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Fannie Mae makes getting a 3%-down mortgage easier

Fannie Mae makes getting a 3%-down mortgage easier


Fannie Mae introduced its HomeReady mortgage last year as an inexpensive lending option that…

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President Obama quietly signs important housing bill into law

President Obama quietly signs important housing bill into law


President Obama recently signed into law the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2016,…

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Brexit: one expert speculates on what’s in store for real estate

Brexit: one expert speculates on what’s in store for real estate


On June 23, 2016, citizens of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European…

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7 signs that housing still has a long way to go

7 signs that housing still has a long way to go


Americans are deeply pessimistic about economic mobility. By an overwhelming margin, they believe it…

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CFPB proposes important TRID updates

CFPB proposes important TRID updates


The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today proposed new updates to TRID intended to formalize…

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Can the new Haus app solve a “fundamental problem” in real estate?

Can the new Haus app solve a “fundamental problem” in real estate?


One of the minds that brought us Uber is trying to change the face of…

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This Week in Chicago Real Estate: New 140-unit project coming to Humbolt Park, development in the West Loop, and more

This Week in Chicago Real Estate: New 140-unit project coming to Humbolt Park, development in the West Loop, and more


Lots of interesting things happened this week in the world of real estate. Notable…

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Appraising solar: a new approach

Appraising solar: a new approach


By the end of 2016, the Department of Energy estimates 1 million homes will…

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7 Baby Boomer housing needs you should know

7 Baby Boomer housing needs you should know


At 75 million strong, the Baby Boomer generation comprises just over a quarter of…

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FinCEN expands luxury real estate money laundering investigation

FinCEN expands luxury real estate money laundering investigation


In January, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, a division of the Treasury Department, announced…

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