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The Best Cities for Veterans Ranked

Thu, 11/12/2015 - 00:00

WalletHub recently tracked 18 key metrics to find the best cities for veterans within the nation’s 100 largest metros. Find out if your city...

The Best Times to Post on Social Media

Wed, 11/11/2015 - 00:00

You want to time your outreach on your social networks to the moment they’re most likely to be seen. Analyts offer some insights into the...

How Does Your Market Stack Up on Prices?

Wed, 11/11/2015 - 00:00

 View how your city ranks in Coldwell Banker’s latest Home Listing Report on housing affordability across the country.

Owners, Appraisers Get More in Line on Value

Wed, 11/11/2015 - 00:00

The gap between what home owners perceive their homes to be worth compared to what appraisers say they are valued at appears to be narrowing.

Loan Demand Softens on Sharp Jump in Rates

Wed, 11/11/2015 - 00:00

Mortgage rates are up for the third consecutive week, causing loan applications to drop by 1.3 percent, the Mortgage Bankers Associaiton reports...

One of the Top Fears Holding Renters Back

Wed, 11/11/2015 - 00:00

More than three in five renters said they would be more likely to purchase a home sooner if they had the option to buy down payment protection, a...

Real Estate to Benefit From Crowdfunding Boost

Wed, 11/11/2015 - 00:00

New rules to encourage crowdfunded businesses could help real estate by helping small companies raise the capital to grow more...

360° Cameras: Listing Photo Game Changer?

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 00:00

A new wave of cameras that can capture an entire room in a single photo promises to transform the art of the listing shot.

3 Reasons Why People Move

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 00:00

A recent study takes a look at why people choose to live where they do, and also their priorities when they decide to move.

Don’t Let the Holidays Scare Off Sellers

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 00:00

Some home owners may be tempted to delay putting their home on the market until after the holidays. But there’s plenty of reasons why they...

Solo Sales: FSBOs’ Costly Mistake

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 00:00

Next time sellers are tempted to do a sale themselves: Show them these stats.

Top Secrets to Managing Your Time Better

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 00:00

Here’s one big secret: Realize you can’t really manage time, just yourself.  

A Feline Touch: Stage a Home with Kittens?

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 00:00

A real estate brokerage is hoping to tug at buyers’ hearts through the use of kittens in a new video for one of its listings, called “...

90% of Homes Don’t Have Enough Insulation

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 00:00

Home owners may struggle to keep warm this winter. Most existing homes are under-insulated, new research shows. 

Why Buyers Need to Buy That New Home Now

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 00:00

Your client has decided on new-home construction, but they're dragging their feet. Here are some reasons why now is a good time to build.

News Corp Upbeat on Real Estate

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 00:00

“We are particularly pleased with the momentum at realtor.com®, which is significantly ahead of schedule on key metrics,” says...

Freddie Mac Warns Buyers of 3 Credit Scams

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 00:00

Freddie Mac issued a warning for home buyers about scams that try to entice them with promises of raising their credit score in exchange for money...

4 Home Buyer Pet Peeves to Avoid

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 00:00

The home may be priced right and in a great location, so why isn’t it selling?

‘A Test-Drive for Tiny House Living’

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 00:00

Companies of tiny homes are allowing more potential buyers to try out living in 160 square feet before they commit. Will the “test drives...

How to Show Clients You're Credible

Mon, 11/09/2015 - 00:00

Most buyers and sellers rate trustworthiness as a key trait they want in their real estate agent. But your experience isn’t likely going to...