Real Estate Pros See Rentals as Lead Generators

Experienced real estate pros are turning to rentals to help expand their businesses and provide an added revenue-generating opportunity, finds a new study from RentSpree, a software provider for tenant screening, renter management, and more. In 2020, real estate agents with three years or more of experience were three times more likely to complete a…

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Lead-based Paint Violations Surge in Remodeling Boom

As home remodeling increases, the EPA is warning remodelers to take special precautions in older homes and watch out for lead-based paint violations. Lead-contaminated dust from chipped or peeling lead-based paint in homes built prior to 1978 is one of the most common causes of elevated blood levels of lead in children, according to the U.S.…

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Some Lenders Set to Resume Foreclosures in July

Pandemic-related moratoriums on foreclosures and evictions are set to expire June 30, and some lenders plan to start resuming foreclosures in July. About 2.1 million homeowners are still in mortgage forbearance, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. As of April, about 1.8 million households who aren’t in forbearance were 90 days delinquent on their loan,…

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