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'Pocket Listings' Spark Controversy

May 2, 2013: 

With the housing rebound in full swing, "pocket listings" are growing in many parts of the country, but this development has raised questions over its ethics among some in the industry.

Mobile Real Estate Apps Are Here to Stay

May 1, 2013: 

Jason O'Neil explains why a lot of his clients are turning to the realtor.com app instead of Trulia or Zillow.

Obama Picks Watt for FHFA Post

May 1, 2013: 

President Obama is due today to announce his nomination of U.S. Rep. Mel Watt (D-N.C.) to run the Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Millennials Poised to Put Their Mark on Housing

May 1, 2013: 

"As the economy continues to stabilize, more young adults will wean off of mom and dad and start to live on their own, spurring added economic growth," HousingWire reports.

Home Ownership Rate Drops to Lowest Point in 18 Years

May 1, 2013: 

Housing analysts blame the drop on tight credit conditions, constrained inventories of for-sale homes, and the rising number of single-family rental homes.

Lenders Chip Away at Foreclosure Inventories

May 1, 2013: 

Completed foreclosures rose in March, but the big drop in the number of distressed properties entering the pipeline remains encouraging, analysts say.

Strongest Job Markets Have Biggest Home Price Rises

May 1, 2013: 

The three cities that are posting some of the strongest price growth year-over-year are also seeing fastest job growth.

Short on Experience? Try Your Local Board

April 30, 2013: 

New agents can counter the credibility question by getting involved on a deeper level.

Infographic: Figuring Out First-Time Buyers

April 30, 2013: 

Real estate Web site Doorsteps has released an infographic that shows demographic and financial data on first-time home buyers, which includes data from the National Association of REALTORS®' 2012 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers.

Renters Say More Buildings Should Welcome Pets

April 30, 2013: 

Seventy-five percent of renters say they own pets, yet many are not able to find enough pet-friendly rental options, according to a new survey.