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How Buyers Misjudge the Mortgage Process

February 20, 2018 - 12:00am

Many consumers find it “stressful” or “complicated” to obtain a mortgage, according to recent surveys. Here are some of...

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Could Glut of Luxury Rentals Cause ‘Crisis’?

February 20, 2018 - 12:00am

Builders have focused for too long on serving the high-end market, while a shortage of affordable rental housing is worsening, economists warn.

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New-Home Market Picks Up the Pace

February 20, 2018 - 12:00am

The increase in single-family housing construction may help tame home price growth, while the uptick in multifamily units could help slow rent...

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Consumers Worldwide Favor Homeownership

February 16, 2018 - 12:00am

Despite steady gains in rental markets across the globe, the majority of residents in 29 of 30 countries recently analyzed are homeowners.

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Brokerage’s Pig Stunt Annoys Seattle Residents

February 16, 2018 - 12:00am

Marketing campaigns can sometimes prompt backlash, as one startup real estate company learned this week.

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House Passes Bill to Curb ‘Drive-by’ Accessibility Lawsuits

February 16, 2018 - 12:00am

Legislation would likely lead to greater accountability by building owners with regard to potential violations of the...

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Builder Lets Consumers Design Its Model Homes

February 16, 2018 - 12:00am

Taylor Morrison Home Corp. is crowdsourcing the design of its model homes to give home shoppers more of a say through its myModel Home Project.

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Climbing Mortgage Rates Reach 4-Year High

February 16, 2018 - 12:00am

Rates continue to increase, soaring this week to the highest average since 2014. 

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First-Time Buyers May Have it Easiest Here

February 16, 2018 - 12:00am

First-time home buyers are entering the market under tight inventory conditions and rising home prices. But not all cities are posing a challenge...

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Are Romantic Addresses a Better Investment?

February 14, 2018 - 12:00am

A new study suggests a sales-to-love connection for certain sweet street names.

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Small Investors Are Looking to Partner Up

February 14, 2018 - 12:00am

Mom-and-pop landlords and house flippers seek to alleviate risks and smooth financing hurdles as property prices increase. 

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Buyers Finding Love Takes More Time

February 14, 2018 - 12:00am

Real estate pros may be working with a home shopper much longer than they used to. Two-thirds of buyers are shopping for three months or more...

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Is Market Volatility Giving Buyers Cold Feet?

February 14, 2018 - 12:00am

Stock jitters and higher interest rates were likely behind the most recent plunge in mortgage applications.

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It’s Official: Lennar, CalAtlantic Merge

February 14, 2018 - 12:00am

The two companies now make up the nation’s largest homebuilder based on revenue.

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Guiding Buyers Who Follow Their Hearts

February 13, 2018 - 12:00am

Love is in the air, and if your clients have recently fallen for a property, use these tips to ensure they have really found “the one....

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How Millennial Agents Are Reshaping Brokerages

February 13, 2018 - 12:00am

Read how the younger generation is changing office dynamics.

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Driverless Cars Could Fuel An Exurb Boom

February 13, 2018 - 12:00am

“Real estate might be the industry that is most transformed by autonomous vehicles,” says one housing analyst.

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Trump Budget Proposal Slashes $8.8B From HUD

February 13, 2018 - 12:00am

See how the industry fared in President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2019 Budget proposal.

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Realogy Named On ‘Most Ethical Companies’ List

February 13, 2018 - 12:00am

Realogy has been honored on the Ethisphere Institute’s World’s Most Ethical Companies list for the seventh consecutive...

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5% Mortgage Rates Aren’t Scaring Buyers

February 13, 2018 - 12:00am

The higher rates may actually be prompting some potential buyers to rush their home-purchase plans, a new survey finds. 

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