• Arizona economy, millennials & housing

      On November 2, 2015, the Arizona Association of REALTORS® (AAR) and Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service (ARMLS) co-hosted Forward Forecast 2016, an event featuring economists Lawrence Yun, Chief Economics for the National Association of REALTORS®, Jonathan Smoke, Chief Economist for Move, Inc., and Elliot Eisenberg, CEO of Laughs & Graphs. The three economists did […]

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  • HUD releases new guidelines to FHA financing

    As of September 14th, 2015 – HUD is releasing some new guidelines that relate to FHA financing that could impact the lending and appraisal process.  While the majority of these changes will affect lenders and appraisers, there are a number of things that REALTORS® showing homes to FHA buyers will want to be aware of. […]

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  • What really happens on October 3, 2015?

    Starting on October 3, any loan application completed that day or thereafter, will be under the new CFPB rules.  These new rules create new documents and change the residential closing process. Even though the new rules are effective October 3, we will not know many of their effects on the closing process until November, because most […]

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