Top Real Estate Stories
Week Ending Feb 15, 2014

• Fannie Mae will help with 3.5% toward buyer closing costs in 27 states, temporarily
• A Los Angeles MLS will delay by 48 hours syndicating their listings to companies like Zillow and Trulia, and
• Indiana is getting rid of the real estate “Salesperson” license.

U.S. Real Estate Week – News Sources

Limited time only: Fannie Mae to help cover mortgage closing costs
Taxpayers near profit on Fannie/Freddie bailout
MBA: New single-family home sales surge in January
Los Angeles’ CLAW is first MLS in the country to delay listing syndication feeds
Wilmington, NC, Realtor association to stop syndicating listings through ListHub
Indiana to Do Away with ‘Salesperson’ Label
MBA: Credit loosens as lenders adjust to QM
How community banks will reign in 2014
Higher rates loom for some modified mortgages

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John Wake
Realtor, Associate Broker, M.S.