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May 2022 Monthly Statistical Update

Fast rising mortgage rates chill real estate for all participants; Monthly Statistical Update (May 2022)

The May 2022 MSU covers leaping mortgage interest rates, the surge of new agents in 2021, and the rise of adjustable rate mortgages (ARMs). Click the Share button on the top right of the video player to post the Video MSU to your social media following. May 2022 Monthly Statistical Update PDF Looking for a printable version? Download the May […]

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Veteran Administration Might Be Looking Good About Now

There are many benefits to brokering VA loans. These are nice people and should be assisted in getting housing. The benefits of these loans are vast, but here are ten: No Down Payment Required for VA LoansFunding Fee Flexibility With a VA MortgageVA Mortgages Do Not Require Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI)Limits on Closing Costs and Other […]

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Coin stacks with letter dice - Fees

The National Association Needs More Money

Our trade group voted to raise the special assessment for the “That’s Who We R” campaign to $45 from its current price of $35 – since 2009. The fee started at $15 in 1999. The delegates also voted to keep the yearly dues at $150. The assessment passed with no discussion from the floor with […]

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California Population Falls, Again

An Update For Californians This headline is from a May 2nd article in the LA Times. The remainder of the headline reads: “But an inland boom could be turning things around.” Taking liberty with Horace Greeley’s, “Go West young man and grow up with the country”, I would say, “Go East young person and find […]

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The NAR Realtor Magazine

Get Your News Hot Off The Press The NAR Realtor magazine has been providing informative and timely articles for decades. The recent 2022 Spring Issue is no exception.   One article is 190 Tips, Facts and Ideas. It is excellent and there is material for everyone. On page 12 there is a section on 9 Steps to […]

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