INJM – House Demolition in Ishinomaki

INJM - House Demolition in Ishinomaki

This video was taken in Ishinomaki, on the balcony of the INJM house. For more info on It’s Not Just Mud, check our website. itsnotjustmud.com This is Watanoha, in Ishinomaki. In this area the Tsunami reached a height of over 2 meters. Many homes were damaged beyond repair The city will tear down a damaged house for free (until December 2012) Because of this time limit, people demolish their homes without properly thinking about what comes next. In some cases the home is irreparable. The foundations are too damaged, or too many supporting beams are damaged. Regardless of whether a house is repairable or not, your home falls into a category based on the damage, and the compensation support you receive will vary depending on the extent of that damage. These homes fall into the “Completely Destroyed” category, as does the house we stay in. The houses pictured are beyond repair. But the home owners would have received the same amount of financial support as the owner of the INJM house, in which we stay. Our house was scheduled for demolition, but it was put on hold so that we could use it. So we fixed it up……and now the owner of the house on screen wants to buy it! There is an incredible demand for carpenters in Tohoku, which allows construction companies to charge exorbitant rates. Because the rates are so high, many people can’t afford to pay them, and since the demolition of a house will only be paid for until Dec 2012, people destroy their houses so they don’t turn
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NAR In Washington On Behalf Of Homeowners

www.thetickershow.com NAR President Ron Phipps spoke before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity regarding a discussion draft of legislation to reform FHA. As the leading advocate for home ownership, NAR strongly supports FHA’s single- and multifamily mortgage insurance programs. Since 1934 millions of qualified home buyers have relied on FHA-insured loans to purchase a home, and particularly in recent years when private financing dried up,” said Phipps, broker-president of Phipps Realty in Warwick, RI “NAR supports efforts to strengthen FHA and reduce its current market share; however, changes should not be made at consumers’ expense by drastically impacting the availability and cost of mortgage capital for millions of Americans, especially while the housing market recovery remains fragile. It is clear that NAR supports some draft measures to strengthen and help FHA stay viable; however, they still maintain their long standing belief that the principal barrier to home ownership is the accumulation of funds for a down payment. Spring has come and gone for 2011, but you still have time to do some Social Media Spring Cleaning. Our 3 tips to get your social media profiles all sparkling are * Scour The Internet. Google yourself! Make sure that any website that comes up is up-to-date. And understand that to continue to remain high in the search engines you have keep up with your blogging and social media posts. (You are

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