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Top 10 Reasons To Hire A Real Estate Agent

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The Complicated Relationship Of Credit Score And Real Estate

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Raising Appraisal Limits Could Hurt Consumers

More than 80 percent of bank appraisers think reducing the number of loans requiring an appraisal could increase risk to borrowers, according to a survey of its professionals released this week by the nation’s largest professional association of real estate

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Trying To Roll Out New Tech? Start With ‘Why’

Few brokers have bested the challenge of motivating agents to adopt technology—and with a revolving door of new tools, overcoming that challenge appears a fool’s errand. There are solutions that impart a positive effect on agent adoption outcomes, and they

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What To Look For During Your Final Walk-Through

So you’ve made an offer on a home, it was accepted, and you’re ready to back the moving truck into the driveway. Not so fast!  One of the last things you need to do before signing the closing paperwork is the

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Explaining Your Closing Costs

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Quarterly Foreclosure Activity Drops to Lowest Level In Eight Years

Foreclosure filings—default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions—were reported on 313,487 U.S. properties in the first quarter of 2015, down 7 percent from the previous quarter and down 8 percent from the first quarter of 2014 to the lowest quarterly

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Quicken Loans Sues Justice Department and HUD

Quicken Loans, the nation’s largest Federal Housing Administration (FHA) mortgage lender, filed suit Friday in Federal District Court against the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The company was left with no

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Are Drones The Next Big Thing?

Earlier this month, a new report about the FAA’s updated regulations on the use of drones in real estate marketing was published, and that brought about one of the most interesting debates among agents and brokers we’ve ever seen. To

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Underwater Homeowners Sink Deeper, Even as Home Values Rise

Owners of homes at the bottom of the market are trapped underwater on their mortgages even as the real estate market continues to recover. That’s because low-end homes—the most likely to be upside-down—are losing value. At the peak of the

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