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Mortgage rates fall for Tuesday
Multiple closely watched mortgage rates slid lower 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......

Chicago Hotels Outpacing National Growth in RevPAR, CBRE Says
Professional Journalists . He has produced audio podcasts on CRE topics for the NAR Commercial Division and the CCIM Institute. Steve has also served (from August 2017 to March 2018) as national......

Barr and Collins Named Presidents Of Ryan Companies' Newly Formed Geographic Regions
Professional Journalists . He has produced audio podcasts on CRE topics for the NAR Commercial Division and the CCIM Institute. Steve has also served (from August 2017 to March 2018) as national......

The pros and cons of paying off your mortgage early
the mortgage interest. And since most people are sitting on relatively low mortgage rates, between 3.5 to 5.5 percent, then that isn’t tough to beat. The average annualized return for the......

14 first-time homebuyer mistakes to avoid
might be cash-strapped in this environment of rising home prices and higher mortgage rates. As a result, it can be harder for them to qualify for a conventional loan and they might assume they......

Builder Rep’s Murder Thrusts Safety Back Into Spotlight
hard way. Read more. 8 Ways to Beef Up Your Safety Knowledge NAR’s REALTOR® Safety Program, which was launched more than a decade ago to educate members about risks on the job, includes......

Mortgage Tips And Tricks From Mat Ishbia, CEO Of United Wholesale Mortgage
him about some tricks that prospective buyers can use to lower their mortgage rates, the future of real estate and what managerial lessons he learned from Tom Izzo, his basketball coach at Michigan......

New Books–December 2018
NAR members and Association staff can borrow up to six electronic books, digital audios and/or videos at no cost, through the  Virtual Library eBooks Collection . Members can also borrow up to......

ARM borrowers should consider refinance ahead of Dec. 19 Fed announcement
fourth time this year at the next Fed meeting Dec. 18-19. Fixed mortgage rates are largely unaffected by the Fed’s hikes, which is more influenced by the economy and inflation than short-term......

Is This Spot in the Cycle as Good as it Gets?
economy is robust, wages are going up and people have jobs, the housing market is showing signs of slowing in recent months,” Nelson tells GlobeSt.com. “This is a leading indicator as one of......

Falling home prices led to 3Q's $140B drop in available equity
19% decline from September. Year-to-date, the delinquency rate is down 15.39%. Foreclosures saw similar results. The rate dropped to 0.52%, a year-over-year decline of 24.24% and month-over-month...

Selling A House In A Buyer's Market? Here's How To Stay Competitive
s a sign that the tables are turning — and despite rising mortgage rates, buyers may start to have the upper hand in some markets as we head into 2019. What does that mean for sellers? According......

Las Vegas house prices remain flat in November
off in December because the holidays are traditionally a slow time for home sales. "The housing market has been softening nationwide," GLVAR President Chris Bishop said in a statement. "Even......

Three Predictions For The Future of Real Estate Tech
to a number of factors, including antiquated processes and even the 2008 housing market crash. But one of the biggest factors is the extended transaction process and how many hands are in the......

Mergers, Acquisitions And Due Diligence: Eight Critical Steps To Consider
a fit for you and your staff. - Michael Rubin, Alliant National Title Insurance Company 8. Understand Their Motivation Acquisitions happen for multiple reasons, and many may not be aligned......

South OC Community Trades for $93M
by Fannie Mae. TH Real Estate is also active in the student housing market. In May, in a joint venture with The Preiss Co., the company acquired a 472-bed community in Bloomington , Ind. Image...

Cushman & Wakefield Facilitates Houston Portfolio Sale
market. We’re confident in the viability and growth of the Houston housing market, particularly in and around Friendswood and Sugarland,”  said Paul Panza, president & chief executive officer......