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First-time Buyers Fall Again

The share of first-time buyers declined for the third consecutive year and remained at its lowest point in nearly three decades as the overall strengthening pace of home sales over the past year was driven more by repeat buyers with dual incomes, according ...


Standing Out from the Competition through Continuing Education

Standing out in today’s market goes way beyond having access to the latest and greatest technology tool. ...


Real Estate Q&A: Homeowner Can Fight Government’s Plan to Seize Land

(TNS)—Q: We just got a letter from the government telling us it’s taking the front 15 feet of our yard to expand the road we live on. The government says it will give us money, but it seems too little, and we like ...


Mortgage Denial Rates Down, Especially among Black Borrowers

The percentage of U.S. mortgage applicants getting approved has increased, especially among middle-income black and Hispanic loan applicants, indicating that easing mortgage restrictions are making it easier for more Americans to become homeowners. ...


Hunt Real Estate ERA Expands to Southern Tier

HUNT Real Estate ERA has expanded to the Southern Tier, acquiring the Lang Agency, a locally-run real estate firm with two offices in Hornell, N.Y. and Alfred, N.Y. The Lang Agency has served the region for over 40 years and employs 13 real estate agents, all of whom will be ...


Engel & Volkers South Charlotte Named Fast 50 by Charlotte Business Journal

Engel & Völkers South Charlotte was named one of Charlotte’s fastest growing companies by the Charlotte Business Journal. Engel & Völkers South Charlotte is owned by Yuriy Vaynshteyn who also owns Carolinas Metro Realty which was founded in 2006. ...


New Clean Water Rule Could Have Broad Impact

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Corps of Engineers (Corps) recently finalized a controversial regulation known as the Waters of the U.S. Clean Water Rule. This Clean Water Rule fundamentally changes what waters of the U.S. are regulated under the ...


What the Real Estate Industry Needs to Know about Millennials

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, millennials now number 83.1M – more than one quarter of the nation’s population. As the largest demographic cohort in America, millennials are a powerful buying force and brands are vying for their attention. They are the largest source ...


Real Living Real Estate Recently Congratulated Real Living Hake Realty for Surpassing 100 Years in Local Business

Hake Realty was founded in 1915 when Ray Hake Sr. began selling insurance and brokering real estate from his downtown Worland office. Today, the company dominates the Worland market with 61 percent market share and is a real estate staple in the small, mountain town of 5,400 residents. In fact, ...


Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® Launches New Resource for Military Personnel Seeking Real Estate Rebates and Assistance

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® is launching a new resource for military families, just in time for Veterans Day. Through a newly enhanced, socially-connected website, military consumers can share useful content about relocating and the unique housing challenges and needs of military personnel and their families. The ...


Meet the Hottest New Tech Companies in San Diego

NAR PULSE—NAR’s REach® accelerator companies will demonstrate their cutting-edge products and services that will take your business to the next level on Nov. 13 in San Diego. Sign up for this session today! Please stop by booth No. 1245 to meet the ...


Championing Homeownership the Right Way

At the annual convention of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) in September, the organization’s co-founder, Gary Acosta, spoke passionately about the group’s mission to raise Hispanic homeownership to over 50 percent. ...


Lending Standards on Construction and Land Development Loans Tighten

Credit standards on loan applications for construction and land development loans or credit lines tightened, on net, over the third quarter of 2015. ...


Realogy Again Receives Gender Diversity Award for Corporate Board Members from Executive Women of New Jersey

Realogy Holdings Corp. recently was recognized with a Corporate Board Gender Diversity Award by Executive Women of New Jersey (EWNJ). Of the 99 New Jersey companies listed on the Russell 3000, Realogy's Board is 44 percent women—the highest percentage of women on a corporate Board, tying with American Water.  Realogy ...


Prices Remain Higher, Inventory Continues Faster Year-Over-Year

While monthly housing indicators demonstrate the usual fall slowdown, yearly metrics and realtor.com traffic continue to show solid growth in October reflecting strong and consistent buyer demand – according to realtor.com’s ‘Advance Read of October Trends.’ ...


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