REALTOR® Magazine is the official magazine of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® and the business tool for real estate professionals. The magazine advances real estate best practices, brings expert insight to significant trends, and provides REALTORS® with timely decision-making tools on business purchases and strategies.
The number of homes sitting empty across the country remains high.
Banks are getting more strict about the hiring of workers who watch over homes in default or foreclosure, following hundreds of consumer lawsuits over alleged break-ins by contractors.
Following the double-digit growth in home prices last year, economists predict the gains will now fall into line with inflation and more historical rates of growth.
The condo market is on an upswing, but sales are still more than 30 percent short of their peak.
Home prices posted the highest annual rate of increase since 2005, with 10 states and the District of Columbia reaching new all-time price peaks, CoreLogic reports.
Some home buyers are asking to spend the night at a home before they make an offer on it, allowing them to gain a better perspective on what it would be like to live there.
With only 4 percent of December home sales being short sales, RealtyTrac says they've been on the decline since the second half of 2013.
Only 10 percent of Facebook users update their status daily, Pew Research finds.
With immigrants flocking to Northern Virginia, the Northern Virginia Association of REALTORS® has made it a point to make its own organization as diverse as the communities it serves.
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