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Existing Home Sales to Finish Year at a Pace of 5.30 Million – the Highest Since 2006

Unless sizeable supply gains occur for new and existing homes, prices and rents will continue to exceed wages By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (December 1, 2015) – Lawrence Yun, chief economist for National Association of REALTORS®, buyers struggling to overcome a scant number of available homes for sale and prices that are rising too fast in some […]

OnlineEd Announces FREE 3-hour Course Explaining the New Oregon 2016 Residential Sale Agreement

Jeff SorgJeff Sorg is a co-founder of OnlineEd®, a Web-based vocational school founded in 1997 where he also serves as Corporate Secretary, Chief Operating Officer, and School Director. Sorg holds vocational instructor licenses in Oregon, Washington, California, and Nevada and has authored numerous pre-licensing and continuing education courses. Sorg was awarded the International Distance Education […]

The Top 4 Questions Asked About NMLS License Renewal Education

OnlineEd® to credit bank NMLS course completions on the same or next business day of your course completion By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (November 6, 2015) – At OnlineEd, the annual NMLS license renewal season is well underway! It’s a pretty easy task for a MLO to renew a license, but if you have any questions just let us […]

Condo Appreciation Outpaces Single-Family Homes

Limited inventory of  homes, popularity of urban life cause runaway condo appreciation By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (October 27, 2015) –   Condos are appreciating at a rate of 5.1 percent, compared to the 3.7 percent appreciation among single-family homes. Condos are appreciating faster than single-family homes where job markets are thriving or urban renewal is underway, […]

Top 5 Blog Posts for Week Ending October 17, 2015

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CFPB Finalizes Rule to Improve Information About Access to Credit in the Mortgage Market

Bureau Takes Steps to Simplify the Reporting Process for Financial Institutions By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog WASHIGTON, D.C. (October15, 2015) – Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) finalized a rule to improve information reported about the residential mortgage market. The rule will shed more light on consumers’ access to mortgage credit by updating the reporting requirements […]

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Sign up today! Offer expires 11:59pm October 31, 2015. Jeff SorgJeff Sorg is a co-founder of OnlineEd®, a Web-based vocational school founded in 1997 where he also serves as Corporate Secretary, Chief Operating Officer, and School Director. Sorg holds vocational instructor licenses in Oregon, Washington, California, and Nevada and has authored numerous pre-licensing and continuing […]

Radon Awareness From the American Lung Association

Have you tested your home for radon? By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog PORTLAND, Ore. (October 15, 2015) – Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States, and is responsible for over 21,000 deaths per year. According to the Oregon Health Authority, many regions of the state are at risk for radon exposure, […]

Study Shows Homeowners Overvalued their Homes for the Eighth-Straight Month in September

Appraiser opinions of home values in September were 2 percent lower than homeowner’s opinion By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog DETROIT (October 13, 2015) – Quicken Loans, the nation’s second largest retail mortgage lender, today reported appraiser opinions of home values in September were 2 percent lower than homeowner’s views, according the company’s national Home Price Perception Index (HPPI). […]

CFPB Considers Proposal to Ban Arbitration Clauses

“Companies are using the arbitration clause as a free pass to sidestep the courts and avoid accountability for wrongdoing” By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (October 9, 2015) – The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced it is considering proposing rules that would ban consumer financial companies from using “free pass” arbitration clauses to block consumers from […]