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Are home sales being held hostage in Maple Heights?

If you have experienced a delayed transaction due to the point of sale inspection process in Maple Heights, ACAR and its Legislative Committee want to know.

Recently, we have had several members share concerns about significant

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FHA Short Sales Update

Last month, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued Mortgagee Letter 2014-15 allowing dual agency agreements in FHA short sales. Dual agency includes transactions in which two agents are working for the

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First-Time Buyers Stuck as Entry-Level Homes Dry Up

For-sale inventories may be at nearly a two-year high, but first-time home buyers are still finding themselves shut out of the housing market, being outbid and still not finding enough choices in their price range,

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Local Legislative Update – August

Sale delays in Maple Heights, foreclosure bonds, agent liability issues, interviewing candidates, and more…

Since the last legislative update, the Government Affairs Department has been busy with outreach in several municipalities.

First, since sharing several concerns with

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2014 Expected to Have Strong Finish

Despite hitting a soft spot in the first quarter, home sales are expected to make a strong showing in the second half of 2014, NAR’s Chief Economist Lawrence Yun told brokers at the Broker Summit

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