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Help Clients Determine What They Can Afford

Applications for mortgages continued their decline in the week ending Aug. 16, according to the most recent seasonally adjusted data from the Mortgage Bankers Association, dropping 4.6 percent from the previous week. The cause? Contract interest rates for conforming...
September 3, 2013

Remodelers Report Signs of Market Improvement

By Erica Christoffer, Contributing Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Some home owners are starting to take on improvement projects they previously pushed off due to financial constraints. For the third straight quarter, the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) reported slight...
December 10, 2009

Guiding Your Clients Through Home Modifications

By Erica Christoffer, Contributing Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Home modifications are an important step in getting buyers with disabilities into a new home. That’s why it’s important for real estate practitioners to be educated on the needs of their clients,...
October 10, 2009