Learn more about current events and trends that may affect your industry in this week's round-up!
- Congress Rolls Back Parts of Dodd-Frank Act
While major portions remain in place, the new legislation exempts small and regional banks from stringent regulations under the 2010 act.
- Expensive Repairs a Top Concern for Homeowners
A new report found that home repairs and maintenance are a top source of stress for homeowners, with 75% saying repair costs are a major anxiety.
- Real Estate T.V. Shows Influence Consumers’ Perceptions
Popular HGTV shows inspire buyers’ renovation goals and influence real estate consumers’ sometimes unrealistic expectations of real estate transactions.
- 64% of Americans Believe Buying a Home is a Good investment
A recent survey found that 32% of Americans plan to buy a home within the next five years and 64% believe that home-ownership is a good investment.