A survey of real estate practitioners shows a slowdown in market activity, but some practitioners say it's a "welcome brake" on price growth.
The likelihood of home owners redefaulting on their mortgages is much higher with interest-rate reductions than principal write-downs, according to Standard & Poor's Rating Services.
The federal government shutdown, limited inventories and falling housing affordability have contributed to home buyers remaining on the sidelines.
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A new kind of pin category on Pinterest might hold opportunities for real estate practitioners beyond the standard decor boards.
Through FHA’s “Back To Work – Extenuating Circumstances Program,” borrowers who have gone through bankruptcy, foreclosure, deed-in-lieu, or short sale, may be eligible for an FHA-backed mortgage sooner if they can prove their financial hardship was the result of an economic event, such as job loss or a significant decrease in income.