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Real Estate This Spring: The Early Bird Wins

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 00:00

The housing market’s traditionally busiest time of year has sprung. Here’s what you should expect. 

What's the House Size? No One Is Really Sure

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 00:00

No universal standard exists for calculating a home’s square footage, and that can breed a lot of confusion among buyers about what all is...

Mortgage Mistakes That Jeopardize Closing

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 00:00

Don’t let your buyers make a stupid financial mistake before closing. 

A Glance at Homeowners’ Equity by State

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 00:00

How does your state's equity stack up? Take a look at this map to see the average year-over-year equity increase per borrower by state....

The Green Products Most Used by Builders

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 00:00

Single-family builders are beefing up their use of green products and services. Find out which environmentally friendly products they’re...

Housing Is Realigning With Historic Trends

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 00:00

The most recent Buy vs. Rent Index from the Florida Atlantic University and Florida International University will help agents answer clients...

Homeowners Find an Equity Bright Spot

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 00:00

You can talk up the equity with more homeowners. Average home equity rose by $13,700 for U.S. homeowners during 2016.

Top Markets for Home Sellers Revealed

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 00:00

Find out which markets offer the best opportunities for sellers.

Get Ready to Work With More Home Flippers

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 00:00

The flippers are back. The number of single-family homes and condos flipped recently zoomed to a 10-year high, a new report shows. 

What Has Analysts Worried With FHA Loans

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 00:00

The number of riskier mortgages is growing, which is increasing delinquencies slightly and raising concerns about defaults, USA Today reports.

In Luxury, More Sellers Become the Tenant

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 00:00

Lease-back agreements in the ultraluxury market are becoming more commonplace, but the arrangements can create complications, if both sides aren...

Do You Want to Text or Talk to Appliances?

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 00:00

Smart-home manufacturers are rethinking whether it’s voice control that will fuel adoption. Some companies are starting to believe the...

White House Weighs a $6 Billion Cut to HUD

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 00:00

The Trump administration reportedly is considering cuts at the Department of Housing and Urban Development of more than $6 billion, which could...

Mortgage Rates Zoom to 2017 High

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 00:00

Borrowers were met with the highest mortgage rates of the year this week. 

6 People Real Estate Pros Should Know

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 00:00

If you want to make a living in real estate, you can't rely on friends, family, and former clients to keep your funnel of leads full. You need...

Buy vs. Rent Index Says ‘Buy’

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 00:00

"This is great news for homeownership and the financial returns to ownership,” according to economists detailing the latest findings...

Watch Out for This When It Comes to Flips

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 00:00

Home flipping is growing again, and some real estate pros are warning buyers to be cautious and do their homework before purchasing a flip.

Only 1 in 10 Have Smart Home Gadgets So Far

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 00:00

If your sellers have smart-home devices, they’re still ahead of the curve. Connected home solutions are still in the early adopter phase...

How Rising Rates Will Impact Home Prices

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 00:00

A new analysis by Goldman Sachs economists predicts a lagging impact from rising mortgage rates on home values. 

Investor Reveals Market's Secret to Cashing In

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 00:00

Real estate investor Sidney Torres is dishing on his big secret to making millions in real estate, and he says it comes down to one simple...

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