More home buyers say living near family members is not an important consideration for them when home-shopping. Property size, crime rates, school district, and length of commute ranked higher in a recent survey.
Disputes over $150 ceiling fans, curtains, or a dusty chandelier may seem trivial when negotiating a home sale, but some real estate professionals say such squabbles have actually cost them deals.
In July, single-family new-home sales dropped to their lowest level in nine months. Economists blame the recent surge in mortgage rates.
Smoking can reduce a home's resale value by 20 percent, a recent study finds. And 88% of agents surveyed say it's more difficult to sell a home where the residents were smokers.
Specialized short sale brokers continue to pursue this niche market trend for good reason.
Home buyers who discover house flaws too late in the purchasing process may face costly repairs. Here are some things you should tell them to watch out for.
Tech firm Blueroof360's blueQub app, hitting the market in September, is intended to serve as a one-stop utility app for agents in the field.
Even clients with stellar credit will likely face lots of questioning from lenders when applying for a mortgage today.
Brace your clients: The recent surge in rates isn't over, analysts say.
The number of sinkholes is growing, putting more homes at risk, and some experts say it even has the potential to threaten the housing recovery in Florida.