Powered by Google

Search form

Industry News From REALTOR® Magazine

Subscribe to Industry News From REALTOR® Magazine feed
Real Estate Tips, Trends, Data & More
Updated: 1 hour 19 min ago

4 Ways to Get an Offer Accepted

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 00:00

There are four rules home buyers should follow if they want sellers to accept their offer.

This Company Ranks Highest in Customer Satisfaction

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 00:00

The latest J.D. Power survey measures customer satisfaction among first-time and repeat home buyers and sellers. Find out which real estate...

Third of U.S. Markets Less Affordable Than Historic Norms

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 00:00

"The good news is that none of the nearly 1,200 counties we analyzed for the second quarter has regressed to the dangerously low...

America's 10 'Coolest' Cities

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 00:00

What makes a city "cool"? Forbes found the factors behind coolness in its latest survey. See if your city has that "it" factor...

10 Cities Beating National Housing Trends

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 00:00

Ten metros are standing out for strong price appreciation, housing inventory increases, and a rise in home sales that are far outpacing the more...

13 States Soar to New Home-Price Highs

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 00:00

More than a dozen states saw home prices accelerate in June to record-level highs, according to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index.

More Professionals Weigh a Job in Real Estate

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 00:00

As the housing market recovers, so does the number of professionals who are making real estate their new career. 

Lenders Blame QM Rule for Fewer Home Loans

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 00:00

New mortgage rules enacted this year are prompting banks to issue fewer home loans, according to a Federal Reserve Board survey. 

Did Expanded Jobless Benefits Lead to Lower Foreclosure Rates?

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 00:00

A new study suggests that about 1.4 million foreclosures between 2008 and 2012 were prevented because of the expansion of unemployment insurance...

Refi Applications Boost Loan Demand

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 00:00

As mortgage rates hover nearly yearly lows, more home owners are viewing it as the last opportunity to take advantage by refinancing and lowering...

Is the Next Hot Neighborhood Accessible by Elevator?

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 00:00

Could the next big niche be the top 10 floors of the national skyscraper boom? Find out which cities' hot new neighborhoods are hundreds of...

Connecticut Law Aims to Speed Up Foreclosures

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 00:00

Connecticut wants to battle its high foreclosure inventory with new legislation that seeks to speed up foreclosures and expedite the sales process...

Easy Ways to Minimize Your Risk of Litigation

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 00:00

Here are 12 things real estate practitioners should be doing to make sure they cover all their bases with clients.

Affordable Housing Propels Fastest-Growing Cities

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 00:00

Some of the nation’s fastest-growing cities are those where housing costs are lower than the national average, a reversal from the start of...

Millennials Outnumber Baby Boomers: A Cue for Real Estate?

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 00:00

The Millennial generation is larger than the baby boomers — 87 million versus 76 million — and they’re expected to be a...

Study: Every $1K Price Hike Sidelines 200K Buyers

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 00:00

For every $1,000 increase in the cost of median-priced new homes, an estimated 206,269 households are pushed out of the market, according to a...

Rising Closing Costs Pinch Buyers' Wallets

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 00:00

Rising home prices aren’t the only thing that may give buyers sticker shock: Mortgage closing costs have soared nearly 6 percent over the...

Housing Slowdown Could Be Good for Buyers

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 00:00

More stagnant home prices could open up the market to more first-time buyers.

16.5 Million Suburban Americans Live in Poverty

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 00:00

Many consider the suburbs to be a haven for the middle class, but a new report by the Brookings Institution paints a different picture.

Realtor.com®: 'Supplying the Best Insights'

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 00:00

The portal's first-ever economist explains how he plans to empower both real estate professionals and consumers with the industry data that...

Pages