Big Push on Capitol Hill for Real Estate Reforms
Several thousand NAR members are meeting with members of Congress this week to advocate for a stronger FHA, disaster insurance reforms, and other legislative priorities.
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Goal: RPR Access for All Members Before 2012
NAR CEO Dale Stinton provided an update on the Realtors Property Resource at the Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.
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Transparency Needed for Stable Financial System
Institutional secrecy, whether intended or not, made it difficult to get good data and understand risk prior to the financial system meltdown.
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How to Keep the Housing Recovery Going
Leading thinkers in real estate share their views of what it will take to get the market back on track: Higher loan limits, less negative media, and not too much government intervention.
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National Delinquency Rate Decreased 1.7%
Home owners who are currently upside down on their mortgages may be less inclined to join the ranks of defaulters, says a TransUnion executive.
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10 Cities with Lowest Rates of Home Equity
Despite generally rising home prices, home equity continues to fall in many areas where real estate values are weak and unemployment is high.
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Mortgage Volume Down After Tax Credit
Demand for purchase applications dropped 9.5 percent last week, even though rates fell to their lowest level since Mid-March, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.
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