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Industry News From REALTOR® Magazine

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Updated: 3 days 15 hours ago

30-Year Mortgage Rate Reaches New Low for the Year

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 00:00

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.21 percent this week, the lowest since November 2013, Freddie Mac reports.

More Home Buyers Bring Cash to Closing

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 00:00

All-cash sales made up 33 percent of transactions in the first quarter, despite a decrease in distressed sales and investor activity. So, who...

Sellers Are Becoming More Aggressive in Pricing

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 00:00

Forty percent of home sellers say they plan to price their homes above market value after seeing reports of rising home prices.

Rising FHA Costs Sideline Potential Buyers

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 00:00

NAR estimates that FHA’s higher mortgage insurance fees have prevented an estimated 375,000 home purchases in 2013. 

Top 10 Highest Grossing Builders in 2013

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 00:00

Find out who made Builder Magazine's list of builders who netted the highest revenues last year. 

3 Tips for Selling a Small Kitchen

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 00:00

If your seller's house is lacking in kitchen space, it's important to make it look as appealing as possible, says professional stager...

Realtor.com®: New Strategy Will Give Us the Edge

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 00:00

Realtor.com®’s plan to remove its listings from online real estate aggregators will not give its competitors the advantage, even if they...

10 Cities With Jobs for Recent College Grads

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 00:00

Personal finance social network WalletHub analyzes factors like entry-level jobs per capita and median starting salaries to find the best cities...

NAR Guide Helps MLSs Highlight Green Features

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 00:00

The National Association of REALTORS® is offering a new Green MLS Implementation Guide, designed to encourage MLSs to promote the special...

Fannie: More Americans Say Buy, Sell Now

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 00:00

With sluggish inventory levels nationwide, here’s a welcome sign: Forty-two percent of Americans are now saying it’s a good time to...

Fed Chair Sounds Cautionary Note On Housing

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 00:00

Stagnant job and salary growth are causing a slowdown in the housing market and could pose a risk to the economic recovery, Federal Reserve...

Mortgage Delinquencies Drop by Double Digits

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 00:00

The mortgage delinquency rate nationwide stood at 3.61 percent at the end of the first quarter of 2014, down more than 24 percent compared to the...

More Metros Return to 'Normal' Housing Activity

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 00:00

Fifty-nine metros have fully returned to, or even exceeded, their last normal levels of economic and housing activity, a new index shows. 

Young Renters Say They Want to Own, But ...

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 00:00

Most young renters think owning is a more sensible housing choice than renting for financial reasons, but they’re concerned about when and...

Commercial Market Sees Rising Incomes, Transactions

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 00:00

Despite challenges in the market, commercial real estate practitioners report an increase in sales transaction volume and the highest gross annual...

Survey: Buyers Prefer New, But Aren't Willing to Pay

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 00:00

More Americans say they prefer new homes over existing homes, but they aren’t too sure they’re willing to pay a premium in order to...

Mortgage Application Activity Rebounds, Up 5.3%

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 00:00

Mortgage applications rose last week, with applications for home purchases driving most of the spike.

Boomers Becoming Creatures of Cohabit

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 00:00

As more baby boomers decide to age in place, they're combining households to share the burdens and workloads of daily life.

Spring Fling? Faster Sales, More Buyer Traffic

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 00:00

About 37 percent of real estate professionals report that properties sold in March had been on the market for less than a month, according to the...

After Arkansas Tornado, REALTORS® Become a Lifeline

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 00:00

Victims of the devastating April 27 tornado in Arkansas are finding friends in the real estate community, as REALTORS® — armed with...

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