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Report: Most Homeowners Say They Have ‘Good Neighbors’

Realtor - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 22:00

Consumers reveal the qualities they appreciate most in the people living next door—but say cultivating a friendship isn’t necessary.

Tech Firm to Pay $3M Over Poor Tenant Screenings

Realtor - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 22:00

“You shouldn’t get turned down for an apartment because someone has the wrong information about you,” the Federal Trade Commission says.

How Well Does Your State Cater to Middle-Class Buyers?

Realtor - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 22:00

Rising home prices have hit the average buyer hard, but in some states, there’s an easier and more affordable path to homeownership.

Sellers Brace for Stiffer Competition as Buyers Retreat

Realtor - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 22:00

With affordability pressure sidelining more house hunters, sellers can expect a longer timeline to unload their homes. Read more from NAR’s latest report.

Borrowers Finally See Some Relief With Mortgage Rates

Realtor - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 22:00

“The modest decline in mortgage rates is a welcome respite from the rapid increase in rates the last few weeks,” says Freddie Mac’s chief economist.

Where Buyers Stand to Save the Most in Mortgage Costs

Realtor - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 22:00

It’s worth it to shop around for a mortgage, and some places pay off more than others.

Calif. Firms Respond to Call for More Women in Leadership

Realtor - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 22:00

The commercial real estate industry is mostly dominated by males, but a new mandate in the Golden State hopes to spark change. 

Homebuilding Struggles to Break Out of Funk

Realtor - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 22:00

The housing market may be in search of much-needed inventory, but it’s not likely to come from new-home construction.

Could Your Sellers Use a Staging Concierge?

Realtor - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 22:00

Getting a home ready to sell can be a pain. To ease this load for homeowners, some brokerages are offering competing programs that help get a listing ready.

Stocks lower in early trading following biggest gain in six months

Los Angeles Time Real Estate News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 07:25

U.S. stocks are lower Wednesday morning following their biggest gain in more than six months.

IBM tumbled after it announced disappointing quarterly revenue and homebuilders are sinking after the Commerce Department said construction of new homes dropped in September. Netflix jumped after it announced...

On the Watch List: 10 Housing Markets Poised for Appreciation

Realtor - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 22:00

Find out where homeowners likely will see the biggest increases in equity over the next 12 months.

Coliving Craze? Developers Think So

Realtor - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 22:00

Developers are betting big that more consumers want to live in a coliving space.

How to Create a Welcoming Entryway

Realtor - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 22:00

Don’t discount this prime spot in your staging. “Entryways set a tone for the rest of the house,” says one interior designer.

Discover the Home’s Past the Seller Won’t Tell You

Realtor - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 22:00

Some states don’t require sellers to disclose property stigmas, such as violent crime that occurred on the premises or paranormal activity. Here’s how you can help buyers uncover the truth.

Study: ‘Green’ Homes Sell for More, Depending on the Agent

Realtor - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 22:00

For sellers giving their homes environmentally friendly upgrades, recent studies show the owners' profit at resale may also rely on their chosen real estate professional.

Warning Signs That Your Client Is Getting Cold Feet

Realtor - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 22:00

As a real estate professional, how can you tell if your buyer or seller is about to bail on a deal?

Stacking Up Yard Sizes by State

Realtor - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 22:00

The average residential lawn in America is about a quarter of an acre, but the number can vary greatly depending on where you live.

CBS Television City expected to be sold to Los Angeles investor

Los Angeles Time Real Estate News - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 18:05

Broadcast giant CBS Corp. has identified Los Angeles real estate investment company Hackman Capital Partners as the buyer for its storied Television City production studios.

Hackman Capital has been selected by CBS as the winning bidder in a transaction that could be valued at more than $700 million,...

America’s 5 Most Historic Cities ‘May Hold Value Better’

Realtor - Sun, 10/14/2018 - 22:00

Some home buyers may be drawn to the cachet of owning a property with a rich historical past, but there are more benefits than status.

Is Using Equity to Delay Social Security a Good Strategy?

Realtor - Sun, 10/14/2018 - 22:00

Some older homeowners are taking out reverse mortgages to fund their daily living expenses while shoring up more financial benefits from the government. But the ramifications of this are unclear.

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