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More Industrial Space Needed to Meet E-Commerce Demand

Posted on Fri, 10 Jul 2020

Online retailers may require another 1 billion square feet of warehouse space by 2025, commercial real estate firm JLL predicts.

Which Cities Have the Most Historical Homes?

Posted on Fri, 10 Jul 2020

Some houses in the U.S. date back to the 1500s. Find out where in the country you're most likely to find one.

Major Homebuilder Reports Record Sales in June

Posted on Fri, 10 Jul 2020

"To experience our best sales month in company history amid a pandemic speaks volumes" about the housing recovery, says national builder Taylor Morrison.

How Much Lower Can Mortgage Rates Go?

Posted on Fri, 10 Jul 2020

The 30-year rate hit another all-time low this week, hovering a sliver above 3%.

NAR Reaffirms Its Stand on Fair Housing in National Ad

Posted on Fri, 10 Jul 2020

"We believe that fairness is worth fighting for, and we won't stop until the fight is won."

1 in 5 Americans Have Moved During the Pandemic

Posted on Thu, 09 Jul 2020

Millions of Americans have relocated this year due to the COVID-19 outbreak, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center. Find out why.

Mortgage Applications Keep Rising Above Last Year's Levels

Posted on Thu, 09 Jul 2020

The average purchase loan size rose to a high of $365,700, as borrowers contend with limited supply and higher home prices.

Realtor.com® Reports Record-Breaking Traffic on Listings

Posted on Thu, 09 Jul 2020

The listing site is seeing its monthly traffic surge. But buyers are finding fewer homes to view.

NAR Applauds Fair Housing, Transportation Funding in Appropriations Bill

Posted on Thu, 09 Jul 2020

A House subcommittee included fair housing counseling, LGBTQ housing protections, and transportation infrastructure projects in its proposed 2021 spending bill.

Many REALTORS® Say They're Prepared for Second Wave

Posted on Thu, 09 Jul 2020

As coronavirus cases surge and state and local reopening plans stall, some pros are confident they've learned lessons to weather the disruption.<div> </div>