Monthly Archives: July 2008

The Housing Bill – A Panacea or False Hope

OK, so President Bush signed what’s been commonly called the Housing Bill. It’s being touted as a panacea for our mortgage and housing market ills, but unfortunately comes nowhere near to being such. Again, I must restate from a previous post, The American Housing Rescue and Foreclosure Prevention Act, it should be called the Banker…

Campaign Contributions – Who’s in Whose Pocket?

As was alluded to in a past post, I’d wanted to tackle this issue. We elect our legislators to work in our best interest. Yet, most of us would not think to look and see who’s financing their campaign. I think that the majority of us would like to think that in most cases ‘we…

The American Housing Rescue and Foreclosure Prevention Act

Welcome back to Marc’s Corner – As I’d mentioned in my previous post, we are going to discuss the American Housing Rescue and Foreclosure Prevention Act, which in some circles is know as the Bank and Builder Bailout Act.Hmmm, imagine that! There are many aspects to this bill and for our purposes we will only…