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  • The End of Federal Regulation of Condominium Sales?

    The Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act, which began life as an attempt to stop land sellers from selling swamp land in Florida and desert land in Arizona as home sites, morphed over time to become the principal tool for real estate speculators seeking to recover contract deposits following downturns in the real estate market.

    National 11 December 2014 19:24
  • Strong Q1 for Fannie Mae

    On Thursday, a day after Freddie Mac reported sizeable income in the first quarter, the considerably larger GSE Fannie Mae reported income of $8.1 billion for the first quarter of 2013, compared with income of $2.7 billion in the first quarter of 2012 and income of $7.6 billion in the fourth quarter of 2012.

    National 10 May 2013 13:29
  • Stable Gas Prices?

    After the disappointing jobs numbers on Friday, attention turned to the price of gas, which has bedeviled the U.S. economy since the beginning of the year (and during part of last year and in 2008).

    National 10 April 2012 13:35