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Workforce Housing Experts to REALTORS®: Uncle Sam Needs You

October 15, 2012: 

Every meeting room, hall, and ballroom at the National Association of REALTORS® Workforce Housing Forum echoed the call to real estate professionals: We need your voice.

Reforming the Secondary Mortgage Market

October 12, 2012: 

How do we sustain the housing recovery? NAR 2012 President Elect Gary Thomas explains in his latest blog post.

Unravel the Mysteries of International Real Estate

October 12, 2012: 

What's the difference between a resident alien and a non-resident alien? Do foreign nationals need a social security card to purchase property in the U.S? How many decades has it been since the last time it rained in Lima, Peru? Get these answers and more from a Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) class.

Are You Ready for International Buyers?

October 12, 2012: 

As foreign buyers' interest in U.S. real estate continues to surge, REALTORS® are seizing this opportunity and arming themselves with education.

VA Loans Surge This Year

October 12, 2012: 

Mortgages guaranteed by the Department of Veterans Affairs rose 50 percent to almost 540,000 loans in fiscal year 2012.

Foreclosure Scams on the Rise

October 12, 2012: 

The number of foreclosure-rescue scams will likely exceed 2011 numbers as a growing public awareness has led to more reporting, according to the Treasury Department.

Mortgage Rates Hover Near Record Lows

October 12, 2012: 

Mortgage rates held steady for the most part this week, remaining near all-time record lows set last week.

9 States Where Foreclosures Are Dropping the Most

October 12, 2012: 

Find out which states saw foreclosure activity fall by 20 percent or more in the third quarter.

3.8% Tax: What’s True, What’s Not

October 10, 2012: 

Ever since health care reform was enacted into law more than two years ago, rumors have been circulating on the Internet and in e-mails that the law contains a 3.8 percent tax on real estate.

How to Lower Your 2012 Tax Bill

October 9, 2012: 

There's still time to reduce your 2012 tax bill. Find out what deductions should consider taking advantage of this year.