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Home Price Gains Are Expected in All States in the Next 12 Months

December 31, 2012: 

Based on responses to the November 2012 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey, all states are expected to see home price increases in the next 12 months.

Large Valuation Company Closes Down

December 28, 2012: 

A valuation company boasting a field network of 30,000 brokers, appraisers, and vendors in every major market in the U.S. announced that it has shut down operations.

13 Hot Home Trends for 2013

December 28, 2012: 

Whether you're staging homes or giving past clients advice, here are several design trends to keep in mind next year.

Mortgage Rates End Year Near Record Lows

December 28, 2012: 

The reduction on 30-year mortgage rates this year translates into an interest payment savings of nearly $98,600 over the life of a $200,000 loan, Freddie Mac reports.

Selling Tips From Bowl Game Geniuses

December 28, 2012: 

What can you learn from the legendary coaches of college football?

4 Housing Issues to Watch in 2013

December 27, 2012: 

What are some of the top forecasts for the housing market in 2013? The Wall Street Journal offers some predictions.

Pricing: Take Your Sellers for a Ride

December 27, 2012: 

Don't make potential buyers play a guessing game. If you leave these three pieces of information out of the property ad, you'll never get a call on your listing.

Home Prices Rose in October

December 27, 2012: 

U.S. home prices in October were up 4.3 percent from a year ago, according to the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller index.

NAR Weighs Measure for Buyer Foot Traffic

December 27, 2012: 

NAR is working on developing a national index to measure the number of visits to houses for sale from prospective buyers.

Getting a Mortgage Likely Won't Get Any Easier Soon

December 27, 2012: 

"Buyers shouldn't expect that getting a loan will get easier anytime soon, even though rates probably can't get much more attractive," The Wall Street Journal reports.