Daily Real Estate News

HUD Allocates $47M to Fight Housing Discrimination

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

NAR has advocated for additional funding to help further fair housing efforts across the country.

B&Bs: A Growing Option for Home Buyers

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 7, 2021 - 1:00am

Small inns and bed and breakfasts had business decline during the pandemic, but some operators are recasting them as single-family homes to buy.

Report: Retailers Are in Expansion Mode

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 7, 2021 - 1:00am

CoStar data shows 2021 will have the fewest store closings in the U.S. in more than a decade.

TikTok Surpasses YouTube in Average Watch Time

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 7, 2021 - 1:00am

One agent used TikTok to create buzz for her $5.3-million listing. Is the popular short video app right for your marketing?

7 Most Affordable Metro Housing Markets

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 7, 2021 - 1:00am

These cities offer a chance at homeownership for buyers struggling with high prices.

The State of Flood Insurance for Ida Victims

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 3, 2021 - 1:00am

About 40% to 50% of homes damaged by the storm are covered by a flood policy, experts say.

Economists: Job Growth May Fuel Higher Mortgage Rates

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 3, 2021 - 1:00am

The employment market will influence when the Fed lowers its benchmark interest rate. And that will have an impact on mortgage rates, which remain below 3% for now.

FHFA Gives Buyers Wider Advantage Over Investors

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 3, 2021 - 1:00am

The agency’s First Look Program, which promotes owner occupancy, now allows buyers 30 days to exclusively bid on foreclosures.

New Listings Jump 5.1%; Price Adjustments Moderate

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 3, 2021 - 1:00am

As an inventory boost delivers relief to a tight market, fewer sellers are changing their list price, according to realtor.com® data.

Survey: Americans Want Distance From Neighbors

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 3, 2021 - 1:00am

Six in 10 say they prefer to live in a community with larger homes that are more separated from other nearby properties, the Pew Research Center finds.

Lender Aims to Expand Investor Services With Rebrand

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 2, 2021 - 1:00am

LendingHome, one of the nation’s largest lenders to real estate investors, is changing its name to Kiavi, a play on the Italian word for “key.”

Biden Outlines Plan for 100K Affordable Housing Units

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 2, 2021 - 1:00am

NAR applauds move: “Affordable homeownership brings a magnitude of benefits to families, communities, and our national economy,” says President Charlie Oppler. 

NAR: Accelerated Rental Assistance Rollout Is Critical

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 2, 2021 - 1:00am

Federal rental assistance has aided hundreds of thousands of in-need families. Now, it’s time to kick the program into high gear.

Owners Turn to Appliance Upgrades to Boost Home Value

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 2, 2021 - 1:00am

Most say they would rather fix or replace the machines in their home than accept a lower offer at resale, according to a new survey.

Choose Your Favorite 2021 Good Neighbor Finalist

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 2, 2021 - 1:00am

Your votes determine which of these 10 REALTORS® will win bonus grant money for their charitable cause.

Office Buildings Add Terraces to Integrate Outdoor Space

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

A move to emphasize more green space may help employers attract workers back to the office.

Survey: Nearly Half of Renters Fear They’ll Never Own

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

Though most want to purchase a home, they face significant barriers when it comes to mortgage qualification, high home prices, and down payments.

Property Damage From Hurricane Ida Could Total $20B

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

The destruction in the storm’s wake is so extensive, it could take weeks to fully assess, emergency management officials say.

Mountain Region Sees Rapid Run-Up in Home Prices

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

Ninety-four percent of metros have posted double-digit annual price hikes, according to NAR data. View this full metro breakdown.

Homes in ‘Zoom Cities’ Sell in Less Than a Week

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

Mid-sized metros that attract remote workers continue to experience intense buyer competition, even as the overall housing market cools.

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