Businesses plan for the future, but the pandemic presented a challenge: Will it be largely gone by summer? If so, a Harvard University study outlines likely changes, and researchers predict which pandemic changes will fade away – and which will probably stay.
Are REALTORS® Sold on "Selling Sunset?"
Going behind the scenes of the luxury real estate business, the reality show has been a hit during in the pandemic among largely homebound viewers.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will accept loans up to $548,250 next year – an increase from $510,400 in 2020. According to the seasonally adjusted FHFA Home Price Index, third-quarter housing prices rose 7.42% year-to-year, so loan limits will do the same.
NAR speakers said that NAR’s bilateral agreements give Realtors a gateway into global business and a symbol of trust. Under the agreements, member organizations agree to abide by NAR’s Code of Ethics, which gives each group a deeper level of confidence.
The Dept. of Justice-NAR agreement isn’t finalized, but NAR says it will institute changes, such as making info on buyers’ agents’ compensation publicly available in the MLS and creating a definitive rule that buyers’ agents can’t represent their services as free.