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Mortgage Rates Take a Breather from Hikes

Realtor - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 22:00

Mortgage rates mostly held stable this week—a welcome relief for home buyers.

Incomes Are Surging for Commercial REALTORS®

Realtor - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 22:00

It’s a good time to be in commercial real estate—more pros are reporting upped sales and higher profits.

Housing Predictions and Stats for Amazon’s HQ2

Realtor - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 22:00

Crystal City, Va., and Long Island City, N.Y., are poised for big real estate booms.

Prime Beverly Hills development site is sold to owners of next-door Beverly Hilton

Los Angeles Time Real Estate News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 19:05

A former department store site in Beverly Hills that has been slated for a $1.2-billion hotel and condominium complex is being sold to its next-door neighbors and rivals — the owners of the Beverly Hilton and Waldorf Astoria hotels.

The sale by Dalian Wanda Group, one of China's largest private...

Stocks climb, breaking five-day losing streak

Los Angeles Time Real Estate News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 14:30

A rebound by technology companies and banks helped reverse an early slide for U.S. stocks Thursday, breaking the market’s five-day losing streak.

Healthcare and industrial stocks also rose, offsetting losses by retailers, homebuilders, utilities and other sectors. Energy stocks also helped lift...

More Ultra-Luxury Real Estate Hits the Auction Block

Realtor - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 22:00

The number of multimillion-dollar homes that have sold at an auction in the past year has nearly doubled.

Survey: Owners Stressed From Surprise Home Repairs

Realtor - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 22:00

“Unexpected home repair costs can be a nightmare, especially for first-time home buyers,” says Holden Lewis, NerdWallet’s home expert.

More Buyers Reach for ARMs in High-Priced Markets

Realtor - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 22:00

As mortgage rates rise, some consumers in expensive metros may turn to adjustable-rate mortgages to curb costs. 

Why Kitchen and Bath Remodels Could Take Longer

Realtor - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 22:00

Installers, carpenters, and kitchen and bath designers are among the toughest jobs to fill, and a new report finds many projects are being prolonged or delayed.

Americans Shift Their Perceptions of the Housing Market

Realtor - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 22:00

A new survey reveals “some concerning evidence about the changing psychology of the housing market,” says housing economist Robert Shiller.

6 Master Bathroom Trends to Watch

Realtor - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 22:00

Grays, mixed metals, and farmhouse styles: Find out the latest trends sprucing up the master bath.

Scammer Pretends to Be Broker to Dupe Female Agents

Realtor - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 22:00

Female real estate professionals in Southern Massachusetts are reportedly receiving suspicious text messages from a person trying to trick them into arranging private meetings.

Report Cautions Housing Crisis Looms From Nation’s Older Households

Realtor - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 22:00

More than half of all households are now headed by someone 50 or older. Gaps in affordable and accessible housing for this growing population is alarming, a new report warns.

How to Rank on Page One of Google Results

Realtor - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 22:00

Strategies to make your real estate website as visible as possible to online house hunters.

Where Buyers With $60k Income Can Score a Home

Realtor - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 22:00

Realtor.com®’s data team identifies the cities where the middle class is most likely to be able to afford to buy a home and has plenty of choices.

Survey: Consumers’ Highest-Rated Lenders

Realtor - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 22:00

J.D. Power’s 2018 U.S. Primary Mortgage Origination Satisfaction Survey finds which mortgage lenders are ranking the highest in customer satisfaction.

Homeowners May Be Overconfident in Remodeling Skills

Realtor - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 22:00

Pop culture and design TV shows could be causing a bigger appetite for DIYing in home renovation projects.

Amazon Finally Settles on Two Cities for HQ2

Realtor - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 22:00

After a yearlong search, the retail giant has chosen two East Coast spots for its new headquarters. Officials claim a housing boom is on the horizon.

Where More Than Half of Properties Remain Underwater

Realtor - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 22:00

A large number of homeowners in some pockets of the country still owe more on their mortgage than their homes are worth.

4 Buyer Regrets After Purchasing a Rehab

Realtor - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 22:00

Extensive remodeling projects can turn into nightmares without proper planning. One writer reveals the mistakes she made during her own journey.

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