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New-Home Sales Surge to 6-Year High

Sales of new single-family homes soared 18 percent in August, as greater confidence in the recovery swept across the housing industry, despite news that homebuilding tumbled 14...

NAR to FAA: Lift Ban on Drones

The National Association of REALTORS® sent a letter this week to the Federal Aviation Administration asking the agency to consider permitting the use of drones, or Unmanned Aerial...

The World’s Priciest Place to Live and Work

London is the world’s most expensive city for companies to relocate employees, ending Hong Kong’s five-year streak on top, according to this year’s annual survey by...

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...

NAHB: Apartment, Condo Market Continues to Strengthen

Builders and developers are optimistic about the current conditions in the apartment and condominium market, which posted more gains in the second quarter. The Multifamily Production...

Fannie Mae to Sell Its Iconic Headquarters

Mortgage giant Fannie Mae is planning to sell its mansion-like headquarters on Wisconsin Avenue in Washington, D.C., in a move to consolidate five of its D.C. offices into a...

‘Normalized’ Economy to Prop Up Housing?

A pick-up in the economy is expected to help propel the housing market forward, with an increase in household formation and a stronger recovery, according to Freddie Mac’s...

8 Best Cities to Be a Real Estate Agent

The West seems to offer some of the best opportunities for real estate agents, according to a new analysis by SmartAsset, a financial management resource. The company sought to...

13 States Soar to New Home-Price Highs

More than a dozen states saw home prices accelerate in June to record-level highs, according to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index, which dates back to January 1976. Year-over-year...

Did Expanded Jobless Benefits Lead to Lower Foreclosure Rates?

A new study suggests that about 1.4 million foreclosures between 2008 and 2012 were prevented because the expansion of unemployment insurance benefits cut the likelihood of mortgage...