William's Blog...with a smile!


I just lost a client

I am sure now that I have lost more than one.

Some I am sure I have not even been contact by.

So, why did I lose them...Affordable Care Act.

10 days ago, my potential client called and said his

families insurance was going up over $400 a month.

He said, we just can't afford to move.

My own Insurance was going to go up over $200 a month.

I was going to buy a Brand  New Car.

Even my coverage is compromised in many ways.


Guess what...I am driving my old one for another year...or more.


People keep asking what will happen when either of the Presidential

candidates get in.

It will not matter as much as the ACA  has affected the economy, especially in small towns.


People have a lot less disposable income now.  Some have none extra at all.

Worried about the election.  Think more about what needs to happen not who will get in.


Here is an example of cut rate service...


ACA vasectomy







Comment balloon 16 commentsWilliam Feela • October 17 2016 08:06PM


It is extremely frustrating time right now.  And no one really seems to have an answer how to get out.  No quick fix that is for sure.  And in this age of NOW that in and of itself is a problem.  Mark

Posted by Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint, North Idaho Real Estate - 208-255.6227 over 3 years ago

William Feela - I do feel the pain! Some families can't even re-fi to lower mortgage rates and may have difficult times!

Let's hope for the best - it seems with the better housing market, the economy is getting better.

Posted by Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale (LAER Realty Partners) over 3 years ago

Thats a painful picture Bill, almost as painful as some of the programs that we will all have to continue to live with.

Posted by Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671 (Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities) over 3 years ago

The term Affordable Care Act is an oxymoron. I'm hearing so many stories of increases and I just can't believe people have not begun to revolt.

Posted by Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage ) over 3 years ago

Good morning William.  Thankfully I'm on Medicare, do I like it why yes, yes I do, can it be improved on your bet ya. 

Posted by James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results (Fathom Realty) over 3 years ago

I'm with James.  Thank goodness for Medicare.  And there are those who want to do away with this program as well.

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) over 3 years ago

Our monthly insurance cost is RIDICULOUS!  And the coverage it provides sad...


Posted by Brenda Mayette, Getting results w/ knowledge & know-how! (Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc.) over 3 years ago

Good morning William,

Another example of government run programs that supposedly will save money!

It it is so good why don't our represenatives join up!

Make yourself an astonishing day.

Posted by Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester (Howard Hanna Real Estate Services) over 3 years ago

The ACA doesn't seem to be going as it was planned and I hope that I never have to get a vasectomy in that manner, haha.

Posted by Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ (Arizona Focus Realty) over 3 years ago

The ACA is no laughing matter, but the joke is...and could be painful!

Posted by Vern Eaton, Realtor 651-674-7449 over 3 years ago

It's really kind of sad and it's pretty scarey as well.

Posted by Sybil Campbell, REALTOR® ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia (Long and Foster REALTORS® 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia) over 3 years ago

I am hopeful that after the election, Congress and the new president will find a way to work across party lines to improve the ACA, and provide relief for premiums, and prescription costs.

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) over 3 years ago

William Feela the government got involved and managed to make a difficult insurance system worse...big shock.  Where's the media outrage on the lies that were told that shoved this Obamacare nightmare on the public?

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) over 3 years ago

Hello William

I like Myrl's possitive approach, but it sounds to good to be true!

Posted by Robert Vegas Bob Swetz over 3 years ago

And then again I like Lisa's comment and Insurance Companies are destroying this country ...

Posted by Robert Vegas Bob Swetz over 3 years ago

My daughter and grandson's coverage (Obamacare)  is over $900 a month now and she got a notice it is going up 65%. That is obscene and unfair to do to a young family.

Posted by Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent (Platinum Properties) over 3 years ago