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Winter Is The Best Time To Buy A Home
11/29/2019 ATTOM Data Solutions
Buyers willing to close the day after Christmas realize biggest discounts.
New Home Sales Up 5.6%, Prices Dropped 1.5% in the Third Quarter
11/14/2019 Redfin
New-home sale prices dropped 1.5 percent year over year to a median of $370,300. Meanwhile, new-home sales rose 5.6 percent, marking the second consecutive quarter of increases.
Florida's Housing Market: Sales, Median Prices, Pending Inventory Up in 3Q 2019
11/8/2019 Florida Realtors
Florida's housing market experienced positive trends in 3Q 2019, with more closed sales, higher median prices, more pending sales and rising pending inventory.
Housing Market: Declining Sales, Growing Inventory Continue to Move in Direction of Buyer's Market
3/19/2019 RE/MAX
Riding two trends—declining sales and growing inventory— the U.S. housing market continued to transition from a seller's market to a buyer's market in February.
Existing-Home Sales Climb 1.1 Percent in March
4/23/2018 National Association of Realtors
Existing-home sales grew for the second consecutive month in March, but lagging inventory levels and affordability constraints kept sales activity below year ago levels, according to the National Association of Realtors.
Simple tips to save during winter weather
2/2/2018 Georgia Power
Colder weather can mean higher energy bills and, as the low temperatures continue this winter. Making small changes today can deliver big savings throughout the winter and year-round.
Apartment Rent Growth Weakens As Multifamily Sector Reaches Inflection Point
1/24/2018 Ten-X
The long-term forecast shows that after years of booming growth, the multifamily sector is beginning to hit its inflection point with national rent growth decelerating and vacancies creeping upward
Buying A Home More Affordable Than Renting In 54 Percent Of U.S. Housing Markets
1/11/2018 ATTOM Data Solutions
Buying a median-priced home is more affordable than renting a three-bedroom property in 240 of 447 U.S. counties.
U.S. home sales hit 10-year high, prices soar
2/22/2017 Reuters
U.S. home resales surged to a 10-year high in January as buyers shrugged off higher prices and mortgage rates, signaling rising confidence in the economy and bolstering expectations of a pickup in growth in the first quarter.
Solid job growth, declining delinquencies, improving demographics indicate healthy housing market
12/20/2016 PRNewswire - Nationwide
The majority of the most sustainable housing markets are located east of the Mississippi River, including New York City, Boston, Chicago and Philadelphia, and are likely to see continued growth in sales activity and price appreciation in 2017.
Sunshine sells: 9 reasons folks move to California
11/20/2016 The Orange County Register
Last year, 514,000 people moved here from other states, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau. That’s on top of 334,000 who came from foreign lands.
Social Media Tips for Real Estate Professionals
11/5/2016 PRNewswire - National Association of Realtors
As social networking sites become a standard advertising and marketing tool in the real estate industry, familiarity with best practices and risk management has become essential knowledge for real estate agents.
What You Need to Know Before Using Real Estate Websites for Texas Properties
11/3/2016 CBS Austin
With bidding wars and hot zip codes in Austin, you need to be prepared before you do battle on the streets looking for a new home or preparing your home to sell. But because of Texas law, you may not be getting the most accurate information online.
Seattle skyline tops in construction cranes
10/22/2016 The Seattle Times - By Mike Rosenberg
Seattle’s crane count has surged in the last year, overtaking New York as the city with the most such construction rigs transforming the urban landscape.
Houston Real Estate Market Sees Highs and Lows - Worst May be Over
10/17/2016 Houston Chronicle
Houston's housing market is experiencing simultaneous highs and lows, with some neighborhoods reeling from the energy slump while others are benefitting from pent-up demand left over from the boom.
Mortgage Rates Unchanged, Credit Availability Up
10/6/2016 National Mortgage Professional Magazine
Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS) reports on mostly stagnant rates environment for the week ending Oct. 6. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 3.42 percent and the 15-year FRM this week averaged 2.72 percent.
The Hottest U.S. Real Estate Markets for September 2016
A preliminary review of the month’s data on® shows that September is shaping up to be the hottest fall in a decade.
Asian investors bet on Sin City's Chinese tourism
8/30/2016 Sally Ho, AP - Houston Chronicle
Sin City and Asian investors are going all in on Chinese tourism as some of Las Vegas' latest developments on and off the Strip target Chinese nationals and Chinese-Americans.
2016 Nevada Real Estate Market Predictions
4/5/2016 Housing Predictor
Last year the U.S. housing market saw default numbers fall to the lowest levels since 2006. This was not the case for Nevada. Nevada had its housing distress statistics increase in 2015, and agents in the state expect more of the same for 2016.
The Home Search: Where To Start
3/7/2016 Hartford Courant - By Melissa Rolland
Whether the move is across town, or across the country, deciding on the towns and neighborhoods to begin the home search is probably the first topic a buyer's agent will help a buyer to narrow down.
Commercial Real Estate in Nevada: Then and Now
3/1/2016 Nevada Business Magazine -By Jennifer Rachel Baume
Since 1986, we've seen 30 years of boom and bust in all sectors Thirty years ago, the Las Vegas Strip was a different Strip than today.
Looking Online for a Roommate? Craigslist Isn't the Only Answer
6/19/2015 NBCNews
Before the Internet, people found roommates through friends or the classified section. Then came Craigslist in the '90s. Now a new generation of services like Roomi and RoomZoom are helping people shack up with perfect strangers.
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