New: Owner-Occupants Get First Chance at REO; Credit Changes Shape Housing

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April 2, 2015



APRIL 2, 2015


FEATURED STORY


New: Owner-Occupants
Get First Chance at REO

Featured Story
 

A ruling from the Federal Housing Finance Agency gives new owner-occupants a leg-up on purchases of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac REO inventory. If no owner-occupant buys the property within 20 days, then investors can bid. Learn more about this and other real estate news on the latest “The Voice for Real Estate.” Watch now.



Credit Changes Shape Housing

Moody’s Mark Zandi and others discuss credit score changes and how buyers may be affected.


The Scoop on Syndication

MLSs and brokerages face data licensing options when the ListHub-Zillow contract ends.



Meet This Year’s 30 Under 30

The impressive achievements of the nation’s up-and-coming real estate pros may surprise you.






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INDUSTRY NEWS FROM REALTOR® MAGAZINE

Get the Timing Right for Your Open House

Mortgage Rates Even Lower Last Week

Millennial Buyers May Need Parents’ Help

Housing Affordability Hits 2 Extremes

Home Prices Surge Above Wage Growth





RESEARCH & STATISTICS


Video: Existing-Home Sales Up Slightly
Watch NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun discuss the modest gain in existing-home sales in February 2015.


See Existing-Home Sales at a Glance
Take a look at a quick summary of the key changes in the market from NAR’s latest existing-home sales data.


Infographic: February Confidence Index
REALTORS® report in the latest confidence index that market conditions are slowly improving. Look at details now.

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LEGAL


How Proposed Drone Rules Affect You
Watch this month’s Window to the Law video to see how the Federal Aviation Administration’s new proposed rules on drones for commercial purposes will affect your business.


Avoid 5 Common Ethics Code Complaints
Ethical dilemmas crop up daily. Here’s how to avoid running afoul of five of the most common REALTORS® Code of Ethics complaints.


Read Independent Contractor Analysis
Read a comprehensive analysis of the independent contractor worker classification topic and suggestions on potential legislative fixes to avoid having this issue become a problem in your state.


Audio: Sink or Swim in the Flood Plain
Hear tips from your peers to maximize value for buyers in flood plains and an update on critical changes to the National Flood Insurance Program in this audio recording from the 2014 REALTORS® Conference & Expo.





LEGISLATIVE & REGULATORY


FAA Expands UAV Waiver Provision
The Federal Aviation Administration has updated its waiver policy for commercial unmanned aerial systems operations, or drones. But find out why NAR is recommending members not use this technology to sell property.


See How Patent Trolls Harm Businesses
Watch a video featuring testimonials from American businesses that have been impacted by patent trolls. Rep. Bob Goodlatte showed the video — created by the United for Patent Reform Coalition, of which NAR is a member — at a congressional hearing last week.


House Committee Passes 3% Cap Bill
NAR-backed legislation to reduce discrimination against affiliate lenders in the calculation of fees and points under various mortgage rules passed the House Financial Services Committee. Read details.


D.C. Session: When Can You Use Drones?
When, where, and how can you use drones in your business? Hear about the rulemaking and waiver processes from a Federal Aviation Administration official, as well as how a REALTOR® is actively using a drone in his business, during a May 15 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings session in Washington, D.C.

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SEC Moves Forward on Crowdfunding

FHA Announces eAppraisal Delivery

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