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Fannie Mae Survey Says Market Improving

The real estate market is continuing to improve Evidence shows that foreclosures are continuing to decrease all across the nation. In January Fannie Mae did a survey to discover the National attitude regarding housing, the market and specifically buying and selling real estate. While December numbers showed a slight rise in foreclosures and short sales, […]

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Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac In the News

Latest Real Estate News Statistics are showing more buyer confidence. A January 2014 Housing Survey revealed: 52% of respondents thought it would be easy for them to get a home mortgage today 70% of respondents said they would buy if they were going to move In other news today …   New Report Critical Of […]

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Controversy Continues Over Rising Home Prices

Once again lending practices have eased up. The Federal Reserve in a recent survey of Senior loan officers showed: an average of 4.6 percent of lenders surveyed acknowledged easing lending standards for prime residential loans and 16 percent of lenders surveyed reported an increase in demand for loans to subprime borrowers The 2013 numbers on […]

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Finally Some Good News For Those Who Have Had A Foreclosure

Finally, someone in Washington is recognizing that the vast majority of homeowners hit with this housing foreclosure/short sale crisis were the victims in all of this. Yes they defaulted on their payments, but almost always there were extenuating circumstances.  More often than not they were sold a loan that the lender knew was the wrong […]

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Housing Trends June 2013

Trends for Non-Distressed and Distressed Properties Diverge as Investors Pull Back  Investors have significantly reduced their home purchase activity in recent months, prompting divergent trends among property types.  The non-distressed market continues to be strong, according to the latest Campbell/Inside Mortgage Finance HousingPulse Tracking Survey results. The average numbers of offers and sales-to-list price ratios […]

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Real Estate Decline – Wall Street Journal

Latest real estate comments by leading banking analyst. Comment on the Department of Commerce press release of the June housing market sales.

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Real Estate Investing

The term real estate investing in all probability makes you think of  a number of things like hard money, real estate portfolios and real estate retirement plans, and then you may expand to thinking of short sales, bulk reo investing or virtual real estate investing. You may also consider what roles these things play in […]

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