"There's a strong preference for being in a neighborhood where people can walk to shops, restaurants, parks," says an NAR spokesperson.
Topics: Smart Growth
Mortgage rates are up slightly this week, following more than a month of declines in borrowing costs.
Rather than wait until the end of the year to create a business plan, real estate agents should turn their attention toward a more productive 2014 starting Nov. 1.
Nearly nine out of 10 recent home buyers say that heating and cooling costs were "somewhat important" or "very important" in choosing a home to purchase, according to NAR.