Mortgage rates rise for 4th consecutive week

The 30-year fixed rate has not been this high since May, says Freddie Mac BYVERONIKA BONDARENKO Mortgage rates have risen rapidly for the past four weeks, according to the latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey from Freddie Mac. The rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.65 percent for the week of September 20 — the highest since May. Last […]

9 tips for filing insurance claims after a catastrophe

The damage has been done — now it’s time to make the rebuilding process as painless as possible  (By BERNICE ROSS) Whether it’s a hurricane like Florence, a tropical storm like Lane or a flood, tornado, earthquake or fire, it can take years to resolve a major insurance claim and restore your property. In 1994, I […]

The .realestate pre-sale starts Sept.18 at 11 a.m.

Next week, REALTORS® will have the first chance to be able to take advantage of next-level digital marketing and branding with a new top-level domain from NAR and industry leader Second Generation, Ltd., .realestate. The .realestate domain is set to launch with an NAR member pre-sale on Tuesday, Sept. 18, and then to the public on […]