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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...
Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac to Limit Loan Purchases
Mortgage Giants to Limit Loan Purchases to 'Qualified Mortgages' Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, May 07, 2013 --> Mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will begin next year to purchase only loans that meet new “qualified mortgage” 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 Real Estate Recruits America's Heroes
Press Release : Century 21 Real Estate LLC – Mon, Sep 24, 2012 3:08 PM EDT PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - Sep 24, 2012) - Century 21 Real Estate LLC , the franchisor of the world's largest residential real estate sales organization, today announced Read More...
Will the Presidential Election Affect Real Estate?
Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, September 05, 2012 --> The next president of the United States -- whether Democratic incumbent Barack Obama or Republican challenger Mitt Romney -- could have a big influence over the recovery taking shape in the real Read More...
3.8% Investment Tax - Effective January 2013
Applies to: ! Individuals with adjusted gross income (AGI) above $200,000 Couples filing a joint return with more than $250,000 AGI Types of Income: Interest, dividends, rents (less expenses), capital gains (less capital losses) Formula: " e new 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...
2011-12 Cost vs. Value: Big-Bang Remodeling Projects
Find out which remodeling projects will provide the biggest bang for your buck this year, according to Remodeling magazine. March 2012 | By Erica Christoffer --> Optimizing the use of space in a home will not only attract buyers but also give sellers 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...
11 Fastest-Selling Real Estate Markets
Nationally, the median age of inventory of homes on the market shrank slightly in May from April to 92 days, but still marks a 4.55 percent year-over-year increase. But in some markets homes are selling much faster. For example, the fastest-selling market Read More...
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