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How Big a Gamble is a Condemned Home?

Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, October 11, 2017 It could be the deal of a lifetime or your client’s worst nightmare. But just because a house has been condemned doesn’t mean it can’t be a fit for buyers who … Continue reading

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HARP Extended Through 2018

Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, August 23, 2017 The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced that it is extending HARP, a popular government refinancing program, through Dec. 31, 2018. The Home Affordable Refinance Program was to expire on Sept. 30. … Continue reading

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Home Prices Jump 6.2% in 2nd Quarter; Eclipse 2016 High

WASHINGTON (August 16, 2017) — The headstrong supply and demand imbalances in much of the country slightly tempered the pace of sales and caused home prices to maintain their robust growth in the second quarter, according to the latest quarterly … Continue reading

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House Votes to Repeal Key Aspects of Dodd-Frank

Daily Real Estate News | Friday, June 09, 2017 The House voted on Thursday, mostly along partisan lines, to roll back many of the banking rules under the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010, which increased regulatory oversight of financial institutions. Some … Continue reading

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5 Surprising (and Useful!) Ways to Save for a Down Payment

One of the biggest misconceptions of homebuying? The 20% down payment. Here’s how to buy with a lot less down. Buying your first home conjures up all kinds of warm and fuzzy emotions: pride, joy, contentment. But before you get … Continue reading

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HARP Extended to 2017 as Bridge to New Refi Program

Daily Real Estate News | Monday, August 29, 2016 The Federal Housing Finance Agency is extending the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) until Sept. 30, 2017. The FHFA estimates that more than 300,000 home owners could still benefit by refinancing … Continue reading

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FAA Finalizes Rule for Commercial Drones

Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Using a drone to capture listing photos and videos or inspect properties is about to become significantly easier now that the federal government has finalized its long-awaited regulations over the commercial … Continue reading

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AG recovers record $46.7 million for the state Medicaid program

  April 28, 2016   AG recovers record $46.7 million for the state Medicaid program from pharma co. Wyeth’s underpayments Pharmaceutical company to pay $784.6 million to federal government, states   SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced the … Continue reading

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Fun Events in the Tri Cities

There are a couple of great events going on at the Pasco Trac this week. If you are looking for some great home décor or some neat crafting ideas head on over to the 14th Annual Spring Arts & Craft … Continue reading

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