CoreLogic: Fewer homes escape negative equity in Q3 2018

The average homeowner continued to see their home's value grow in the third quarter of 2018, according to the real estate data company CoreLogic. However, changes in real estate values were highly variable by region and the number of homes with...

Further price and rate increases expected in 2019 housing forecasts

Following a robust year of home sales in 2017 and a more sluggish market in 2018, housing forecasts are split on whether sales will pick up or continue to decrease in 2019. Each forecast anticipated that home prices and mortgage rates will continue...

Nearly three-quarters of homeowners see affordability challenges in NAHB survey

Almost three out of four households in the United States said they think there is a housing affordability crisis in the nation, according to a recent poll by the National Association of Home Builders. A majority of respondents also said they have...

The pros and cons of an in-law suite

In-law suites can make your home more attractive and functional, especially as multigenerational households and short-term rentals become more popular. However, you'll also want to make sure you're prepared for the challenges this type of feature...

Property Transactions December 14, 2018

Property Transactions December 14, 2018

Existing home sales post monthly increase for first time in six months

Sales of existing homes in the United States were up from the previous month for the first time in half a year in October, according to the National Association of Realtors. The sales pace continued to fall on an annual basis.

Survey: Younger homeowners more willing to take on DIY projects

The majority of homeowners believe there are ample resources available to help them complete home improvement projects on their own, according to a recent survey released by the financial site NerdWallet. Younger homeowners were the most willing to...

Pending home sales fall for 10th straight month

The pending sales of homes in the United States continued to fall on an annual basis in October, according to the National Association of Realtors. The Northeast was the only region to see some increase from the previous month.

Six reasons to reduce your home price

Your Realtor can help you determine the next step if any of these six signs suggest it's time to lower your price.

Property Transactions December 7, 2018

Property Transactions December 7, 2018

Property Transactions November 30, 2018

Property Transactions November 30, 2018

Will one bathroom be enough?

It's possible to get by with one bathroom. However, depending on your situation, you may want to consider expanding your facilities.

Equity rich properties hit record high in Q3 2018

The number of mortgaged residential properties in the United States considered "equity rich" hit a record high point in the third quarter of 2018, according to the housing data company ATTOM Data Solutions.

NAR: Marijuana operations have little effect on real estate

Residential properties typically had no change in value as a result of a nearby marijuana dispensary and marijuana "grow houses" were often not hard to sell, according to a recent report by the National Association of Realtors.

Homeowners' value perceptions steady as home price growth slows

Homeowner estimates of their property's worth continued to be closely aligned to appraised values in October despite a slowdown in home price growth, according to the retail mortgage lender Quicken Loans.

Using a storage unit to help you downsize

A storage unit can be helpful for your decluttering or downsizing efforts. These units allow you to clean up your home or comfortably live in a smaller residence by storing unneeded items off-site.

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