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HomeServices Asks Supreme Court To Apply Arbitration To Sitzer Suit

Commission lawsuit defendant HomeServices of America is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its argument that the Eight Circuit wrongly rejected arbitration agreements with unnamed class members in the Sitzer/Burnett commission lawsuit. In late October 2023, a Missouri jury found HomeServices of America, as well as Keller Williams and

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Positive Signs Abound For 2024 Housing Market: ICE

Recent market trends — including an improvement in mortgage rates, housing affordability and potential refinance opportunities — suggest positive signs for the real estate market this year, according to February’s Mortgage Monitor report from Intercontinental Exchange (ICE). Mortgage rates held at 6.71% as of Jan. 24, down more than a

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No Fed Pivot In Sight As Powell Addresses Rate Cuts On 60 Minutes

There was rampant speculation after the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting last week about the timing and number of interest rate cuts this year. In a follow-up interview on 60 Minutes on Sunday, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell did not sound like someone who has pivoted. In fact, Powell

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