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Civil rights group sues to halt CDC eviction moratorium

Civil rights group sues to halt CDC eviction moratorium


The lawsuit also argues that the feds are commandeering state courts and officers to implement an unconstitutional federal law.

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Coldwell Banker announces national partnership with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Coldwell Banker announces national partnership with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital


Highlighting the value of home, Coldwell Banker recently launched a new program to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and its programs.

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NAR to White House: What about the landlords?

NAR to White House: What about the landlords?


National Association of Realtors President Vince Malta met with White House officials yesterday to press for emergency rental assistance to go directly to landlords whose tenants cannot pay their rent.

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Mortgage applications down slightly as some consumers wait for another rate drop

Mortgage applications down slightly as some consumers wait for another rate drop


A new report from the Mortgage Bankers Association shows a slight drop in mortgage application volume amid expectations of further mortgage rate reductions.

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New report highlights down payment programs to assist first-time buyers

New report highlights down payment programs to assist first-time buyers


More than 2,000 down payment and closing cost assistance programs are available to help eligible buyers, according to the latest 2020 Homeownership Program Index.

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Unemployment down in August, but long-term damage continues

Unemployment down in August, but long-term damage continues


The U.S. economy added 1.4 million new jobs in August, but one economist warns that permanent job losses are a bigger problem.

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Gender pay gap in commercial real estate grows to ‘staggering’ levels

Gender pay gap in commercial real estate grows to ‘staggering’ levels


This year’s release of the CREW Network’s benchmark study shows some backsliding in the industry, though there were a few bright spots as well.

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CDC imposes eviction moratorium through 2020

CDC imposes eviction moratorium through 2020


Real estate industry associations oppose the decision and are calling on Congress to provide rental assistance to housing providers.

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Best. Month. Ever. July home sales beat out 2019 by nearly 9%

Best. Month. Ever. July home sales beat out 2019 by nearly 9%


Nationwide, the rebound is in full swing with sales experiencing their best month in the history of RE/MAX’s National Housing Report.

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Builder confidence reaches record high in August

Builder confidence reaches record high in August


The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index is looking good, but could lumber prices stall the growth?

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