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Industry News From REALTOR® Magazine

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Updated: 7 hours 33 min ago

High Land Rents Growing Problem for Farmers

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 00:00

The farming sector has enjoyed an agricultural boom for the past decade, but that is showing signs of coming to an end. 

10 Metros Attracting Gen Xers

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 00:00

Generation X has had the sharpest drop in home ownership since the recession, but find out the metros where they’re gravitating to. 

The Hottest Winter Home Markets

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 00:00

 Realtor.com® analyzed which metropolitan real estate markets were the most searched...

Industry Mourns Passing of Dale Colby

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 00:00

Fond remembrances of the former president of the California Association of REALTORS® and past NAR treasurer poured in over the weekend, after...

For Big Discounts, Look at Fixer-Uppers

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 00:00

Home buyers can still find real estate deals in some markets, particularly if they are willing to put in a little work.

Why Buyers May Find Mortgages Easier to Get

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 00:00

Good news for potential home shoppers: Lender requirements regarding credit scores, down payments, and other key terms are finally loosening up....

Refinancing May Help 1 in 3 FHA Borrowers

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 00:00

About 2.4 million borrowers with Federal Housing Administration loans could lower their mortgage costs by refinancing, according to a new study....

Builders Target Single, Female Baby Boomers

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 00:00

This powerful, diverse demographic is changing the way builders construct communities.

New York Battles 'Zombies' Again

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 00:00

Abandoned homes left in foreclosure can decrease the property value of neighboring homes, and New York officials are trying once again to lead a...

Inventories Tighten Up Again

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 00:00

Home owners aren’t selling, and the lack of housing inventory is restraining numerous markets across the country, realtor.com® reports...

Average U.S. Family Can Afford 63% of Homes

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 00:00

Low interest rates and home prices helped lift housing affordability slightly in the fourth quarter of 2014, a new affordability index shows....

A Reason to Lock In Mortgage Rates Now

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 00:00

Fixed-rate mortgages inched higher for the second consecutive week amid a stronger employment report, according to Freddie Mac.

ListHub Cuts Off Trulia

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 00:00

Following the finalization this week of Zillow’s acquisition of Trulia, ListHub announced that it will no longer send thousands of listings...

Home Building Slows: Midwest to Blame?

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 00:00

Groundbreaking on new homes slowed last month, but the dip is likely temporary, builders say. 

Home Buyers Put Down More Money in 2014

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 00:00

Buyers tended to make hefty down payments last year in their home purchases, as the share of buyers using low down payment loans plummeted to its...

Homebuilding Slows: Midwest to Blame?

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 00:00

Groundbreaking on new homes slowed last month, but the dip is likely temporary, builders say. 

Homebuyers Put Down More Money in 2014

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 00:00

Buyers tended to make hefty down payments last year in their home purchases, as the share of buyers using low down payment loans plummeted to its...

House Flipping Gains Traction for Investors

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 00:00

Is house flipping gaining traction again? Investors bidding on property online and at live events are showing a preference for flipping over a...

After Baby Boomers, What’s Next for Housing?

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 00:00

As baby boomers age, the decline of this mammoth generation will have a “dampening effect on household growth,” according to a new...

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