Buying Better Than Renting in 54% of Markets

Despite rising prices, buying a home is still more favorable for consumers than paying skyrocketing rents in many U.S. counties.

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Employers Can Now Add to Down Payments

A new program allows employers to contribute toward workers’ down payment on a home, similar to the way companies contribute…

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Mortgage Rates Rise Across the Board

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is nearing 4 percent, but still remains well below its average from a year ago.

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Real Estate Agent Among Those Killed in Mudslides

Rebecca Riskin, a REALTOR® and founder of Riskin Partners in Santa Barbara, Calif., was killed this week when mudslides tore through a…

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Seller Willing to Accept $45M—and Bitcoins

The cryptocurrency is finding a place in real estate transactions across the globe.

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Understanding A Client’s Unspoken Words

Look for these nonverbal cues to understand what your clients are really communicating.

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Consumers Don’t Expect to Move This Year

The majority of prospective buyers and current homeowners say they will likely stay put because of continued housing affordability challenges.

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Denver Offers Extra Housing to Working Class

Denver is utilizing its overflow of high-end rental apartments to house teachers, medical technicians, and others who are unable to…

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How Technology Influences Your Commission

“Technology has helped the real estate industry better compete and to justify to consumers why they still need to pay a commission to an…

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When It’s Time to Increase Your List Price

In some situations, it might make sense to actually ask for more to get buyers’ attention.

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