Hello neighbors! Here are some interesting news items we wanted to share with you :


First up, is there light at the end of the economic downturn tunnel? Last week, Federal Reserve Board Chairman Bernanke stated that he believes the recession is coming to an end, although it may be a slower process than we’d like to see. Retail sales rose 2.7 percent in August, the stock market is rising again, home values seem to be stabilizing in some areas, etc. Read more here!


Our dedicated blog-followers may recall last week's post about the possibility of extending the $8000 tax credit for first time home buyers... One week later, the debate rages on. An article from the New York Times discusses the different sides to extending the home buyer tax credit. Read it here!We'll keep you posted as this story develops.


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