COLUMBIA, S.C. - November 26, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its October 2015 statewide housing market reports. The reports show housing is normalizing in South Carolina and nationwide, with housing starts and building permits on the rise, inventory levels increasing in metro areas and homes selling quickly and close to list price
WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 4, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Are we worth it? There have always been buyers and sellers who want to go it alone. They are sure that they can save money by not paying a commission. In my experience the reality is somewhat diffe…
LOS ANGELES - November 25, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- An audience of nearly 300 real estate executives and practitioners, industry stakeholders, economists, and policymakers gathered this month in Los Angeles for the inaugural Real Estate Summit: Partnering for Change in California, which featured a keynote speech from U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro. Convened by the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.), Secretary Castro, along with other industry thought leaders, exchanged ideas and solutions about housing affordability, California’s infrastructure, consumer trends, and foreign investment challenges
LOS ANGELES - November 25, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today issued the following statement in response to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) announcement to keep the 2015 maximum conforming loan limits for mortgages acquired by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac at $417,000 on one-unit properties in most areas and a cap of $625,500 in high-cost areas. Loan limits were increased in Monterey, Napa, San Diego, and Ventura counties:
WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 24, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Two Northern California real estate investors have agreed to plead guilty for their role in conspiracies to rig bids and commit mail fraud at public real estate foreclosure auctions in Northern California, the Department of Justice announced
WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 24, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) penned the following op-ed in the Minneapolis Star Tribune this morning on our current housing investements.
Northbrook, IL - November 24, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Paul Martis from Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT recently finalized the lease of Suite 25 at 2605 W. 22nd Street in Oak Brook to CardConnect International, a merchant services company.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - November 20, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Illinois home sales inched higher in October and median home prices continued upward with a statewide year-over-year increase of 6.0 percent, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS
Hyattsville, MD - November 20, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Acting Secretary Clarence Snuggs, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker III and Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler today announced the launch of the Maryland Mortgage Program TriplePlay Initiative in Prince George’s County for potential homebuyers
Phoenix, AZ - November 20, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Tom Horne and Real Estate Commissioner Judy Lowe are today warning consumers to be cautious of businesses who say they can help you earn money by renting your home during the 2015 Super Bowl game
WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 20, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) and the American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators (AARMR) announced today that the Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities has received certificates of accreditation, certifying that the Department maintains the highest standards and practices in state banking supervision, as set forth by the CSBS Bank Accreditation Program, and mortgage supervision, as set forth by the AARMR/CSBS Mortgage Accreditation Program