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Demand Rose In January For New Home Purchases: MBA

Mortgage applications for new homes surged in January as a lack of existing homes continued to fuel the demand for new construction. Mortgage applications for new home purchases rose 19.1% in January on a year-over-year basis, the 12th consecutive month with an annual increase. Applications were up 38% from the

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Nevada Real Estate Firms Hit With Second Commission Lawsuit

A second home seller in Nevada has filed a lawsuit alleging that real estate industry players in the state have colluded to artificially inflate real estate agent commissions. The copycat commission lawsuit was filed on Friday in U.S. District Court in Las Vegas by Nevada home seller Angela Boykin.  The

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NAR Runs Out Of Liability Insurance Coverage: Sources

Three sources, who have asked to remain anonymous, have confirmed to HousingWire that the National Association of Realtors (NAR) has run out of liability insurance funds. The news about NAR’s insurance predicament began circulating late Wednesday, with industry analyst Rob Hahn highlighting the news in the Thursday edition of his

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