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Top 10 Cities for Newlyweds

Posted on Tue, 21 Jan 2020

Some locales offer better financial opportunities and more affordable housing for couples starting out in married life.

Formerly Redlined Neighborhoods Linked to Hotter Temps

Posted on Tue, 21 Jan 2020

Research on 108 urban areas nationwide shows correlation between outdoor temperatures and discriminatory housing practices of the past.

97-Year-Olds Can Still Get a 30-Year Mortgage

Posted on Tue, 21 Jan 2020

Older Americans may not realize that they can still qualify for a mortgage.

Are Your Clients Saving Enough?

Posted on Tue, 21 Jan 2020

A recent survey found that more than one in five Americans is not saving any of their annual income.

Housing Starts Rose 3.2% in 2019

Posted on Tue, 21 Jan 2020

December new-construction gains were the highest in 13 years.

In Addition to HQ2 Tax Breaks, Amazon Sought $1B for Other Real Estate Projects

Posted on Fri, 17 Jan 2020

The online retail giant has sparked a debate over whether economic incentives are a smart way for cities and states to attract jobs and development.

Top 10 Cities for Rental Investments This Year

Posted on Fri, 17 Jan 2020

A new analysis shows that the Midwest and East Coast are among the hotspots for rental property bargains.

What Exactly Do Closing Costs Cover?

Posted on Fri, 17 Jan 2020

Share this financial breakdown with clients so they understand what they're paying for at the closing table.

Slight Uptick in Mortgage Rates Won't Stymie Demand

Posted on Fri, 17 Jan 2020

Cheaper financing opportunities, combined with a strong job market, are boosting home buyers' purchasing power.

Scammers Pose as Agents to Bilk Real Estate Colleagues

Posted on Fri, 17 Jan 2020

Criminals may pretend to be a practitioner asking his or her coworkers to pick up hundreds of dollars in gift cards for supposed closing gifts.