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Speedier Short Sales Coming

The short sale process is expected to get shorter starting June 15. New guidelines issued under the Federal Housing Finance Agency will require ... [more]

Mortgage Rates Hit New Low

US mortgage rates for 30 year loans fell to a record low for a sixth straight week, to 3.67 percent.  The average 15 year rate dropped to 2.97... [more]

New Listings Becoming Scarce

While the past six years have been marked by skittish house-hunters scared to get off the fence and buy, real estate agents now a dearth of sellers ... [more]

4% Annual Rise in Home Prices Seen

Average U.S. home prices will rise almost 4 percent a year for the next five years, according to a new forecast, and Florida is predicted to lead the... [more]

US Housing Marketing Reaches Turning Point

Home values will start to climb again and related consumer industries will grow in 2012 and beyond as the U.S. housing market finally turns the... [more]

Where Are All The Foreclosures?

Talk about the so-called “shadow inventory” of distressed properties, and predictions of "waves of foreclosures" cascading down has been prominent... [more]

Robo-signing settlement may boost short sales

The government's $25 billion settlement with the nation's five biggest mortgage servicers over so-called "robo-signing" practices could boost... [more]

Home Construction Halted In Anna Maria

The city of Anna Maria has issued a moratorium on all new home construction and some remodeling building permits. ... [more]

"Real Estate better than stocks" - Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett, the billionaire investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO, said on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” recently that he’d “buy up a couple hundred... [more]

Rental Boom Underway

By Josh Salman - Bradenton Herald.  Although the housing market is improving, the myriad of recession-battered borrowers pushed out of their... [more]

About the New 3.8% Tax on Real Estate

Shortly after the federal government enacted sweeping healthcare reform earlier this year, there was considerable concern over a last-minute addition... [more]

Lakewood Ranch Ranked Among Top 10 US Communities

A California-based consulting firm has ranked Lakewood Ranch as one of the top selling master planned communities in the U.S. ... [more]

Sarasota Sales Up 8.2% For 2011, Prices Stabilize

For the full year 2011, property sales of members of the Sarasota Association of Realtors® jumped by 8.2 percent to 8,224, achieving the highest... [more]

Using IRA's To Buy Real Estate

6 reasons to tap retirement funds now to buy rental property. ... [more]

When will REO sales finally reach the peak?

NEW YORK – Oct. 19, 2011 – Properties repossessed through foreclosure may not peak until 2013, HousingWire reports, quoting several analysts and... [more]
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