3 Hurdles Home Sales are Facing Right Now
The government shutdown is just one of the things that threw “a monkey wrench” in the real estate transaction process, NAR 2013 President Gary Thomas says.
While Existing-Home Sales Fall, Prices Rise
Here are five key indicators for the housing market from the National Association of REALTORS®’ latest existing-homes report.
Study: When Stocks Rise, So Do Home Prices
Home prices in a given area tend to increase when the stock valuations of nearby publicly traded companies go up, according to a new Redfin study.
Site Serves as Database of Deaths in Houses
In most states, there is no law requiring home sellers or real estate professionals to disclose to a buyer that there was a death in a home. But a new Web site aims to give buyers the power to find out for themselves.
Michael Jordan’s $21M Home on Auction Block
The former basketball star’s approach to selling his mansion is a sign of an emerging trend in luxury real estate where more multi-million dollar homes are being sold via auction.
Single-Family Rentals Still on the Rise
In 32 of the country’s top metropolitan regions, at least 20 percent of all occupied single-family homes were rentals in 2012, a big rise from 2006.