Archive for November, 2011
When parties lose majority status in Congress and when a return to majority status looks tough, retirement announcements become common. When the Ds lost their majority in the House in… Read More
Where are the days of the Installation & Christmas Banquet Celebration?
Tall men make more money than short men, about $1,000/ year for each inch they are above average. 3 smart economists (are there any other kind?) from the Univ. of… Read More
Home Builders Applaud Congress For Restoring Higher FHA Loan Limits The NAHB today applauded Congress for reinstating for another two years the higher conforming loan limits for the Federal Housing… Read More
Gingrich Teleforum – Friday, Dec. 2nd, at 3:30 PM ET Dear Presidential Teleforum Participant:We have confirmed our next teleforum with Former Speaker Newt Gingrich on Friday, Dec. 2nd, at approximately 3:30 PM… Read More
If Congress does not extend the temporary Social Security payroll tax cut on employees of 2% (from 6.2% to 4.2% on the first $106,800 of income) beyond the end of ’11,… Read More
General Assembly Returns From Short Week – John Eklund was seated to replace former senator, now judge, Tim Grendell. Residential Building Code – OHBA is working closely with the RCAC… Read More
The inheritance tax hurts the poor by encouraging the rich to overspend because they can’t leave it all to Junior. This tax-avoidance induced spending on jets, boats and lavish parties… Read More
Improving Markets Index Expands to 30 Metros in November The NAHB/First American Improving Markets Index continued to expand for a third consecutive month, rising to 30 in November.
Be sure to make plans to attend the Sales & Marketing Council’s BUILDER-BROKER NETWORKING 101 on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at Bullfrog’s Restaurant in North Ridgeville. SMC has planned a great event to bring area builders in touch with the real estate market. 2 hours of networking and education in a relaxed atmosphere – Sign up by clicking on the flyer at the left.