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Recession Causes Big Changes to Youth Attitudes

July 12, 2013: 

Did the Great Recession have a lasting impact on today's younger generation attitudes?

Foreclosures at Lowest Level in 7 Years

July 12, 2013: 

Another industry report shows good news on the foreclosure front, as fewer homes enter the foreclosure pipeline. Still, foreclosures continue to be problematic for some states and local markets, RealtyTrac reports.

Mortgage Rates Continue to Rise, Fed Eases Fears

July 12, 2013: 

Mortgage rates moved higher again this week as speculation continued about whether the Federal Reserve will end its future bond purchases. But recent remarks by the Fed chair may ease some of those fears.

Limits to Appraisal Requirements Proposed

July 11, 2013: 

Six regulatory agencies issued a proposal Wednesday that would exempt three types of higher-priced mortgages from appraisal requirements.

IRS to Closely Evaluate What Classifies as REIT

July 11, 2013: 

The IRS and Congress are attempting to define what constitutes real estate assets necessary for qualifying as a real estate investment trust under the tax code.

Soaring Insurance Rates Shock Home Owners

July 11, 2013: 

Home owners who live near areas where disasters have struck, but have not been directly impacted by them, are still seeing dramatic increases in their insurance premiums.

Your Customers Feel Empowered—So Should You

July 11, 2013: 

Empowerment was the name of the game for Day 1 of Inman News' Real Estate Connect in San Francisco.

Brokerages Reveal Their Biggest Industry Challenges

July 10, 2013: 

Real estate brokerages sound off on the biggest business challenges they're facing.

Mortgage Rates Hit 2-Year High as Loan Demand Falls

July 10, 2013: 

A surge in mortgage rates to the highest level in two years dampened demand for mortgage applications last week.

Buyers Use Larger Down Payments to Offset Rising Rates

July 10, 2013: 

To keep monthly mortgage payments more affordable, more home buyers are reaching deeper into their pockets to make larger down payments, according to a new survey.

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