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NAR Restructures to Improve Member Service
nimbleness and decision-making.” The new structure consists of 10 reorganized areas across NAR’s two offices in Chicago and Washington, D.C.  The new NAR organizational changes are:  NAR’s......

Owners Get Real About Home Values
Capital Markets. “Homeowners, on the other hand, may only think about their housing market when they see For Sale signs hit front yards in the spring or when they think about accessing their......

The 7 Best Cities for Bargain Hunters
Where can a home buyer ’ s money stretch the furthest? The Rust Belt and Midwest may offer some of the best bargains. The realtor.com® research team scoured across 500 of the largest metros......

10 top housing markets where homes sell above asking price
paid more than the asking price in about 24% of U.S. home sales in 2017, netting sellers an average $7,000 more over their initial asking prices, according to Zillow. The share of homes sold......

Caliber first out of the gate with 2018 nonprime jumbo RMBS
COLT deals have also remained low, with 60 day-plus delinquencies, bankruptcies and foreclosures between 1.26%-2.44% for the outstanding 2016 COLT asset-backed deals. Additionally, Fitch applied......

November 2017 Housing Affordability Index
affordability is down from last month and down from a year ago. Mortgage rates increased to 4.19 percent this November, up 9.3 percent compared to 3.82 percent a year ago. Housing affordability......

Metro Milwaukee housing market posts best sales since 2005
Sales of existing homes rose slightly in December, helping the metro Milwaukee housing market to its best performance in 12 years. A report Monday by the Greater Milwaukee Association of Realtors......

Credit score changes would saddle banks with risk to help nonbanks
scoring policy: The economy has largely recovered from the financial crisis, the housing market has stabilized and a new administration has begun rolling back a number of financial regulations......

Buffalo Niagara sets home sales records for highest prices
The final results are in, and the Buffalo Niagara housing market set what appear to be records for highest prices and lowest inventory of homes for sale last year, as the robust activity continued......

Two 'zombie homes' demolished in Niagara Falls
law, the estimated $75,000 cost will be applied to the stalled foreclosures on the properties, whose mortgages are held by Ocwen Financial, according to Seth Piccirillo, Niagara Falls community......

3 months, 3 housing trends: Buyer prep, loan rates, taxes
take now to keep your spring or summer homebuying plans intact: Watch mortgage rates Mortgage rates were fairly steady during most of the fourth quarter of 2017, but housing economists expect......