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Flood Insurance Still Available

Posted on Fri, 07 Dec 2018

End-of-year negotiations among lawmakers have resulted in another short-term extension of the National Flood Insurance Program.

Fewer Investors Are Flipping Homes as Profits Weaken

Posted on Fri, 07 Dec 2018

This marks the third consecutive quarter for year-over-year decreases in home flips. Find out which areas are still managing to eke out some profits.

Mortgage Rates Are Easing

Posted on Fri, 07 Dec 2018

This week was "a welcome relief to prospective home buyers who have recently experienced rising rates and rising home prices," says a Freddie Mac spokesman.

Builder Sales Rep Found Dead in Suburban Model Home

Posted on Fri, 07 Dec 2018

Police are investigating the murder of a builder sales rep who was found dead inside a model home he was trying to sell in Hanover, Md.

Average Homeowner Equity Gain in Third Quarter: $12K

Posted on Fri, 07 Dec 2018

Homeowners are still finding plenty of equity in their homes, but the gains are slowing.

Real Estate's Top 6 Challenges Now and in the Future

Posted on Thu, 06 Dec 2018

These are the most significant short- and long-term obstacles all practitioners need to watch.

More Americans Are Moving South

Posted on Thu, 06 Dec 2018

Consumers are migrating within -- and out of -- their home states, according to a new LendingTree analysis.

How Homeowners Are Funding Home Renovations

Posted on Thu, 06 Dec 2018

Upgrading a house can be pricey. Here's how owners are paying the bill.

'Real Estate Insider Trading' Allegations Ignite From Amazon HQ2

Posted on Thu, 06 Dec 2018

A New York senator is proposing legislation to ban insider trading in housing transactions following accusations that some employees may have purchased properties prior to the retail giant's official double headquarters announcement.

Weekday Mornings Are Hot for House Hunting

Posted on Thu, 06 Dec 2018

A new survey finds home shoppers are likely searching online for homes during their workday.