Tag: mortgage

A $100 Typo

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Got a phone call Friday from a number in Illinois.  Answered it and it did a weird, unavailable message and hung up on me.  I figured, “Oh well.” Wake up Saturday, and I get another call from the same number. …

Writing Journal: Day 13

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I wonder how other writer’s cope with interruptions.  I don’t mean the cat just puked, the dog dug up the backyard sprinklers or the kids figured out the cable code that let’s them access Skinimax – no, I mean the…

The House Saga Part 3

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First I decided to see if I could buy a house, then I was pre-approved, then I started the search, found a place, put in a bid, won the bid, did the paperwork and everything was accepting and moving right…

The House Saga Part 2

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So.  I told you about deciding to buy a house, about the programs that were available to me, and about the initial searching process. I left you hanging when I mentioned the $8000 tax credit. That really was the ultimate…

The House Saga Part 1

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I’ve mentioned that I bought a house.  Now, I want to tell you the story. It all began this summer.  As you are probably aware by now, I work for a Mortgage Banker, so – I hear a lot of…