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Here Come Housing’s Headwinds in 2017

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 00:00

Does the new year look bright or dim? The public's having trouble reading the tea leaves and you can help. NAR offers up its forecast for the...

Tight Inventories to Press Buyers Through '20?

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 00:00

With a national housing shortage of about 8.3 million units, inventory is likely to be tight for several more years. NAR’s chief economist...

Owners, Appraisers See Opinions Inch Closer

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 00:00

While homeowners are still optimistic about the value of their homes, a new survey shows that they are more realistic about their expectations of...

In 1 Week, 2 Real Estate Agents Fatally Shot

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 00:00

Real estate safety remains a concern after two agents were murdered in separate incidents this week. Both deaths remain under investigation....

Older Adults Are Facing Troubles With Housing

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 00:00

With the country facing an increasingly older population — more than one in five people in the U.S. will be aged 65 or older by 2035...

Rising Mortgage Rates Dent Home Loans Again

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 00:00

An uptick in rates is causing homeowners and potential buyers to face a new normal. 

Most Expensive U.S. ZIP Codes in 2016

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 00:00

Residents have bragging rights if they call these areas home. 

'Rate Lock' May Deflate Buyer Demand in 2017

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 00:00

Now that mortgage rates are rising, homeowners who bought when the rates were lower may be hesitant to trade up to a larger home.

Broker Summit to Offer Growth Tactics, Tech Innovations

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 00:00

Hear from some of the nation's most successful entrepreneurs about success in brand-building and forward-thinking technologies at the REALTOR...

Luxury Real Estate: What Slowdown?

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 00:00

While some analysts predicted a drop in sales of high-end homes, data shows they've actually risen over the last year in most U.S. regions.

6 Tips to Speed Up Closings

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 00:00

With the average time to close on a property at 50 days, here's how you can help your buyers complete a home purchase faster.

Younger Buyers Move Closer to Middle America

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 00:00

Millennials in search of affordable housing are moving inland to find it. These were the top five cities for home buying activity among that age...

Lessons the Chicago Cubs Can Teach Investors

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 00:00

The Cubs' 108-year journey to this year's World Series championship can provide you and your clients insight into strategic investment...

Lessons the Chicago Cubs Can Teach Investors

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 00:00

The Cubs' 108-year journey to this year's World Series championship can provide you and your clients insight into strategic investment...

Real Estate Ranks Among Most Fulfilling Jobs

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 00:00

This survey shows why real estate is one of the best jobs to have.

10 Housing Markets With the Best Bargains

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 00:00

For home shoppers looking for a great holiday bargain, they should look here. 

Facebook Says It Got More Ad Metrics Wrong

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 00:00

If you use Facebook for ads, you may want to take another look at your marketing metrics.

New Mantra: Live Where You Eat

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 00:00

To get at a higher home value, developers are finding developments that mix in healthy food options are in high demand. 

Home Buyers Want to Go Bigger

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 00:00

As homeowners gain more equity, they are looking to trade up with a larger home size.

Where to Find a Profitable Flip?

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 00:00

Finding the diamond in the ruff is key for a house flipper. In the third quarter, investors purchased a home to flip, on average, at a 25 percent...

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