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The Rocky Mountain High that Colorado’s pricey Aspen-area housing market experienced in 2015—with sales breaking the $2 billion barrier—was followed by a significant drop-off

The Rocky Mountain High that Colorado’s pricey Aspen-area housing market experienced in 2015—with sales breaking the $2 billion barrier—was followed by a significant drop-off.

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BigBidder.com is a first-of-its-kind platform for the online auction of mortgage notes. BigBidder allows qualified investors and small investment groups to buy individual mortgage notes secured by real property from around the country, finally giving all types of investors access to this burgeoning market.

As part of the Obama Administration's effort to create jobs and ease pressures on the housing market, the U.S. Department of the Treasury today announced more than $330 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) funding to spur the development of affordable housing units in Kansas, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, and Puerto Rico.

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The Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has voted to levy a special assessment on insured institutions as part of the agency's efforts to rebuild the Deposit Insurance Fund (DIF) and help maintain public confidence in the banking system.

Recent hints of optimism in the housing industry appear to have spread to the multifamily sector, according to the latest results of Multifamily Rental Market Index (MRMI) and the Multifamily Condo Market Index (MCMI), released by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).
 

In its ongoing effort to provide affordable mortgages to families who have experienced a steep decline in home value, Fremont Bank, a full-service community bank in Northern California, is one of the first banks in the nation to fund new mortgages through President Obama's “Making Home Affordable" refinance program.

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) has released its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending May 22, 2009. The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, was 786.0, a decrease of 14.2 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from 915.9 one week earlier.

We’ve all heard plenty about dealing with tough times. I’d like to share with you some of the tips I’ve learned when dealing with tough real estate agents. Many loan officers (LOs) have not learned the skills necessary to effectively deal with agents, but if you want to develop a purchase-based referral business, it’s critical that you learn these skills and learn them well.

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