NAR announces changes to upcoming conference schedule

The coronavirus continues to cause cancellations around the world and close to home. The National Association of Realtors said it will not hold two conferences scheduled to take place in California later in March. NAR’s Joint AE Institute (March 13-16 in San Diego) and REALTOR® Broker Summit (March 31-April 1 in Los Angeles) [...]

By |2020-03-11T20:30:31-08:00March 12th, 2020|Real Estate|Comments Off on NAR announces changes to upcoming conference schedule

Continued economic growth, slower real estate price gains in 2020

if you are curious about what the real estate market will be like in 2020 you are in luck. A group of top economists who recently attended a consensus 2020 economic and real estate conference at the National Association of Realtors' first-ever Real Estate Forecast Summit offered insight into the [...]

By |2019-12-11T14:35:50-08:00December 12th, 2019|Real Estate|Comments Off on Continued economic growth, slower real estate price gains in 2020

Report: winter is the best time to purchase a home

ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of a property database and property data provider of Data-as-a-Service (DaaS), recently released its annual analysis of the best days of the year to buy a home, which shows that only three days of the year offer discounts below estimated market value — all falling in [...]

By |2019-11-30T10:48:49-08:00December 5th, 2019|Real Estate|Comments Off on Report: winter is the best time to purchase a home

More than half of Hispanic voters up for grabs in 2020 election

A bipartisan research team has revealed in new Hispanic voter research that 60% of Hispanic respondents agree with the statement: "While I typically vote for candidates of one political party, if the other party's candidates made an effort to reach out to me, I would consider voting differently." The research was [...]

By |2019-11-18T18:25:52-08:00November 21st, 2019|Real Estate|Comments Off on More than half of Hispanic voters up for grabs in 2020 election

Younger renters and parents sacrifice more to make rent

As rents continue to steadily rise across the country, about a quarter of renters say affording their rent payments is difficult or very difficult. To make ends meet, two-thirds of those renters make at least one financial sacrifice to afford their home, and half wouldn’t be able to afford an unexpected $1,000 [...]

By |2019-11-13T17:29:51-08:00November 14th, 2019|Real Estate|Comments Off on Younger renters and parents sacrifice more to make rent

About 60% who have lived in a haunted house said they found out after moving in

Would you consider living in a haunted home or would you run as far away as possible once you knew it was haunted? Nearly 60 percent of people who have lived in a haunted house didn't know it was haunted before they moved in, according to the realtor.com, fourth annual [...]

By |2019-10-23T15:34:36-08:00October 24th, 2019|Real Estate|Comments Off on About 60% who have lived in a haunted house said they found out after moving in

Median-priced homes still affordable for average wage earners

If you thought homes were affordable for average wage earners, guess again. ATTOM Data Solutions released its Q3 2019 U.S. Home Affordability Report, which shows median home prices in the third quarter of 2019 were not affordable for average wage earners in 371 of 498 U.S. counties analyzed in the [...]

By |2019-10-02T15:17:49-08:00October 3rd, 2019|Real Estate|Comments Off on Median-priced homes still affordable for average wage earners

NAR partners with Food Recovery Network to fight hunger across U.S.

Giving back is the name of the game for the National Association of Realtors. During its annual Leadership Summit in Chicago, the National Association of Realtors  announced a new commitment to fight hunger, as NAR will ensure all future events and meetings are Food Recovery Verified. Food Recovery Verified is [...]

By |2019-08-14T13:38:06-08:00August 15th, 2019|Real Estate|Comments Off on NAR partners with Food Recovery Network to fight hunger across U.S.

Wondering where 2019’s the best places are to flip houses?

With house flippers earning an average gross profit of $60,000 in Q1 2019, a personal-finance website recently released its report on 2019's Best Places to Flip Houses. Are you someone who watches reality shows centered on flipping houses and think you could do it? Well, if you're feeling inclined to [...]

By |2019-07-31T18:32:57-08:00August 1st, 2019|Real Estate|Comments Off on Wondering where 2019’s the best places are to flip houses?

Mortgage payment within reach for high school grads in some cities

Good news: households including at least one person with a high school diploma or GED can afford the typical mortgage payment in most large metro areas across the U.S., according to a new analysis by Zillow. However, soaring home values have outpaced incomes have made down payments a barrier for [...]

By |2019-07-10T19:28:34-08:00July 11th, 2019|Real Estate|Comments Off on Mortgage payment within reach for high school grads in some cities