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Homeowner & Appraiser Opinion Gap Narrows

Homeowners and appraisers are inching closer to seeing eye to eye in terms of home value opinions. Quicken Loans’ national Home Price Perception Index found that the average appraisal in November was 1.87 percent lower than the value the homeowner expected.

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FHA Releases 2016 Loan Limit Data

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) revealed its loan limits for 2016, according to an announcement Wednesday. The FHA said that loan limits will increase in 188 counties from the 2015 limits, but all other counties will remain at their current level.

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Are Housing Bubbles Invading the Market?


The topic of bubbles forming in the housing market is something that has been thrown around for quite some time. As home prices soar to new heights—with no sign of decline—housing bubbles appear to be popping up in many markets and may be here to stay.

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Pro Teck Announces Two New Information Security Hires

In an effort to enhance information security, Pro Teck Valuation Services announced Tuesday that the company has hired two new employees. According to a press release from Pro Teck, Luc Levensohn will fill the newly created position of Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), that is expected to better the company's information security programs.

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Buyers vs. Sellers: Who has the Advantage?

This year has been dubbed as one the best in terms of home prices and sales, especially during the spring and summer seasons. One competition that has been in the balance for all eternity is the contest between buyers and sellers. It's the age-old competition in the history of the housing market, but only one can ultimately have the power.

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