(Note: This page is continuously updated with relevant news throughout the year.)
Liens Against Your Home – In addition to the mortgage(s) lien(s), a property tax, income tax, and unpaid HOA dues lien that could be filed against the value of your home. Be careful what you sign and what liens can be against your property.
Does your local government authority do this? Issue free on-line Consumer Notification Service offered by the Registry of Deeds to protect county property owners against fraud.
Money & the Law: Realtor association agrees to changes – No more steering to higher commission sale or advertise buyer brokers work for “free”.
Could homebuyers save thousands without Oregon’s rebate ban? Lawsuit takes aim at state’s rule – Oregon bars real estate brokers from refunding any part of their commission to customers.REX filed a lawsuit against state officials this November to get rid of the ban, arguing that allowing rebates could save homebuyers in the state up to around $385 million a year.
2020 Consensus Forecast from NAR Real Estate Summit
Thinking of refinancing your mortgage? Do your homework before you jump in.
Rise in cash offers negatively impacts traditional buyers
Andrews: Solar power real estate too costly
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Mortgage and real estate news this week: refinancing trends and homeowner credit scores
More people want fences, despite rising costs
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Real estate trends to watch for in 2021
FHA extends mortgage forbearance deadline
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How Inventory, Contingencies And Financing Play Out In The Current Housing Market
Why you shouldn’t think of a home as an investment
Top 10 Things Your Real Estate Agent Should Be Doing To Sell Your Home
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Best Down Payment Assistance Programs for First Time Buyers – Don’t forget about NACA
How Much Homeowners Insurance Do I Need?
Higher FICO Scores Indicate Lenders are Being More Selective
Mortgage rates fall again but credit availability gets tighter
The FTC is investigating Opendoor over its advertising practices
A dozen mortgage, real estate pros charged in sprawling scam
Are referral fees doing damage to real estate consumers?
Could this real estate tax be Coming to America?
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Zillow to hire agents as employees for iBuyer transactions in 2021
Almost 400,000 Delinquent Homeowners Have Better Options
Zillow’s iBuying Program Cuts Back on Third Party Real Estate Agents
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September 2020: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties agent failed to give a Seller feedback on showing…