Daily Real Estate News

Home Repairs Lead to Couple Spats

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 14, 2021 - 1:00am

Some couples have even broken up over maintenance projects, a new survey shows.

RRF Telethon Adds Nearly $350k for Disaster Relief

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 13, 2021 - 1:00am

A virtual event commemorating the 20th anniversary of the REALTORS® Relief Foundation draws wide support.

NAR Files Petition Opposing Department of Justice Action

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 13, 2021 - 1:00am

Association says breach of settlement agreement undermines public policy and public confidence.

Watch for These Words in Email Scams

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 13, 2021 - 1:00am

Learn common keywords found in subject lines of phishing emails so you don’t get duped.

The Race Is On for Built-for-Rent Land

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 13, 2021 - 1:00am

Renters want more space, and investors are rushing to find open land for built-for-rent single-family communities.

Report: Best Time to Buy Is Now

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 13, 2021 - 1:00am

From Sept. 12 to Oct. 17, the majority of U.S. housing markets will reach their “sweet spot” with more listings, lower prices, and less competition.

Lending Giant to Offer In-House Appraisal Option

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 10, 2021 - 1:00am

United Wholesale Mortgage is piloting a new appraisal management company-free option.

Biden Orders Vaccine Mandate for Large Companies

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 10, 2021 - 1:00am

Real estate and association companies with 100 or more workers may be affected under the new emergency order.

Building Material Costs Continue to Surge

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 10, 2021 - 1:00am

Falling lumber prices are helping to bring costs down, but the decline is being offset by several increases in the following housing materials.

Mortgage Rates in Holding Pattern

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 10, 2021 - 1:00am

But even with low rates, the market is seeing a noticeable slowdown—a more typical seasonal pattern, NAR notes.

Budget Stresses Weigh on Buyers

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 10, 2021 - 1:00am

Many are paying more than they expected, with some waiving contingencies to gain a competitive edge, a survey finds.

Mortgage Demand Hits Two-Month Low

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 9, 2021 - 1:00am

Loan applications for home purchases are down 18% from a year ago.

Florida’s Commercial Sector Is Country's Busiest

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 9, 2021 - 1:00am

The Sunshine State had five of the 10 strongest commercial markets in the second quarter.

Zombie Foreclosures Nearly Vanish in Hot Housing Market

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 9, 2021 - 1:00am

The nation is facing little blight from vacant properties as fewer “zombies” lurk in neighborhoods.

Buyers Are Bringing Supersized Down Payments

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 9, 2021 - 1:00am

See what the average down payments are in the 50 largest metros.

Home Equity Hits Record High

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 9, 2021 - 1:00am

The average mortgage holder now has $173,000 in equity. “This is by far the strongest growth we’ve ever seen,” one housing analyst says.

Flippers Struggle to Find Enough Fixer-Upper Houses

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 8, 2021 - 1:00am

“Investors like me, we’re like ants on a sugar hill all fighting for the same projects,” says one investor.

As Inventory Improves, Consumer Confidence Inches Up

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 8, 2021 - 1:00am

An increase in new listings brings optimism to buyers who have felt frustrated by a tight market.

Locate Hidden Cameras in Short-Term Rentals

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 8, 2021 - 1:00am

Devices such as alarm clocks and power adapters can disguise rental hosts’ surveillance devices, a viral video shows.

Give Buyer Clients Solid Reasons to Skip Love Letters

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 8, 2021 - 1:00am

NAR’s new “Window to the Law” video exposes the red flags buyers’ notes to sellers can raise in a transaction.

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