REALTORS(R) Urge Action on Patent Trolls

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REALTORS® Urge Action on Patent Trolls
REALTORS® made a forceful case yesterday to lawmakers in Congress to curb so-called patent trolls—companies that use the threat of patent litigation to extort licensing fees from unsuspecting end-users.

A Big Threat to the Spring Housing Market
Low inventories of homes for-sale threatens to dampen the spring selling season this year.

Mortgage Rates Continue to Move Up
Despite another uptick this week, fixed-rate mortgage continue to hover near May 2013 lows.

States Move to Limit Housing Defect Cases
Lawmakers in several states are moving to try to make construction-defect laws more stringent, which could make litigation more difficult for home owners who want to sue home builders over flaws.

New Homes Get Supersized
The median size of a completed new home last year reached a record high, but will the supersize trend stick around?

Fannie: Time for Housing to ‘Shift Up a Gear’
A strengthening employment sector and rising income growth should soon translate into higher home sales, predicts Fannie Mae economists.

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