June Housing Stats
Housing statistics for June showed a slight increase in sales, according to the Maryland Association of REALTORS® (MAR).
Did you know Congress is considering eliminating your home interest deductions?
The NAREB Convention
The NAREB Convention is coming to Baltimore - July 25 - 31. You are invited to the VIP Reception, Friday, July 25th from 6:00 - 8:00PM at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel. Maryland real estate professionals will be able to network with lenders and sponsors. RSVP TODAY to Michelle Savoy, NAREB National Headquarters 301-552-9340 or firstname.lastname@example.org
May Housing Statistics
The trend of a recovering Maryland real estate market was reflected in May housing statistics, according the Maryland Association of REALTORS® (MAR).
REALTORS® Federal Credit Union Remote Deposit Promotion
Members of the REALTORS® Federal Credit Union, a division of Northwest Federal Credit Union, who download their mobile banking app and make a mobile deposit will be entered for the chance to win $1,000. Plus, as an additional bonus, the Credit Union will donate $1,000 to NAR’s REALTORS® Relief Foundation in the winning member’s name through July 31.
NAR’s article on “Coming Soon”
What does it mean to advertise a property as “coming soon”? The answer to that seemingly simple question varies among agents, brokers, MLSs, and state regulators nationwide. While the real estate industry has not agreed on a definition of “coming soon,” one thing is certain and consistent — a broker’s decision to market a seller’s property as “coming soon” must always be made based on the client’s informed determination of what best serves the client’s interests.
Important Update Regarding REALTOR.com
REALTOR.com responds to ongoing service issue with REALTOR.com & Move.com.
2014 Annual Conference Video
Join us for the 2014 MAR Annual Conference & Expo. September 8-10. Click the link below to view the video.
Home Buyer Flood Insurance Relief
FEMA recently announced the flood premiums and rate tables for 2015. Read FEMA's memo.
New FHA Lender Performance Metric
The Federal Housing Administration’s new supplemental lender performance metric will measure performance based on default rate within three credit score bands and compared to an FHA target rate, rather than to the lender’s peers.