Category Archives: Politics

Real Estate Provisions in “Fiscal Cliff” Bill

On Jan. 1 both the Senate and House passed H.R. 8 legislation to avert the “fiscal cliff.” The bill was signed into law by President Barack Obama on Jan. 2. Below is a summary of real estate related provisions in … Continue reading

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Have you heard about the Mortgage Settlement?

You may have heard in the news recently about the mortgage settlement that has been agreed to by some large banks and the Obama Administration. I believe this will temporarily help some homeowners that are having trouble paying their mortgage … Continue reading

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Federal Government Urges Ban on Cell Phone Use By Drivers

So the NTSB wants to ban cell phone use by drivers. Of course it’s for a good cause, safety. But why stop there, why not ban all distractions for drivers. Goodbye radio, newspapers, paperwork, billboards, street signs, other cars, passengers, … Continue reading

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