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Study of Real Estate Firms Shows both Optimism and Challenges

September 10, 2013: 

According to this new report, most real estate firms are small, independent businesses that specialize in residential brokerage, with 69 percent of all firms expecting profitability to increase over the next year.

Strengthening Economy Lifts Mortgage Rates

September 6, 2013: 

Borrowing costs for home buyers and refinancers just got more expensive this week.

Markets with the Largest Change in Homeownership Rates

September 5, 2013: 

Find out which markets have experienced the largest changes in homeownership rates since 2004.

Commercial Fundamentals Point to Steady Growth In Second Half of 2013

September 5, 2013: 

Vacancy rates generally are tightening in commercial real estate sectors with modest rent growth.

Rising Lot Costs May Make New Homes Pricier

September 4, 2013: 

Builders are facing rising lot prices, likely to be passed on to buyers of new homes.

Home Prices Showing Signs of Cooling?

September 4, 2013: 

Home price appreciation remains strong but may show some signs of slowing in the coming months, according to two housing reports released Tuesday.

Census: Recession Hit Families Hard

September 3, 2013: 

Home ownership among households with children dropped 15 percent from 2005 to 2011, the Census Bureau reports

Report: Singles Make Up One Fourth of Buyers

September 3, 2013: 

More Americans are opting to live alone, with single buyers making up a quarter of all home purchases last year. Being a single buyer can pose challenges, such as qualifying for a mortgage with just one income.

Foreclosure Crisis Near Its End?

September 3, 2013: 

Foreclosure inventories nationwide fell 32 percent in July compared to a year ago, another sign that the foreclosure crisis may finally be over, according to CoreLogic's latest foreclosure report released Thursday.

Learn From the Best

August 30, 2013: 

Attend your choice of 100 education sessions and meet the brightest minds in the business at the 2013 REALTORS® Conference & Expo, November 8–11.