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1 London house = 4 Chicago houses, the real estate potential in Google Glass, and the home-selling powers of St. Joseph.
Janet Yellen, the new Federal Reserve chairman, says that in spite of rising mortgage rates, housing has “good fundamentals” and is expected to continue to improve.
The brochure “A Pathway to Professionalism: Respect Starts Here” sold in packs of 100, is available at a special price of $29.99 (regularly $39.99) through March 31.
Fannie Mae pumped nearly $30 billion into the multifamily housing sector last year by cooperating with lenders to finance 507,000 units of housing within the niche.
The Department of Justice is accusing lending giant JPMorgan Chase of approving thousands of loans for the Federal Housing Administration and Veterans Affairs that should not have been eligible for federal insurance.
The bank has announced that it has dropped its minimum credit score for FHA loans from 640 to 600.
The foreclosure picture is improving across the country, particularly in these states with foreclosure inventories below 0.7 percent.
“A significant amount of pent-up housing demand exists, but for it to be unlocked more rapidly, additional gains in wages must be realized,” NAHB economists write.
The Greater Philadelphia Association of REALTORS® worked on a proposal for a land bank, which brings in a single entity to handle the sale of the city’s 50,000 vacant properties.