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How HUD’s Counseling Services Can Help Homeowners and Home Buyers

Why HUD borrowers should take advantage of the organizations valuable, and free, counseling services.

Should You Buy Your First Home During a Pandemic?

If you were poised to buy your first home at the start of 2020, the spread of COVID-19 and the resulting shelter-in-place orders may have caused you to hit the pause button.

New video shows REALTORS how to overcome bias and promote fair housing

The National Association of REALTORS has put together a new training video to help members understand what implicit bias is and how to overcome it.

5 Common Ordinances to Look Out For When Starting a Vegetable Garden

Before you pick up your shovel and hoe, you’ll want to check with local ordinances to make sure your victory garden isn’t in violation of zoning laws.

What’s Next for the Home Market? 3 Positive Market Indicators for Homeowners

While no one can be certain how things will go as we reopen, there are 3 positive market indicators suggesting an optimistic future for homeowners.

Home sellers itching to put their houses on the market as country re-opens

Now that we’re getting back to a semblance of normalcy, homeowners are ready to put their houses on the market, post haste.

What Happens If You Can’t Afford Your Home Insurance Payment?

Even though paying your homeowner’s insurance may not always feel like a priority, canceling or defaulting on your property insurance can create trouble.

Make Way for Female Homebuyers — They Are Tackling the Housing Market

New reports reveal another fast-growing group of homebuyers: single women.

Tax Credits and Incentives Are Making Solar Power More Affordable for Homeowners

Homeowners that felt the switch to solar power too expensive are now able to make the move thanks to new energy policies.


Prop 19 in California: Housing relief, tax savings, school funding and more

A measure will be on the ballot in November in California that would expand the ability of owners to transfer property tax assessments to a new home.

University Heights mayor open to conversation about restrictive point of sale policy

The Akron Cleveland Association of REALTORS® has taken their message of point of sale (POS) reform to University Heights.

Why Millennials Love Des Moines

Millennials are flocking to Des Moines, and it’s no accident. This age group, born between 1981 and 1996 account for a whopping 15% of Des Moines’ population.

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