Thursday, September 11, 2008

Registration For McGuire Air Force Base Ultimate Garage Sale: Burlington County New Jersey

Here's an opportunity for all military personnel to take advantage of.
This is open to Army, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, reserves...
WHERE BUYERS AND SELLERS WILL MEET: Here's a great opportunity to clear out the old and make a little cash, or find a lost treasure you've been seeking.

The Ultimate Garage Sale, September 20 and 21st beginning at 9am at hangar 3211, McGuire Air Force Base. Open to both buyers and sellers. Sellers must pre-register NLT 16 Sept. For complete details, call TSgt Valenza at 609-754-4003.

Costs are as follows:
Table single day pre-registered $7.00
Table single day not pre-registered $10.00 Table both days of sale pre-registered $12.00 Table both days not pre-registered $16.00 Parking spot outside hangar $5.00 per day
Set-up for pre-registered persons will begin at 0700 both days Set-up for non registered persons will begin at 0800 both days

Selling will not begin until 0900 both days to allow enough time for everyone to get set up and ready to go but persons may come at any time during the day to rent either a table or space.
Tables and spots are reserved for valid ID card holders only.
This includes Active Duty, Reserves, Guard, Dependents, DOD personnel, and Retirees from any branch of service.

The last day to pre-register is Wed 16 Sep 2008
For details call TSgt Valenza at 609-754-4003
Leander McClain
Realtor, Exit Buyers Plus Realty
Burlington New Jersey

Thursday, April 17, 2008

VA loans For Veterans Left Out Of Economic Stimulus Bill

It's been described as a big "goof up" on Capitol Hill. When Congress passed the bi-partisan $150 billion stimulus package to raise the the loan limits for homeowners in high cost areas across the country, it left out VA loans. Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA all got their limits raised to $729,750 from $417,000 as part of the stimulus package. By completely leaving out the VA loan limits, it affects about 11,000 VA loans processed each month. It puts the VA borrower at a big disadvantage to other borrowers. For veterans looking to purchase homes in high priced areas like San Diego, the loan increase would greatly impact their buying power. It could mean a difference between a condo or a detached home. This is clearly an embarrassment for Congress.

To fix the problem, several Congressional representatives are rushing to pass bills including a "stimulus fix" bill. Stay tuned for updates.

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