In response to requests from listing brokers and the real estate professional community, Fannie Mae has made several enhancements to its REO offer process to make it easier to do business with them.
October 2012 marks the 20th anniversary of the International Real Property Foundation's (IRPF) efforts developing real estate markets in emerging economies. As the Foundation celebrates this milestone, it is important not only to reflect on its success but also to look toward the future.
Since Congress did not pass a FY2013 budget, and instead the government is working under a Continuing Resolution, funding for some programs has been slow.
On Nov. 2, 2012, The Treasury Department, in collaboration with the National Association of REALTORS®, will hold Making Home Affordable “Help for Homeowners” outreach events in Orlando, Fla.
On Oct. 8, 2012, NAR President Moe Veissi submitted comments to the CFPB on proposed rules for national servicing standards to make improvements to mortgage servicing.
Recently, several California investor-owned utilities announced the development of an On-Bill Repayment (OBR) program using third-party capital to finance energy efficiency retrofits in commercial properties.