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Home Sales Up for Second Consecutive Month

Posted on Thu, 19 Sep 2019

However, another decrease in inventory continues to push up home prices. Read more from NAR's latest housing report.

Cyberattack on Corcoran Group Another Wake-Up Call to Industry

Posted on Thu, 19 Sep 2019

Leaked data on agent splits at the brokerage serves as an industry reminder of growing online security threats.

Report: Profitable Flips Are Decreasing

Posted on Thu, 19 Sep 2019

"[Less profit in home flipping is] another marker that the postrecession housing boom is softening or may be coming to an end," says a spokesman with ATTOM Data Solutions.

Brokerages Help Sellers Tackle Home Improvement Projects

Posted on Thu, 19 Sep 2019

More real estate groups are offering programs to front the costs of helping spruce up properties before they're listed for those who are selling.

More New Homes Are Entering the Pipeline

Posted on Thu, 19 Sep 2019

Housing starts jump to a 12-year high. Will the upswing last?

How Consumers Will Benefit From Latest Fed Rate Cut

Posted on Thu, 19 Sep 2019

Historically low mortgage rates likely won't budge much after the Fed's move.

Single-Family Homes Continue to Lead Rental Market

Posted on Wed, 18 Sep 2019

Rent increases on entry-level properties are being driven by increased demand, according to a new report.

NAR Joins Calls to Extend Terrorism Risk Insurance Act

Posted on Wed, 18 Sep 2019

The bill is critical to support the commercial real estate sector, among other industries, a coalition says.

Americans' Debt Anxiety Is Real

Posted on Wed, 18 Sep 2019

Many Americans say debt is making them feel continually anxious and even ill, a new survey finds.

Do Personality Tests Prove You're the Right Agent?

Posted on Wed, 18 Sep 2019

Several real estate brokerages expanding their teams have turned to individual assessments to round out the personalities. But are the tests valid?