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Bake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-19-09 02:50 PM
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86. You get to keep your property value more stable ...
Because the house for sale next door isn't a foreclosure.

That's not nothing.

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  -Do those of us that busted our ass paying our mortgages on time get zilch? RiverStone  Feb-18-09 09:28 PM   #0 
  - Waiting for rates to drop a bit more to refinance. That's about all I can see.  geckosfeet   Feb-18-09 09:29 PM   #1 
  - No, you get a free version of the "Bailout" home game, and  flvegan   Feb-18-09 09:32 PM   #2 
  - No "jelly of the month club?" n/t  OhioChick   Feb-18-09 09:33 PM   #4 
     - No, and no Turtle Wax either. Because none of us can easily afford a car anymore.  flvegan   Feb-18-09 09:50 PM   #24 
  - What we get is a chance of a stable market again in the future  liberal N proud   Feb-18-09 09:32 PM   #3 
  - I agree. The point is not to let the losers pull us down.  theoldman   Feb-18-09 09:38 PM   #12 
  - agreed..if the bleeding is stopped .the middle who have paid their mortgages MAY be able to continue  xiamiam   Feb-19-09 08:01 AM   #74 
  - Why am I cynical that billions already have not gone to shoring up the system...  RiverStone   Feb-18-09 09:39 PM   #13 
  - you can look at it that way but the reality is thousands of jobs are being lost daily,  democracy1st   Feb-19-09 01:30 AM   #65 
  - The market wasn't stable to begin with. that's why we are where we are with housing.  Mr. Hyde   Feb-18-09 09:55 PM   #25 
     - People will not realize the truth in what you are saying  truedelphi   Feb-19-09 02:36 PM   #85 
  - If you have a second mortgage  Still Sensible   Feb-18-09 09:34 PM   #5 
  - I don't know if you realize how many of us "in the middle" are in trouble  Bluebear   Feb-18-09 09:34 PM   #6 
  - people think it couldnt happen to them...until it does..and it will if there is no help  xiamiam   Feb-19-09 08:07 AM   #77 
  - Yes.  Iggo   Feb-18-09 09:35 PM   #7 
  - apply to have your property valuation reduced  Liberal_in_LA   Feb-18-09 09:35 PM   #8 
  - I already did that several months ago...  OhioChick   Feb-18-09 09:37 PM   #10 
  - I applied also. :-(  Liberal_in_LA   Feb-18-09 09:40 PM   #15 
  - In process - to the Board of Equalization in my county  RiverStone   Feb-18-09 09:46 PM   #21 
  - Ha!  Coyote_Bandit   Feb-19-09 12:00 AM   #47 
  - this is good to know. Thanks nt  ecstatic   Feb-19-09 12:02 AM   #49 
  - You get less than ziltch  Phoenix-Risen   Feb-18-09 09:36 PM   #9 
  - Oh please. You have a fucking job!  lonestarnot   Feb-18-09 09:38 PM   #11 
  - Which continues to be marginalized so much I'm earning less every year  RiverStone   Feb-18-09 09:56 PM   #27 
     - Oh I can imagine, and don't even have to imagine, I can see the reality.  lonestarnot   Feb-18-09 10:19 PM   #32 
        - Reminds me of V.  RiverStone   Feb-18-09 10:27 PM   #34 
  - No, you have a place to call home - I lost mine  The Straight Story   Feb-18-09 09:39 PM   #14 
  - Zilch? pfffttt.... you get something too...  jtrockville   Feb-18-09 09:40 PM   #16 
  - I'm used to it.  donco6   Feb-18-09 09:42 PM   #17 
  - i dont need a tax break, i dont want help with my loan, i dont want people to steal  seabeyond   Feb-18-09 09:42 PM   #18 
  - Pretty Much Sums Up My Reaction  On the Road   Feb-18-09 10:25 PM   #33 
  - My sentiments exactly.  Kellen RN   Feb-19-09 12:57 AM   #62 
     - two yr different in children, i paid more cash out with second when i  seabeyond   Feb-19-09 06:35 AM   #68 
  - do you deduct the interest on your mortgage? will your property value be shored up?  KittyWampus   Feb-18-09 09:44 PM   #19 
  - we won`t get anything right away but  madrchsod   Feb-18-09 09:46 PM   #20 
  - the bailedouters should return something to the taxpayers after a number of years  Rosa Luxemburg   Feb-18-09 09:47 PM   #22 
  - Stabilizing shockingly devalued home prices is one payoff you'll see  blondeatlast   Feb-19-09 08:32 AM   #81 
  - So you want a reward for paying your mortgage on time?  Catherine Vincent   Feb-18-09 09:48 PM   #23 
  - Considering that Wall Street bankers got 18 billion unregulated dollars...  RiverStone   Feb-18-09 10:01 PM   #30 
  - Oh, those Wall Street bankers were doing PLENTY to get their billions. Doing shit like  bertman   Feb-19-09 12:22 AM   #58 
  - From my window  Coyote_Bandit   Feb-19-09 12:21 AM   #57 
  - I think it is more of an objection to the reward for not paying on time. nt  Lost in CT   Feb-19-09 08:02 AM   #75 
  - "what about us regular working folk?"  unkachuck   Feb-18-09 09:56 PM   #26 
  - Correct, we also continue to get shit for health care  specimenfred1984   Feb-18-09 09:56 PM   #28 
  - You get to own your home & preserve your credit rating  DeepBlueC   Feb-18-09 10:00 PM   #29 
  - No, I'm pissed that billions and BILLIONS went to corporations and bankers...  RiverStone   Feb-18-09 10:11 PM   #31 
     - what's done is done  DeepBlueC   Feb-18-09 11:26 PM   #40 
     - And learning from history will prevent it from being 'done' some more  RiverStone   Feb-18-09 11:56 PM   #44 
        - it will be a long time before we have any kind of normal at all  DeepBlueC   Feb-19-09 12:02 AM   #48 
        - unfortunately history provides no real models  DeepBlueC   Feb-19-09 12:03 AM   #50 
     - second thoughts: pissed describes my feelings too  DeepBlueC   Feb-18-09 11:59 PM   #45 
     - metaphorically speaking, we share more common ground than not  RiverStone   Feb-19-09 12:17 AM   #56 
        - peace, brother  DeepBlueC   Feb-19-09 12:25 AM   #59 
     - dont lump helping homeowners together with giving the banks bonus funds...nt  xiamiam   Feb-19-09 08:12 AM   #79 
  - I hear ya-it's really not fair especially when they gave the rest of us an insulting 13 bucks a week  earth mom   Feb-18-09 10:30 PM   #35 
  - If you happen to be one of the long term unemployed  Coyote_Bandit   Feb-19-09 12:05 AM   #52 
  - I heard Obama describe help for homeowners looking to refinance for a lower rate  DeepBlueC   Feb-19-09 12:14 AM   #55 
  - I actually sort of liked a repuke congressman's idea on Hardball  MiniMe   Feb-18-09 11:12 PM   #36 
  - you get a lot of things  unblock   Feb-18-09 11:22 PM   #37 
  - you get to pay taxes.  leftofthedial   Feb-18-09 11:23 PM   #38 
  - The same happened durinig the Great Depression, but in a  nadinbrzezinski   Feb-18-09 11:24 PM   #39 
  - Your mortgages have been subsidized for years, if you write off interest.  satya   Feb-18-09 11:42 PM   #41 
  - Ummmm......  Coyote_Bandit   Feb-18-09 11:48 PM   #42 
  - I wish it were possible to draw a connection...  RiverStone   Feb-19-09 12:05 AM   #51 
     - You and I pay taxes  Coyote_Bandit   Feb-19-09 12:12 AM   #54 
  - Yes, if Obama doesn't do anything about this I'm going to be PISSED.  ContinentalOp   Feb-18-09 11:53 PM   #43 
  - Hell, just stop paying. Seems to be the way to get ahead.  Zhade   Feb-18-09 11:59 PM   #46 
  - Don't know how us folks in the middle go about seeing if we get the ability to refinance  glinda   Feb-19-09 12:07 AM   #53 
  - Depending on where you live  rpannier   Feb-19-09 12:36 AM   #60 
  - Precisely--there are 158 homes in my sub--at least TWENTY are  blondeatlast   Feb-19-09 08:41 AM   #83 
  - Wow ! Such a progressive attitude.  tech3149   Feb-19-09 12:37 AM   #61 
  - How progressive of you. I don't really care to hear your response, nice attitude.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Feb-19-09 01:05 AM   #63 
  - Pretty much yeah. And it sucks.  smalll   Feb-19-09 01:21 AM   #64 
  - You know some of us had our incomes in the auto industry....  firedupdem   Feb-19-09 01:41 AM   #66 
  - As One In The Middle  Jeep789   Feb-19-09 03:09 AM   #67 
  - If the housing market is stabilized, homes in general will stop losing value.  Vinca   Feb-19-09 07:14 AM   #69 
  - I Am Hoping It Will Stabilize Our Property Values At Least  we can do it   Feb-19-09 07:30 AM   #70 
  - Did you read the Q&A on the White House site?  Kalyke   Feb-19-09 07:38 AM   #71 
  - I will get nothing, because I was smart enough not to get into an ARM in the first place  carlyhippy   Feb-19-09 07:42 AM   #72 
  - Mr. Genius Alan Greenspan was ENCOURAGING people to get ARM's  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Feb-19-09 08:10 AM   #78 
     - good point, I am glad I didn't listen to him n/t  carlyhippy   Feb-19-09 08:33 AM   #82 
  - Well, it's not going to be perfectly fair.  adamuu   Feb-19-09 07:44 AM   #73 
  - Do you complain that those who get to ride in an ambulance are having all the fun?  JVS   Feb-19-09 08:03 AM   #76 
  - Good luck.  rolltideroll   Feb-19-09 08:15 AM   #80 
  - 13 dollars more a week in your paycheck, big win for the middle class.  sarcasmo   Feb-19-09 02:06 PM   #84 
  - You get to keep your property value more stable ...  Bake   Feb-19-09 02:50 PM   #86 

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