photo/Kim Johnson Flodin)AP - U.S. home prices fell 3.2 percent in the second quarter, the steepest rate of decline since Standard & Poor's began its nationwide housing index in 1987, the group said Tuesday.