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The Top 8 Mortgage Lenders from 2017

Realtor - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 22:00

Find out which lenders are dominating in loan originations. 

Cat-astrophe? Feisty Feline Traps Agent at Showing

Realtor - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 22:00

A REALTOR® in Wisconsin had heard the phrase “guard dog,” but she had never come across a “guard cat.”

Gearing Up for Boston

Realtor - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 22:00

Whether you’re traveling to Boston for the industry’s premier annual event or you’re following along at home, REALTOR® Magazine is here to help you make the most of the 2018 REALTORS® Conference & Expo.

Where Home Prices Are Falling the Most

Realtor - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 22:00

Housing affordability is worsening due to higher mortgage rates, which is prompting a slowdown for what home sellers are getting for their home.

Homes With Patios Gaining More Popularity

Realtor - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 22:00

Homeowners are craving more outdoor space in newly built houses.

California Inc.: Investors looking to see if Facebook can maintain its mojo

Los Angeles Time Real Estate News - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 05:00

Welcome to California Inc., the weekly newsletter of the L.A. Times Business Section.

I'm Business columnist David Lazarus, and here's a rundown of upcoming stories this week and the highlights of last week.

The stock market continued its wild gyrations last week amid continued fears over rising...

Inside Good Neighbor’s Heart-Wrenching Enterprise

Realtor - Sun, 10/28/2018 - 22:00

Necia Freeman, a 2018 Good Neighbor honorable mention, opens up to realtor.com® about helping hungry children and drug-addicted women.

Single Women Prop Up First-Time Buyer Segment

Realtor - Sun, 10/28/2018 - 22:00

While the pool of first-time buyers is shrinking, single female buyers continue to claim a big presence in the housing market, NAR reports.

Owner vs. AVM: Who’s Better at Figuring Home Value?

Realtor - Sun, 10/28/2018 - 22:00

Both have their strengths and weaknesses, according to a Federal Reserve study. Does one have the edge over the other?

3 Reasons HOAs Are Getting Sued

Realtor - Sun, 10/28/2018 - 22:00

These liability issues are putting homeowner associations at increased risk of litigation.

Study: Rookie Pros Double Their Income After First Year

Realtor - Sun, 10/28/2018 - 22:00

New agents who have been in the business for less than a year earn an average annual income of $19,375. But there’s a good reason not to quit.

How to Apply Tax Changes to Your 2018 Returns

Realtor - Sun, 10/28/2018 - 22:00

Watch this NAR video series to learn what deductions you can and can’t take as a real estate professional, homeowner or renter, and individual or joint tax filer.

1920's YMCA building downtown to become $80M luxury boutique hotel

Los Angeles Time Real Estate News - Sat, 10/27/2018 - 06:00

Decades ago, downtown’s nearly century-old YMCA building was a wartime destination for the millions of service men and women passing through the city, but by early next year, it will be reborn as a 162-room luxury boutique hotel.

For the last three years, San Diego-based Oram Hotels has been overseeing...

Hot Property Newsletter: Seasonal slowdown ahead

Los Angeles Time Real Estate News - Sat, 10/27/2018 - 00:05

Halloween is soon upon us, then Thanksgiving and December’s myriad holidays. Some sellers will simply take their homes off the market during this traditional housing market stall out, while others will lower their asking prices in the hope of closing a sale before the year’s over. This week’s roundup...

Plant Prefab makes custom houses for the urban market. Amazon thinks Alexa may be right at home there

Los Angeles Time Real Estate News - Fri, 10/26/2018 - 03:00

On a mid-September morning, six trucks pulled into an alleyway of Oakland’s fast-gentrifying Golden Gate neighborhood, their oversize load wrapped in white plastic sheets — each truck carrying a piece of Jeff Stone’s prefabricated home.

As the blocks were lifted by a crane and anchored in place...

Fall Yard Care Checklist: What to Do When

Realtor - Thu, 10/25/2018 - 22:00

As temperatures cool, here’s what homeowners should do to keep their lawns in tip-top shape. Share this infographic that breaks it down.

Housing Markets That Have Shattered Previous Price Peaks

Realtor - Thu, 10/25/2018 - 22:00

Home prices are showing some signs of cooling, but in a handful of markets, some homeowners likely won’t notice much.

Study: Delayed Homeownership to Hamper Millennials’ Retirement

Realtor - Thu, 10/25/2018 - 22:00

Homeownership is one of the touchstones on the road to retirement, and it’s one that millennials are missing, says one financial expert.

Mortgage Rates Are Back on the Rise

Realtor - Thu, 10/25/2018 - 22:00

“While higher borrowing costs will keep some people out of the market, buyers with more flexibility could take advantage of the decreased competition,” says Freddie Mac’s chief economist.

Is Opendoor Your Next ‘Co-Listing Agent’?

Realtor - Wed, 10/24/2018 - 22:00

The iBuyer giant is testing a new program to list properties in cooperation with outside real estate professionals.

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