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Fannie to Tighten Loan Criteria for Condos, Refis

October 3, 2012: 

On Oct. 20, Fannie Mae will tighten some of its underwriting standards for condo buyers and home owners wanting to refinance. The changes have some in the industry concerned.

CoreLogic: Home Prices Rise at Accelerated Levels

October 3, 2012: 

Home prices rose in August by their largest amount since July 2006, CoreLogic reports in its August Home Price Index, which includes distressed sales.

Different Ads for Different Markets

October 3, 2012: 

Don't blanket-advertise your listings. Instead, talk directly to various buyers through multifaceted ad campaigns.

Lenders Get Even More Strict With Borrowers

October 2, 2012: 

Banks are requiring home buyers to come with higher credit scores and down payments to get approved for a loan, according to new national data.

Short Sale Relief at Risk?

October 2, 2012: 

Short sales are growing in popularity, but that may soon change. The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act and Debt Cancellation is expiring at the end of the year, which could make more home owners think twice about doing a short sale.

Vote for Your Favorite 2012 Good Neighbor Finalist

October 2, 2012: 

The polls are now open for the Good Neighbors Web Choice Awards! Check out these inspiring profiles and vote today.

Home Ownership Rate Stands at 65.5%

October 1, 2012: 

Americans are still committed to home ownership, recent U.S. Census Bureau data shows.

YPN Agent Appears on 'House Hunters'

October 1, 2012: 

This Q&A between Lounge blogger Lynn Minnick and YPNer Carl Lantz provides an inside look at the popular reality show.

How to Select Paint Colors for Open Floor Plans

October 1, 2012: 

An open floor plan offers easy access from room to room, making the home feel larger and making it a great space for entertaining. The problem comes when you want to paint the walls.

Leading With Passion

September 30, 2012: 

With a hands-on, flexible approach to his real estate business, broker Rogers Healy is pushing his team to new heights.