Market trends may compel real estate professionals to adapt

The real estate industry is constantly changing, with new market trends, buyer preferences and housing conditions often setting the tone for the future.
The real estate industry is constantly changing, with new market trends, buyer preferences and housing conditions often setting the tone for the future. [More]


Several cities across U.S. ideal for real estate investors

For real estate investors, oftentimes the best way to find a deal is to scour the market for foreclosed houses and other distressed properties or short sales.
For real estate investors, oftentimes the best way to find a deal is to scour the market for foreclosed houses and other distressed properties or short sales. [More]


Cash purchases, pending home sales inch higher

Across the country, the housing market has grown stronger in part due to additional investor activity, more secure personal finances and a rising demand for real estate.
Across the country, the housing market has grown stronger in part due to additional investor activity, more secure personal finances and a rising demand for real estate. [More]


Existing-home sales drop, new construction ticks up

Two major elements of the housing market - existing-home sales and new construction - are headed in opposite directions.
Two major elements of the housing market - existing-home sales and new construction - are headed in opposite directions. [More]


Winter home selling can really pay off

While the peak season typically runs during the warmer months, real estate agents may want to start advising clients - or at least reassuring them - that the winter can be the perfect time to get a property sold.
While the peak season typically runs during the warmer months, real estate agents may want to start advising clients - or at least reassuring them - that the winter can be the perfect time to get a property sold. [More]


New foreclosure trends take hold in 2013

Real estate investors are always on the hunt for that new deal and the best price - and one ideal place to look is often the foreclosure listings.
Real estate investors are always on the hunt for that new deal and the best price - and one ideal place to look is often the foreclosure listings. [More]


Pending home sales, foreclosures move in opposite directions

Across the U.S., housing market conditions have been fluctuating. In certain areas, the forecast is quite positive, while in others the numbers are struggling to catch up.
Across the U.S., housing market conditions have been fluctuating. In certain areas, the forecast is quite positive, while in others the numbers are struggling to catch up. [More]


October existing-home sales decrease slightly

Existing-home sales have decreased slightly in October, although experts assert that the drop is to be expected.
Existing-home sales have decreased slightly in October, although experts assert that the drop is to be expected. [More]


Home appraisers expect industry growth, tackle difficult properties

Home appraisers expect growth to continue and requests for the specialized services to increase. This is good news, as more unique and exciting properties could soon be coming down the pipeline.
Home appraisers expect growth to continue and requests for the specialized services to increase. This is good news, as more unique and exciting properties could soon be coming down the pipeline. [More]


How school zones impact property values

Many homebuyers all across the country could find themselves paying more up front in order to get close to a great educational area for their children.
Many homebuyers all across the country could find themselves paying more up front in order to get close to a great educational area for their children. [More]