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New Ford Fusion Energi features electric mode and high price tag

Give the folks at Ford credit for not resting on its laurels. Six years ago, it debuted a fine midsize sedan in the Ford...

FHA waives waiting period for short sales, foreclosures and more!

Potential homeowners who had difficulties during the recession are being offered help by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). The FHA realizes that, sometimes, credit events...

HUD Homes

In our Sacramento region real estate market a fair number of homes available for sale are bank owned properties which have gone through foreclosure. ...

2017 Nissan Pathfinder adds more performance

Roseville, CA, - In recent years, the folks at Nissan gradually transformed the Pathfinder in the hopes of gaining admirers, thanks to some smart changes

2012 Mazda CX-9 attractive, agile and spacious

Lumped into the generous offerings of large sport utility vehicles, the initial thought here regarding the 2012 Mazda CX-9 is why does it get...

New Yorker Smells the Roses

In October, I invited readers to pen their own column for publishing here. The first reply came from Virginia Mariani, who reads this column in the Grand Island (NY) Dispatch

Redesigned Chrysler 200 climbing in sales

Personally, I found the Chrysler 200 unappealing to drive. At times the steering seemed very vague and unsteady.

Amazing Zach

This August, my family and I attended our ninth Joni and Friends Family Retreat. The sponsoring organization, Joni and Friends, has retreats like this...

Is the Housing Market going to Crash?

Looking at the Roseville and Sacramento Metro area Roseville, Calif.- I continue to be asked, "Is the market going to crash?" The housing market I...

Legislator Lobbying Tips

Many people with disabilities and people working for disability-related organizations actively lobby their state legislators. Recently, I asked my own state representative, Tony Cornish,...