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  Appreciating Home Appreciation - Tierra Grande (January 2004)
Appreciation is a measure of an area's housing demand.
The easiest way to figure appreciation is to collect a sample of home sales in the current period and compare the average or median sales price of that sample to a similar sample from the previous year.
To determine how much Austin—San Marcos homes appreciated from 1990 to 2000, go to www.ofheo.gov/HPI.asp and select "Downloadable HPI Data." From the next menu, select "Manipulatable data for the MSAs." Data is available as a TXT file or as an EXCEL file, which can be downloaded to a spreadsheet.
recenter.tamu.edu /tgrande/vol11-1/1658.html   (1571 words)

  
 Appreciation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Appreciation is a term used in accounting relating to the increase in value of an asset.
In this sense it is the reverse of depreciation, which measures the fall in value of assets over their normal life-time.
Appreciation is a rise of a currency in a floating exchange rate.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Appreciation   (208 words)

  
 Appreciation Quotes and Proverbs
Appreciation is like looking through a wide-angle lens that lets you see the entire forest, not just the one tree limb you walked up on.
With the power tool of appreciation, you get the benefit of both perspectives: as you learn to be consistently thankful and approving, your life will grow in value.
Appreciating each other is a true family value, one that will bail out much of the stress on the planet and help strengthen the universal bond all people have.
heartquotes.net /Appreciation.html   (568 words)

  
 Your Money Outlook: Housing appreciation isn't profit
Notice the smaller net investment and subsequent appreciation required to recoup the costs for a homeowner that deducts mortgage interest and property taxes.
Nor does this appreciation factor in any return on the money invested, other than that recouping expenses incurred over the period of ownership amounts to living rent-free.
One significant reason is that the repayment of principal in the early years of a 30-year loan may be outweighed by property taxes -- even after the tax deduction -- which waters down the impact of making a larger down payment and borrowing less.
www.bankrate.com /brm/news/bank/20040503a1.asp   (770 words)

  
 The Importance of Showing Appreciation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
According to Josh McDowell, "When we express appreciation to young people, we give them a sense of significance." And this appreciation is one of the cornerstones of connecting to our children.
McDowell encourages parents to show appreciation for their children not only for the sake of their children's self-esteem, but for improving discipline in the home, as well.
Appreciation without acceptance may prompt a student to relate to you on a performance basis." While giving praise is necessary to your child's well-being, make sure they also feel secure and accepted for who they are.
www.familyfirst.net /parenting/appreciation.asp   (381 words)

  
 Shared appreciation mortgage - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A shared appreciation mortgage is a mortgage in which the lender agrees as part of the loan to accept some or all payment in the form of a share of the increase in value (the appreciation) of the property.
A shared appreciation mortgage is a mortgage in which the lender agrees to an interest rate lower than the prevailing market rate, in exchange for a share of the appreicated value of the collateral property.
A shared appreciation mortgage differs from an equity-sharing agreement in that the principal of the loan is an unconditional obligation (to the extent collateralized by the property).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Shared_appreciation_mortgage   (536 words)

  
 About "A Matter of Appreciation"
Appreciation does not require mastery, but it is impossible without adequate knowledge.
Potential for appreciation is an increasing function on this scale.
It then follows that if the appreciation function is sufficiently smooth its second derivative is also positive.) The appreciation function depends on many parameters: disposition, perseverance, cultural surroundings, educational experience.
mathforum.org /library/view/10995.html   (228 words)

  
 Fertility Appreciation
Fertility Appreciation reflects the dignity of the human person within the context of marriage and family life, promotes openness to life, and recognizes the value of the child.
Unlike artificial methods of birth control, methods of fertility appreciation are based on the natural biology of the person, and does not rely on drugs, devises, or surgical techniques.
With fertility appreciation, fertility is viewed as a natural reality to be lived, not a problem to be solved.
www.fargodiocese.org /RespectLife/fertilityappreciation.htm   (1873 words)

  
 The Magic of Appreciation Speakers
I will introduce the notion of appreciation(squared) which is a way of treating people respectfully and humanely so that their value to the organization grows.
I will identify an "appreciation deficit" and audience members will be able to calculate the deficit for their company or their department.
We will discuss the nuances of appreciation as they apply to the variety of generations currently in the work force.
www.round.table.com /speakersbureau/talk.cfm?talkID=2207   (125 words)

  
 Elias Digests — appreciation
In your appreciation of your time element, you have chosen to be focusing upon each moment of time, with a desire to be appreciating of each moment of time.
As you experience that pleasure and comfort in the appreciation of friendship without the expectations, you begin to doubt your choice, and therefore you express to your partner that perhaps you shall attempt again to be engaging the relationship of partners.
If you are generating cooperation and presence with yourself and an acknowledgment in appreciation of yourself, the difference, the dislike, the disagreement shall not threaten you, and therefore you shall incorporate the objective ability to not oppose it or to not oppose yourself, of which you do both.
www.eliasforum.org /digests/appreciation.html   (18202 words)

  
 Washingtonpost.com: APPRECIATION
I also began to appreciate the hilarious O'Brian wit, which can be sly and dry, or bawdy and raucous.
At this point he still had little understanding of the sensation his books were finally making in the United States, but on his first visit to what he called "the colonies" in 1993, I felt the least I could do was feed the man dinner.
This was fraught, because as O'Brian fans know, his knowledge and appreciation of cuisine is one of the hallmarks of the books.
washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/style/feed/a19768-2000jan8.htm   (1545 words)

  
 The need for appreciation
If we were to make appreciation from another person the primary need to be happy, then we would, in most probability, be sabotaging happiness by making it dependent on an external stimulus.
Appreciation also helps us to become part of the team and feel like being in a family.
It is important to understand that appreciation may not always be in words.
www.ciol.com /content/digital/humor/100030903.asp   (383 words)

  
 Events for National Military Appreciation Month 2003
Organizers for National Military Appreciation Month (NMAM), which is held in May, announced today that they are asking Americans to show their appreciation for our military by displaying the American flag and the POW/MIA flag during the month of May through Flag Day June 14.
She said this the 5th year, more than any other, we need to let our service members and their families know that we are thankful for their dedication and sacrifices in protecting our country.
Show your appreciation by displaying an American flag during the month of May. A public service message from your friends at (call letters).
www.nmam.org /NMAM03/media.htm   (1013 words)

  
 TEACHER APPRECIATION: appreciation resource teacher - Famous Teachers - A short history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Teacher appreciation was a widespread feeling, and respect for teachers was proportional to their high value in those societies.
Both enjoyed a lot of teacher appreciation from their students, but the system was unfair.
Teacher appreciation is becoming more and more important in our communities, and this is why so many activities are planned to celebrate it.
www.teacher-appreciation.info /Famous_Teachers/A_short_history.asp   (820 words)

  
 House Appreciation - Investment Rating Index - House Price Index - Real Estate - Home Value
Communities that are rated "AAA" are considered to have an extremely high number of favorable investment attributes and are ranked between the 8th and 16th percent of high school attendance areas in terms of likely residential real estate appreciation.
Communities that are rated "AA" are considered to have a very high number of favorable investment attributes and are ranked between the 16th and 24th percent of high school attendance areas in terms of likely residential real estate appreciation.
Communities that are rated "A" are considered to have many favorable investment attributes and are ranked between the 24th and 32nd percent of high school attendance areas in terms of likely residential real estate appreciation.
www.houseappreciation.com /main/ratingsdef.cfm   (243 words)

  
 Clergy Appreciation Month 2006
Clergy Appreciation National Day of Honoring is always celebrated on the second Sunday in October.
Clergy may be honored in services and by congregation members showing special appreciation in a variety of ways – inviting them to dinner, sending greeting cards and possibly dedicating offerings.
Hallmark offers 35 Clergy Appreciation cards, some with specific references such as minister, minister and wife, pastor, pastor and wife, youth pastor, couple in ministry, and priest.
pressroom.hallmark.com /clergy_appreciation_day.html   (462 words)

  
 Music Appreciation electives to earn college credit online
How exciting it will be to interact with students from distant parts of the country, or even from around the world, who will share ideas and experiences from varying personal and professional backgrounds.
Allow yourself to be introduced to this wonderful course that will provide a review of the history of music with the interest of supplying you and your classmates with aesthetic and cultural experiences.
Hopefully you will become identified with those students who have completed this course sharing the testimony that their presupposed idea of a "boring Music Appreciation class" was transformed by an exciting musical journey they will never forget.
college-credit.iwuonline.com /electives/music-appreciation.htm   (470 words)

  
 Smithsonian Jazz - Jazz Appreciation Month, JAM, Support Smithsonian Jazz, Jazz Multimedia Database
Jazz Appreciation Month (or JAM) is intended to draw public attention to the glories of jazz as both an historical and a living treasure.
In addition, JAM is intended to stimulate the current jazz scene and encourage people of all ages to participate in jazz—to study the music, attend concerts, listen to jazz on radio and recordings, read books about jazz, and support institutional jazz programs.
Also, in honor of Jazz Appreciation Month, the museum will continue to collaborate with other national institutions in a range of educational and outreach activities as it has in the past.
www.smithsonianjazz.org /jam/jam_faq.asp   (768 words)

  
 Mutual Appreciation News
'Mutual Appreciation' is a realistic comic movie about a raffish young Boston singer-composer named Alan and his erratic adventures after he moves to New York and his band breaks up.
Classification: NA At once passive-aggressive, self-absorbed and sweetly charming, the hero of Andrew Bujalski's Mutual Appreciation is a prime specimen of a particular subspecies of 21st-century...
September 13, 2006 The frustration with loving some filmmakers is that you're disappointed when their work doesn't quite catch on with an audience and the director spends his career as a critics' pet.
www.topix.net /movies/mutual-appreciation?scoring=r   (613 words)

  
 Appreciation Requests - from A Healing Place -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Expressing appreciation helps us to focus on the blessings in our lives and allows us to feel accepted and supported by those around us.
As we share our appreciative thoughts about our self and others we open our hearts for healing.
Appreciations remain on the list for one week.
www.ahealingplace.org /meditation/appreciation.html   (160 words)

  
 Russian Finance Minister Promises to Fight Ruble Appreciation - MONEY - MOSNEWS.COM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Russian government will fight ruble appreciation with economic policy measures, trying to contain the strengthening of the ruble within 4.7 percent of the average exchange rate.
He said that the mechanism of Stabilization Fund, where windfall oil revenues are accumulated, can relieve the load of appreciation by 80 percent, while the other 20 percent have to be fought with the measures of the Central Bank and the government.
The Russian Finance Minister warned that the ruble will appreciate “as soon as the government increases its expenditures with the help of oil and gas revenues.” Kudrin said that the government should be stricter about expenditures of its oil and gas revenues.
mosnews.com /money/2006/08/22/kudrinrubleappreciation.shtml   (348 words)

  
 Pastor / Staff Appreciation Day
There are several reasons why it is appropriate for a church to plan a special day to recognize and honor the godly ministers who serve faithfully the flock of God.
Secondly, it is always appropriate to express appreciation to those who faithfully serve the Lord and His church.
Pastor and Staff Appreciation Day provides an excellent opportunity for your church to affirm her love and appreciation for those who are called by God and your church to lead them in fulfilling the Great Commission.
www.tnbaptist.org /page.asp?page=181   (588 words)

  
 Mutual Appreciation
Mutual Appreciation shows life as contingent, conditional, enigmatic, never finally realized, as, in short, everything that the Harvey Mansfields of the world abhor, and it shows why to accept this kind of life is an act of strength.
You might think of Mutual Appreciation as an emo cover of Godard's Masculine/Feminine: a meditation on the crisscrossed subjectivities of boys and girls, their mutual comprehension or lack thereof.
Mutual Appreciation appropriates a seemingly improvised vérité style that's ideal for a cast of characters of no tremendous ambition.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/mutual_appreciation   (1159 words)

  
 System Administrator Appreciation Day
So if you can read this, thank your sysadmin -- and know she is only one of dozens or possibly hundreds whose work brings you the email from your aunt on the West Coast, the instant message from your son at college, the free phone call from the friend in Australia, and this webpage.
On this special international day, give your System Administrator something that shows that you truly appreciate their hard work and dedication.
This is the day that all fellow System Administrators across the globe, will be showered with expensive sports cars and large piles of cash in appreciation of their diligent work.
www.sysadminday.com   (471 words)

  
 About Stock Appreciation Rights (SARS)
A Stock Appreciation Right (SAR) is an award which provides the holder with the ability to profit from the appreciation in value of a set number of shares of company stock over a set period of time.
However, unlike an option, the employee is not required to pay an exercise price to exercise them, but simply receives the net amount of the increase in the stock price in either cash or shares of company stock, depending on plan rules.
Stock Appreciation Rights are similar to Stock Options in that they are granted at a set price, and they generally have a vesting period and an expiration date.
content.members.fidelity.com /products/stockoptions/aboutsar/0,,0,00.html   (313 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The Power of Appreciation: The Key to a Vibrant Life: Books: Noelle C. Nelson,Jeannine Lemare Calaba   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Voices of "guest appreciators" (testimonials from the converted) also weave in and out, striking the ear oddly, both because they pop up randomly and because many appreciators sound as though they've rehearsed their "spontaneous" remarks.
A reference to appreciation of "steadfastness" of America's leaders was made, which in reality was part of the reaction desired by the orchestrators of the terror, making that instance of appreciation counterproductive to those who wish not to give power and energy to terrorism.
The appreciation for freedom that the authors discuss has been of much value and instrumental in helping those viewing ongoing events recognize who were most eager to restrict American freedoms after the Trade Center/Pentagon attacks, leading to discovery of who really was involved in orchestrating those events.
www.amazon.com /Power-Appreciation-Key-Vibrant-Life/dp/1582701040   (2073 words)

  
 Welcome to the On-line Home of Provider Appreciation Day
Provider Appreciation Day is excited to be able to announce a new partnership with NACCRRA, the National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies.
Provider Appreciation Day is a special day to recognize child care providers, teachers and educators of young children everywhere.
Parents and community leaders are encouraged to show their appreciation for child care providers through a variety of means from individual recognition to public events and local media coverage.
www.providersfirst.com   (642 words)

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