Some lenders are bringing back "lock and shop" programs to help home buyers lock in mortgage rates during their house-hunt so they won't need to fear rising rates.
(Updated September 2013)
Web design has evolved dramatically since the Internet was founded. Is your association website W3 or ADA compliant? Do you use XML? Are your navigation menus logical and easy to use? Is the writing acceptable for the Web? Would a blog or twitter feed work on your site? Consult the information below for articles and helpful tips to assist in the redesign of your association's website for the 21st century. (D. Shumaker, Senior Library Information Specialist)
Credit scoring has become a serious issue in the lending community and it can affect your ability to obtain or refinance your next mortgage. This updated field guide includes articles and books relating to credit scoring.
Pinterest, Instagram, and Google+ will be featured in REALTOR® University's upcoming sales and marketing webinar summit. Use discount code RUWSM13 to save $5.00 on registration.
An average of 30,000 web sites are identified as distributing malicious code to users every day, and many of these sites come from small business owners unaware of the problem.
NAR's REALTOR® Content Resource provides free, original home ownership content you can use in your consumer communications. Share these articles in social media, on your blog or website, or in an e-mail or e-newsletter you send to clients.
Facebook hashtags are not effective in generating viral reach, hype, and exposure, according to EdgeRank Checker, a Facebook analytics service.
Buyers blame rising mortgage rates for making it more difficult to purchase a home and altering the pace of their home search, according to a new Redfin survey.
Home buyers often let emotions cloud their judgment in real estate transactions. Here's how to help them avoid some of the most common emotionally driven mistakes.
In the next 15 months, 8.3 million home owners — about 18 percent of home owners who have a mortgage — are expected to gain enough equity to be in a better position to sell their homes, according to a new report.