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Fair Swap: A Home for an iPhone 6?

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 00:00

A Detroit home owner is so desperate to get his hands on a new iPhone 6 that he says he’s offering to trade his two-story home for one.

Latest Rate Drops Lift Loan Demand

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 00:00

Mortgage applications were on the move last week, as a temporary dip in borrowing costs helped boost refinance and home purchase activity.

Spot the Team of Your Dreams

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 00:00

Great teams don't just happen. Make sure the team you join has these six traits to keep performing at the top of your game.

Why Prospects of Condo Comeback Are High

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 00:00

Sales have been on a roller coaster ride in recent years, as the recession hit the sector hard. But is the country ready for a condo revival?

6 Cities Where Incomes Are Rising Most

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 00:00

Will the growth in wages spark a more robust recovery in these housing markets?

Waldorf Astoria Sale Breaks Record

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 00:00

The purchase of the iconic New York hotel reportedly was the largest acquisition of a U.S. real estate asset by a Chinese buyer, as well as the...

9 States Surge to New Home-Price Highs

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 00:00

Though the rise in home prices across the country is slowing down, all 50 states showed year-over-year gains in August, according to CoreLogic...

Where Mansions Are Half the Price

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 00:00

Some home buyers looking for a discount are finding they can fetch a historic mansion at bargain prices. But once they've found one, there...

Should Your Listings Be in 3-D?

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 00:00

There's much more to capturing 3-D listing data than a simple point and shoot with a 3-D camera. We'll tell you who to target with 3-D...

NYT: Gov't Must Step Up to Help Boomers

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:00

The New York Times’ editorial board recently called on governments at all levels to help the aging Baby Boomer population obtain affordable...

NAR Wins Rights to '.Realestate' Domain

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:00

The National Association of REALTORS® has been granted the rights to manage the new “.Realestate” top-level domain. Alongside its...

Could This Mortgage Product Change Lending?

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:00

Two mortgage executives are hoping to overhaul the 15-year mortgage, making it more readily available to low and moderate-income people. They say...

Buyers Grow Resistant to Higher Home Prices

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:00

Affordability and the future trajectory of home prices is becoming a bigger part of real estate professionals’ conversations with buyers.

Home Owners Redefine the Luxury Bathroom

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:00

A new survey shows a fair number of trade-offs in bathroom design since the recession. Learn what's still in demand.

Agent's Murder Sparks Call for Gun Training

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:00

Real estate professionals are on high alert following the murder of an Arkansas real estate agent. The tragedy has prompted one association in...

The 10 Commandments to Agent Safety

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 00:00

Real estate safety has been thrust into the national spotlight after the recent murder of an Arkansas real estate agent. The Birmingham...

14 Priciest Neighborhoods for Renters

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 00:00

Nationally, the average monthly cost to rent a one-bedroom apartment in August was $939, but in some neighborhoods across the country renters are...

30-Year Mortgage Sinks to 4.19% This Week

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 00:00

Mortgage rates are falling, despite the cuts to the Federal Reserve's monthly bond purchases that were expected to send long-term rates higher...

Real Estate Firms More Upbeat About Profitability, Growth

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 00:00

Sixty-four percent of firms say they expect profitability from all real estate activities to rise in the next year, according to a new report from...

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