Real Estate Information Archive
April is here, and the Nationwide Open House Weekend is right around the corner. And in the spirit of open house season, we’re sharing a story about real estate agent Eric Christiansen from
Look out 90210; a new ZIP code in Aspen, Colo., is making California-sized waves. Recently, Coldwell Banker Previews International®
, the Coldwell Banker brand’s luxury real estate marketing program,
In my travels as a consultant and speaker, I hear plenty of conversation about what’s happening in the real estate market and why. Of course it’s important for all us to have this understanding as well as an educated opinion
The world’s future leaders overwhelmingly believe that today’s businesses can grow only if they can innovate – and that today’s business leaders aren’t demonstrating they’re up to the task. ...
I hear a lot about the Federal Housing Administration, and much of it is simply wrong. “The FHA is the next subprime.” Untrue. “The FHA caused the housing crisis.” Also untrue. There is a lot of misinformation making the rounds, which helps neither brokers nor buyers. Here’s the low-down on what brokers or buyers’ agents need to know.
What is FHA?
The Federal Housing Administration, which was founded in 1934, is part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The FHA insures loans made by the private market; it does not itself lend money. Its purpose is to provide access to safe, affordable financing when the private market cannot or will not participate.
What are the benefits/drawbacks of an FHA loan?
Historically, these loans have featured low down payments, closing costs and credit score requirements.
CoreLogic®, a leading residential property information, analytics and services provider, has released its February CoreLogic HPI® report. Home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased 10.2 percent on a year-over-year basis
Vacation home sales improved in 2012, while investment purchases remained elevated for a second consecutive year, according to the National Association of REALTORS®.
NAR’s 2013 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey,
Clear Capital, a provider of data and solutions for real estate asset valuation and collateral risk assessment, recently released its Home Data Index(TM) (HDI) Market Report with data through March 2013.
HomeServices of America, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, announced recently that Lenexa, Kan. - based ERA Manning & Associates, Inc. is joining Prudential KC Realty.
According to the company, ERA Manning & Associates, Inc.,
Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC was recently named among the top 10 companies for ongoing excellence in learning and development in the 2013 LearningElite
by Chief Learning Officer magazine, the company has announced. Coldwell Banker®, which also received an Editor’s Choice Award for “Business Performance Results,” was the ...
HUNT Mortgage is introducing a new program for their mortgage customers that supports a whole new level of clientele – the four legged kind! The program encourages HUNT Mortgage customers to adopt a pet from a shelter or rescue group, and in return the philanthropic lender will offset their adoption ...
NAR PULSE—Celebrate Fair Housing Month and register for NAR’s At Home with Diversity online course through REALTOR® University School of Professional Development and Continuing Education between April 1-15
As the leading advocate for homeownership and housing issues, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) joins the nation in observing the 45th anniversary of the 1968 landmark Fair Housing Act, which prohibits discrimination
Headquartered in Denver, Colo., RE/MAX, LLC presented RE/MAX Crossroads, with the CMN Hospitals Award for the RE/MAX Central and Northeast Ohio Region. This prestigious award annually recognizes the RE/MAX office with the highest amount of contributions to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals®. ...
Better Homes and Gardens Mason-McDuffie Real Estate received top honors as the winner of the national Diversity award, given by parent company Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate at the annual convention in Las Vegas. Ellen Osmundson, Director of Diversity, was there to receive the award. ...