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WASHINGTON - May 29, 2009 - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released more details today about its program to help first-time homebuyers use a tax credit as part of a downpayment.HUD announced the program on May 12 at the National Association of Realtors® Housing Summit....
The majority of homebuyers are now repeat buyers, says NAR; first-timers' share declined to 40% in April. Read more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – May 27, 2009 – Gov. Charlie Crist signed the budget bill (SB 2600) today that lays out how the state will spend its $65.6 billion in the fiscal year that starts July 1. Included is $30.1 million for the Florida Homebuyer Opportunity Program, which will help with downpayment as...
Median prices in South Florida have tumbled to $100,000, and buyers now evaluate the building as much as the unit. Read more.
Average rates on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages dropped to 4.82% this week, staying below 5 percent for the tenth week in a row. Read the full story.
SAN FRANCISCO - May 21, 2009 - Consumers appear to be more willing to buy foreclosures, with 55 percent of U.S. adults indicating that they are at least somewhat likely to consider a foreclosed home in the future, compared to the 47 percent of U.S. adults who indicated the same in November 2008, ...
WASHINGTON - May 20, 2009 - Help is on the way for many homeowners facing foreclosure, thanks to new details under the Making Home Affordable Program announced by the U.S. Treasury and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).The Making Home Affordable Program is designed to hel...
The U.S. Treasury Department last week unveiled a plan designed to streamline and encourage short sales, a move RE/MAX leaders have been advocating for some time. Under provisions of the newly created "Foreclosure Alternatives Program," the process will soon include standardized documentation, ca...
BofA calls Treasury Dept.'s added incentives and guidance on multiple liens "a boon." Read the full story.
WASHINGTON - May 18, 2009 - Short sales and bank-owned properties represent one of the best opportunities to grow a real estate business today.Yet they can expose practitioners to legal liability if they're not careful, legal experts said Wednesday at the 2009 Realtors® Midyear Legislative Meetin...