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Insights into Bifurcated Appraisals

Hear from industry experts in an Altisource-hosted webinar titled “Bifurcated Appraisals: Insights Into an Evolving Industry,” part of the DS News Webinar series. The post Insights into Bifurcated Appraisals appeared first on theMReport.com.

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President Donald Trump Criticizes The Fed

A report by Bloomberg states that President Donald Trump has accused the Federal Reserve of  behaving like a “stubborn child” as it decided to not lower interest rates.  “Now they stick, like a stubborn child, when we need rates cuts, and easing, to make up for what other countries are doing against us. Blew it!,” … The post President Donald …

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Housing Market Prime for Sellers?

The number of Americans that believe now is a good to sell jumped in Q2 2019 to 46%, according to information by the National Association of Realtors (NAR).  Optimism in selling increased from 37% in Q1 2019, and NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun said moderate increases in home prices is a contributing factor. “With home … The post Housing Market …

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How Investors are Preparing for Disaster

Damage to residential and commercial real estate caused by natural disasters exceeded $300 million in 2017, and in response, many real estate investors are making the switch to sustainable and resilient design and construction. The post How Investors are Preparing for Disaster appeared first on DSNews.

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Best Places for LGBTQ Community to Live Studied

Realtor.com studied the best places for the LGBTQ community to live, and while San Francisco, California, took the top spot, some newer metros are becoming havens for the LGBTQ community. “The LGBTQ community will identify a town or neighborhood, will turn it into a safe haven for themselves,” said David Siroty, spokesman for the National … The post Best Places …

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Minorities Struggle to Gain Homeownership

Information from the U.S. Census Bureau and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) found that homeownership rates for minorities fell to 64.2% in Q1 2019 from 64.8% in Q4 2018. The “all minority” homeownership rate, which includes African American, Hispanic and “other households” (Asian, Native American, etc.), came in at 47.1% in Q1 2019—a … The post Minorities Struggle …

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