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3 Negotiating Techniques To Manage Your Own Assertiveness

3 Negotiating Techniques To Manage Your Own Assertiveness


Negotiations call for a certain amount of assertiveness to make sure your clients get…

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The 4 Sobering Things You Should Know About the Changes to FICO

The 4 Sobering Things You Should Know About the Changes to FICO


Recent analysis by the CFPB has spurred changes to FICO, but how will those…

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The Longest Foreclosure Timelines in the U.S. – is Texas Among Them?

The Longest Foreclosure Timelines in the U.S. – is Texas Among Them?


Foreclosure timelines in some states can take more than three years; is our fine…

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The 3 Prevailing Reasons that People Move in America

The 3 Prevailing Reasons that People Move in America


Housing is still the biggest overall reason for moving in America, but what are…

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Houston Asking Price Growth Remains Strong in July

Houston Asking Price Growth Remains Strong in July


Asking prices grew all over the nation in July, and they remained strong in our metro…

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The Impact of Student Loans on Mortgage Applications

The Impact of Student Loans on Mortgage Applications


Millennials are waiting longer and longer to move into homeownership, but do student loans…

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The 4 Jobs that Builders Desperately Need Workers For

The 4 Jobs that Builders Desperately Need Workers For


We’ve been hearing for some time that there is a shortage of construction workers,…

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The Nation’s Mortgage Markets – in Two Easy Charts

The Nation’s Mortgage Markets – in Two Easy Charts


The residential mortgage marketplace is often made into a complicated beast, but we’ve got…

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Nearly a Quarter of Banks Report Easing Lending Standards

Nearly a Quarter of Banks Report Easing Lending Standards


Are lending standards starting to ease up? That seems to be the implication of…

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Construction Spending Maintains Solid 2014 Increases in June

Construction Spending Maintains Solid 2014 Increases in June


Though the month-to-month data was flat, construction spending remained in positive territory in 2014….

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