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5 Market Problems Scaring REALTORS®

REALTOR® confidence in current and future market conditions took a slight dip in June as several challenges continued to pose a threat to their businesses and the housing recovery,...

Countrywide Acquisition Still Haunts BofA

Bank of America is getting stuck with another bill: loans that turned sour during the housing crisis stemming from its acquisition of Countrywide Financial, the Los Angeles Times...

3 Social Media Trends Impacting Your Business

Image-centric networks are growing, and is Google+ losing favor? Forbes.com columnist Jayson DeMers recently offered up some of the latest trends in social media. “2014 has brought...

Don’t Ever Say This to a Client

Real estate agents should never tell clients that they only check their messages, emails, and phones during business hours. Rather, they should inform clients of the best times to...

Home Ownership Rate Near 20-Year Low

The fallout from the housing crisis continues as the number of Americans who own homes dropped to the lowest level in nearly two decades in the second quarter, the U.S. Department of...

This Is Where Millennial Home Buyers Are Heading

While first-time home buyers’ presence in the housing market has been subdued in recent years, some metro areas are poised to soon see an increase in home buying from the millennial...

Fastest-Moving Real Estate Markets

Austin is hot, and we’re not talking temperature. The Austin, Texas, metro area has the fastest moving real estate market in the U.S., according to ZipRealty’s second...

Home Owners Say if They Had to They’d Cut Housing Costs By …

If faced with an unexpected financial burden, the majority of home owners say they’d reduce their housing costs by downsizing, according to a survey conducted by Trulia of more than...

Authorities Uncover Growing Mortgage-Relief Scams

Federal and state officials have filed dozens of lawsuits against companies they say have been duping a growing number of home owners who are facing foreclosure with big promises to...

Report: 17% of Homes Still Underwater

More home owners are gradually treading above water again on their mortgages, but some are still facing balances that are higher than the estimated value of their homes, according to...