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How to Piss off a Woman in 5 Easy Steps: The Contractor(s) from Hell

This past weekend I went to the Philadelphia Home Show. Why? Well, I’m a homeowner now. I’m renovating my house.  And there’s nothing I enjoy more than collecting paint samples and drooling over things I can’t afford. 1,425 more words


New Jersey leads the nation in foreclosure activity

While the rest of the country is recovering from the mortgage crisis, New Jersey is lagging behind.  More and more homes are going into foreclosure while those already in the process languish.  55 more words


Bankruptcy may not solve your foreclosure problems!

I am seeing a disturbing trend lately. Banks are NOT foreclosing! Oh, they begin foreclosure proceedings, but them they just sit back and wait. What they are waiting for is a mystery, for the market to improve, for homeowners to recover financially and modify their mortgage, or just because they are overwhelmed, who knows? 419 more words


Painting in the Dark

I thought I knew it all. I thought I had it all figured out. I’d read every brochure, every guide, every scrap of literature in the paint department at Sherwin Williams but I didn’t know this. 856 more words

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Refinance or Loan Modification - What's The Difference?

Another important distinction to know is the difference between a loan modification and refinancing.  Too Often owners experiencing difficulty try to refinance and, if the refinance is denied, they don’t realize there are other options to help them stay in their homes.  340 more words


Above Average

The average American male, upon finding himself in the kitchen of a woman he’s just met on the morning after their second date, would probably skedaddle when faced with the prospect of meeting said woman’s father. 281 more words


To Hell with Crate and Barrel

I have a confession to make: I am in love.

Although it’s not what you think.

Okay, it is what you think.

But we’ll get to that later. 770 more words

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