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More ATM Hacks

ATM hacks keep on coming. The latest is to drill a hole in the front panel near the key pad. It then becomes easy to access the computer USB cable and to access the machine’s software. The hacker could also … Continue reading

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Optimism Up for Spring Real Estate Market

Do you think we may be due for an uptick in the real estate market?  USA today thinks so.  While last year was dismal for existing home sales, this year is looking better. Existing home sales in February were up … Continue reading

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Real Estate Buyers Avoid Broke Communities

Here's an interesting slant on factors that affect the housing market. Remember that one of the golden rules of of real estate is location, location, location. A fairly new issue affecting the value of the location is the financial stability … Continue reading

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Foreclosed Homeowner Fined for Uncut Grass after Two Years

When government gets desperate it has no concern for who or what harm it may cause along the way.  Now, I'm not suggesting that the Reno government has sunk to this level – yet. But remember, Reno's is still a … Continue reading

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How Quickly Could You Build a House?

We’ve probably all watched Extreme Makeover on ABC where they completely rebuild a home, usually in less than a week. But, how about in an hour? In thes video a nomadic family in Mongolia erects their house (Ger) in slightly … Continue reading

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Delays in Thousands of Foreclosure Reviews

Anyone that expected fast results from foreclosure reviews is in for a disappointment.  They are now expected to take a much longer time. Review time frames have lengthened for other servicers, too, because the detail, scope and complexity of the … Continue reading

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US New Home Sales Drop to Lowest Year on Record

New home sales dropped to an annual rate of 307,000.  This is less than half of what would be expected in a normal economy.  With the reduced sales the sales prices have also dropped.  The median sales price is now … Continue reading

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