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Benefits of Home Ownership

The Far-Reaching and Little-Known Benefits of Home Ownership

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Today, more than ever before, your home is a crucial part of your life. Your house is much more than the place you live in. In the COVID-19 era, today, your house has been transformed into your office, school for your children, and a safe haven that offers

USDA Home Loan

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Most people desire to have a home of their own, but only a few can truly afford it, but with a USDA Rural housing loan, your dreams of becoming a home owner can be achieved. This program is backed by the United States Department of Agriculture and is widely popular.
Financial Real Estate

Financial Real Estate – How to Add Value Before You Sell Your Home

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Ever hear that saying “when life gives you lemons…?”. Over the past few months, many of the world’s population has had to make some drastic changes to their lifestyle due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
NAR

NAR Partners with Morgan Stanley to Deliver Financial Wellness and Planning Resources to Realtors

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The National Association of Realtors®, together with global financial services firm Morgan Stanley, announced today that it is offering investment guidance and other financial wellness

Clearinghouse CDFI Receives Over $1 Million in Awards to Increase Lending in New Mexico’s...

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Clearinghouse Community Development Financial Institution (Clearinghouse CDFI) announced today that it received Financial Assistance Awards totaling over $1 million from the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund).
Refinancing and Remortgagin

Exploring the 2020 Craze of Refinancing and Remortgaging

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Across the United States, not only are financial institutions noting the fluctuating state of mortgages, but homeowners are also looking to take advantage of the situation.

Is Malloy Funding a Good Option for Home Improvement Financing During Covid?

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We all know there's no place like home. But Covid has pushed us to take that to extremes. We are now working from home. The kids are attending school from home. We are doing our shopping from home. We are even eating out from home. Some people are only getting out of the house to walk the dog, providing yet another reason why a dog is a person's best friend.

House Flipping 101 -What You Need To Know Before You Get Started

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House flipping can make you thousands of dollars in profits. It can also leave you with less than nothing if you aren’t careful. Flipping houses is for the professional (beginner and expert) with the right experience and knowledge.

How Credit Score Affects Your Home Loan

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Your credit score is crucial when you are applying for a home loan. Lenders, upon knowing what your credit score, can fairly estimate the quality of your credit, or the amount of risk that may be involved in extending you a loan.

Grassley Lauds Presidential Announcement of Additional Funding, Testing Requirements for Nursing Homes

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Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) issued the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s recently announced requirement for weekly testing of nursing home staffers and disbursement of an additional $5 billion in funding to these facilities.

Senators Moran, Tester & Tillis Introduce Bill to Expand VA Home Loans for National...

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U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Jon Tester (D-MT) introduced bicameral legislation to expand VA home loan benefits to National Guard & Reserve members by crediting service under federal Title 32 orders of the United States Code (U.S.C.) toward home loan eligibility requirements

Existing-Home Sales Rise in June as Home Prices Surpass July 2006 Peak

Existing-home sales increased in June to their highest pace in over eight years, while the cumulative effect of rising demand and limited supply helped push the national median sales price to an all-time high, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All major regions experienced sales gains in June and have now risen above year-over-year levels for six consecutive months.

Community Banks Help Customers Build Financial Stability

During ICBA Community Banking Month, the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) celebrates the nation’s more than 6,000 community banks, which build stronger communities by helping local customers gain financial stability through quality products and services and access to financial literacy information and tools.

Sen. Murkowski Applauds Passage of Targeted Bipartisan Energy Efficiency Legislation

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, today applauded Senate passage of energy efficiency legislation from Sen. Portman, R-Ohio, and Sen. Shaheen, D-N.H. The Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015 would promote increased energy efficiency for grid enabled water heaters and in buildings

Wells Fargo Real Estate Investment Corporation Declares Dividend on Series A Preferred Stock

Wells Fargo Real Estate Investment Corporation (NYSE: WFE Pr A) announced today that its board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend on its 6.375% cumulative perpetual preferred stock, Series A.

CBA Statement on Private Student Loan Performance

Washington, D.C. – February 18, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — CBA’s President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after the New York Fed issued...

Refinance Volume Remains Strong Through January

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 9, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today released its January 2013 Refinance Report, which shows that refinance volume remained high through the first month of this year. There were nearly 470,000 refinances in January, with roughly 97,600 completed through the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP). This brings total HARP refinances to more than 2.2 million since the program’s inception in April 2009.

IHG Announces $31M Liquidated Damages Receipt in Q1 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 21, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] today announces that it will receive $31m in significant liquidated damages in Q1 2013 from FelCor Lodging Trust (FelCor)

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® Announces Conference Week Speakers

Chicago, IL - January 17, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® has announced an impressive line-up of speakers for its upcoming Conference Week, February 24-28 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. More than 1,500 people are expected to attend Conference Week, which includes the network’s Annual Conference for brokers and relocation professionals, Performance SUMMIT and Luxury Portfolio SUMMIT for sales associates, Sales Manager SUMMIT, MarTech for marketing and technology professionals, and the RELO Direct® Corporate Forum for employee mobility professionals.

NeighborWorks Organizations Offer Free Tax Prep Services and Encourage Filers to Stay Informed and...

Washington, DC - January 17, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- NeighborWorks America urges consumers to seek advice from nonprofit organizations that provide free tax preparation services, as W-2 and other income forms arrive in taxpayers’ mailboxes and the start of the 2012 tax season begins. This guidance will empower consumers to avoid scammers or those offering ‘low-cost’ quick refund services which harm taxpayers in the long-term.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.