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VICI Properties CEO Sees U.S. Leisure Market “Roaring Back” by the Summer

VICI Properties CEO Sees U.S. Leisure Market “Roaring Back” by the Summer Sarah Borchers… Feb. 26 2021 Teaser Ed Pitoniak…

Some Buyers Bring an Interior Designer Along in House Shopping

Home shoppers are interested in more upfront guidance about the renovation potential of properties. Original Source

Retirees Seeking Homes Need Help Navigating Areas With Short-Term Rental Bans

Remind clients to check with planning departments and homeowners associations about local regulations. Original Source

‘Spillover Markets’ Catch a Wave With Buyers

Consumers seeking lower housing prices are looking farther from central metro areas. View realtor.com®’s list of the hottest housing markets….

Homeowners Are Now Eligible for Up to 18 Months of Forbearance

The FHFA announces another extension for pandemic mortgage relief for loans backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Original Source

Mortgage Rates Rise But Stay Near Historic Lows

While the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage inched closer to 3% this week, NAR forecasts that an expected slow increase in rates…

USPAP Extended for One Year

The 2020-2021 Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) will now be effective until December 31, 2022. Original Source

NAR: It’s Time to Pass the Equality Act

The association applauds the House for advancing a bill to the Senate that would extend fair housing and other protections…

Contract Signings Retreat, Not Enough Homes for Sale

Home sales could be higher, but eager buyers are finding a lack of supply. Read more from NAR’s latest housing…

Many Homeowners Admit Not Knowing How to Maintain Their Home

Home maintenance affects value over the long run. But a new survey shows that homeowners lack knowledge in how to…