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White House may nominate FHFA critic to lead agency

White House may nominate FHFA critic to lead agency


The Wall Street Journal reported Dec. 10 that President Donald Trump was expected to…

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Real Estate in Brief: HQ2 listings, short-term rentals for brokers and more

Real Estate in Brief: HQ2 listings, short-term rentals for brokers and more


Real estate website MyHQHome.com plans to launch in January, taking advantage of the Amazon HQ2…

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Why millennials are buying more homes in suburbs than cities

Why millennials are buying more homes in suburbs than cities


Assumptions about how millennials will spend their money as they progress through adulthood continue…

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For-sale inventory records first annual increase since 2008

For-sale inventory records first annual increase since 2008


Housing inventory is steadily recharging around the U.S., giving potential buyers more options. RE/MAX’s…

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Real Estate in Brief: Flood Insurance Program extension, new down payment options and more

Real Estate in Brief: Flood Insurance Program extension, new down payment options and more


Last Thursday, the U.S. Senate granted the National Flood Insurance Program another six-month extension…

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Oct. pending home sales complicate short-term housing outlook

Oct. pending home sales complicate short-term housing outlook


The latest report on pending home sales recorded in October, released today by the…

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Real Estate in Brief: Home price cuts, green mortgages and more

Real Estate in Brief: Home price cuts, green mortgages and more


Nearly one third of homes for sale experienced a price drop of more than 1 percent this…

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Fannie, Freddie loan limits increase for third-straight year

Fannie, Freddie loan limits increase for third-straight year


The Federal Housing Finance Agency, which oversees the federally owned mortgage corporations Fannie Mae…

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Guaranteed Rate expands in Hawaii with local acquisitions

Guaranteed Rate expands in Hawaii with local acquisitions


Independent mortgage lender Guaranteed Rate announced Nov. 27 that it would expand its presence…

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Real Estate in Brief: New task force on housing affordability, brokerage expansions and more

Real Estate in Brief: New task force on housing affordability, brokerage expansions and more


One of the largest residential real estate brokerages in the U.S., Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices,…

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