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The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) has amped up its efforts to ensure REALTOR® association-owned MLSs implement RESO standards. NAR acted after an analysis determined there were many MLSs non-compliant with the standards. Adoption is a policy requirement. Approximately 90 MLSs were notified and given 60 days (from the date of [...]
Sun, Feb 11, 2018
Source: Real Estate News
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Vitals: Audu Real Estate Years in Business: 18Size: 1 office with a small team of agentsRegion Served: Greater Grand Rapids Metropoliswww.audurealestate.com With a background in the hard sciences such as biology and chemistry, Lola Audu came to the U.S. from Nigeria as a student before becoming a U.S. citizen in 1999. She [...]
Sat, Feb 10, 2018
Source: Real Estate News
The average 30-year, fixed mortgage rate is at its highest in more than a year: 4.32 percent, according to Freddie Mac's recently released Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®). Last week, it averaged 4.22 percent. “The U.S. weekly average 30-year fixed mortgage rate rocketed up 10 basis points to 4.32 percent this [...]
Sat, Feb 10, 2018
Source: Real Estate News
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Is the stock market crashing? The short answer: no—the Dow is just a little bumpy right now. Monday's Wall Street frenzy had people from all over the world fearing that a U.S. real estate bubble might be the culprit after the stock market suddenly took a nearly 1,600-point (4.6 percent) [...]
Thu, Feb 08, 2018
Source: Real Estate News
Confidence in housing is breaking new records, soaring in January in the Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index® (HPSI). The HPSI overall posted 89.5 in January, 3.7 percentage points higher than the month prior and 6.8 percentage points higher than the year prior. The ascent can be attributed to homeowners recognizing [...]
Thu, Feb 08, 2018
Source: Real Estate News