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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. 

Commercial Investments Rise 24% in First Half of 2013

August 30, 2013: 

Sales of major properties (over $2M) advanced 24 percent on a yearly basis during the first half of this year, totaling $145.3 billion, based on Real Capital Analytics (RCA) data.  Most property types registered double-digit growth rates, signaling strong investor interest in commercial assets.

Homeownership Rates: Top and Bottom 5 States

August 29, 2013: 

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.

Video: July Pending Home Sales Slip

August 28, 2013: 

NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun discusses the reasons for the slip in pending home sales in July 2013.

New-Home Sales Stall: Rising Rates to Blame?

August 28, 2013: 

In July, single-family new-home sales dropped to their lowest level in nine months. Economists blame the recent surge in mortgage rates.

July Pending Home Sales Slip

August 28, 2013: 

Pending home sales were down in July, with higher mortgage interest rates slowing the market.

Commercial Real Estate Markets Show Steady, Moderate Growth

August 26, 2013: 

NAR's quarterly commercial real estate forecast shows vacancy rates tightening in commercial real estate sectors with modest rent growth.