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Where Buyers Face Steepest Competition

All-cash transactions remain high, but they are showing signs of dropping, which could be good news for traditional home buyers with financing who find they are unable to compete...

Millennials Finally Moving Out on Their Own?

A record number of younger Americans have been living with their parents, which has greatly reduced household formation in recent years. But as the economy improves, more are finally...

Builders Haven’t Felt This Confident Since 2005

Builder confidence in the new-home market rose to its highest reading in nearly 9 years, according to the latest reading from the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo...

Get a Discount on Your Mortgage

Lending giants Bank of America Corp. and Citigroup reportedly will offer mortgages at discounted rates to stir more lending among low-income borrowers and those with subprime credit...

Virtual Tours Are a Slam Dunk for Your Site

Virtual home tours on YouTube drive far more traffic to broker websites than listings on large real estate syndication sites, according to an analysis by real estate marketing firm WAV...

6 Signs Your Clients Are Ready to Invest

Are your clients looking to build their portfolio with investment properties? Help potential investors decide if now is the right time jump into the real estate market. Here are six...

65% of Markets See Moderate Home Prices

The median price of residential properties – including both distressed and non-distressed sales – was $191,000, up 3 percent in July from the previous month and up 12 percent from...

More Households Optimistic About Home Prices, Finances

The majority of households believe home prices will rise within the next 12 months, according to the Federal Reserve’s newly released Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S....

Suburbanites Are Happiest, Poll Finds

City centers and downtowns may be growing in demand among millennials and retiring baby boomers, but a new poll says residents are still happiest in the suburbs. Americans who live in...

Is Your Greatest Fear Losing Your Phone?

Your phone has likely become an extension of who you are, and if you ever lose it or have it stolen, you might suffer from Smartphone-Loss Anxiety Disorder, a new term coined by...