Wednesday , 21 October 2020

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Introducing NAR en Español for Spanish-Speaking Realtors

The National Association of Realtors Tuesday launched a Spanish version of its website, NAR en Español. The sub-site evolved from NAR’s Spanish-language Facebook page into the “comprehensive collection of resources” the associations now offers its Spanish-speaking members, NAR representatives say. “The vision that NAR’s Engagement team has shown throughout the development of NAR en Español … The post Introducing NAR …

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The Best and Worst Cities for Working Remotely

As work-from-home positions become mainstream, more workers are looking for cities that provide resources like job availability, adequate internet accessibility, home offices, and other tools necessary to thrive in our new remote reality. Since this past June, “42% of the U.S. labor force was working from home.” This a huge leap from the 8.2% of … The post The Best …

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Americans Behind on Housing Bills are Less Inclined to Vote

There is no denying that the pandemic has altered Americans’ lives and is likely to impact their voting behaviors in the 2020 presidential election. As the election draws nearer, many people are still deciding whether or not they will cast their ballots. Recent data released by Apartment List shows that difficulty paying housing costs–a common … The post Americans Behind …

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How Much Property Damage Did Hurricane Delta Inflict?

Mere weeks after Hurricane Laura delivered the most intense storm to hit the northwestern Gulf Coast since 1856, Hurricane Delta ravaged a similar path, making landfall near Creole, Louisiana Friday as a mid-Cat 2 storm. CoreLogic, a provider of property data and analysis that has been tracking disaster-related losses throughout 2020 (via its 2020 CoreLogic Storm Surge Report) on Wednesday … The post How Much …

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Americans Struggling with Housing Costs are Less Likely to Vote

There is no denying that the pandemic has altered Americans’ lives and is likely to impact their voting behaviors in the 2020 presidential election. As the election draws nearer, many people are still deciding whether or not they will cast their ballots. Recent data released by Apartment List shows that difficulty paying housing costs–a common … The post Americans Struggling …

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Estimating Property Damage Caused by Hurricane Delta

Mere weeks after Hurricane Laura delivered the most intense storm to hit the northwestern Gulf Coast since 1856, Hurricane Delta ravaged a similar path, making landfall near Creole, Louisiana Friday as a mid-Cat 2 storm. CoreLogic, a provider of property data and analysis that has been tracking disaster-related losses throughout 2020 (via its 2020 CoreLogic … The post Estimating Property …

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Late-Stage Delinquencies Now Twice Great Recession Peak; How Pandemic is Changing The Industry

Mortgage delinquencies continued to rise in July according to CoreLogic’s new loan performance report. The company found that 6.6 percent of all mortgages were at least 30 days past due (including those in foreclosure.) This represents a 2.8-percentage point increase in the overall delinquency rate compared to July 2019, when it was 3.8 percent. It was, however, a lower rate …

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Serious Delinquency is at Highest Rate Since 2014

The property information provider CoreLogic released its monthly Loan Performance Insights report for July 2020, which revealed that, on a national level, 6.6% of mortgages were in a stage of delinquency (30 days or more past due, which takes into account those in foreclosure). This represents a 2.8-percentage point increase in the overall delinquency rate … The post Serious Delinquency …

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