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ListHub Not Planning Move Against Realtor.com® Competitors

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 00:00

Now that ListHub’s acquisition of Point2 has expanded its database to 85 percent of residential listings in the U....

Land Prices On the Rise This Year

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 00:00

Land prices rose a median of 4 percent across the country for the 12 months ending in June, according to the 2014 Land Markets Survey.

Mortgage Rates Stay Near Yearly Lows

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 00:00

For the third consecutive week, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage held steady, with borrowing costs for home buyers and refinancers remaining near...

Where Homes Are Most Affordable

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 00:00

In some markets, home owners may need to use only about 3 percent of their income to afford the mortgage payments on a median-priced home.

The Next Big Niche Market?

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 00:00

Americans 55 years old and older are increasingly expected to begin trading residences as they near retirement, and that has many predicting a...

Skyscraper Condos Reaching Height of Popularity

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 00:00

Builders are reaching for the skies with recent condo projects, some soaring to the highest heights ever. Some of the buildings are the thinnest...

More States See Rising Home Prices

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 00:00

"Northeastern and Midwestern states are migrating to the forefront of home-price rankings," according to a new report by CoreLogic....

Why This Builder Is More Bullish on Housing

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 00:00

Toll Brothers, a luxury homebuilding giant, reported that it doubled its profit during the third quarter, attributing it to higher home prices.

Chinese Buyers Looking to Build

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 00:00

Chinese nationals are not just targeting the U.S. to buy residential homes anymore. They're looking for land to build on, too.

Is This the Nation’s Next Housing Crisis?

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 00:00

The lack of affordable, accessible, and well-located homes is failing to meet the needs of an aging population and could be the nation's next...

ListHub Expansion to Unify Listing Platforms

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 00:00

Real estate brokerages will soon have a simpler way of managing their listings now that ListHub is expanding its database to cover 85 percent of...

Where Autumn is Hot for House Hunting

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 00:00

September often marks the beginning of the slow season for home searches, but in some markets, the house-hunt actually tends to pick up during the...

Baby Boomers to Face Serious Housing Crunch?

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 00:00

A new report warns that baby boomers will face housing concerns as they approach retirement with less savings and more debt, including mortgage...

Student Debt Burden Holding First-Time Buyers Back

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 00:00

Recent college graduates with student loan debt who want to own a home will need to earn about one-third more annually than those who are debt-...

Trend: Squeezing More Homes Onto Smaller Lots

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 00:00

As buyers look for larger single-family homes, they may not notice that the lots these homes sit on have been getting smaller, says the Census...

Falling Rates Spur Loan Demand in Latest Week

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 00:00

Mortgage applications were on the rise last week as the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage sank to its lowest level of the year.

Sluggish Housing Market Blamed for Drop in Title Insurance Volume

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 00:00

Title insurance premium volume fell 16.6 percent during the second quarter of this year compared to last year.

New Building Materials Nudge Homes Into the Future

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 00:00

Are you prepared to sell your clients on new building materials that could change the ways they live in their homes?

Why Redfin Is Predicting a Home Sales Surge

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 00:00

The brokerage says that a shift in pricing power from sellers to buyers will "drive an unusual surge in home sales this fall."

FHFA Seeks to Expand Mortgage Access

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 00:00

The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced a potentially controversial plan to provide greater support to low-income mortgage borrowers and...

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