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Existing-Home Sales Drop in January While Prices Continue to Grow

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 00:00

“Disruptive and prolonged winter weather patterns across the country are impacting a wide range of economic activity, and housing is no...

More Jobs, Income Growth Needed to Give Recovery Jolt

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 00:00

In order for the housing market to earn a “gold medal” in 2014, jobs and income growth are key, according to Freddie Mac’s...

Mortgage Rates Are Moving on Up

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 00:00

Mortgage rates inched higher this week for the second week in a row, with the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaging 4.33 percent.

Best Housing Deals? 5 Most Affordable Housing Markets

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 00:00

In this Midwestern housing market, 89 percent of all new and existing homes sold in the fourth quarter were affordable to families earning the...

Home Owners Love Their Green Homes

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 00:00

Overwhelmingly, home owners who purchased a certified green home built within the past three years said they would recommend a green home to a...

Why Google+ Matters for Real Estate Agents

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 00:00

Don't write off this growing social network as a Facebook wanna-be.

Some States Still Face Final Foreclosure Surge

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 00:00

A few spots around the country are “not completely out of the woods when it comes to cleaning up the wreckage of the housing bust,”...

5 Mortgage Tips for Home Buyers

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 00:00

Bankrate.com offers some tips for your home buyers on securing a mortgage, getting the best rate, and more. 

Some Rents Determined by Priceline Model

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 00:00

Landlords are using dynamic pricing to decide what to charge tenants for rent, borrowing from a similar system used in the travel industry.

Weather Blamed for Freeze on Housing Starts

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 00:00

For the second consecutive month, new-home construction posted sharp monthly decreases as builders blame the cold weather for 2014's sluggish...

This Housing Market Is Sizzling

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 00:00

Florida's "Capital of Latin America" just posted its third consecutive record sales year. 

Freddie Mac Offers Up Cash Incentives to Agents

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 00:00

Freddie Mac is adding more incentives for real estate professionals and buyers of foreclosed homes to kick off the spring-selling season.

3 Ways for Real Estate Pros to Work More Efficiently

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 00:00

Market realities today mean that agents are working more hours. Here are three strategies to help make sure your time is being spent in the most...

Builder Sentiment Takes Biggest Dive Ever

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 00:00

What’s got home builders so shaken? Is it temporary? 

Investors Target 'Hipster' ZIPs for Flipping

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 00:00

Some investors are banking on a flood of “hipsters” entering the housing market, and they see these 10 ZIP codes as holding the...

Mortgage Applications Fall, Again

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 00:00

Applications for home purchases dropped 6.3 percent to its lowest level since September 2011, the Mortgage Bankers Association reports. 

Investors Getting Back Into the Game

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 00:00

New surveys show that investors are not fading away as the number of distressed properties dry up. Instead, they are shifting their focus from...

Microsoft Adds DocuSign's eSignature to Office 365

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 00:00

The partnership between Microsoft and DocuSign is intended to help streamline digital communications for real estate professionals, DocuSign says...

America’s 10 Fastest-Growing Cities

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 00:00

With flourishing economies, could these quickly growing cities soon become the nation’s hottest housing markets, too? 

Microsoft Wraps DocuSign's eSignature into Office 365

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 00:00

The partnership between Microsoft and DocuSign is intended to help streamline digital communications for real estate professionals, DocuSign says...

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