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Not Just the Weather That's Frozen Sales?

February 18, 2014: 

Some experts say the recent precipitous drop in new- and existing-home sales was caused by something more unstable than this winter weather.

Mortgage Delinquencies in U.S. Fall Below 4%

February 18, 2014: 

Mortgage delinquencies nationwide have plummeted to their lowest level in more than five years, as more home owners are coming out of the red on their payments.

Study: Buyers, Sellers Will Jump Off the Fence This Year

February 18, 2014: 

Consumers say they’re more committed to buying or selling in 2014, despite two events in 2013 that shook their confidence, according to Prudential Real Estate.

Will Heirs One Day Face the Bill on a Reverse Mortgage?

February 18, 2014: 

Reverse mortgages are expected to be an increasing option that baby boomers turn to as they age to cover living expenses, but heirs may get stuck with the final balance due.

After 5 Weeks of Drops, Mortgage Rates Inch Up

February 18, 2014: 

The five-week streak of falling mortgage rates took a break this week, with the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage moving up slightly to average 4.28 percent.

Can Moving Back in With Parents Kill Your Dating Life?

February 18, 2014: 

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, Coldwell Banker Real Estate recently conducted a survey to find out a pressing question for the growing number of boomerang kids: Can living with your parents squash your dating life?

Mortgage Giant Offers Closing Cost Help to REO Buyers

February 18, 2014: 

Fannie Mae is offering temporary closing cost assistance of up to 3.5 percent of the final sales price in 27 states to owner occupants of REO homes.

Surviving a Home Remodeling Project

February 17, 2014: 

Learn how one stager transformed her 1969 master bath into a custom space that would still to appeal to potential buyers.

Planning Done: Measuring the QM Rule’s Impact

February 17, 2014: 

NAR Research surveyed a sample of lenders with questions about the impact of the lending on their business and how the rule could in turn impact consumers.

2014 New Member Orientation Materials Available

February 14, 2014: 

Information on the Orientation Toolkit, Online Orientation National Module, and New AE webinars is updated for 2014.