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When Does the Foreclosure Moratorium End?

Posted by Paige Panzarello // September 8, 2021

When Does the Foreclosure Moratorium End? After the Supreme Court struck the national eviction ban down last week and is no longer in effect, it leaves, according to CNBC, “…more than 11 million Americans still behind on their rent at risk of being forced out of their homes.” The NY Press News adds, “However, at […]


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U.S. Forbearance

Posted by Paige Panzarello // August 25, 2021

According to The Housing Wire, there are 1.7 million homeowners remaining in U.S. forbearance.  ATTOM, parent company to RealtyTrac (www.realtytrac.com), released its July 2021 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, which shows there were a total of 12,483 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings — default notices, scheduled auctions, or bank repossessions — down 4 percent from a month ago […]


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When to Hire a Real Estate Lawyer

Posted by Paige Panzarello // August 11, 2021

If everything is going well and you have an excellent agent, you may not require the services of a lawyer. However, there are situations when to hire a real estate lawyer is a good question. When to Hire a Real Estate Lawyer When Buying Without a Broker A “for sale by owner” transaction will save […]


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We Are Nearing the End of the Financial Protections

Posted by Paige Panzarello // July 28, 2021

We are nearing the end of the financial protections that kept many households afloat throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. These protections will end in the coming days and weeks, including enhanced unemployment benefits and moratoria on evictions and mortgage foreclosures. While government agencies have renewed many protections multiple times, it is unlikely that extensions will continue […]


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Housing Prices are Rocketing

Posted by Paige Panzarello // July 14, 2021

Forbes said last week, “Looking to buy a house, but think house prices are going crazy?  You’re not wrong. Housing prices are rocketing upwards across the country, showing their biggest annual gain since 2005.  As a result, existing homeowners add to their housing wealth, while younger, less affluent, and nonwhite buyers face little supply and rising costs.” “Housing […]


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Is This Our Future?

Posted by Paige Panzarello // June 30, 2021

Is this our future? Since Roman times the idea of buying votes with bread and circuses has been a staple of politicians. Vote for me, and I’ll make sure that you will receive farm subsidies and price supports. Vote for me, and I’ll make sure you’ll have free healthcare; I’ll pay off your student loans. […]


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Frustrated Home Buyers

Posted by Paige Panzarello // June 16, 2021

Frustrated home buyers are getting more frustrated with the rising prices and lack of options in the housing market. That’s according to Fannie Mae’s latest Home Purchase Sentiment Index reveals that just 35% of people believe now is a good time to buy a home, down from 47% just a month ago. Moreover, the percentage of people […]


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Zombie Foreclosures

Posted by Paige Panzarello // June 2, 2021

Research shows that so-called “zombie foreclosures” are emerging in much bigger numbers again as distressed homeowners abandon their properties in the belief that somebody soon will repossess them. Remember Jingle Mail? When someone who has a mortgage decides they can’t or won’t pay it and are willing to give up their home, they mail the keys […]


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Regulations to Help Renters and Homeowners

Posted by Paige Panzarello // May 5, 2021

So far, we are experiencing an uneven economic recovery with a  hidden impact of lost jobs and lower-income for some homeowners. There is a complicated web of rules and regulations to help renters and homeowners stay in their homes. The programs set up to prevent people from losing their homes won’t end any time soon. […]


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Fed Vows to Keep Benchmark Rate Low

Posted by Paige Panzarello // April 21, 2021

Rising Interest Rates

According to Realtor Magazine, “The Federal Reserve voted on Wednesday to keep its benchmark interest rate near zero and historic lows as the economy continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.” The Fed vows to keep benchmark rate low and further indicates that they won’t likely raise interest rates until 2023—at the earliest. But that […]


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