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Construction Employment Increases In 41 States And D.c. From October 2018 To October 2019,...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - RealEstateRama - Texas and Nevada Have Biggest Number and Percent of Annual Job Gains, Louisiana Has Largest Losses; Florida, Montana, Rhode Island...
How To Negotiate Real Estate Agent

How To Negotiate Real Estate Agent’s Commission

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There are three key people involved in home sales – the buyer, seller and the middle man or who we refer to professionally as a real estate agent. Each of the trio expects to get something from the transaction.
NAHB

Builder Confidence Holds Firm in November

National
Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes edged one point lower to 70 in November, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today.
MBA

Mortgage Credit Availability Increased in October

National
Mortgage credit availability increased in October according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA)
MBA

Commercial/Multifamily Borrowing Ascends in the Third Quarter of 2019

National
Commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations were 24 percent higher in the third quarter compared to a year ago, and rose 9 percent from this year's second quarter
NAHB

Lower Mortgage Rates Push Housing Affordability to Highest Level in Three Years

National
With mortgage rates at a three-year low and a healthy job market, housing affordability rose to its highest level in three years in the third quarter of 2019
MBA

Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

National
Mortgage applications decreased 0.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey
AGC

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT RISES IN OCTOBER BUT SPENDING DROPS IN LATEST 12 MONTHS AS GAINS...

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Trade Fights Appear to be Undermining Demand for Many Types of Private-Sector Projects; Association Officials Urge the Trump Administration to Quickly Resolve Disputes with China

Statement by President Donnell Williams on Increase of 3rd Quarter 2019 Black Homeownership Rate

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The National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) is cautiously encouraged about the U.S. Census Bureau’s third quarter 2019 Black homeownership rate of 42.7% up from 40.6% in the previous quarter.
NAR

Pending Home Sales Rise 1.5% in September

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WASHINGTON (October 29, 2019) - (RealEstateRama) - Pending home sales grew in September, marking two consecutive months of increases, according to the National Association of...
NAR

National Association of Realtors® Commends HUD, DOJ False Claims Act Decision

National
National Association of Realtors® President John Smaby issued the following statement after the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Justice this afternoon announced its decision to ease the use of the False Claims Act.
NAHB

New Home Sales Remain Stable in September

National
Sales of newly built, single-family homes decreased 0.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 701,000 units in September off a downwardly revised reading in August,
MBA

Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

National
Mortgage applications decreased 11.9 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending October 18, 2019
NAR

Existing-Home Sales Decrease 2.2% in September

National
Existing-home sales receded in September following two consecutive months of increases, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Each of the four major regions witnessed sales
Become a Real Estate Agent

Getting Into Real Estate: How to Become a Real Estate Agent

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Getting a real estate license isn't something you should up and do. Just like any other life decision, you want to think it through and decide if it's the right choice.
MBA

September New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 34.2 Percent

National
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for September 2019 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 34.2 percent compared to a year ago.
NAHB

Single-Family Housing Starts Hold Firm in September

National
Due to a decline in multifamily housing starts, total housing starts fell 9.4 percent in September to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.26 million units, according to a report from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department
MBA

Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

National
Mortgage applications increased 5.2 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending October 4, 2019.
MBA

Mortgage Credit Availability Increased in September

National
Mortgage credit availability increased in September according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes data from Ellie Mae's AllRegs® Market Clarity® business information tool.
MBA

MBA Statement on the Nomination of Brian Montgomery to be HUD Deputy Secretary

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Statement of Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), regarding President Trump's announcement that he intends to nominate FHA Commissioner Brian Montgomery to be the next Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

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Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. While moving home can be a whirlwind, with a good understanding of the process and what documents you need to be completed by what stage of the moving process, you can rest assured that your move will go to plan. In order to make buying your first home easier for you, we've put together some of our top tips.

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Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. While moving home can be a whirlwind, with a good understanding of the process and what documents you need to be completed by what stage of the moving process, you can rest assured that your move will go to plan. In order to make buying your first home easier for you, we've put together some of our top tips.