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Real Estate's Most Loyal Age Group

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 00:00

"If not for them, we would have seen a much lower home ownership rate overall, more homes on the market, and more weakness," according...

House Hunters: Winter Doesn't Scare Us Off

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 00:00

Must-watch video: A team of real estate professionals in Denver asks bundled-up consumers if the cold could keep them away from searching for the...

Buyers' and Sellers' Confidence Diverges

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 00:00

The gap between those who say it's a good time to buy a home and those who say it's a good time to sell is growing larger.

3% Down Payments May Be Game Changer

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 00:00

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's latest low-down-payment loans could open the door to more first-time home buyers who had been struggling to...

Owning Still Trumps Renting in Overall Wealth

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 00:00

Despite of the recent housing crisis, researchers continue to find evidence that home ownership contributes to individual wealth. 

House OK's Short Sale Tax Break, On to Senate

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 00:00

The U.S. House passed a bill last week that would extend key tax breaks to financially distressed home owners who went through a short sale. The...

Qualifying for Mortgage Isn't Impossible

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 00:00

Nearly 60 percent of would-be buyers say they want to buy a home but are disheartened because they believe their mortgage application would be...

Job Market Gains Likely to Lead to More Sales

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 00:00

With the uptick in employment, expect more home sales and increased commercial leasing activity next year.

Ferguson Case Takes Toll on Housing Market

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 00:00

The unrest stemming from the recent protests and riots over the acquittal of a police officer who shot an unarmed teenager has dampened the real...

What Your 'About Me' Says About You

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 00:00

Want to know how your online personality comes across? A REALTOR® Magazine consumer panel will provide feedback on your web presence.

HAMP Borrowers Can Earn Extra $5K Reward

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 00:00

The government is throwing in more incentives to keep borrowers who modify their loans through the Home Affordable Modification Program current on...

First-Time Buyers' Myths About Mortgages

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 00:00

Here are seven things Millennials often believe about getting a mortgage that aren't (entirely) true.

70% Unaware of Down-Payment Assistance

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 00:00

The majority of adults in the U.S. say they hadn't heard of programs helping first-time buyers afford a down payment, including state and...

10 Markets to Grow the Most Next Year

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 00:00

The U.S. housing market is expected to make strides overall in 2015, but 10 metros in particular are "ready for significant acceleration...

Mortgage Rates at Lowest Point Since May 2013

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 00:00

Many consumers probably didn't think they'd see mortgage rates this low again.

2015: Year of the First-Time Home Buyer

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 00:00

Increases in job opportunities will bring first-time buyers back into the market next year after mostly staying on the sidelines since the housing...

Housing Expenses Drain More People's Income

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 00:00

Nearly 40 million Americans are spending more than 30 percent of their income on housing payments, property taxes, and other household expenses....

1 in 5 Markets Developing Housing Bubble?

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 00:00

A fifth of housing markets have exceeded their historical affordability norms and may be showing early signs of a housing bubble, according to...

The Luxury Market's Achilles Heel

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 00:00

Markets that are most dependent on international demand are seeing a steady and dramatic decline in sales of million-dollar-plus homes, a new...

Innocent Pleas in Beverly Carter's Death

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 00:00

Two suspects charged with kidnapping and murdering the Arkansas real estate agent pleaded not guilty in court on Wednesday.

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