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Freddie Mac Warns Buyers of 3 Credit Scams

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 00:00

Freddie Mac issued a warning for home buyers about scams that try to entice them with promises of raising their credit score in exchange for money...

4 Home Buyer Pet Peeves to Avoid

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 00:00

The home may be priced right and in a great location, so why isn’t it selling?

‘A Test-Drive for Tiny House Living’

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 00:00

Companies of tiny homes are allowing more potential buyers to try out living in 160 square feet before they commit. Will the “test drives...

How to Show Clients You're Credible

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 00:00

Most buyers and sellers rate trustworthiness as a key trait they want in their real estate agent. But your experience isn’t likely going to...

The Housing Recovery’s Missing Link

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 00:00

The declining number of first-time home buyers in the market is the major missing piece in the housing recovery, NAR’s latest home buyer and...

Home Sellers Net Highest Profits in 8 Years

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 00:00

Rising home prices over the last few years are finally putting more money back into home sellers’ pockets.

More Sellers, Buyers Say: We Need an Agent

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 00:00

For-sale-by-owner transactions are now at the lowest share ever, as more home sellers and buyers turn to a real estate agent for help. ...

Here It Comes: Mortgage Rates Are Climbing

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 00:00

Average fixed-rate mortgages were on the rise this week as market expectations mounted over a possible rate hike from the Federal Reserve is...

Don't Rely on E-mail, Phone: Get Face-to-Face

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 00:00

If you want to have a bigger impact with your business, you need to get face-to-face with your prospects and peers.

Report: We Need 5 New Cities a Year

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 00:00

A new report estimates that five new cities, each the size of Los Angeles, will need to be built every year for the next five years to accommodate...

NAR Inks Tech Agreement with Upstream

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 00:00

Today NAR and REALTORS Property Resource® signed a technology agreement with Upstream to develop a cross-industry platform...

One Big Problem the Hottest Markets Share

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 00:00

The top-performing real estate markets all share one major problem that has the potential to greatly diminish sales from pushing even higher....

More Home Buyers Bypass Banks for Loans

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 00:00

Home buyers increasingly are turning to independent mortgage companies for their loans, not traditional banks.  

Military Demand Strong, Not Enough Homes?

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 00:00

Military buyers are showing strong demand in real estate, but a shortage of homes for sale is hampering sales in many military towns, according to...

Breaking Down the Costs of Building New

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 00:00

What’s behind the amount home buyers pay when they build a new home? Here’s an overview of what goes into that final cost. 

10 Best Places to Retire in 2015

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 00:00

Livability.com releases its annual list that ranks America’s top cities for retirement. 

Rising Mortgage Rates Cool Loan Demand

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 00:00

Still, volume remains 10 percent higher than a year ago, mostly due to stronger demand for home purchases.  

5 Paint Mistakes Sellers Should Avoid

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 00:00

The wrong color can be a big turn-off to potential home buyers. Give your sellers these tips for hitting the right hue.

What You Didn't Learn in Real Estate Class

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 00:00

The courses you took to get your license probably didn't cover these common pitfalls in the field. We'll teach you how to be better...

States Expecting Most Growth in Home Prices

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 00:00

The majority of REALTORS® remain "strongly" confident that the single-family home market will perform better over the next six...

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