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Buyers Are Being Drawn to New Homes

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 00:00

"As the supply of existing homes remains tight, more consumers will turn to new construction,” asserts the chief economist of the...

Take Appreciation Lessons From Warren Buffett

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 00:00

How’s this for appreciation? Buffett first purchased his getaway home in Laguna Beach for $150,000 in 1971. Today, it is on the market for $...

Homeowners Living Farther From Their Work

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 00:00

Commute times are growing to record levels, as housing and jobs are pushed farther apart. 

Where Owners Are Most Likely to Stay Put

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 00:00

Americans are less mobile than they used to be. Find out in which cities you may have the toughest time convincing owners to move. 

Contract Signings Would Be Higher If…

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 00:00

NAR’s chief economist says Americans’ interest in buying a home is at the highest level since the Great Recession. So why are pending...

A Retiree Niche May Be Profitable Here

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 00:00

Find out the cities where the retiree homeownership rate is rising the fastest. 

FHA Strong Enough for MIP Cut, Analysis Suggests

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 00:00

Delinquency hike in December likely a seasonable phenomenon, not a trend, mortgage consultant says.

What Threatens Your Closings the Most

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 00:00

Twenty-nine percent of practitioners say they faced a recent delay to settlement. Find out what the most common slip-ups are. 

Help Boomers Start Navigating Retirement

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 00:00

Is your real estate company poised to help the influx of baby boomers looking to downsize their home to live a more financially comfortable...

NAR: 2017 Will Be Strong Year for Commercial

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 00:00

“Steady hiring and low local unemployment levels are finally supporting higher wages and increased spending, which in turn bodes well for...

What Happened to Black Homeownership?

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 00:00

Homeownership among African-Americans has fallen to the lowest level in decades, a new report shows.  

Mortgage Rates Are Mostly in Holding Pattern

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 00:00

Mortgage rates continue to defy expectations, staying mostly flat for the fourth consecutive week. 

5 Commercial Tech Companies to Know

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 00:00

The shifts in the commercial industry have led to a golden age of commercial real estate technology. Here are five companies making a big impact...

10 Commercial Tech Companies to Know

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 00:00

The shifts in the commercial industry have led to a golden age of commercial real estate technology. Here are five companies making a big impact...

New Reality? Buyers Face Fewer Choices

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 00:00

As the spring selling season approaches and buyers start their searches, listings are down more than 7 percent compared to a year ago across the...

Where FHA Loans Are the Most Popular

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 00:00

You don’t usually need 20 percent down to buy a home. Find out where home buyers are taking advantage of the lower down payment requirements...

Landlords Seek to Reinvent Shopping Malls

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 00:00

As mall owners add amenities, activities, and events to their lineup of stores, could home buyers soon be requesting to live inside a mall?...

Hidden Home Fire Dangers That Lurk

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 00:00

Warn your homeowners: Dishwashers, rodents, and even glass objects can be the culprits of house fires. 

You May Not Be Saving Enough for Retirement

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 00:00

Are you one of the two-thirds of Americans who don’t contribute anything to a 401(k) or other retirement account available? If so, you may...

Existing-Home Sales Reach Decade High

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 00:00

Increasing job creation and improved consumer confidence led to a big boost in sales activity in January, NAR reports.

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