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Apartment Boom May Put Lid on Rising Rents

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 00:00

As builders quickly ramp up building of apartments across the country to meet rising demand, vacancy rates are starting to rise. That could limit...

5 Ways to Keep Negotiations on Track

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 00:00

There are a lot of things that could sink a deal, but during negotiations, there are several factors that are important to keep it from running...

60% of REALTORS® Make the Deals

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 00:00

A new study finds that 60 percent of REALTORS® are capturing 100 percent of the business in their local markets.

10-Year Review: How’s Housing Really Doing?

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 00:00

The housing market's last decade has seen a boom and a bust. Having survived both, what's today's new normal, and what's coming up...

Buyers Are Paying More for ‘New’

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 00:00

As markets improve and prices climb, what new-home prospects will be frozen out — and how will they react?

Holiday Distracts Refi, Mortgage Shoppers

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 00:00

Mortgage rates hit an 18-month low last week, but with holiday preparations distracting buyers, the only thing not on the table was mortgage...

More Builders Find the Sun Is a Selling Point

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 00:00

With home owners' utility costs edging higher and higher, builders are looking for ways to help — and solar panels are one popular...

Help Your Clients' Tiny Space Feel Bigger

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:00

A few design and decorating tips can help your clients in condos and small houses feel like they've got more space than they actually do have...

Info You Should Have Ready for Clients

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:00

To impress home buyers, real estate agents should become masters of local market data. There are things you should know to convince your clients...

Help Extend Mortgage Debt Forgiveness

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:00

The National Association of REALTORS® is calling on its members to speak up for home owners and help urge Congress to renew the Mortgage Debt...

Did Mortgages Just Get Easier to Obtain?

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:00

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's new lending guidelines went into effect Monday, which are expected to help loosen up the tight credit standards...

HELOCs Being Put to Better Use

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:00

Though home equity lines of credit are becoming one of the fastest-growing segments in the mortgage market, home owners are using the money for...

10 Standouts in the Housing Market

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:00

National home prices continue to moderate following last year's double-digit surge, but some markets remain the exception, seeing big price...

Wells Fargo Faces Predatory Lending Charges

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:00

Cook County, Ill., is accusing the bank giant of making mortgages more expensive for black and Latino borrowers than whites.

Pending Home Sales Inch Up From Year Ago

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 00:00

Contract signings have remained at a healthy pace for six straight months, despite a dip in October. 

An Updated Auto Guide for Real Estate Pros

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 00:00

In the market for a new car? We've got the guide for you.

Win Online Audiences This Cyber Monday

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 00:00

Public relations experts share a few fun, simple ways to integrate the holiday spirit into your online marketing plan this season.

Mortgage Lending Plunges to 13-Year Low

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 00:00

If the fourth quarter doesn’t show a spike in lending activity, 2014 will go down as the worst year for mortgage volume since 2000.

New-Home Sales Make Solid Gains

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 00:00

Buyers looking for new construction may have an easier time, as inventories of new homes are at their highest levels since June 2010. 

Where Higher Wages Spur More Home Sales

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 00:00

Is your market poised for sales gains? You may want to take a closer look at income growth. 

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