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Buyers Try Their Luck at Housing Lotteries

April 30, 2013: 

Where buyer demand is high, some builders are holding lotteries to determine who gets to purchase homes in their developments.

Attitude Before Platitude

April 29, 2013: 

Becki Saltzman's saucy new book, Arousing the Buy Curious: Real Estate Pillow Talk for Patrons and Professionals, invites real estate professionals and their clients in on some of the secrets of how to succeed in the industry.

The Best Time of Year to Buy Household Items

April 29, 2013: 

Who doesn't love a deal? Learn the best time of year to buy certain household items in order to score the biggest bargains.

Empire State Building Feud Heads to Court

April 29, 2013: 

Ownership of New York's 102-story landmark will be battled out in court this week.

Brokers Explore Short Sale Lease Back Programs

April 29, 2013: 

Programs are springing up that allow some home owners who sell their home in a short sale transaction to remain in the home as renters.

Home Contractor Scams a Growing Concern

April 29, 2013: 

These scams often rise in frequency in the spring, and home owners should take steps to make sure they aren't duped.

Buyers Will Pay Extra for These Features

April 29, 2013: 

Home buyers say they are willing to spend thousands more in order to have certain interior features in a home.

National Alliance Created to Develop Valuation Education

April 29, 2013: 

The Appraisal Foundation (TAF) and its sponsoring organizations have formed a national education partnership that will be dedicated to providing consistent, quality valuation education.

REALTORS® Urge Preserving Homeownership Tax Policies

April 26, 2013: 

Congress should focus on doing no harm to housing and America's 75 million homeowners by maintaining current tax laws for homeownership and real estate investment, NAR says.

Survey: Many Owners Fail to Get Flood Insurance

April 26, 2013: 

The majority of home owners report know about flood insurance, yet only a small percentage actually add the extra coverage to their standard homeowner's insurance policy.