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Learn how to avoid costly business decisions

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May 2015

Learn how to avoid costly business decisions

Do you want to learn how to avoid costly business decisions? One thing that has fascinated me most of my life has been the power of small distinctions… Why? Because believe it or not, some small distinctions hold within them the potential to change our lives… So here’s one simple little example I tripped across years ago that has had a lot to do with any…

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Real Estate News 11.26.2014

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Nov 2014

Real Estate News 11.26.2014

1. Pending Home Sales Slow in October but Remain Higher Than a Year Ago “WASHINGTON (November 26, 2014)—Pending home sales declined in October but remained at a healthy level of activity and are above year-over-year levels for the second straight month, according to the National Association of Realtors®.” 2. Commercial Real Estate Demand is Holding Steady Despite Overseas Concerns “WASHINGTON (November 24, 2014) – Despite…

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Real Estate News 11.18.2014

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Nov 2014

Real Estate News 11.18.2014

1. Audit Shows FHA Fund is Healthy, Time to Lower Mortgage Insurance Premiums, Say Realtors® “WASHINGTON (November 17, 2014) – The following is a statement by National Association of Realtors® President Chris Polychron…” 2. Barely 1 in 5 L.A. homes affordable to middle class, study finds “The bad news: Los Angeles County is the second-least affordable housing market in the country for a middle-class family.”…

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Real Estate News 11.10.2014

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Nov 2014

Real Estate News 11.10.2014

1. Realtors® Applaud President’s Call for Strict Net Neutrality Rule “NEW ORLEANS (November 10, 2014) – The following is a statement by National Association of Realtors® President Chris Polychron…” 2. FHA squeezing loans for condos despite surging demand “Call it the condo conundrum: Demand for condominium units is rising in many urban areas nationwide, according to new real estate industry estimates, yet mortgage financing is…

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Real Estate News 11.5.14

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Nov 2014

Real Estate News 11.5.14

1. Why voters hate the Obama economy “Americans are deeply dissatisfied with President Obama’s economy.” 2. Mortgage credit availability drops again “Mortgage credit availability dropped in October according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index, a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association.” 3. U.S. justices wrestle over homeowners’ bid to rescind mortgage “Nov 4 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared conflicted on how…

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Real Estate News 11.4.14

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Nov 2014

Real Estate News 11.4.14

1. Incoming MBA Chair Sets Sights On Attracting First-Time Buyers “Is it finally time to restore some balance to the mortgage market so more first-time homebuyers have access to credit? The leadership at the Mortgage Bankers Association thinks it is. And Bill Cosgrove intends to make the return of the first-time homebuyer his primary focus as the MBA’s incoming chairman.” 2. Why Republicans won’t enact…

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Real Estate News 11.3.14

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Nov 2014

Real Estate News 11.3.14

1. NAR Annual Survey Reveals Notable Decline in First-time Buyers “WASHINGTON (November 3, 2014) – Despite an improving job market and low interest rates, the share of first-time buyers fell to its lowest point in nearly three decades and is preventing a healthier housing market from reaching its full potential, according to an annual survey released today by the National Association of Realtors®. The survey…

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Oct 2014

1. Will this get millennials to buy homes? “One Wall Street firm has an idea that’s raising eyebrows: forgive some student debt for first-time homebuyers.” 2. Baby Boomers say they aren’t moving out of their homes “Instead of flocking to sunny beach havens or downsizing to a condo in the city during their retirement years, a majority of Baby Boomers say they’re just going to…

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Oct 2014

Real Estate News 10.30.14

1. US economy chugging along at 3.5% growth “Gross domestic product increased 3.5% between July and September, according to the U.S. Commerce Department. It exceeded analysts’ expectations and offered more proof of an economy gaining momentum.” 2. Rents are soaring — and so are evictions “In cities across the United States, millions of people will be kicked out of their homes this year.” 3. Fed…

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Oct 2014

Real Estate News 10.09.2014

1. 5 things to consider before tapping your home for cash “During the housing bust, many homeowners were cut off from a popular source of funds: their homes.” 2. Drop in jobless claims points to labor market strength “(Reuters) – The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week to nearly its lowest level since before the 2007-09 recession, a sign…

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