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Luxury Owners Rethink How They Use Space

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 00:00

More luxury homeowners are opting for a lower bedroom count in favor of extra space for hobby rooms or additional amenities. But some real estate...

Top Places for the Singles to Mingle

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 00:00

Single people can increase their Valentine’s Day prospects by living in one of these places. See how your state stacks up.

Study: More Owner-Occupied Homes Becoming Rentals

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 00:00

Find out what's causing more single-family homes to transition into rentals.

Why Millennials Are Less Inclined to Move

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 00:00

As the economy improves, economists expect moves to increase as Americans pursue job opportunities. But that hasn’t occurred, particularly...

Zillow Ordered to Pay $8.3M in Copyright Case

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 00:00

A federal jury in Seattle has ordered Zillow to pay $8.3 million in a copyright infringement lawsuit surrounding the company’s Zillow Digs...

Don’t Underestimate Power of Pets

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 00:00

You better warm up to your clients' pets needs. One-third of pet-owning clients say they will refuse to make an offer on a home...

Study: Small Homes Appreciate Faster

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 00:00

Home shoppers looking for the biggest return on investment may want to opt for a smaller home. A new study reveals why.

‘Bank of Mom and Dad’ Funds Young Renters

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 00:00

It’s the dirty little secret of nearly half of young 20-somethings living in urban cities. 

10 Most Sought-After Suburban Neighborhoods

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 00:00

Can you have affordable life in suburbia near a major city? Realtor.com® reveals the hottest – yet mostly affordable -- suburban...

Boomers Spooked by Housing Affordability

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 00:00

Nearly a third of baby boomers say they experience anxiety about being able to afford where they live. 

Mortgage Rates Are Holding Mostly Steady

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 00:00

Rates have mostly stayed flat the past three weeks, offering buyers a pause to what had been steadily rising rates. 

Home Prices Are Soaring to New Highs

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 00:00

A swift gain in home prices in the fourth quarter sent home prices to record highs in the majority of metro areas, the National Association of...

Here Come 59 Million Buyers!

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 00:00

One in four U.S. adults say they are considering buying a home this year, which extrapolates to a whopping 59 million people, according to a...

Equity-Rich Properties Rise By 1.3M in 1 Year

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 00:00

Rising home prices are fueling a bigger class of equity-rich homeowners. 

3 Commercial Real Estate Trends to Watch

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 00:00

Learn how retailers’ mobile data, intermodal shipping optimization, and micro-unit apartments are playing bigger roles in commercial real...

10 Top Rental Markets for Investors

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 00:00

Where are the best bets for investors looking for profitable rental investments? HomeUnion offers its top choices.  

Consumers More Optimistic About Housing

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 00:00

This could bode well for the spring buying season: Measures of consumer optimism on personal finances and the economy are at or near the highest...

Consumers Take Rosier Attitude to Housing

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 00:00

This could bode well for the spring buying season: Measures of consumer optimism on personal finances and the economy are at or near the highest...

This Law Has Landlords Everywhere Worried

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 00:00

A new law in Portland, Ore., requires landlords who try to raise rents by a certain percentage to then pay thousands to the renter. Could this new...

Lawmakers Need REALTORS® on Tax Reform

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 00:00

This year, tax reform is expected to be high on the list of priorities Congress and the new Administration are expected to...

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