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U.S. Real Estate Still Luring Chinese Investors

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 00:00

Despite a slowing economy, Chinese buyers are still banking on U.S. real estate. 

U.S. Real Estate Still Hot for Chinese Investors

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 00:00

Despite a slowing economy, Chinese buyers are still banking on U.S. real estate. 

What Has Home Sellers Spooked?

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 00:00

"Trade-up buyers seem to be losing their mojo,” notes the chief economist of one real estate brokerage. 

What Smart People Will Never Utter at Work

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 00:00

Here are a few phrases you should stop yourself from saying in a professional setting.

The 10 Hot-Spots for Movers

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 00:00

Find out which cities are attracting the most new residents this summer, as well as which ones are losing out.

Cash Sales Lowest Since 2008

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 00:00

For the first two months of 2016, the share of cash sales averaged 35.6 percent.

Chinese Real Estate Buyers Still Eyeing U.S.

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 00:00

Despite a slowing economy, Chinese buyers are still banking on U.S. real estate. 

Glow-in-the-Dark Cement: A Game Changer?

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 00:00

A scientist believes glow-in-the-dark cement could radically change how we light cities in the future. 

3 Ways to Grow Your Audience

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 00:00

While there's no quick way to build an audience online, there are a few tactics that can help set yourself apart from the pack. 

Mortgage Rates Remain Near 2016 Lows

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 00:00

"Although there was minimal change in rates this week, the hawkish tone of Wednesday's Fed minutes release had an immediate impact on...

Average Time to Close: 44 Days

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 00:00

New mortgage rules that took effect this past fall are showing little impact on delaying transactions, a new report shows. 

Vacant ‘Zombies’ Are Fading Fast in Real Estate

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 00:00

Lenders are taking advantage of a strong seller’s market to dispose of lingering foreclosure inventories.

The Fastest-Growing Cities

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 00:00

Watch out for these cities. They are seeing explosive growth lately.

Existing-Home Sales Up, Despite Challenges

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 00:00

Inventory shortages and affordability challenges continue to hit many housing markets, but sales are still climbing. Read the details from NAR...

Real Estate is Trending Younger

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 00:00

A new survey of NAR's nearly 1.2 million members shows progress in bringing younger agents into the real estate industry.

The Most Affordable Places with Top Schools

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 00:00

The mixture of affordability and top-rated schools is often the perfect match for many home buyers. Find out which ZIP codes can boast about...

Broker Public Portal Gets More Accessible

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 00:00

The Broker Public Portal, a collaborative venture between real estate brokerages and MLSs, announced a partnership with Homesnap, a move that...

Commercial Sales Subdued in First Quarter

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 00:00

Large commercial real estate deals posted big declines in the first quarter, while smaller transactions – such as for grocery-anchored...

Kitchen Makeover Ideas for Under $1,000

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 00:00

Does your listing have a dated kitchen? Kitchen renovations can cost thousands of dollars, but here are a few simple tweaks that can have a big...

The 2016 Builder Report Cards Are In

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 00:00

Who’s at the top of the class? BUILDER online released its annual ratings of public builders’ efforts in 2015. See who made the grade...

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