Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Judge deals major blow to investors in GSE lawsuit

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Judge deals major blow to investors in GSE lawsuit

Fed mortgage stability monitoring nothing more than a myth?

This chart proves mortgage credit availability isn’t improving

Isn't get worse, either

Zillow: Top 10 markets to buy and sell your home now

California takes over one list
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Against: Real estate agents should not carry guns

A society with more guns isn’t moving forward, it’s moving backward
Ben Lane
Count me among those who think that the answer to gun violence is not introducing more guns into the equation. That argument has never made any sense to me. It’s like saying we can defeat heart disease by eating more cheeseburgers.
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For: Real estate agents should take up arms

Safety and security is a worn gun
Trey Garrison
In addition to all the safety precautions recommended by NAR – yes, in my opinion, real estate agents should arm themselves where legally possible.
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This man pretends to be a Realtor and no one can stop him

Canadian fines don’t seem to slow down Derek Johnson
Jacob Gaffney
The Real Estate Council in Alberta, Canada, seems to have a real problem on its hands with real estate agent Derek Johnson, who doesn’t seem licensed to conduct business as an agent and broker. But that’s not stopping Johnson.
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Re/Max Holdings 2Q earnings beat expectations

Grows pool of real estate agents
Brena Swanson
Re/Max Holdings recorded better-than-expected second-quarter revenue as it continued to grow its pool of real estate agents. The real estate company reported a profit of $4.4 million, or $0.36 a share.
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5 signs you’re ready to get a mortgage

Want versus need
Brena Swanson
Interest rates remain at historic lows and the housing market continues to steadily recover, creating a strong environment for buying a home. However, this doesn't mean the timing is right for everyone.
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Should real estate agents disclose murder?

Modern day haunted houses...
Brena Swanson
A majority of states don’t consider psychological stigmas to be material defects to a home; which means you can purchase a home that hosted a murder, suicide or another gruesome event without even knowing it.
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On the heels of Truluvia, Trulia begins a conscious coupling with ActiveRain

Real estate blogging platform will now have Trulia in its URL
Ben Lane
Starting now all ActiveRain blogs will be branded with Trulia’s URL. ActiveRain.com has become ActiveRain.Trulia.com.
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Zillow: Real estate agents still deserve 6%

CEO says agents are a "very integral part of the transaction"
Ben Lane
"Agents take 6% because they provide a lot of value in the transaction, much like investment bankers provide a lot of value with IPO's," Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff said.
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Losing your homebuyers to the web? There’s an app for that

RE/MAX launches agent-branded app
Ben Lane
Now, RE/MAX agents will no longer have to fear a homebuyer's web-searching prowess.
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Agents, brokers make lemonade from frozen concentrate

Industry makes the most of networking amid winter traffic slowdown
Brena Swanson
It is not all bad news for the housing market due to the unusually cold winter. In fact, originators and real estate agents are looking to gain from the situation, preparing themselves for the upcoming spring homebuying season.
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