Pending home sales decline, investor activity picks up

Pending home sales decline in September while investor activity heads in the other direction.
Pending home sales decline in September while investor activity heads in the other direction. [More]


Lack of affordability pinches existing-home sales

Affordability has affected existing-home sales, just not in the way that everyone with an eye on the real estate market hopes for.
Affordability has affected existing-home sales, just not in the way that everyone with an eye on the real estate market hopes for. [More]


Large door prize highlights need for sellers to find the right Realtor

One homeowner in Tennessee decided to hold a Realtor-only open house to highlight his property about to hit the market, and the event comes with an interesting door prize - $10,000.
One homeowner in Tennessee decided to hold a Realtor-only open house to highlight his property about to hit the market, and the event comes with an interesting door prize - $10,000. [More]


Foreclosure activity down nationwide

Despite short-term increases, foreclosures have been trending down year-over-year.
Despite short-term increases, foreclosures have been trending down year-over-year. [More]


Government shutdown sends ripples throughout real estate

Real estate may feel the effects of the partial government shutdown.
Real estate may feel the effects of the partial government shutdown. [More]


Mortgage rates pinch home sales, while prices rise

The rising mortgage rates appear to finally be having an effect on home sales. Less options for prospective buyers, more expensive monthly payments and rising prices have all shifted the current state of the housing market.
The rising mortgage rates appear to finally be having an effect on home sales. Less options for prospective buyers, more expensive monthly payments and rising prices have all shifted the current state of the housing market. [More]


August home sales, prices on the rise

August was a solid month for the housing market. Prices and sales figures increased over that time span, and the pace is similar to conditions last seen more than six years ago.
August was a solid month for the housing market. Prices and sales figures increased over that time span, and the pace is similar to conditions last seen more than six years ago. [More]


Movie-making catching on as Realtors sell homes

In previous years, real estate agents as to settle for more antiquated tactics in order to sell properties. Nowadays, some people are turning to an old Hollywood technique - making movies.
In previous years, real estate agents as to settle for more antiquated tactics in order to sell properties. Nowadays, some people are turning to an old Hollywood technique - making movies. [More]


Increased consumer sentiment may help real estate market

The improving housing market may receive another boost, this time in the form of increased buyer confidence. As more people begin the view the U.S. economy in a favorable light, real estate may see a rise in home sales - which means good news for many agents, investors and other professionals.
The improving housing market may receive another boost, this time in the form of increased buyer confidence. As more people begin the view the U.S. economy in a favorable light, real estate may see a rise in home sales - which means good news for many agents, investors and other professionals. [More]


How to design an attractive real estate website

The best real estate websites can provide quality information and unique resources for potential clients, as well as attract people to a specific Realtor.
The best real estate websites can provide quality information and unique resources for potential clients, as well as attract people to a specific Realtor. [More]