Real Estate News

Builder Makes Alexa a New-Home Standard

NAR Daily Real Estate News - May 10, 2018 - 12:00am

Lennar, the nation’s largest homebuilder, has announced a deal with Amazon that will make voice-activated digital assistants a standard...

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Report: Fair Housing Complaints Tick Up

NAR Daily Real Estate News - May 10, 2018 - 12:00am

The three most common concerns deal with disability, race, and family status, according to a new report released by the National Fair Housing...

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4 Hot Trends for Outdoor Spaces

NAR Daily Real Estate News - May 10, 2018 - 12:00am

Regardless of its size, a home’s outside area should be a showpiece in a listing.

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Frame Negotiations as Dialogues, Not Conflicts

NAR Daily Real Estate News - May 10, 2018 - 12:00am

Put your client’s priorities first and be willing to compromise or say no to ensure a productive discussion.

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The Most, Least Affordable Metros for Teachers

NAR Daily Real Estate News - May 10, 2018 - 12:00am

See where an educator’s salary can and cannot buy a home.

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California OKs Solar Mandate for New Homes

NAR Daily Real Estate News - May 10, 2018 - 12:00am

The Golden State will become the first to require that all new homes include solar panels.

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REALTORS® Take to the Hill in D.C.

NAR Daily Real Estate News - May 9, 2018 - 12:00am

NAR members are gathering to advance legislative issues and commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act.

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HUD Sued Over Delay on Antisegregation Rule

NAR Daily Real Estate News - May 9, 2018 - 12:00am

Civil rights advocates have filed a lawsuit against the Department of Housing and Urban Development, accusing the agency of not following a rule...

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Remodelers Worry Over Labor Shortages

NAR Daily Real Estate News - May 9, 2018 - 12:00am

The difficulty of finding skilled workers could impact the timing and cost of your clients’ projects.

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5 REALTORS® Receive Funds, Mentorship for Charitable Efforts

NAR Daily Real Estate News - May 9, 2018 - 12:00am

The Good Neighbor Society announced new grant recipients, including the son of slain Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter. As one of the five...

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Lower Rates Do Little to Spur Loan Demand

NAR Daily Real Estate News - May 9, 2018 - 12:00am

Mortgage rates dropped last week but that didn’t seem to trigger homeowners or home buyers to take advantage.

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Owners, Appraisers Essentially Agree on Value

NAR Daily Real Estate News - May 9, 2018 - 12:00am

Homeowners are less likely to get a rude awakening when going through the mortgage process, according to the latest Quicken Loans Home Price...

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Homes Are Fetching More Than Asking Price

NAR Daily Real Estate News - May 9, 2018 - 12:00am

Thirty-seven percent of properties that closed in March sold at or above their list price.

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Should Sellers Pay for Their Own Inspection?

NAR Daily Real Estate News - May 8, 2018 - 12:00am

Your client may want to consider ordering a home maintenance inspection before listing his or her property. It could help to be proactive about...

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Young Buyers Are Skipping the Starter Home

NAR Daily Real Estate News - May 8, 2018 - 12:00am

Millennials who have delayed homeownership are trying to make up for lost time by going straight for a larger, pricier property that they intend...

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Calif. Takes Up Solar Mandate for New Homes

NAR Daily Real Estate News - May 8, 2018 - 12:00am

The California Energy Commission will vote Wednesday on proposed construction standards requiring that most new homes built in the state have...

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How Much Longer Is It to Find a Home?

NAR Daily Real Estate News - May 8, 2018 - 12:00am

Prospective buyers actively searching for a property say it’s becoming a longer journey to find one they’re willing to buy.

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Fannie: Housing Confidence Hits Record High

NAR Daily Real Estate News - May 8, 2018 - 12:00am

Americans continue to say it’s a good time to sell amid rising home prices and favorable economic conditions.

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After Brief Slowdown, Rents Inch Back Up

NAR Daily Real Estate News - May 7, 2018 - 12:00am

Just as signs pointed to a cooling rental market, landlords are seeing resurging demand, warranting higher prices.

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Why You Should List in the Middle of the Week

NAR Daily Real Estate News - May 7, 2018 - 12:00am

Redfin researchers discover why putting a home on the market on Wednesdays and Thursdays offers more advantages than listing on a Sunday, the...

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