Another sign of economic recovery: The home ownership rate is no longer falling, and some housing analysts expect it to soon start rising.
While standards for FHA loans have stayed about the same as they were in 2006, borrowers with credit scores lower than 660 are facing a tougher time in getting approved these days.
Going to the REALTORS® Conference & Expo in Orlando? You'll find resources, information, and solutions for you and your business at NAR's booth, #745. Plus, meet and get an autograph from Jim Belushi—star of TV, stage, and screen—on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 1-4 p.m.
One thing every parent learns all too quickly: Kids' stuff seems to infiltrate every space in their home. Help parents reclaim their space by posting to your blog a free article from NAR's REALTOR® Content Resource with kids' room storage solutions for any age. It's one of five free "Be Squirrelly: Start Storing Smartly This Winter" articles you can use to help home owners clear their family's clutter.
A roster of experts gave a range of presentations looking at the special considerations of workforce housing at the recent NAR Workforce Housing Conference in Chicago. Get the highlights on multifamily sessions, including why you should build relationships with your state's housing finance authority.
The Institute of Real Estate Management's new book has some great ideas on how to prepare any building for any disaster in striking range.
As residents of the East Coast begin to pick up the pieces in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the REALTORS® Relief Foundation is on hand, collecting donations for victims of the storm.
Scam artists are already trying to profit off of home owners affected by Hurricane Sandy.
Foreclosures on the market are being cleared away, down 22 percent compared to the beginning of this year, CoreLogic reports.
Beginning today, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac gave several private mortgage insurers the ability to approve short sales and deed in lieu of foreclosures for distressed home owners without requiring a separate review.