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Shadow Inventory Threat Lessens

September 25, 2012: 

The shadow inventory of troubled mortgages and foreclosed homes saw a 1.2 million decrease in the first half of the year, and it's expected to post another big drop by the end of the year.

Presidential Election Prompts Home Buyers to Wait and See

September 25, 2012: 

A new survey shows that a quarter of Americans will delay their home purchase until they know who the next president will be.

Combat 5 Bad Communication Habits

September 24, 2012: 

Are you an iceberg or a non-starter? Learn how your listening style is cramping client relations.

Rehab Loans a Growing Sales Pitch Among Lenders

September 24, 2012: 

Distressed homes sometimes need a lot of work, and so more lenders are offering loan options to help home owners or investors rehab the properties.

How to Avoid Common Closing Snafus

September 24, 2012: 

Closing delays are a rising problem in the real estate industry. Here's how to help avoid two common delays.

On-the-Job Fatalities in Real Estate Fall in 2011

September 24, 2012: 

There was a 37 percent drop in fatal workplace injuries in real estate last year, new data shows.

Investors Ready to Take Bigger Bite Out of Market

September 24, 2012: 

Despite rising home prices and fewer available foreclosures, 40 percent of real estate investors say they plan to buy more homes this year than they did last year, according to a new survey.

Romney Paper Identifies Housing Woes

September 24, 2012: 

Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney released a 6-page white paper on housing policy, but he did not include specifics on how his administration would tackle the five areas he's targeted for action.

How Much Do Home Buyers Spend After Moving?

September 23, 2012: 

Discover the average expenditure of new home owners.

Bernanke: Loan Standards Easing

September 20, 2012: 

At a press conference he held last week to announce the MBS purchase plan, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said tight underwriting standards, which are keeping otherwise creditworthy households from getting financing, are in fact easing.

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