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The Nation’s Priciest Listing: $250 Million

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 00:00

A posh Bel Air, Calif., mansion sets the record as the nation’s most expensive home ever listed for sale. 

The Big Challenges Home Buyers Face in 2017

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 00:00

The most pressing challenges impacting first-time buyers are actually having an opposite reaction on experienced buyers this year.

Builders Pick Up the Pace This Winter

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 00:00

More construction is underway across this country, with a surge in multifamily construction and a positive single-family outlook for the spring....

Mortgage Rates Move Down Again

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 00:00

For the third consecutive week, fixed-rate mortgages edged down, lowering borrowing costs for buyers and refinancers. 

The Noises That Are a Blow to Home Prices

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 00:00

Certain noise disturbances can chip away at a home’s value. Here are the offenses that can have the biggest impact to the sales price....

Ease Your Buyers Down Payment Woes

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 00:00

Your first-time buyers don’t necessarily need to put 20 percent down to buy a home. How much they need may be determined by where they live...

The Noises That Are a Blow to Sales Prices

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 00:00

Certain noise disturbances can chip away at a home’s value. Here are the offenses that can have the biggest impact to the sales price....

Please Say You Don’t Use These Passwords!

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 00:00

You could be making yourself vulnerable to a data breach if you’re using one of these passwords. 

More Mortgage Discrimination Uncovered

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 00:00

JPMorgan Chase is the latest lender to agree to a settlement over claims it charged thousands of African American and Hispanic borrowers higher...

Execution Postponed for Dallas Agent Killer

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 00:00

A judge has postponed next week’s scheduled execution of a man convicted of killing a Dallas suburban real estate agent more than a decade...

Target Markets for Investors in 2017

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 00:00

Find out where affordability and growth will create new opportunities this year. 

Survey Reveals the Most Trusted Builders

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 00:00

If your clients are looking at new construction, peruse this list to help them decide. 

Mortgage Rates Dip to Lowest in Month, But…

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 00:00

It wasn't enough to entice home buyers and jump-start loan applications. 

Open Floor Plan Still Popular

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 00:00

Walls continue to disappear from interiors as consumers crave open floor plans, according to remodeling professionals and home builders.

Smart Sellers Will List Early This Year

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 00:00

The early bird may get the worm and the best new nest, according to realtor.com®’s chief economist. 

The Great White House Flip: Trump Moves In

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 00:00

The clock starts NOW. White House staff have a mere five hours on inauguration day to ready the house for the new president. 

Hot New-Home Trends to Watch

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 00:00

REALTOR® Magazine offers up a sampling of new ideas and buzzwords to know in residential design from the 2017 International Builders’...

These Are Becoming Millennial Magnet Cities

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 00:00

You’ll likely want to carve out a first-time buyer niche if you live in one of these communities. 

Don’t Let Referrals Slip By

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 00:00

A new study shows why you should put more weight on referrals. 

Brokerage Leaders Pinpoint Challenges for 2017

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 00:00

Staying competitive and relevant in a changing economy are two chief challenges, top real estate executives say. And they plan to go on a hiring...

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