Archive for March, 2014


Pending home sales drop for eighth straight month

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes fell for the eighth straight month in February, a sign that real estate sales will likely slow over the next few months. The National Association of Realtors said this week that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index dropped 0.8 percent to 93.9. […]

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Market can be challenging for first-time buyers

A Realtor can help you overcome challenges by providing valuable counsel, discussing listings, negotiating on your behalf and helping you stay focused on the issues that are most important.(Photo: Getty Images / moodboard RF) Story Highlights First-time buyers at lowest level since October 2008 Tight credit restrictions are preventing some qualified first-time buyers from becoming […]

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Realtors’ playbook to help homeless students, families

Realtors’ playbook to help homeless students, families The Frederick County Association of Realtors are in the process of creating a resource guide to help them find affordable housing for homeless students and their families. The FCAR Affordable Housing Committee will coordinate the program. Committee members from left are Steve Jarvis, FCRA CEO; Jeri Benner, committee […]

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REALTORS Federal Credit Union Helps REALTORS Manage Business and Grow

Whether running a sole proprietorship, small business, partnership or corporation, members of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) are managing and growing their businesses with the help of the REALTORS® Federal Credit Union, a Division of Northwest Federal Credit Union. As a not-for-profit cooperative financial institution, owned and operated by its members, the Credit Union […]

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Flood insurance more costly for many

Posted: Sunday, March 30, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 12:09 am, Sun Mar 30, 2014. Flood insurance more costly for many By KIM COOPER/Special to The Press The Coeur d’ Alene Press | 0 comments We learned this past week that the flood insurance subsidies that the National Association of Realtors fought so hard for was […]

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Flood insurance more costly for many

Posted: Sunday, March 30, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 12:09 am, Sun Mar 30, 2014. Flood insurance more costly for many By KIM COOPER/Special to The Press The Coeur d’ Alene Press | 0 comments We learned this past week that the flood insurance subsidies that the National Association of Realtors fought so hard for was […]

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Local Realtors reaffirm pledge to uphold fair housing laws

As outspoken supporters for fair housing issues and homeownership, the Ventura County Coastal Association of Realtors will join the nation as it honors Fair Housing Month in April. For more than 100 years Realtors have promoted and protected the dream of property ownership for millions of Americans and strongly support the Fair Housing Act that […]

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NAR: Pending Home Sales Index Falls 0.8% to 93.9 in February

Pending home sales dropped 0.8% to an index reading of 93.9 in February, after a revised 0.2% slip to 94.7 in January, according to a report released Thursday by the National Association of Realtors.

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Contracts to buy U.S. homes fell in February

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Contracts to Buy Homes Fell in Feb.

Harrah’s Tunica Casino Will Close in June Harrah’s Tunica casino will close June 2, according to an announcement Wednesday, March 26, by Caesars Entertainment, the parent company of Harrah’s The casino at 13615 Old Highway 61 North in Tunica includes a hotel. “The difficult decision to close the property follows persistent declines in business and […]

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