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Jun 8, 2016 | via FindLaw
Before McClure, C.J., Rodriguez, and Hughes, JJ. Enrique Lopez, El Paso, TX, Attorney for Appellants. Comment?
Jun 6, 2016 | via RISMedia
The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals has announced that its director of research, Alejandro Becerra, has been appointed to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's first-ever Housing Counseling Federal Advisory Committee . HUD states that the committee, consisting of 12 individuals representing mortgage, real estate, consumer and housing sectors, will serve to "improve the efforts to provide consumers with the knowledge they need to make informed and lasting housing decisions." Comment?
May 31, 2016 | via El Paso Times
Group: Homeowners cheated by unlicensed company Texas RioGrande Legal Aid claims two brothers buy and sell houses fraudulently through "wraparound" mortgages. Check out this story on ElPasoTimes.com: El Paso Home Buyers, LLC, has never been a licensed residential mortgage loan company nor a residential mortgage loan servicer in Texas At least 200 families in El Paso might have fallen victims to a real estate scam by an unlicensed company that is buying and selling homes without clear liens, according to Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, which is representing at least seven affected families. Comment?
May 27, 2016 | via National Mortgage News
After a 1.6 percent increase in this year's first quarter, a key government house-price index for metro St. Louis is slightly higher than it was in early 2007, the peak of the housing bubble. The same gauge -- the seasonally adjusted purchase-only index from the Federal Housing Finance Agency -- also surpassed its pre-recession high for the nation as a whole. Comment?
Apr 26, 2016 | via Inman News
Have that conversation with your seller about why your marketing efforts are worth the investment. One plan does not fit all homes -- you have to tailor your efforts. Comment?
Friday Jul 22 | via Star-Telegram.com
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau turns five years old this week and the federal agency has become a strong tool for consumers to use if they run into troubles with a financial company. Taken legal action against a number of banks, mortgage companies, debt collectors, payday lenders, credit card companies and for-profit colleges for breaking consumer laws. Comment?
Thursday Jul 21 | via Inman Real Estate News
Mansion in the Woodlands is set for auction on July 30 to the highest bidder at or above the $5 million reserve price. Owner and listing agent, Theresa Roemer, chose Platinum Luxury Auctions and Beth Wolff Realtors of Houston as the brokerage of record. Comment?
Monday Jul 18 | via KPLC-TV Lake Charles
In the United States, more than 800,000 couples per year divorce. Unfortunately, divorce not only brings a great deal of emotional baggage and heartache it also can be very expensive financially. Comment?
Friday Jul 15 | via CultureMap
Texas homebuyers aren't just scooping up single-family homes: The 2016 Texas Condominium Mid-Year Sales Report shows that condo sales - and prices - are going up, up, up. All of the state's major metros - Austin, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio - saw an increase in condo sales from January through May 2016. Comment?
Friday Jul 15 | via KFBB
Castro is being considered by Hillary Clinton as a vice presidential pick. . FILE - In this June 17, 2016, file photo, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro addresses the Texas Democratic convention in San Antonio. Comment?
6 min ago | via Weyburn This Week
A government official says communities affected by an oil spill in the North Saskatchewan River can expect precautionary drinking water measures to be in place for weeks or even months. Two cities downstream from the Husky Energy pipeline leak near Maidstone, Sask., have had to stop drawing water from the river -- North Battleford, which shut down its intake on Friday, and Prince Albert further downstream. Comment?
32 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
There is a 30-year mortgage rate average series on FRED , published by Freddie Mac , which has noted a downtrend in the average 30-year mortgage rate. 3.45% is the lowest we've seen since a brief period in late 2013 where the average was about a dozen basis points lower. Comment?
37 min ago | via Inman Real Estate News
The luxury housing market in Los Angeles saw a 5 percent increase in home sales to 432 in the second quarter of 2016. The average sold price for a home during the second quarter of 2016 was led by Bel Air-Holmby Hills, which was $9,752,638. Comment?
37 min ago | via Inman Real Estate News
There's a Chrome Extension to simplify almost anything you do online -- they can do things like track your emails or help you save money when buying things online. There is an ocean of opportunities to improve your personal business and surprise customers with over-the-top service through technology. Comment?
57 min ago | via Stuff.co.nz
Former Bayleys real estate agent Paul Berryman had his contract terminated within about six weeks of telling managers he had terminal cancer. A real estate agent whose contract was terminated after telling his bosses he had cancer says he regrets telling them the truth. Comment?
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