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A Broward task force will likely ask the state to boost inspections and change funding of reserves. But any new rules will face regulatory and political hurdles.
Thanks to new technology, Fannie Mae lenders can check prospective borrowers’ bank statements (with permission) to verify rent-payment history starting Sept. 18. Freddie Mac plans to follow suit soon. Advocates say rent history is a better gauge of reliability than FICO scores.
Florida Realtors’ data: Median prices for single-family existing homes rose 20.3% year-over-year to $355,000; up 20.5% to $253,000 for condos/townhomes. Chief Economist O’Connor says July data shows signs Fla.’s housing market is heading on a steady path toward normalcy.
Moving “brokers” may entice relocators with low-ball estimates and promise to “handle all the details,” then subcontract the actual move to dicey third-party vendors.
Prices rose 17.8%, and in a positive sign, the for-sale inventory rose 7.3%. Economist Yun says there’s a chance prices “will level off as inventory continues to improve.”
A “fresh start” pushes many singles to upend their life and seek a new one. Still, almost half of relocating love-losers pick a destination for its job opportunities.
United Wholesale Mortgage plans to accept cryptocurrency before the end of this year, saying it wants to be the first lender in the U.S. to do so.
The decision overturns an earlier ruling that backed waterfront property owners. The issue focused on dry-sand parts of the beach, “customary use” rules and a 2018 law.
A developer usually has the right to annex additional land to its community, with few limitations under governing docs – but check documents closely anyway.
In parts of Southwest Fla., vacant residential lots are commanding record-high prices. With a shortage of homes for sale, more buyers are choosing to purchase land so they can build what they want, resulting in some eye-popping listing and sales prices.
Realtor associations lost their appeal to halt the eviction ban extended to Oct. 3, which makes it likely that they’ll now ask the Supreme Court to consider their case.
Realtor.com: Outer suburbs saw the highest price growth in the past year, but “the jury is still out” if that continues once workers return to their offices.
The chair says the U.S. economy has been permanently changed by the pandemic, and the central bank must understand and adapt to those changes before making decisions.
Sharing knowledge about an area helps agents develop rapport and credibility with consumers. It’s a good idea to show landmarks, amenities and other community aspects.
Red flags could include a customer’s unrealistic expectations, time-consuming and excessive demands, disrespect or even lack of proper communication.
Many smaller landlords are losing sleep, doing their own repairs, and some are even selling property, which could further dent the U.S.’s supply of affordable housing.
It should be challenging for iBuyers in a seller’s market, but they’re paying more. It could be a business strategy: Accept lower profits to assure long-term success.
Without more homes listed for sale, mortgage money demand has evened out, leading to little week-to-week change. Last week, the 30-year FRM averaged 2.87%.
NAR’s Clear Cooperation policy placed limits on pocket listings, leading a members-only “top agents” network for non-MLS listings to file a lawsuit. The ruling questioned some aspects of Clear Cooperation, but the judge said antitrust does not give TAN a right to “hoard listings among themselves.”