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Ocwen Agrees to Big Penalties to Resume Business in California
• For active-duty members of the military, the company failed to reduce mortgage rates to 6% in a timely manner, as federal law requires. • Ocwen collected mortgage insurance premiums from......

Mortgage Rates: Is It a 'Year Full of Surprises'?
Mortgage rates fell slightly for the second consecutive week, taking a path that many economists haven't expected. "For the last 46 years, the 30-year mortgage rate has been almost perfectly......

3 Serious Legal Issues Brokers Are Facing
fraud. During the 2017 REALTOR® Broker Summit in San Diego this week, NAR General Counsel Katie Johnson summarized how brokers are at risk and what they can do about it. ADA Website Accessibility......

Housing Crunch to Hold in Most Price Ranges
battle for a smaller pool of homes and bid prices upward." NAR and realtor.com®'s Affordability Score also accentuates the disjointed rate of accessible supply on the market across the country......

Survey: Despite TRID, Closing Hiccups Persist
were mortgage insurance (24 percent), bank fee/points (23 percent), taxes (22 percent), title insurance (21 percent), appraisal fees (20 percent), and fees paid by the buyer versus seller (20......

Home Renovations to Accommodate Family Animals
part of the family according to 99 percent of animal owners that NAR surveyed in its new report Remodeling Impact: Animal House . Nevertheless, finding a rental property or a home owners association......

Infographic: All the Presidents’ Home Prices
Realtors ® began its comprehensive reporting of home sales data in 1968. The country and the typical......

You've bought the house, but the seller controls the lights. Now what?
of Realtors) SAN FRANCISCO — Realtor Chad Curry recently talked to a home buyer who worried there was something wrong with the furnace in her new house. Every time she set the thermostat to 70º......

Austin-Area Home Sales Jump 7% in January
Continuing its six-year bull run, the Central Texas housing market kicked off 2017 with gains in both the number of home sales and the median sale price, the Austin Board of Realtors said Thursday......

'Underwater' Homes Bouyed by Rising Values
median sales price, but assuming there is no unforeseen shock (to the housing market) we anticipate most underwater homes in Volusia and Flagler counties eventually regaining the equity lost......

ALTA Declares Support for Remote Electronic Notarization
can guide the creation of statutes or regulations surrounding remote e-notarizations. "The title insurance and settlement industry seeks assurance that a remotely electronically notarized......

Valley Housing Market Off to Solid Start in 2017
The San Fernando Valley, Calif., housing market started the year in solid fashion during January with sales of homes and condominiums making double digit gains and prices hitting milestone marks......

Bankrate glossary: Certificate of deposit
loss of liquidity in your money. Insured: The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) insures deposits with CDs up to the value of $250,000. If the issuer falls on hard times, your original investment......

You can sell your home free of capital gains tax
price. Sale price - purchase price = capital gain RATE SEARCH: Compare mortgage rates today at Bankrate.com ! Some sellers are surprised by this break, especially if they've been in......