Archive for October, 2014


US sales of existing homes likely rose 1 percent in September, but market still struggling

WASHINGTON –  The National Association of Realtors reports on sales of existing homes in September. The report is scheduled to be released Tuesday at 10 a.m. Eastern. SLIGHT SALES BUMP: Economists believe that sales rose 1 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.1 million last month, according to a survey by data firm […]

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Pending Home Sales Posted First Yearly Gain In 11 Months

Qualified Mortgage rule could expand access to credit Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 Loan officers at The Federal Saving Bank were pleased to see that The National Association of Realtors latest September Pending Home Sales Index showed a slight rise during the month. The index, which is based on contract signings and provides a […]

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National Tenant Network Attends NAR Convention to Introduce New Management Services

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The National Association of Realtors will meet next week in New Orleans for this year’s Annual Convention, with more than 17,000 members and guests expected to attend. National Tenant Network’s Russell Smith, National Sales, Regina Kaupanger NTN Arizona, and Jaime Borodin, NTN New Jersey/NYC, will represent the […]

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NAR says US pending home sales rise modestly in September – The

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes ticked up only slightly in September, as it remained difficult to qualify for mortgage financing. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index rose 0.3 percent over the past month to 105. The index remains half a […]

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Baisden named Virginia Association of Realtors president

Deborah Baisden of Virginia Beach became president of the Virginia Association of Realtors earlier in October. Baisden, a licensed Realtor since 1989, is consistently a top producer in the Hampton Roads area, according to a news release. Baisden has also served on the board of the Hampton Roads Realtors Association and was board chairwoman in […]

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Earnings up 22% at Old National

The Evansville-based holding company for Old National Bank on Monday reported third-quarter earnings of $29.1 million, or 26 cents a share – a nearly 22 percent increase from the same period a year ago when earnings were $23.9 million. Old National Bancorp’s board of directors also declared a quarterly cash dividend of 11 cents a […]

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Piedmont CA Real Estate Agent Broker Anian Tunney Agrees with Real Estate Industry Optimism Shared in the October 2014 …

Piedmont, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 With continuing improvements to the economy, a majority of Realtors® and real estate firms are confident that profits will increase over the next year. This is according to the October 2014 National Association of Realtors® Profile of Real Estate Firms survey released in October. A press release(1) from the […]

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Pending home sales inch up 0.3 percent in September

Washington — The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes ticked up slightly in September, as it remained difficult to qualify for mortgage financing. The National Association of Realtors says its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index rose 0.3 percent over the past month to 105. The index remains half a percentage point below its 2013 average, although 1 percent […]

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North American Title Co. to Showcase Its Services at Upcoming Realtors Conference & Expo

North American Title showcases services at Realtors Conference Expo The National Association of Realtors’ annual Conference Expo is the premier event for any company wanting to showcase services aimed at Realtors and their clients. Miami, FL (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 When your national customer base is real estate professionals and you expect thousands of them […]

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Pending Home Sales Positive From A Year Ago

In the South sales increased 1.7% trending 1.7% above September 2013 Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Lenders like Peoples Home Equity were pleased to see pending home sales increase for the month of September. The monthly change also represent the first time pending home sales are positive on an annual basis since early 2013. […]

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