Daily Real Estate News

Where the Tiniest Homes Are in America

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 18, 2019 - 1:00am

Just how small is small when it comes to apartment sizes?

 

Foreclosures Fall to Lowest Level Since 2005

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 18, 2019 - 1:00am

However, several housing markets are seeing an uptick in repossessed properties.

 

Why Builders Are Upbeat About Dip in Housing Starts

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 18, 2019 - 1:00am

Total housing starts dropped 9.4% month over month in September, but there’s some good news hidden in the numbers.

 

Mortgage Rates Leap, But Buyers Shouldn’t Worry

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 18, 2019 - 1:00am

Economists predict downward pressure on rates in the weeks ahead.

Could an Empty Garage Solve the Inventory Crisis?

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 17, 2019 - 1:00am

The space typically used for cars and storage is becoming the perfect place to add housing in tight markets.

Study: Housing Affordability Woes Hit African Americans Hardest

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 17, 2019 - 1:00am

“As of 2018, there was not a single metro area where the [average] African American family could afford to buy at least half of the homes for sale,” the Redfin report states.

 

5 Trends Affecting Housing for Seniors

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 17, 2019 - 1:00am

Both single and multigenerational households with seniors are increasing in number at a rapid clip.

 

How to Plan a Halloween-Themed Open House

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 17, 2019 - 1:00am
Looking for a way to drum up more traffic to your listing? Consider vamping up the home to reflect this spooky time of year.

Onerous Student Loans Top Down Payment Costs

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 16, 2019 - 1:00am

Student loan borrowers owe an average of $34,500—$8,500 more than the typical down payment on a home.

 

Fed Calls Housing the Bright Spot in Economy

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 16, 2019 - 1:00am

As signs of a slowdown cause economists concern, the housing market has stayed consistent, says the Federal Reserve.

Even Move-Up Buyers Face Fraught House Hunts

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 16, 2019 - 1:00am

Housing shortages worsen in multiple price points despite mortgage rates moving lower.

 

Can Your Home Help You Live Longer?

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 16, 2019 - 1:00am

Developers are wooing buyers interested in wellness by touting homes with purified air and water, among other amenities.

 

Brokerage Launches Its Own Signature Scent

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 15, 2019 - 1:00am

Long & Foster’s fragrance has notes of champagne rose, lavender leaves, rhubarb, and subtle profiles of lemon to convey cleanliness.

Designers Sound Off on the Worst Bathroom Colors

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 15, 2019 - 1:00am

The “greige” trend may not be the best fit for this space of the home.

 

Young Adults Pick Small Towns Over Big Cities

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 15, 2019 - 1:00am

Millennials and younger Gen Xers that freelance or have telecommuting jobs are more likely to move out of urban job centers.

 

How Much Public Transit Adds to Home Values

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 14, 2019 - 1:00am

Nearby transportation options significantly boost commercial and residential property prices, an NAR study shows.

Citibank Fined $30M for Slow Foreclosure Processes

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 14, 2019 - 1:00am

A federal investigation reveals that the bank held onto hundreds of foreclosed properties for too long, starving the market of inventory.

 

Startup Aims to Expand iBuyer Model to Rentals

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 14, 2019 - 1:00am

The new company, Doorstead, envisions “Uber-izing each step of the property management life cycle.”

 

Top 7 Markets for Investors

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 14, 2019 - 1:00am

Realtor.com® identifies the cities with the most transactions for flips and rental properties.

 

Windermere Launches Spotify Playlist for Everything Home

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 14, 2019 - 1:00am

The company has chosen songs fitting for every step of homeownership, from house hunting to moving day to hosting dinner parties.

 
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