NAR offers a Placemaking Guide, resources, a series of webinars and educational sessions so you can find out how to initiate a Placemaking activity in your community.
Affordability has a strong impact on homeownership. Not surprisingly, four of five states with the lowest homeownership rates in the US are characterized by markets with high prices.
An oversupply of student housing in college towns is prompting landlords nationwide to cut rents -- some by up to 6 percent -- as they worry about rising vacancies, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Fannie Mae recently released its rankings of top mortgage servicers, based on metrics such as customer service, performance outcomes, and foreclosure prevention efforts.