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  • Broad-based Recovery Underway by

    While the median national list price rose by only a modest amount in March, all indicators suggest that a broad-based housing recovery is beginning to take hold across the nation as a whole. List prices are appreciating at a year-over-year basis in more than 100 of the 146 markets tracked by and nearly all are within reach of achieving positive year-over-year price growth by the end of the year. A successful spring market could move the entire nation into the black.

  • 50 Easy Ways For Real Estate Investors To Find Motivated Sellers by

    Real Estate Investing can be very lucrative when dealing with "MOTIVATED SELLERS". Working with Motivated Sellers opens up more creative investing possibilities, increases the number real estate investment deals you do, keeps more money in your pockets in terms of upfront costs and profit potential and its just simply easier to work with sellers who are emotionally committed to off loading their real estate property by any means necessary.

  • Growing Labor Shortages Impeding Housing and Economic Recovery by

    (NAR) -- Growing labor shortages in all facets of the residential construction sector are impeding the housing and economic recovery, according to a new survey conducted by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).

  • Market Details in the Middle of the First Quarter 2013 by

    To begin the year, the early numbers reflect an earlier-than-expected boom of business for Realtors. In this business, no one moves or buys a home between Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day – right? Well, not exactly – and if these unseasonal numbers are reflective of a new normal, the work week for Realtors just got longer.

  • The Top Myths and Misconceptions in the Appraisal Process Dispelled for Clients by Robert Pegg

    As a mortgage broker, chances are you are intimately knowledgeable about the Appraisal Independence Requirement (AIR) as part of sound underwriting for financial institutions.

  • Mortgage Rates Start the New Year Near All-Time Record Lows by

    Freddie Mac(OTCBB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey(R) (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgage rates continuing to hover near their all-time record lows helping to keep homebuyer affordability high and aiding the ongoing housing recovery.


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