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Places Most Likely to Overachieve in 2016

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 00:00

These housing markets with strong job sectors mixed with affordable home prices will fare the best this year, notes NAR’s chief economist....

Foreign Investors See Big Opportunity in U.S.

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 00:00

A new report surveying foreign investors indicates that the U.S. will be the country with the best opportunities for price appreciation in 2016....

More Americans Say It’s a Good Time to Sell

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 00:00

Consumers are feeling more confident about their finances and employment, which could bode well for home ownership. 

What Americans Say Would Make Them Move

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 00:00

A new survey identifies the 11 most motivating factors when it comes to moving. 

Voted Most Likely to Overachieve in 2016

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 00:00

The markets with strong job sectors mixed with affordable home prices will fare the best this year, notes NAR’s chief economist. 

Study: The Word ‘Bargain’ Isn’t Such a Bargain

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 00:00

Make sure you don’t misuse the word. A new study shows that real estate listings containing the word “bargain” aren’t the...

Are Model Homes Falling Out of Style?

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 00:00

The decorated model home may be waning in popularity as more builders look to slash it from their budgets. 

Midsized Cities Best for Families

Fri, 01/08/2016 - 00:00

The affordability factor is just one reason why small cities and the suburbs are a good bet for middle-class families, according to a new study....

How Did Housing Really Do in 2015?

Thu, 01/07/2016 - 00:00

The housing market improved in 2015, but how close is it to finally to being back to normal?


Mortgage Rates Start Year Dipping Below 4%

Thu, 01/07/2016 - 00:00

Fears over rising mortgage rates are still unnecessary, for now. 


Apartment Rents Are Still Skyrocketing

Thu, 01/07/2016 - 00:00

It’s a good time to be a landlord, but not a renter, shows a new report. 


USB-C: The New Port Powering Up Devices

Thu, 01/07/2016 - 00:00

You’ll need to get familiar with a new port appearing on more and more of your electronics. 


What City Is the Smartest of All?

Thu, 01/07/2016 - 00:00

That is, a city that is redefining what smart looks like with urban mobility. The federal government is offering a challenge to cities, and...

3 Times an Open House Snagged a Buyer

Thu, 01/07/2016 - 00:00

Think they don’t work? Here are a few scenarios where open houses can attract the right people.


Where is Student Loan Debt the Worst?

Thu, 01/07/2016 - 00:00

NAR Research takes a look at which U.S region is struggling the most with student loan debt.

When Selling a Smart Home, Don’t Look Stupid

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 00:00

Home owners say they’re willing to pay more to live in a smart home. That means you have to get smart about learning how to sell one....

3 Buyer Types to Watch for in 2016

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 00:00

Here are three niches that could prove profitable this year. 


Loan Demand Plunges: Should You Worry?

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 00:00

Over the past two weeks, mortgage applications have dropped significantly, even after adjusting for the holidays. What’s behind the sudden...

How 'Star Wars' Applies to Your Business

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 00:00

Leigh Brown explains how the epic movie-of-the-moment illuminates truths about the real estate industry.

5 Ways to Make Your Devices Last Longer

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 00:00

Avoid committing commonplace mistakes that can strain and drain your smartphone, tablet, and laptop.