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Why Aren’t You Earning More?
growing—at a clip of more than 4 percent in the last quarter—but home sales are going down for many real estate professionals. The typical agent in the last year worked on 11 transaction sides......

Are Homeowners Overextended With Kids’ College Costs?
please download Firefox , Chrome , or Edge . August 14, 2018 The wave of foreclosures during the Great Recession was blamed on rising unemployment and subprime loans. But......

Four Major Recession Indicators To Watch, And What They Signal Now
recessions. Currently, house prices are increasing around 6% year-over-year. As such, the housing market is not a cause for concern currently. However, this can be a lagging indicator, in certain......

Conditions For Brazil's Corporates Improving But Uncertainty Persists As Election Approaches
agency opined. "Lower interest rates and inflation are the strongest supporters for home sales in Brazil today, reducing mortgage*HLEND***...

Washington no longer has the nation's fastest-climbing home prices
and a half, Washington is no longer the state with the hottest housing market in the country, though not because homes here have suddenly become cheap. Home prices grew faster in Washington......

NAR Leads the Dialogue on Sustainability, Develops Resource Guide
resource especially created for associations and members to positively impact business practices.  NAR research shows real estate consumers are requesting more information about the sustainability......

Home Depot shares up on strong second-quarter sales, profit and upgraded full-year outlook
Depot's results offer a hopeful sign for a sluggish U.S. housing market, which has seen buyers hunting for higher-priced homes amid a tight, but slightly expanding inventory of listings on the......

Mortgage rates move down for Tuesday
Several closely watched mortgage rates declined today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages both dropped. Meanwhile, the average rate on 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages......

Homeowners are changing the pecking order of housing markets
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Refinance rates dip for Tuesday
Trend Index. Want to see where rates are right now? See local mortgage rates. Average mortgage rates Last week Last updated August 13, 2018. Methodology: The rates you see above are......

Home prices: Even midsize cities are getting pricey, leading some buyers to smaller markets
and Winston-Salem – are benefiting from an influx of new residents and home sales that continue to climb. “Even the second-tier markets are getting a little too pricey for a lot of residents......

Top 25 markets to buy a vacation rental in the USA
a specific property. To come up with the list, the company analyzed home sales data in vacation markets throughout the country. It then overlaid that with the actual performance data for more......

Late-Arriving Member To LLC Results In Fraudulent Transfer Finding And Punitive Damages In Lacava
financial firms, the trader geniuses at UBS gambled in the U.S. housing market in the early 2000s and ended up reaping massive losses, including a reported $14 billion writedown in early 2008......

Where Agents Go Wrong With Video Marketing
is one of the most powerful tools in real estate. According to NAR’s 2017 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, 39 percent of all buyers use online video sites in their home search, with 56 percent......

Latin America Agrees to Standardize Ethics Rules
required to learn the trends that are impacting your industry,” Joseph Schneider, NAR’s director of global alliances, said at the conference, thanking attendees for taking extra steps to protect......

Broker's dispute with Quicken Loans highlights battle over borrowers
Amid a tight housing market and rising rates, mortgage brokers and wholesalers have been engaged in an intense competition for control over borrower relationships. That competition is becoming......

Improving Housing Supply Conditions
NAR identifies metro areas with the highest deficit in home construction,, as well as those areas where the housing supply appears to be sufficient to meet the demands of home buyers......

Distressed sales continue to decline in central Ohio
Foreclosures, short sales and other troubled properties continue to dwindle in central Ohio, according to a report from the Columbus Realtors trade group. The report shows that during the......

Fast-rising home prices chasing buyers from Charlotte's market
to data released Friday by the Carolina Multiple Listing Services, the average home sales price in July rose 5.1%, to $290,486, compared to the same month last year. The number of homes sold......

Refinance rates retreat for Monday
Trend Index. Want to see where rates are right now? See local mortgage rates. Average mortgage rates Last week Last updated August 10, 2018. Methodology: The rates you see above are......

An Insider’s View of the Student Housing Business
Campus Advantage is one of the most active players in the student housing market. Over the last decade, the company has acquired more than $1.5 billion ......