Housing Costs Up 9% for Entry-Level Buyers

It costs significantly more for entry-level buyers to get into homeownership today than it did only a year ago. John Burns Real Estate Consulting…

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Mortgage Rate Spike Gives Buyers the Jitters

As rates pressed higher last week, that seems to have been enough to make would-be home shoppers hit the pause button on the spring season.

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The Art Factor Boosts Housing

Public art is linked to building booms and price increases for residential real estate.

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The West, South Lift New-Home Sales

More buyers were purchasing new homes in the West and South last month, but building constraints remain a chief concern nationwide.

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Why, Where Buyers Get Denied Mortgages

A mortgage denial can be an embarrassing experience for a buyer. A new study reveals the top reasons consumers are being denied and which cities…

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How to Comply With New Data Security Rules

The European Union’s new GDPR rule institutes legal provisions that give residents more control over personal data…

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Home Sales Should Be Higher—But They’re Not

Buyer demand is high, and the broader economic environment remains favorable for selling. But here’s why sales just can’t seem to…

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Inventory Plummets in Lower Price Points

Bargain hunters and first-time home buyers are facing sticker shock, as finding a property for less than $250,000 gets tougher and tougher.

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Masses of Tumbleweed Bury Homes Out West

Strong winds in Southern California and Utah have blown the spiky, dead desert plants onto properties, piling up to 5 feet high and blocking…

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More Agents Find Value in Promoting Green

As public interest in sustainability grows, real estate professionals are focusing their marketing on eco-friendly home features and business…

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