The following article was written by Stephanie Hanna, Platinum 1st Mortgage 

It doesn’t really matter what side of the political fence you sit on, there’s no denying that the new stimulus bill offers good news for potential home buyers.  The way I see it, there are two specific portions of this bill that impact buyers most directly:

-  Increased tax credit benefit for first-time homebuyers.  Let me first define a first-time homebuyer because the government’s definition is probably different than what you’re thinking.  If you have not owned a principal residence in the past three years, you are considered a first-time homebuyer. 

If you fit that bill and you purchase a home between January 1, 2009 (yes, it is retroactive) and December 31, 2009,…

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Go to a UNR game


The University of Nevada-Reno has a lot going on for all of us to enjoy.

Mens Basketball games are very entertaining from the second you step into Lawlor Events Center.  The crowd will already be loud and cheering, awaiting the arrival of the Wolf Pack to step onto the court.  The team is fairly young, but the games have been really good and most have been nail biters up to the end of the game.  The average home game attendance is approx. 7059 screaming fans.  The next home game is will be Friday, February 20 at 6:00 pm, against Virginia Commonwealth for the ESPNU Bracket Buster tournament.  For a list of the full schedule of games click here. 

Women’s Basketball games are in full swing as well.  Their overall record is 13-9 and…

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