Each and every week, there are things going on that impact housing news and the real estate market. Sometimes there are big changes to federal and state policies that impact the distressed property world. Other weeks, there is business news and distressed property news about government programs for distressed borrowers. Or, there are hot topics that impact real estate agents. As such, it’s great to have a weekly housing update.
Housing News for Week Ending February 28, 2014
Read below to learn about some of the interesting housing news and weird stuff that went on this week in the distressed property and real estate agent arena:
Seller’s Market No More? Well, the survey says… that it’s no longer a seller’s market and less homeowners will be fighting over who is going to get that awesome home at the corner. Read the latest market forecast.
Home Sales Plunged in January Read the latest U.S. homes sales statistics. Home sales did plunge, but was that possibly because you took November and December off to holiday in Tahiti?
Possible Fannie Mae Scandal If you are representing buyers that are looking at Fannie Mae REOs, then this article is a must read. You definitely want to understand the method behind the madness.
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In any case, there’s lots going on in the housing news arena. And, if you are actively working with ‘distressed’ borrowers and housing, it’s important to keep up with the news and all of the changes in the industry. Sometimes that’s hard, which is why we’ve provided you with a weekly recap of the distressed property news and housing news right here.