Archive for November, 2013


Contracts for US Homes Fall for Fifth Month

Civil Rights Museum President Retiring National Civil Rights Museum President Beverly Robertson says she is retiring in July. Robertson said in a news release Tuesday she’s retiring because she has seen the Memphis museum through the major goals she had set during her 16-year tenure. She said those goals include an expansion that brought the […]

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Realtor group receives national award for program

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Town and Country Home Sellers See Real Estate Values Soar as Fall Inventory Tightens

Town and Country MO real estate market update Town and Country median home values skyrocketed $200,000 in the space of a mere month. Town and Country, MO (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 At a time when national home values are once again on the rise after dipping in the early second half of 2013, it stands […]

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Flood insurance hikes expected to affect home sales, realtors say

Island realtors expect the higher flood insurance premiums to disrupt the recovering Southwest Florida real estate market. The Sanibel and Captiva Chamber of Commerce hosted an informational panel on changes being made to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) on Nov. 13 at the Sundial Beach Resort and Spa. Panelists included Bob Rosier, president of […]

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Contracts to buy US homes falls for 5th month

by The Associated Press Published: November 25, 2013 Tags: existing home sales, home re-sales, home sales, National Association of Realtors, pending home sales 2:30 pm Mon, November 25, 2013 The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes fell in October for the fifth straight month. Higher mortgage rates, price increases and the 16-day […]

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Tight Credit Keeps Home Buyers Away

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CAR Applauds FHFA for Keeping Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Conforming …

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today issued the following statement in response to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) announcement to keep the 2014 maximum conforming loan limits for mortgages acquired by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac at $417,000 on one-unit properties in most areas and a cap of $625,500 in high-cost […]

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Chris Polychron Elected President-Elect of National Association of Realtors

 Permalink  Email Story  Print Story Chris Polychron Elected President-Elect of National Association of Realtors by Associated Press  on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013 7:28 am   Chris Polychron <!– by Associated Press Posted 11/27/2013 07:28 am Updated 21 hours ago Permalink Email Story Print Story –> HOT SPRINGS — A real estate agent from Hot Springs has been named […]

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RCA MIAMI Honored With Prestigious National Commercial Real Estate Award Recognized for Extraordinary Leadership in …

Michael Silver, 2013 RCA MIAMI President We are extremely proud to have been one of only six real estate associations out of 200 nationwide selected for the prestigious ACE Award. Miami, FL (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 The National Association of REALTORS® commercial real estate division honored the Realtors Commercial Alliance of the MIAMI Association of […]

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Investing in homebuilders: Pending home sales dropped in October

Pending home sales are a forward indicator of residential real estate sales The Pending Home Sales Index is put out by the National Association of Realtors (the NAR). It tracks the number of home sales under contract. This tends to lead the actual home sales data by a few months. Home sales data is an […]

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