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Renter Household Explosion Fueled From All Sides

Renter Household Explosion Fueled From All Sides

More households in America are headed by renters now than at any other time in the last 50 years, with owner household formation toppled by renter household formation in the past 10, according to a recent analysis of Census Bureau data by the Pew Research Center. Owner households dialed back from 76.1 million in 2006Read more about Renter Household Explosion Fueled From All Sides[…]

New-Home Sales Improve Slightly in June

New-Home Sales Improve Slightly in June

New-home sales improved in June, with sales of new, single-family homes eking up 0.8 percent to 610,000, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The average new-home sales price was $379,500, while the median was $310,800. New-home listing inventory was 272,000—5.4 months supply. “Although we saw modestRead more about New-Home Sales Improve Slightly in June[…]

Study: Buying Is Still Better Than Renting in Most States

Study: Buying Is Still Better Than Renting in Most States

Affordability challenges are weighing on the housing market, as many homebuyers and sellers contend with either being unable to compete or to find a new home within reach. Buying a home, however, is still better than renting one in most states—35, to be exact, according to a recent study by GOBankingRates. Analysts for GOBankingRates factoredRead more about Study: Buying Is Still Better Than Renting in Most States[…]

Professional Broker Websites Now Free to REALTORS®

Professional Broker Websites Now Free to REALTORS®

NAR PULSE— Placester and NAR have come together through the REALTOR Benefits® Program to offer beautiful, mobile-ready real estate websites FREE to all REALTORS®. NAR Edition sites for brokers include all the benefits of basic agent websites, plus agent index and bio pages, natural language listing search, map search functionality, customizable IDX pages and more.Read more about Professional Broker Websites Now Free to REALTORS®[…]

The Right Choice for Change

The Right Choice for Change

Organized real estate is constantly being challenged. This is not new news—it’s been happening for decades. However, the current crop of challengers to our industry are more powerful than ever before, carving inroads with technologies and efficiencies that resonate with today’s increasingly savvy consumers. Today’s “disruptors”—as many in the industry commonly describe them—have spent anRead more about The Right Choice for Change[…]

Home Prices Linger at All-Time High

Home Prices Linger at All-Time High

Home prices lingered at the all-time high in the latest S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, up 5.6 percent year-over-year in May, a gain identical to April. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index’s 10-City Composite rose 4.9 percent year-over-year, down from 5.0 percent in April, while its 20-City Composite rose 5.7 percent, downRead more about Home Prices Linger at All-Time High[…]

Existing-Home Sales Backtrack in June

Existing-Home Sales Backtrack in June

Existing-homes sales backtracked in June, posting higher than one year prior but lower than in May, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) reports. Existing-home sales totaled 5.52 million, a 1.8 percent decrease from May but a 0.7 percent increase from one year prior. Inventory decreased 0.5 percent to 1.96 million, 7.1 percent below one yearRead more about Existing-Home Sales Backtrack in June[…]

Gaining an Edge in NYC

Gaining an Edge in NYC

NAR Brings Broker Event to the Big Apple In its latest broker-targeted educational event, the National Association of REALTORS® hosted the Broker’s Edge in Midtown Manhattan last week. The one-day event on July 18 featured high-level keynote speakers covering a range of issues from cyber security to economic predictionfs, and panel discussions focused on strategiesRead more about Gaining an Edge in NYC[…]

Iconic Willis Mills Connecticut Home for Sale

Iconic Willis Mills Connecticut Home for Sale

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: 4 Steps to Take After Your Home Has Been Burglarized Trendy Home Decorations to Consider This Year What Your Family Needs to Know About Asbestos and Mesothelioma This stunning, iconic Willis Mills property, designed in 1955 and built inRead more about Iconic Willis Mills Connecticut Home for Sale[…]

Homes Have Never Been More Valuable Than They Are Now

Homes Have Never Been More Valuable Than They Are Now

The national median home value has careened to over $200,000 for the first time, with a 7.4 percent annual gain rocketing it to a new high of $200,400, according to the Zillow Home Value Index (ZHVI) in the June Zillow® Real Estate Market Reports. Values in 10 of the 35 major metropolitan areas assessed byRead more about Homes Have Never Been More Valuable Than They Are Now[…]