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Quick Skim Your buyer found the perfect home. Your seller found the perfect buyer. Yet, as you near closing, all types of title, mortgage, appraisal, and home inspection problems can keep you from closing. Mortgage expert Tracey Rumsey has seen it happen all too often. In her new book, Saving the...
04/08/2008
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Daily Real Estate News  |  March 31, 2008OFHEO Director: Markets Shows ImprovementThere are "some good signs" that the severe downturn in U.S. housing markets might be approaching an end, says James Lockhart, director of the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight."It's going to take a whi...
04/06/2008
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 Daily Real Estate News  |  March 31, 2008HUD Chief Expected to ResignDespite denying allegations of cronyism and favoritism, observers say HUD Secretary Alphonso Jackson will resign on March 31. The allegations against the housing official take attention away from efforts to curtail losses from ...
04/06/2008
Daily Real Estate News  |  March 31, 2008Disney Proposes Luxury DevelopmentIf you'd like to live in a luxury house next door to Mickey Mouse, Florida's Disney World is about to make your dream come true.The proposed property will be built on the banks of Walt Disney World canals. The project coul...
04/06/2008
Daily Real Estate News  |  March 31, 2008Bush: More Help on Way for Home Owners The Bush administration released over the weekend a sweeping proposal to revise regulation of financial markets.The proposal, which will be outlined in detail April 1, will merge or eliminate some long-standing instit...
04/06/2008
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Buyer's Guide: GPS and mapping tools Getting There Just Got Easier Navigation systems can make your job easier in ways you never expected. BY MICHAEL ANTONIAKGPS OverviewTry it OutSlideshow: Product GuideIn real estate, much of your days are spent driving from listing to listing. The latest GPS n...
04/06/2008
For Brokers 2008 List Issue: Keep Your Team Upbeat Today's uncertain business environment is a pressure cooker for brokerage managers. How do you keep your associates productive and upbeat? How can you cut costs and generate more business? Tap ideas here from veteran brokers and management pros.W...
04/06/2008
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Daily Real Estate News  |  March 28, 2008Foreclosed Owners Paid to LeaveAbout half of foreclosed properties are trashed by homeowners on their way out, according to a recent survey of real estate professionals by Campbell Communications, a marketing and research firm.Banks rarely pursue charges a...
04/06/2008
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Daily Real Estate News  |  March 28, 2008Slow Sales Drive Some Builders to BrinkSmall and mid-size builders in regions of the country where housing sales are slow are facing bankruptcy in increasing numbers. Delinquencies on loans to build single-family houses reached 7.5 percent of the value of ...
04/06/2008
Daily Real Estate News  |  March 28, 2008Mortgages Tailored to Islamic Home BuyersA few years ago, an Islamic home buyer would have found it almost impossible to get a mortgage compliant with Islam's sharia law, which prevents the faithful from paying interest. Today, sharia-compliant loans are a...
04/06/2008
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