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Biden moves to reverse Trump housing policy
Biden moves to reverse Trump housing policy

The order directs the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to reexamine Trump Administration changes to Obama-era fair housing rules.

DACA members now eligible for FHA loans
DACA members now eligible for FHA loans

CBC Mortgage Agency, a nationally chartered finance agency, applauded the decision, noting in a press release that 85% of individuals in the DACA program are Hispanic and account for over a third of CBCMA borrowers.

RE/MAX: Home sales up 22%
RE/MAX: Home sales up 22%

It was the 5th best month of the year and outperformed most of 2019.

Can agents be terminated for any reason?
Can agents be terminated for any reason?

The question of ethics is an issue that agents face in both their personal and professional lives. As independent contractors, what rights do agents have in the state of Illinois?

Here are the 10 most powerful people in real estate in 2021
Here are the 10 most powerful people in real estate in 2021

The Swanepoel Power 200 ranks leaders from all sectors of the residential real estate industry based on three months of research and more than 400 hours of analysis.

Guaranteed Rate acquires Stearns Holdings, LLC
Guaranteed Rate acquires Stearns Holdings, LLC

Guaranteed Rate has acquired Stearns Holdings, LLC, building on its goal to become the country’s No. 1 mortgage lender

NAHB: Expect more home construction in 2021
NAHB: Expect more home construction in 2021

The gap between sales and construction reached a record high in 2020, which likely means a slowing down in sales and growth in construction in 2021, according to a year-end report by the National Association of Home Builders.

Housing starts surge in September as builders push to meet demand
Housing starts surge in September as builders push to meet demand

 National Association of Realtors Chief Economist Lawrence Yun called September’s rise in housing starts “welcome news.”

NAR summit predicts economic rebound, growth in housing prices in 2021
NAR summit predicts economic rebound, growth in housing prices in 2021

A panel of experts surveyed by the National Association of Realtors predicted that 2021 will bring a post-pandemic economic rebound, while housing prices are expected to climb.

Job growth pace gets ‘coronavirus correction’
Job growth pace gets ‘coronavirus correction’

With winter upon us and coronavirus cases exploding, the latest jobs report marks five straight months of declining job growth.

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