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CALGARY - The Calgary Real Estate Board is forecasting a slow recovery for the market this year, but improved sales compared with 2010. In its annual forecast released Tuesday, the board said Calgary's housing inventory levels are expected to stabilize, resulting in an eventual return to a more b...
Local realtors complain that new guidelines for real estate appraisals have further depressed metro Detroit's real estate market. Read more: http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.ssf/2011/01/realtors_say_new_appraisal_rul.html
Median prices holding steady, interest rates low, but true rebound elusive. Read more: http://www.theday.com/article/20110116/BIZ02/301169888/-1/BIZ
Well, we've got another year under our belts. For the most part, real estate - along with the economy as a whole - was less turbulent than 2009, when we came right to the edge of the abyss. Nonetheless, 2010 wasn't a joyride either. The good news about real estate for 2010 is that, in the end, th...
The long raging debate over whether or not the death tax will go away for good was ended Dec. 17 when President Barack Obama signed the sweeping new Tax Relief Act. For most Americans, the dreaded tax really did go away (at least for the next two years) since one would have to amass more than $5 ...
Is there a "best time" to sell your home? According to local real estate professionals and the National Association of Realtors, factors such as interest rates, employment, competitive pricing and even the school calendar year are factors to consider when selling a home in any season. Read More: ...
Dear Karen: Do I need a license to operate as a promissory note finder in California?... Read More: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-smallbiz-qa-20110117,0,710437.story
As a tsunami of mortgage foreclosures and bankruptcies continues to sweep over many individuals who never thought they would ever be in this situation, a California lawyer feels his clients' pain. Read more: http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/bankrupt_in_foreclosure_lawyer_offers_evicted_cli...
Newspaper publisher McClatchy Co. said Friday it has contributed company-owned land and real estate valued at about $49.6 million to its pension plan. Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-01-14/mcclatchy-gives-real-estate-to-its-pension-plan.html
Michael Pines, who was baseball legend Lenny Dykstra's attorney, admits to breaking into homes at least half a donzen times, leaving clients to squat while he defends their legal right to possession. Read more: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-foreclosure-lawyer-20110114,0,6219153.story