With inventories at 13-year lows, real estate professionals are getting creative in trying to convince home owners to sell.
The Code of Ethics Article 1-15 specifically states, "REALTORS®, in response to inquiries from buyers or cooperating brokers shall, with the sellers' approval, disclose the existence of offers on the property." How many agents do you know who are technically breaking this rule by disclosing the existence of offers without sellers' permission?
Most people are familiar with Easter Seals, but not everyone may be aware of the storied history behind the charity, or its connection to real estate.
Home owners of energy-efficient homes are one-third less likely to default on their mortgage, and researchers say lenders and Congress need to pay careful attention to the findings.
Rental demand is playing a large role in the home construction industry's current projects.
"With the spring home-buying season upon us, the recent highs in the stock market are a welcome signal of better times ahead," says Freddie Mac's chief economist.
Buyer demand is rapidly rising, but the housing market may not have the inventory to meet it.
Taking the view that even a single allegation of discrimination is one too many, the Lehigh Valley Association of REALTORS® in Pennsylvania worked with community groups to institute a hard-hitting campaign to educate its members about Fair Housing.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac won't participate in the fledgling Property Assessed Clean Energy program for solar panels and other energy-saving measures on homes in California.
In Phoenix, home listings most often highlight "kitchen islands," while in West Palm Beach, Fla., listings like to tout the "Roman tub." Find out what are the most popular home features in various states.