Tag Archives: in

Housing Is Missing 700K in Sales

A drop in single-family home sales – both new-homes and existing-homes – over the past few years equates to a real estate market that is at least 700,000 shy in annual home sales,...

5 Markets to Watch for Investors in 2015

Typical investor magnets like San Francisco, New York City, Boston, and Seattle are getting new competition from some rapidly growing markets. The coastal cities are no longer the top...

Do You Live in a Smart Town?

Which suburb is the smartest of them all? Apparently, it’s Santa Monica, Calif. In fact, California boasts half of the smartest suburbs in the top 10, according to a new analysis...

Freddie: Housing Market Stuck in a Rut

The housing market is struggling to maintain momentum as housing prices moderate and mortgage applications fall, Freddie Mac reports in its latest Multi-Indicator Market Index. In...

8 Markets With Largest Gains in List Prices

Median list prices continued to move up in the majority of markets in July, according to realtor.com®’s latest National Housing Trend Report. The median list price is where half of...

Spring Was Healthiest Market in 3 Years

July housing data shows that price appreciation and inventory increases during the peak home-buying season helped the market to post the largest spring gains in three years,...

More Professionals Weigh a Job in Real Estate

In pockets of the country where the housing market is booming, classrooms are filling up with aspiring real estate professionals wanting to break in. “Low interest rates, foreign...

Decline in Foreclosures Reaches ‘Important Milestone’

Foreclosure activity in June was down 16 percent from a year prior, marking the lowest level since July 2006 — before the housing bubble burst — according to RealtyTrac’s...

REALTOR® Confidence Mostly Flat in May

Low housing supply relative to buyer demand, tougher lending standards, and lackluster growth in income and savings continued to constrain home sales last month in several markets,...

REALTORS® See Growing Incomes for Third Year in a Row

With a rise in sales and home prices, REALTORS® are seeing a boost to their incomes. The median gross income of a REALTOR® rose 9.6 percent in 2013, averaging $47,700 in 2013...