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Tips on real estate agents insurance

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The real estate business is always tricky and quite involving. It involves buyers and sellers of property and here, there is a process that must be followed. Most sellers are not ready to go through this process and therefore decide to choose another party (an agent) who helps them in the transaction and only involving them where necessary. A real estate agent job is not an easy one and worse still, it is very risky.
NAR

Metro Home Prices Rise in 93% of Metro Areas in Third Quarter of 2019

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RealEstateRama - An overwhelming majority of metro areas experienced price gains with very limited inventory growth in the third quarter of 2019, according to the latest quarterly report by the National Association of Realtors
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Before Veterans Day Weekend, Norton to Introduce Veterans Legal Support Act

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced today she will introduce the Veterans Legal Support Act of 2019, which would allow the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
EPA

EPA to hold public meeting Dec. 5 on proposal of Blades Groundwater to National...

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, with support from the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC)
MBA

Commercial/Multifamily Borrowing Ascends in the Third Quarter of 2019

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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
MBA

Ethan Saxon Joins MBA as Associate Vice President of Legislative Affairs

National
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced today that Ethan Saxon has joined the association as Associate Vice President of Legislative Affairs. In this role
NAHB

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

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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
Smart Mirrors

6 Smart Bathroom Gadgets From Around the World You Must Have

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Smart technology and connected devices are finding their way into every room in our homes, so why should your bathroom be any different?
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD ANNOUNCES $1.5 MILLION SETTLEMENT WITH BRIDGEPORT HOUSING AUTHORITY RESOLVING DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION CLAIMS

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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), on November 4, negotiated a settlement
FTC

FTC Acts to Shut Down Companies Operating Real Estate Seminar Scheme

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The Federal Trade Commission and the Utah Division of Consumer Protection sued Nudge, LLC and affiliated companies, alleging that they make empty promises
MBA

Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

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

Justice Department Resolves Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Against the Housing Authority of the City of...

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The Justice Department announced today that it has reached a settlement with the Housing Authority of the City of Bridgeport, Connecticut (HACB), doing business as Park City Communities
McCormick Construction

Appraisal Institute Seeks Speakers for 2020 Annual Conference

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The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, is accepting proposals for presentations at its 2020 Annual Conference
ASE

New Report: Potential For Energy Efficiency Programs To Deliver More Savings By Properly Valuing...

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Analysis by Alliance to Save Energy and DesignLights Consortium calls for fully capturing the savings potential of lighting upgrades, including networked lighting controls
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD AWARDS $1.5 MILLION TO PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITIES TO ASSIST YOUNG PEOPLE AGING OUT...

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U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today awarded $1.5 million to nearly a dozen housing authorities to assist young people aging out
MBA

MBA Commends the SEC for Reviewing Disclosure Requirements regarding Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities

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Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, released the following statement regarding Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
HUD InspectorGeneral

Former Chairman Of Rochester Housing Authority Facing Additional Charges In Superseding Indictment

National
U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that a federal grand jury has returned a 28-count superseding indictment charging George H. Moses, 50, of Rochester, NY
NAR

NAR President Participates in Affordable Housing Roundtable with Sec. Carson at White House

National
National Association of Realtors® President John Smaby was invited to attend a White House event Friday morning highlighting housing affordability concerns in communities across the country.
MBA

MBA Recognizes 44 New Certified Mortgage Banker Graduates

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MBA Education, the award-winning education division of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), recognized 44 individuals who earned the Certified Mortgage Banker (CMB®) designation at a ceremony held at MBA's 2019
FEMA

FACT SHEET: Why Should I Buy Flood Insurance?

National
Flooding from the Sept. 19 tropical storm resulted in more than 10,600 flood insurance claims being filed by Texas homeowners, business owners and renters. As of Oct. 29, policyholders have been paid 40 percent

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Appraisal Institute

Appraisal Institute Premieres Solar Photovoltaic Seminar

The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, premiered a four-hour classroom seminar on developing the value