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4 Housing Predictions for the Rest of 2016

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 00:00

Here’s what to expect with mortgage rates, home prices, and loan demand in the coming months. 

Higher Home Prices Pressing Buyers

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 00:00

Mortgage rates are low and unemployment is at its lowest point in eight years. But some home buyers are still struggling. 

100 Million With Criminal Record: Impact on Real Estate

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 00:00

Almost a third of Americans have a criminal record. Find out more about new guidelines that can help providers develop housing policies that...

Poll Shows Growing Distrust Among Neighbors

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 00:00

Do you trust the people living next door? A new survey shows that a growing number of people don't trust theirs.

Florida Is Creating First Solar-Powered Town

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 00:00

This town wants to earn the title as the world’s first town that is completely powered by the sun. 

Latest Home Trend Uses Garage Doors

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 00:00

Garage doors are moving to the interiors of the home. “It’s about bringing the outdoors inside,” says one garage door...

Survey: Real Estate Is the Best Investment

Fri, 04/22/2016 - 00:00

Americans ranked real estate as the best long-term investment, even over stocks and gold, according to a recent Gallup Poll.

Support Earth Day While Growing Your Brand

Fri, 04/22/2016 - 00:00

Earth Day offers you a great opportunity to connect with more clients and show your love for your community. Here are two ideas.

Closing Times Are Speeding Up

Fri, 04/22/2016 - 00:00

The average time to close for all mortgage loans is the shortest it's been in a year.

Mortgage Rates Staying Near Yearly Lows

Fri, 04/22/2016 - 00:00

Low mortgage rates are defying analysts' expectations, sticking around much longer than they thought.

4 Buyers You Want to Run Away From

Fri, 04/22/2016 - 00:00® recently highlighted some of the worst home buyers you may ever encounter. Would their behavior be enough to make you bolt?

VIDEO: Arm Your Clients Against Wire Fraud

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 00:00

NAR General Counsel Katherine Johnson explains a how scammers are using a common scheme to steal money from your clients and offers tips for your...

The Greenest States of 2016

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 00:00

With Earth Day just around the corner, here is a look at the most eco-friendly places in the nation. 

Sellers See Highest Price Gains in Years

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 00:00

Home sellers haven’t seen gains like this since 2007. Find out which metros are seeing the largest average price increases.

How Long It Takes to Save for a Down Payment

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 00:00

Millennial renters may need to save for decades in some locations.

Why the Economy Is Slowing

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 00:00

NAR’s chief economist points to two main reasons behind the latest slowing of the economy: Homebuilding and business spending. 

The Greenest Cities of 2016

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 00:00

With Earth Day just around the corner, here is a look at the most eco-friendly cities in the nation. 

Credit Woes Hold Many Would-Be Buyers Back

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 00:00

Future home buyers show a significant lack of confidence over their credit profiles, and they’re delaying home ownership because of it, a...

7 Benefits of a Home's Outdoor Space

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 00:00

Spring is finally here! Warm temperatures will bring children, their families and pets outdoors to enjoy green spaces in their backyards. Spending...

'Love It or List It' Couple Sues Over Reno

Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:00

A couple who appeared on an episode of the HGTV show says producers hired contractors who left their home's flooring "irreparably damaged...