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Best Year for New Construction in a Decade?

20 hours 8 min ago

The increase in new housing would be a much needed relief to the overall housing market, according to NAR chief economist Lawrence Yun...

22 Offers But No Guarantee on Appraisal

20 hours 8 min ago

A seller received nearly two dozen bids on a Dallas property, but she declined the highest offer for an important reason.

Top 10 ZIP Codes for Rental Returns

20 hours 8 min ago

New data shows more Americans today are renting homes than at any other time in the past 50 years, and investors are looking to cash in. 

Windermere Names First COO

20 hours 8 min ago

Brooks Burton, the former COO of HER, REALTORS®, will become the company’s first chief operating officer.

How to Win Over More Instagram Followers

20 hours 8 min ago

Increase your followers and leverage more for your business using these tips from Forbes.com. 

NAR Research Vet Named Realtor.com® Chief Economist

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 00:00

Danielle Hale, former managing director of housing research at NAR, sees opportunity at realtor.com® to connect consumers and real estate...

Home Sales Dip as Buyers Get ‘Tripped Up’

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 00:00

Real estate prices reach a new high as inventory narrows even more, leaving buyers with fewer affordable options, according to NAR’s latest...

Where It’s Toughest for Builders to Add Homes

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 00:00

One of the most in-demand neighborhoods in the country hasn’t gained a single housing unit in the last 15 years, a new analysis finds.

Buyers Accept ‘Extreme Commutes’ for Affordability

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 00:00

Some consumers drive a minimum of two hours each way between home and work in exchange for more space, land, and tranquility in the outer ’...

Consumers Vote for Housing as Top Investment

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 00:00

“If you have a long time horizon, you will win in real estate,” says one Atlanta investor. Find out how consumers are putting away...

8 Cities for Outdoor Enthusiasts

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 00:00

Where can you enjoy life in the great outdoors to the fullest? Realtor.com® lists the most affordable areas that offer amenities for those who...

Survey: Most Renters in 50 Years

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 00:00

Not since 1965 have this many Americans chosen to rent, according to data from the Pew Research Center.

Shrine to Female Agents Alarms Local Pros

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 00:00

In Abilene, Texas, a shed on private property was found to contain a collage of more than two dozen practitioners—but police say it doesn...

Who Really Owns Single-Family Investment Properties?

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 00:00

About 23 percent of residential homes built for one to four families are now owned by investors, according to a recent study. But they may not be...

NAR Backs New Items in Flood Insurance Bill

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 00:00

Lawmakers propose legislation that would help protect homeowners from significant insurance rate increases when a flood map changes.

‘Mannequin House’ Goes Viral With Odd Photos

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 00:00

See why an unusual property in Richmond, Texas, has garnered 1.2 million page views in just two days.

After Brief Hike, Mortgage Rates Fall Below 4%

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 00:00

Following two weeks of rate increases, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage settled back below a 4 percent average this week.

Foreclosures Now ‘Unicorns’ of Housing Market

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 00:00

However, some states and metros are still seeing a higher share of distressed properties.

Watch a Home Unfold in 8 Minutes

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 00:00

Could this be the future of modular housing? 

Freddie Mac: Housing Is Still Affordable

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 00:00

Despite rising prices, there is a silver lining that is still helping consumers to become homeowners. 

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