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Amerisave On the Hook for Alleged Mortgage Scheme

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is ordering Amerisave Mortgage to pay $19.3 million, alleging the lender scammed thousands of customers with a bait-and-switch mortgage-lending...

Cranberry Company Gets a Taste for Real Estate

A.D. Makepeace Co., the world’s largest cranberry grower, has a bigger taste for real estate. The company, which farms about 2,100 acres of cranberries for Ocean Spray, has broken...

Lenders Blame QM Rule for Fewer Home Loans

New mortgage rules enacted this year are prompting banks to issue fewer home loans, according to a Federal Reserve Board report released this week. The survey asked large U.S. banks...

Top Amenities Buyers Will Make Sacrifices For

Home buyers are showing some willingness to pay more for certain amenities in a home, according to the latest PulteGroup Home Index Survey of more than 1,000 adults ages 25 to 65. Take...

Virginia Sets First-Time Buyers Up for Home Ownership

Virginia has approved a new law that will allow first-time home buyers to invest up to $50,000 in financial institutions that can be earmarked as a first-time homebuyer savings plan....

15 Healthiest Counties for Children

The Northeast has some of the healthiest areas for kids in the U.S., according to a new study that evaluates health data of children across the country. Stay Healthy Environmental...

Top 10 Cities for Working Women

The number of working women has been on the rise for the past five decades, so Nerdwallet recently crunched the numbers to find out the best cities for women in the workforce. The...

RU Grads Set New Standard for Industry

Now that the first class of graduates from REALTOR® University’s Master of Real Estate program have earned their degrees, the path has been paved for REALTORS® everywhere to...

REALTORS® See Growing Incomes for Third Year in a Row

With a rise in sales and home prices, REALTORS® are seeing a boost to their incomes. The median gross income of a REALTOR® rose 9.6 percent in 2013, averaging $47,700 in 2013...

Medical Marijuana Issues Hazy for Single-Family Homes

While the legalization of medical and recreational marijuana use is making it more difficult for landlords when it comes to what kinds of rules they can impose against pot smoking, it...