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Welcome to the Team Tamika Hobby Dealing the Austin Area

iPro was founded on the idea of building a better living with champion real estate services. We focus on incorporating and mastering the latest technologies and perform all types of real estate transactions. Our team of professionals set a stronger standard of business and give superior results.Click here for information on becoming a salesperson.

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REALTORS: World-Class Support, Client Leads, Free Website & More

   iPro was founded on the idea of building a better living with champion real estate services. We focus on incorporating and mastering the latest technologies and perform all types of real estate transactions. Our team of professionals set a stronger standard of business and give superior results.SOME OF OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE Low Broker FeesOur low compensation plan along with not having to pay any fees until closings. Transaction

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The Biggest Hurdles Causing Closing Delays

Financing and appraisals are the culprits causing the most delays in home sales or terminated contracts, according to the latest REALTORS® Confidence Index survey.With little supply on the market, homes are continuing to sell quickly—typically within 21 days—and are garnering an average of nearly four competing offers, according to the report. Home prices have been rising by double-digit percentages over the past year, which could help expla

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Federal Judge Rules Eviction Ban Unconstitutional

A federal judge in Texas has ruled that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s eviction moratorium is unconstitutional, a decision that could set legal precedent and have a sweeping effect on housing providers across the country. Under the moratorium, which President Joe Biden has extended through March, housing providers cannot evict tenants who can prove financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.U.S. District Judge John C

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Welcome to the Team Carlton Bishop Dealing the Orlando Area

Referred by Rod GriffiniPro was founded on the idea of building a better living with champion real estate services. We focus on incorporating and mastering the latest technologies and perform all types of real estate transactions. Our team of professionals set a stronger standard of business and give superior results.Click here for information on becoming a salesperson.

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Mortgage Rates Rise but Stay Near Historic Lows

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage came off its recent all-time lows to average near 3% this week. The 10-year Treasury yield, which mortgage rates closely follow, hit its highest level in the past year, prompting the increase in rates.“As the economic recovery progresses, mortgage rates are expected to rise further in the upcoming months,” writes Nadia Evangelou, senior economist and director of forecasting at the National Association of REALTO

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Homeowners are Now Eligible for Up to 18 Months of Forbearance

Homeowners struggling financially during the COVID-19 pandemic have received another extension for their mortgage payments. The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced Thursday it is providing an additional three months of forbearance to borrowers with loans backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, bringing forbearance up to 18 months total.To qualify, borrowers must be enrolled in a COVID-19 forbearance plan as of Feb. 28.The FHFA also announced a

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Contract Signings Retreat, Not Enough Homes for Sale

Pending home sales dropped in January as inventory challenges continued to persist. Eager buyers are finding a lack of homes for sale. Contract signing fell 2.8% in January from December 2020, but is still 13% higher than a year ago, according to the National Association of REALTORS® reported Thursday.NAR’s Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking indicator of home sales based on contract signings, surged to a reading of 122.8 last month—

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New-Home Sales Jump 19% Annually

Sales of newly built, single-family homes in January moved 19% higher than a year ago, as home buyers sought more options under a lean number of existing homes for sale.Newly built single-family home sales increased 4.3% last month over December 2020, reaching a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 923,000, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and U.S. Census Bureau reported Wednesday.“Historically low mortgage rates and solid dem

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Many Homeowners Admit Not Knowing How to Maintain Home

Home maintenance affects value over the long run. Yet, homeowners admit they know very little when it comes to how to properly maintain a lot of the appliances and systems in their home.Sears Home Services recently surveyed more than 1,000 homeowners nationwide on home maintenance. The survey found that the microwave is the most neglected appliance in the home with only 33% of respondents performing routine maintenance on it. About one in four ho

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