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FREE ONLINE CE - 3 Hrs: The Ethical Misadventures of Andy & Angie

Instructor: Emily Owens, Esq. // Class Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

This course is designed to help you examine the ethical laws, rules, standards, and guidelines affecting Ohio real estate brokers and agents.

FREE ONLINE CE - 2 Hrs: Facebook for the Modern Real Estate Agent

Instructor: Sarah Mercer // Class Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Every day, more customers are using Facebook to search for information about businesses. As a Real Estate Professional, your Facebook page should show how you are working for your clients. Learn how Facebook can help you grow your business through creating your own posts, stories, and more!

FREE ONLINE CE - 1 Hr: Wire Fraud: Cyber Threats to the Real Estate Industry

Instructors: Bill Fergus, Esq. // Class Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Understand the threat of Cyber Fraud in the Real Estate industry. Learn the steps to protect yourself and your computer systems, and, under fiduciary duty to the consumer, learn how to better inform clients of the threat of wire fraud while moving through a real estate transaction.

What will your monthly mortgage payment be?

In the market for a new home? Or planning to refinance? Find out what your monthly payment will be.

Toll Brothers' record shows the housing boom has no end in sight

Concerns about rising interest rates leading to a slowdown in housing may prove to be for naught. Builder Toll Brothers just reported strong results and a healthy outlook.

London's property market is in a coma

London experienced years of booming property prices. But the market has now ground to a halt.

5 ways to afford your first home

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How these hurricane-ravaged states have avoided a housing disaster -- so far

An expected deluge of hurricane-related foreclosures has so far been avoided, thanks in part to new provisions by federal agencies and regulations imposed after the financial crisis.

Home prices are on an epic run

Real estate prices posted an annual gain of 6.3% in February, and have been rising continuously for the past 70 months.

Even rising mortgage rates won't stop homebuyers

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He made $400,000 flipping a house

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What to spend money on (and what to DIY) as a new homeowner

Angie Hicks, co-founder of Angie's List, talks about how to keep your costs in check as a new homeowner.

Is Manhattan's rental market finally cooling off?

Rent prices in Manhattan are slowing down and landlords are offering concessions as inventory on the island grows.

How to save $9,000 on your mortgage

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Why West Coast home prices are surging

The hottest markets are in the West, and it's creating an affordability issue.

Are you ready to buy a home?

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Home Depot's sluggish sales may be warning sign for housing

Home Deport reported sales growth that missed Wall Street's forecasts. The company specifically cited a 'slow start' to spring as a problem. Bad weather did hurt sales. But rising mortgage rates might be a bigger problem going forward.

Housing market remains strong, despite mortgage rate worries

Homebuilder Lennar reported sales and profits that topped forecasts and indicated there is still healthy demand for new homes despite rising mortgage rates.

Was my home a good investment?

Calculate the return on your home and how it compares to returns on stocks, bonds and overall home prices.

Should I get a fixed- or adjustable-rate mortgage?

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