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The Word From D.C.: Foundation

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 00:00

HUD Secretary Ben Carson on a new era of homeownership and other highlights from the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings and...

Housing Starts Underperform

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 00:00

If your buyers are hoping for more inventory from new construction, they may have to wait a little longer. Housing starts were back down last...

Will the Starter Home Return?

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 00:00

Demand is rising as more buyers seek to enter the market, but builders say starter homes hurt their bottom lines.

The Selling Points of a Smart Home

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 00:00

If your listing has smart-home features, be sure to show them off in your marketing. They can help sell a home for a premium, studies show.

Where the Most Apartments Are Popping Up

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 00:00

This is where developers have most banked on a flood of new renters following the recession.

Upstream Listing Management Tool to Simplify MLS Integration

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 00:00

Working with an MLS advisory group, the broker-operated UpstreamRE has developed a new data exchange option; NAR pledges continued support.

5 States With Highest, Lowest Cost of Living

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 00:00

See how your state fares on the cost-of-living spectrum across the U.S.

Why Mortgage Rates Keep Owners From Selling

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 00:00

The so-called "lock-in effect" is forcing homeowners to stay in their homes longer than they would otherwise.

Buyer Beware: Home Prices Will Only Get Higher

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 00:00

Home sales reached their highest pace in a decade in the first quarter of 2017 as property prices continue to escalate, according to the National...

College Grads Say They're Moving Back Home

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 00:00

Twenty-six percent of millennial college students say they plan to move back home as soon as they earn their degree.

How to Prevail in a Competitive Market

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 00:00

Home shoppers are facing increased competition for the limited number of homes for sale. Share these five tips to help your clients succeed in...

Housing Readies for First-Time Buyer Shift

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 00:00

Get ready to see more first-time home buyer clients. Their numbers are approaching their historical averages, as young adults increasingly choose...

Should FHFA Crack Down on Rent-to-Own?

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 00:00

Lawmakers are increasingly sounding the alarm as they accuse several investment firms of predatory business practices involving the sale of...

The 8 Best Cities for College Grads

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 00:00

Here come 1.9 million new college graduates this year. So, where should they move?

The Top Remodeling Motivators

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 00:00

Homeowners are sprucing up their homes as better and newer amenities catch their eye.

Austin Boasts Largest ‘Net Zero’ Development

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 00:00

Could this be housing’s future? One development near Austin, Texas, is banking on consumers' strong desire for lower utility bills...

Agents Seeing Higher Income, Sales Volume

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 00:00

“The return of pre-recession market levels and rising home sales and prices have led to increased business activity among REALTORS® and...

Foreclosures Plunge to Lowest Level Since 2005

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 00:00

Many markets are seeing foreclosures dry up as home prices increase. 

How to Beat the Fear of Rejection

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 00:00

Sales strategist Shari Levitin says developing a clear market strategy, learning from top producers, and knowing how to handle the word “no...

Housing Affordability Makes Slight Gains

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 00:00

Sixty percent of new and existing homes sold between the beginning of January and end of March were affordable to families earning the U.S. median...

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