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We're Ready for a Banner Spring!

Springtime is traditionally a season when homebuyers emerge, like spring flowers. While we’re excited for what looks to be a promising spring selling season, we’ve been pretty pumped up about how homes have been moving already this year, during the first quarter at many of the communities we represent. 163 more words

CB New Homes

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Last Week in Review:
The Jobs Report for March was released, along with important housing news. … 36 more words

Mortgage Consultant

FHA says it won't need another bailout

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 “The Federal Housing Administration, the largest insurer of low down payment mortgages,  says it will not need taxpayers to bail it out again this year. 257 more words

Housing News

The New Term for Homeowner Association Is Common-Interest Development, and There Are 47,000 of Them in California

In California, the old term homeowner association (HOA) has been replaced by a new term: common-interest development (CID). The reason for this change in terminology is that some of the property that is owned in common is not residential. 401 more words

Industry News

February Housing Starts Flatten

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported yesterday that Housing Starts for February, 2014 were at a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 907,000, which is 0.2 percent below the comparative data for January (as revised), and which represents a 6.4 percent decline, year-over-year. 17 more words

GFE Property

Having Slow Broadband Could Knock 20% Off Your House Price

Broadband has become so important to people buying a home that properties without a fast connection are worth up to 20 per cent less than those that do. 413 more words


Just Say No… to FSBO!

These days, thanks to the Internet, everyone fancies herself or himself an expert after doing a quick Google search on a topic. And now more than ever, we’re becoming a “do-it-yourself” society – thanks once again to the Internet, where we can find instructions for just about anything. 140 more words

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