Financial security during your working years, and in retirement, is a top priority for every member of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). However, since most members work as independent contractors, or brokerage owners/managers, they don’t have access to employer retirement savings plans, making it especially challenging to plan for long-term financial security.
Many REALTORS®, including those who are enjoying success in their careers, do not achieve basic financial planning goals. NAR research shows that:
The average 30-year, fixed mortgage rate charged to 4.04 percent this week, up from 3.99 percent the week prior, according to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®). The 15-year, fixed rate averaged 3.49 percent, up from 3.44 percent the week prior, while the five-year, Treasury-indexed hybrid adjustable rate averaged 3.46 percent, the same as the week prior.
David Caveness, president and CEO of Carpenter REALTORS®, received RISMedia’s National Homeownership Award this past November during the 22nd Annual Power Broker Reception & Dinner, held in conjunction
Home remodeling spending is expected to stay strong in 2018, up 7.5 percent from last year, according to the latest Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) released by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.
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International Construction Lawyer Trevor Cosgrove Joins Greenberg Traurig In London - PR Web (press release)
International Construction Lawyer Trevor Cosgrove Joins Greenberg Traurig In London
PR Web (press release)
Since January 2017, the firm has advanced one of its core strategies through the London office's real estate sector growth with the addition of several highly regarded practitioners, earning the firm an additional boost to its already high profile ...
Las Vegas shooting gunman's motive remains a mystery
The 64-year-old retired accountant and multimillionaire real estate investor had earned hotel upgrades as a high-stakes video poker gambler at several Las Vegas casino resorts. Danley was in the Philippines at the time of the shooting. Lombardo and ...
Trump decries 'permissive' US abortion laws at rally
The event came a day before the first anniversary of Trump's inauguration, a milestone to be marked by the second Women's March in cities across the United States, including Washington. Organizers hope to recreate last year's huge anti-Trump protests ...
2017 Q4 mortgage fraud risk rises slightly
The national mortgage application fraud risk index rose from 135 in the third quarter of 2017 to 138 in the fourth quarter, according to researchers at CoreLogic. In the fourth quarter of 2016, the index reading was 122. CoreLogic's mortgage fraud risk ...