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With the 2020 election cycle in its sites and while in the midst of a global pandemic, NAREB fully realizes and understands the importance of maintaining collaboration and conversation with every level of Government at this critical point in time by hosting the NAREB 2020 Spring Policy Web Conference on May 20 – May 22, 2020.
Advocates Condemn Rent-a-Bank Rule that Encourages Predatory High-Cost Loans; Call on Congress to Pass...
Consumer advocates slammed the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) for its final rule issued today that encourages online non-bank lenders to launder their loans through banks so they can offer high-cost triple-digit loans in states where such loans are illegal.
Justice, solar and community advocates joined Senator Troy Singleton in introducing the NJ Clean Energy Equity Act, S. 2484, to help low-income New Jersey families benefit from solar, storage and energy efficiency. The bill is the first step in implementing the New Jersey Equitable and Resilient Solar + Storage Policy Roadmap
The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) yesterday sued eight companies that operate 16 assisted living facilities in the Salt Lake City, Albuquerque, and Santa Fe metro areas. The lawsuit alleges the companies discriminated against prospective elderly residents who have been deaf since
In recent years, short-term rental companies have taken over heavily touristed cities like San Francisco, Tokyo, and Vienna—as well as here in Toronto. But with the outbreak of COVID-19, the popularity of home-sharing platforms like Airbnb
Most real estate projects consume a lot of time, money, and energy. And that is if you have the experience to embark on the journey all by yourself. However, if you are new to this, it would be unreasonable to approach any real estate project without the necessary knowledge
Real estate has, for a long time, been a safe way of investing. However, recessions and unforeseen disasters like the COVID-19 pandemic always test that statement.
Property valuation is an essential concept of real estate investing. If you are an investor, knowing the value of any property helps you make a sound decision on how much to charge on rent and how much should go into property taxes.
Brisbane has been in the eyes of many savvy investors as the next big city to dominate the property market in Australia. It's a beautiful city with an accelerating growth rate and has one of the most popular tourist attractions in the whole country.
Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today outlined policies to preserve and expand affordable housing that he will push to include in the next COVID-19 relief bill.
Did you know that residential structures use almost 22% of the electricity produced in the U.S. each year? If you own a home, you know how expensive it is to maintain and repair your home. Also, for many homeowners, one of their biggest monthly expenses are their energy costs.
Are you trying to sell your house but want it to have more value than when you bought it? Here are home repairs to make in order to increase its value.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson announced nearly $77 million in a fourth wave of CARES Act funding, supporting up to 8,300
The real estate housing market is hot in most parts of the country. Demand is up, prices are down, In some hot areas, homes...
Choosing somewhere to live is an exciting time. The opportunities are endless and you can choose from a variety of different cities and neighborhoods. Whether you are looking at Victory Park apartments, Dallas, TX or homes on the west side of Phoenix
This week, as nursing homes and long-term care facilities across the country continue to be ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic, the House Democratic Caucus Task Force on Aging and Families (TFAF) leadership took steps to promote maximum safety for nursing home residents
Are you trying to learn more about the typical cost of kitchen appliances? If yes, you should check out our guide here on the average prices. The cost of a major kitchen remodel of a small kitchen is, on average, $25,800, while a large kitchen
Are you considering pest control inspections for the first time? Then read on to discover what to expect from the initial visit here. Having pest control inspections done is beneficial for several reasons.
The ease you'll experience selling your house will depend on what needs to be updated. Here are repairs to make before selling your house to improve value. Houses are sold by the hundreds of thousands every year.
It's the best of times and it's the worst of times. For established real estate agents the market has never been better. Its been more than a decade since the housing crisis and for long-time agents with established connections in the market, it seems like business finds them.