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Loan Demand Holds Steady, For Now

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 00:00

According to one financial analysis, this is just “the calm before the storm.” 

Is the Market Losing Some Momentum?

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 00:00

"REALTOR® respondents expressed concern that the steep pace of price appreciation is eroding affordability," according to a new...

Poor Credit? Expect Higher Insurance Bills

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 00:00

Owners who have a fair – or median – credit score were found to pay 32 percent more for home insurance than someone with stellar...

'Black Monday' Rattles Housing Market

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 00:00

Chinese home buyers, in particular, may be more cautious in entering the U.S. housing market following Monday's massive stock market sell-off...

WalletHub: 13 Best Places to Retire

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 00:00

The publication uses 24 metrics to sift out the most retirement-friendly hotspots. 

Fannie: The Economy Underperforms

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 00:00

Income growth needs to strengthen, particularly among younger households, in order to drive significant housing growth, according to a new report...

Meet the 2015 Good Neighbor Award Finalists

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 00:00

These ten REALTORS® have distinguished themselves as extraordinary volunteers, improving the quality of life for those all...

Top 6 Home Buyer Concerns

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 00:00

Find out what housing market conditions worry house hunters the most.

First-Time Home Buyers Are Receding

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 00:00

"The fact that first-time buyers represented a lower share of the market compared to a year ago even though sales are considerably higher is...

Money Concerns Hold Millennial Buyers Back

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 00:00

The millennial generation may be slow to home ownership, but a new survey by Fannie Mae shows that an overwhelming majority of millennial renters...

Apartments May Be Pricier, But They're Smaller

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 00:00

Despite rising rental costs, renters shouldn't expect more space for that extra money.

Son of Slain Agent Urges Greater Safety

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 00:00

The son of an Arkansas real estate agent who was kidnapped and murdered while showing a home nearly a year ago is urging the real estate community...

For Your Sellers: What Movers Leave Behind

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 00:00

Make sure your sellers don't get stuck with a load of belongings that their movers wouldn't take on moving day. 

6 Key Housing Stats to Gauge the Market

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 00:00

Check out an overview of the National Association of REALTORS®' latest existing-home sales report to find out how rising home prices and...

30-Year Mortgage Rates Remain Below 4%

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 00:00

Housing markets are responding positively to low mortgage rates and are on track to have the best year since 2007, according to Freddie Mac....

Homelessness Rising Among Families

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 00:00

The affordable housing shortage is playing a major role in the rising rates of family homelessness, according to a report by Harvard University...

Messaging Apps Are Growing in Popularity

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 00:00

A new report from the Pew Research Center shows which messaging apps and social media sites are most on the rise. 

Foreign Investment in U.S. Poised for Record?

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 00:00

A flood of foreign investments pouring into U.S. commercial real estate could mark a record high this year. 

Return Buyers: Housing's Next Boom

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 00:00

The housing journey is not over for many people who lost their homes during the housing crisis. Find out why.

REOs Are Back on the Rise

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 00:00

Banks are flushing out old distress as foreclosure filings surge 14 percent from a year ago, according to a new report. 

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