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FHA Closing Gap on Capital Shortfall
Daily Real Estate News | Monday, December 16, 2013 --> A year ago, the Federal Housing Administration was projected to face a $16.3 billion shortfall, but the shortfall now has fallen to $1.3 billion, a new independent audit shows. FHA received $1.7 billion Read More...
Despite Rising Mortgage Rates, Housing Remains a Positive Contributor
July 22, 2013 Economy Poised for a Stronger Second Half of 2013 Despite Rising Mortgage Rates, Housing Remains a Positive Contributor Pete Bakel 202-752-2034 WASHINGTON, DC – The ongoing housing recovery coupled with improvement in both consumer Read More...
Feds Target Bid-Rigging Scams at Foreclosure Auctions
Federal investigators are cracking down on foreclosure auction scams, where real estate speculators illegally try to fix the bidding process on properties. The cases mostly center in northern and central California, but bid-rigging schemes have also been Read More...
Survey Shows Century 21 Real Estate Is Most Respected Brand in Industry
SOURCE: Century 21 Real Estate LLC February 19, 2013 16:19 ET Survey Shows Century 21 Real Estate Is Most Respected Brand in Industry PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - Feb 19, 2013) - Century 21 Real Estate LLC , the franchisor of the world's largest Read More...
Century 21 -Fasting Growing Real Estate Franchise Website
What Makes CENTURY 21® Agents Faster? How About The Fastest Growing Real Estate Franchise Website In The Business? 197 14 216 Share By Molly on June 5th, 2012 0 Comments According to metrics recently produced by Comscore , traffic to the CENTURY 21 Read More...
December Existing-Home Sales Show Uptrend
Daily Real Estate News | Friday, January 20, 2012 --> Existing-home sales continued on an uptrend in December, rising for three consecutive months and remaining above where they were a year ago, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Read More...
October Existing-Home Sales Rise
Daily Real Estate News | Monday, November 21, 2011 --> Existing-home sales improved in October while the number of homes on the market continued to decline, according to the National Association of REALTORS ® . Total existing-home sales — completed Read More...
12 Housing Markets Seeing the Biggest Turnarounds
Daily Real Estate News | Monday, September 12, 2011 --> The National Association of Home Builders is debuting a new economic index that highlights metro areas that are seeing the most improvement in their housing markets. The First American Improving Read More...
Green Mortgages Allow More Options for Upgrades
Daily Real Estate News | Monday, September 12, 2011 --> With the growth of green building the last decade, green lending has emerged to help finance those often costly “green” upgrades. Dave Porter, with PorterWorks in Stanton, Wash., who Read More...
Michigan Court of Appeals ruling could halt some foreclosures
A ruling by the state Court of Appeals could mean relief for thousands of people facing foreclosure in Michigan. The ruling applies to foreclosures started under the Mortgage Electronic Registration System, or MERS. MERS is a nationwide system that was Read More...
Traverse City MLS Market Summary 2011 YTD
Statistics for: Class=SF, VL, CM, MF AND Status=ACT'SLD'PND AND Date Range=01/01/2011-04/30/2011 AND Area=1, 2, 3, 4, 5 AND Board=-1; As Of: 4/26/2011 Active Price Range Number of Listings Average Days On Market 0$ - $19,999 1,102 528 $20,000 Read More...
Century 21 realty offices and realtors recognized by regional broker’s council
Area realty offices and realtors made a good showing at a regional industry event recently, with Century 21 Northland and Century 21 Sleeping Bear Realty taking home several honors. The Century 21 Northern Michigan Broker's Council holds an annual Read More...
Mortgage Delinquencies Continue to Decline
Mortgages for single-family homes that are 90 days or more delinquent declined for the third consecutive month in February, Freddie Mac reports. Delinquencies on single-family homes dropped to 3.78 percent in February from 3.82 percent in January. What’s Read More...
February Pending Home Sales Rise
Pending home sales increased in February but with notable regional variations, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. The Pending Home Sales Index , a forward-looking indicator, rose 2.1 percent to 90.8, based on contracts signed in February, Read More...
National Home Prices are Firming Up
The trend in firming home prices solidified in the second quarter with more metropolitan areas showing increases from a year ago, aided by a surge in home sales driven by the home buyer tax credit, according to the latest survey by the National Association Read More...
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