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12 cities where FHA loan denial rates are highest for minorities
approval data point to both progress and stubborn inequities in the American housing market," said Zillow Senior Economist Aaron Terrazas in a press release. "Black mortgage applicants are still......

Following the Path to Contemporary Senior Living
with Multi-Housing News about the demand, challenges and outlook of the senior housing market. What are the latest innovations in the senior housing sector (in connection to amenities, management......

Home Sales Overcome Inventory, Price Woes
Inventory shortages and pressing affordability issues didn’t suppress home sales activity in March. Total sales of existing homes, including single-family homes, townhomes, condos, and co-ops......

EU Rule Could Impact Your Business
need to do to be ready. The presenters will be Finley Maxson, NAR senior counsel, and Liz Sturrock, NAR vice president of information technology. They’ll be talking with Meg White, managing editor...

REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey: March 2018 Highlights
2018 survey was sent to 50,000 REALTORS® who were selected from NAR’s 1.3 million members through simple random sampling and to 7,605 respondents in the previous three surveys who provided their......

Existing Home Sales Grew Slightly in March; Supply Shortage Continues
After two straight months of declines, existing home sales climbed 1.1 percent in March but it was a familiar story as low inventory and high prices kept sales activity to a level lower than......

Former ICE agent pleads guilty to fraud in GSE, SunTrust short sale
Office of Professional Responsibility also assisted in the investigation. In general, distressed home sales — including real estate owned sales, third-party foreclosure auction sales and short......

Existing-home sales rise as properties draw quick bids
higher-priced homes as well as condominiums and co-op units, according to the NAR. Even with the advance in sales, concerns about low inventory remain prominent, with the limited number of new......

Spring home-selling season starts slow in Portland area
The Portland area's housing market fell into in a familiar pattern in March, with strong demand undercut by a slim supply of homes on the market. The resulting competition drove prices higher......

Foreclosure hangover: How the 2008 crisis created a new class of renter
single-family homes make up the fastest growing segment of the U.S. housing market, but they are vastly overlooked, unable to benefit from some protections enjoyed by tenants living in apartments......

Mortgage rates move upward for Monday
Multiple closely watched mortgage rates trended upward today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages both trended upward. The average rate on 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages......

How Demographic Shifts are Disrupting the Multifamily Market
one more way demographic shifts are having profound effects on the multifamily housing market. The demand for amenities—everything from luxury dog spas ......

How much should you have in savings at each age?
your taxable and retirement investments, or deep dives on CD yields or mortgage rates . At the most basic level, savings enable you and your family to enjoy the freedom associated with money......