CA Tightens Up Rent Control

Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law this week a measure that would cap rents throughout the state, a move that the real estate industry has warned could have dire long-term consequences. The law limits annual rent increases that landlords can enact on tenants in...

New Appraisal Exemption Rule Took Effect 10/9

Certain home sales of $400,000 and below will no longer require an appraisal, under a new rule that takes effect today. Homes that qualify for the appraisal exemption can receive an evaluation instead. This is the first time in 25 years that federal regulators have...