Monthly Archives: July 2011

Are Couples Staying Together for the House? | New York Real Estate

Are Couples Staying Together for the House? by Tayeb Realty Group on July 21, 2011 A new study by the American Economic Review (AER) identifies a correlation between lower divorce rates and home price declines. According to Census data, the … Continue reading

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Fannie, Freddie May Lose Top Credit Rating | New York Real Estate

Fannie, Freddie May Lose Top Credit Rating by John Tayeb on July 20, 2011 Standard & Poor’s cautioned Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that they may lose their top credit ratings if lawmakers don’t soon raise the government’s borrowing limit … Continue reading

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Help on the Way for Underwater Home Owners? | New York Real Estate

Help on the Way for Underwater Home Owners? by Tayeb Realty Group on July 20, 2011 A bill introduced in the Senate aims to remove barriers for underwater home owners looking to refinance. “The Helping Responsible Homeowners Act” would order … Continue reading

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Atlanta Agents on Edge After 2 Violent Attacks | New York Real Estate

Atlanta Agents on Edge After 2 Violent Attacks by Tayeb Realty Group on July 19, 2011 Real estate professionals in Atlanta are being encouraged to review safety procedures following two recent attacks on real estate professionals and a series of … Continue reading

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Bill Calls for Extending Jumbo Loan Limits | New York Real Estate

Bill Calls for Extending Jumbo Loan Limits by John Tayeb on July 19, 2011 A bill introduced late last week calls for extending the current conforming loan limits on government-backed mortgages at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for another two … Continue reading

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FTC No Longer Enforcing Parts of MARS | New York Real Estate

FTC No Longer Enforcing Parts of MARS by Tayeb Realty Group on July 18, 2011 The Federal Trade Commission announced on Friday that it would no longer enforce against real estate professionals most of a new rule in the Mortgage … Continue reading

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Design: Charming Apartment with Surprising Design Elements | New York Real Estate

Design: Charming Apartment with Surprising Design Elements by John Tayeb on July 8, 2011 Have a look at this fascinating apartment in case you are curious how 64 square meters can be turned into a spacious, chic living space. The … Continue reading

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