Monthly Archive:: September 2013

The Cutest Real Estate Video You’ll See All Day, Year, In Life

Some kids are destined for stardom. They’re usually discovered by big-name record execs or talent agencies. But this time, the talent scout was Coldwell Banker Real Estate, and it seems the firm has found the next great rap duo...
September 30, 2013

Flood Subsidies Phasing Out Unless Congress Acts, FEMA Chief Says

UPDATE: Read NAR’s Oct. 10 letter to Craig Fugate outlining steps his agency could take to mitigate the sting of rising flood insurance premiums. Any chance of the federal government delaying the phase-out of flood insurance subsidies coming down...
September 19, 2013

QRM: Regulators Agree with NAR But Deal Not Done

Federal banking regulators have re-proposed the qualified residential mortgage (QRM) rule, which requires lenders to hold back 5 percent of the loan amount on securitized home mortgage loans unless they originate the loans based on “safe” guidelines, which are...
September 11, 2013

Brokerage Makes Big Play as New York Jets Sponsor

Whether the New York Jets go big or go home in the NFL’s 2013 season, every game they play is a touchdown for one real estate brokerage. New Jersey-based Weichert, REALTORS®, has been named the official real estate company...
September 9, 2013