Real Estate News

MLS Group Commits to Common IDX Feed

NAR Daily Real Estate News - April 4, 2018 - 12:00am

MLS RoundTable, a group of multiple listing service providers representing approximately 325,000 real estate professionals, announced today that...

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Blame Stock Market for Loan Demand Drop?

NAR Daily Real Estate News - April 4, 2018 - 12:00am

Wild fluctuations in the stock market may be giving some potential home buyers the jitters. 

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Shopping Malls Are Getting Emptier

NAR Daily Real Estate News - April 4, 2018 - 12:00am

Mall vacancies reached a six-year high as the sector continues to struggle.

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Young Adults Feel Crushed by Rate, Price Hikes

NAR Daily Real Estate News - April 4, 2018 - 12:00am

Are you ready? Ninety-two percent of active buyers age 18 to 34 say rising interest rates will impact their home search.

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Spring Buyers Want This Type of House

NAR Daily Real Estate News - April 2, 2018 - 12:00am

“Although record-low inventory and high prices make this housing market unique, some classic features still top most shoppers’ wish...

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Report: FHA Granted Loans to Ineligible Borrowers

NAR Daily Real Estate News - April 2, 2018 - 12:00am

A HUD watchdog group says the agency failed to flag nearly 10,000 customers who were barred under federal guidelines from receiving FHA loans.

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Top 10 Cities for Sellers This Year

NAR Daily Real Estate News - April 2, 2018 - 12:00am

Real estate pros and their clients may have an easier time solidifying a sale in these markets, where homes are selling faster and for more money...

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Board Curbs Appraiser Requirements

NAR Daily Real Estate News - April 2, 2018 - 12:00am

Faced with labor shortages in the appraisal field, the Appraisal Foundation is easing the qualifications necessary for people to work as a...

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Where Middle-Class Buyers Aren’t Squeezed

NAR Daily Real Estate News - April 2, 2018 - 12:00am

Middle-income earners are being hit with income stagnation, rising housing costs, and increasing debt loads, but there are several markets across...

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HELOC Borrowers Express Doubts, Desires

NAR Daily Real Estate News - April 2, 2018 - 12:00am

As home prices rise, more homeowners are turning to home equity lines of credit, but they have concerns about cashing out on their home.

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10 Brokerages With the Most Sales in the U.S.

NAR Daily Real Estate News - March 30, 2018 - 12:00am

The annual REAL Trends 500 report reveals the rankings of the country’s largest real estate firms.

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5 Signs It’s Time for an Office Remodel

NAR Daily Real Estate News - March 30, 2018 - 12:00am

When the job is rushed out of necessity—just like home renovations—you can end up spending more money on fixes and updates than...

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Mortgage Rates Ease Slightly This Week

NAR Daily Real Estate News - March 30, 2018 - 12:00am

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell 1 basis point to an average 4.44 percent this week, Freddie Mac reports.

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Markets Where Prices Hit Record Highs Again

NAR Daily Real Estate News - March 30, 2018 - 12:00am

“Never in history have there been more eyes on fewer homes than today,” says a spokesman for realtor.com®, which has released...

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5 Ways to Make a Front Porch Summon Buyers

NAR Daily Real Estate News - March 30, 2018 - 12:00am

It’s the first space buyers will see during a showing, so don’t neglect to spruce it up. These attention-grabbing ideas can make a...

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Rental Market Sees More ‘Normal Conditions’

NAR Daily Real Estate News - March 30, 2018 - 12:00am

Costs of apartment leases are moderating, and incomes are rising, which is creating a much more financially comfortable situation for renters...

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