Cash for Clunkers for Appliances

Cash In on Appliance Savings Don’t miss out on your chance to cash in on appliance savings.  The program is expected to begin in California in early spring.  It’s worth keeping an eye on the California Energy Commission’s website for up to the minute announcement. If you are thinking about upgrading appliances, you might want to wait until the Cash for Clunkers for Appliances money is released.  It’s important not to wait for too long though because once the $35.2 million allotment is gone, it’s over. Eligible…

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Wondering What's Happening with Home Sales?

What’s ahead for home prices? California remains ahead of the nation in market recovery with many first-time home buyers entering the market due to affordable home prices, low mortgage rates, and first-time home buyer tax credits from the state and federal governments.  However, credit still is tight and unemployment remains high, which could hinder a full market recovery until 2011. KEEP THIS IN MIND Home sales in California hit bottom more than two years, and the median home price of an existing, single-family home reached its trough in February,…

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New Year, New Batteries, New Water Filters

New year, new batteries, new water filters. There are lots of things you can do on New Year’s day.   Consider going for a nature walk, starting (or finishing) a project, park in front of the TV and watch football, etc.  I started a tradition a few years ago that I wanted to share with everyone else. Do things that are time sensitive. What kind of things?  How about changing water filters and batteries?  How many of these need to be changed depends on your circumstances. …

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