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Civil rights group sues to halt CDC eviction moratorium

Civil rights group sues to halt CDC eviction moratorium


The lawsuit also argues that the feds are commandeering state courts and officers to implement an unconstitutional federal law.

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NAR to White House: What about the landlords?

NAR to White House: What about the landlords?


National Association of Realtors President Vince Malta met with White House officials yesterday to press for emergency rental assistance to go directly to landlords whose tenants cannot pay their rent.

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Mortgage applications down slightly as some consumers wait for another rate drop

Mortgage applications down slightly as some consumers wait for another rate drop


A new report from the Mortgage Bankers Association shows a slight drop in mortgage application volume amid expectations of further mortgage rate reductions.

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New report highlights down payment programs to assist first-time buyers

New report highlights down payment programs to assist first-time buyers


More than 2,000 down payment and closing cost assistance programs are available to help eligible buyers, according to the latest 2020 Homeownership Program Index.

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CoreLogic: Foreclosures could double by 2022

CoreLogic: Foreclosures could double by 2022


Serious delinquencies are expected to rise — particularly among lower-income households, small business owners and for those working in sectors hard hit by the pandemic.

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Unemployment down in August, but long-term damage continues

Unemployment down in August, but long-term damage continues


The U.S. economy added 1.4 million new jobs in August, but one economist warns that permanent job losses are a bigger problem.

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Gender pay gap in commercial real estate grows to ‘staggering’ levels

Gender pay gap in commercial real estate grows to ‘staggering’ levels


This year’s release of the CREW Network’s benchmark study shows some backsliding in the industry, though there were a few bright spots as well.

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CDC imposes eviction moratorium through 2020

CDC imposes eviction moratorium through 2020


Real estate industry associations oppose the decision and are calling on Congress to provide rental assistance to housing providers.

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Builder confidence reaches record high in August

Builder confidence reaches record high in August


The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index is looking good, but could lumber prices stall the growth?

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NAHB to President Trump: Skyrocketing lumber prices threaten the economy

NAHB to President Trump: Skyrocketing lumber prices threaten the economy


With lumber prices through the roof, the NAHB is asking the federal government to step in and help.

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