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Fewer Workers on Unemployment Insurance
456), Illinois (-4,043), New Jersey (-3,941), and Texas (-3,174). Nar expects 2.5 million net new jobs in 2015 and 5.3 million in existing home sales....

REALTORS® Commercial Markets Record Accelerating Prices In Q2.2015
for smaller transactions—many of which are handled by REALTORS®—are less widely available. NAR’s Commercial Real Estate Market Trends gathers market information for SCRE properties and transactions......

What's Causing the Record Home Prices?
[embedded content] The housing market was on a tear in June, as home sales hit their highest pace in eight years and the national median sales price marched to a record $236,400. The......

Mortgage Rates Dip Back Below 4%
Average fixed mortgage rates continue to fluctuate week-to-week, with the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage dropping below 4 percent this week, offering temporary relief to home buyers and refinancers......

Rising Rental Costs Strike More Households
affordability crisis in some of our major metropolitan areas for the middle housing market," Kenneth Rosen, chairman of the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics at the University......

01:24How healthy is your city's housing market?
is your city's housing market? How healthy is your city's housing...

Down And Out Of The Dorm: What's Your Off Campus Housing Horror Story?
staying in Lexington,” one Washington and Lee senior said. Nepotism in the housing market is yet another issue that plagues the off campus housing system. Since leases get passed down from......

What interest rates can I get with my credit score?
scores and your rates As one example, MyFico.com does show how mortgage rates vary by different credit score ranges. As I write this, the site shows that the national average annual percentage......

NAR Names Arnold Worldwide Agency of Record
new technologies. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with NAR to tell this story.” “Arnold’s understanding of the millennial segment, coupled with their ideas on how to position......

How much for this retirement hot spot?
some urban areas are downright impossible for middle-class retirees. Check out the housing market in the Big Apple: In the first quarter of 2015, the average sale price of a Manhattan unit was......

Making a comeback: Home equity loans, HELOCs
tapping their equity with these loans as property values go up and mortgage rates rise. Cash-out refis decline Not long ago, homeowners who had some equity often used cash-out refinances to......

June Delivered a Mixed Bag in Terms of Housing
month for US housing. According to the National Association of Realtors, existing home sales came in at the highest number we’ve seen since 2009 – at the peak of buying activity due to the......

REALTORS® Broadly Positive About the Six-Month Outlook
closings. [3] [1] Respondents were asked “What are your expectations for the housing market over the next six months compared to the current state of the market in the neighborhood(s) or......

Study: Detroit's home market healthier than Seattle's
low interest rates and strict lending practices show promise for a stable housing market recovery, Gonzalez said, while cities near the bottom still face challenges. Consider the percentage......

Latest GDP (Second Quarter 2015)
of Research at NAR. He directs research activity...

The 10 Healthiest Housing Markets in 2015
Housing markets across the country are showing improvement, with foreclosures falling as home prices and home sales continue to rise. Which markets are the healthiest of all? Read more :......

Man Disguised as Woman Attacks Agent
Real Estate's 6 Most Dangerous Everyday Situations More Safety Resources from NAR Atlanta-area real estate companies were placed on alert last week following the attack. Police have arrested......

Pending Home Sales Cool Off Slightly
After five consecutive months of increases, pending home sales reversed course and dropped in June, a slight ease to what has been a red-hot housing market, according to the National Association......

Less Equity? 'Underwater' Properties Tick Up
since RealtyTrac began tracking such data in 2012. Meanwhile, the share of foreclosures with positive equity rose to 42.4 percent in the second quarter, RealtyTrac reports. Source: RealtyTrac...

More Young Adults Living at Home
$547 in 2010. "This may have important consequences for the nation's housing market recovery, as the growing young adult population has not fueled demand for housing units and the furnishings......

MF Rent Growth Won't Slow Down
On Wednesday, meanwhile, the National Association of Realtors reported that the forward-looking Pending Home Sales Index slipped in June after five consecutive months of increases. “The demand......

Mortgage rates fall for the 2nd week in a row
Mortgage rates fell for the second consecutive week even as government bond yields increased ahead of the July 28-29 Federal Reserve meeting. The 10-year Treasury bond yield rose from 2.25%......

National mortgage rates for July 30, 2015
Interest Rate Roundup Mortgages 30-year fixed: 4.12% Average points: 0.26 Mortgage rates fell this week, according to Bankrate's July 22 survey of interest rates. The typical 30-year fixed-rate......

Millennials have jobs, but still live with mom and dad
to a landlord every month. But this could have consequences for the housing market recovery , the report said. While there are more people in the U.S. between the ages of 18 and 34 now, there......

Investors Bank on Rent-to-Own Comeback
buy it later. Bringing Credit-Damaged People Home Investors Jump in to Turn Foreclosures into Rentals Taking a New Approach 'House Stalkers' Go After Off-Market Homes Rent-to-own......