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Rents Increase as Vacancies Dry Up

The Wall Street Journal Despite the sluggish economy, average rents increased in all 82 markets tracked by Reis Inc., a real estate data firm. Average rents are now at record levels in 74 of those markets and now top $1,000 a month on average in 27 of them, including Miami, Seattle, San Diego, Chicago, and

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Homeowners Offered New Earthquake Policy Options

The California Earthquake Authority, hoping to increase the small percentage of people who have quake insurance, has introduced a line of policies called Choice that gives homeowners more coverage and premium options. Read the full story http://on.car.org/Nu1w GeekPhilosopher: Instant download of free stock photos, images, backgrounds, and desktop wallpapers. Pictures can be used  on personal or commercial web

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Two U.S. agencies try to get lenders to ease tough mortgage rules

The Federal Housing Finance Agency and the Federal Housing Administration say many lenders’ underwriting restrictions go beyond what the agencies themselves require. Read the full story http://on.car.org/Mnkda7

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Close to a bailout? FHA’s mortgage delinquencies soar

CNNMoney Increasingly, FHA-insured loans are falling into foreclosure or serious delinquency, moving in the opposite direction of loans guaranteed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac or those held by banks, which are all showing signs of improvement. Read the full story http://on.car.org/N3KEqm

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California Homeowner Bill of Rights signed into law

California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law yesterday the Homeowner Bill of Rights to help struggling Californians keep their homes. This law aims to avoid foreclosure where possible to help stabilize California’s housing market and prevent the other negative effects of foreclosures on families, communities, and the economy. The new law will generally prohibit lenders

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Go Green Home?

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Mortgage Fraud – Beware!

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Choose a Realtor? Time to Buy? Time to Sell?

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