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Weak Income Growth and Rising Rents Create Severe Affordability Problems for American Renters

Affordability problems for renters have skyrocketed over the past decade both in number and the share of renters facing them, according to a new report on rental housing from the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies. The inability of so many to find housing they can afford dramatically ...


As Houses Get Bigger, Some Opt to Downsize Into ‘Wee’ Homes

(MCT)—At first glance, the pint-sized cypress-wood cabin Emily Faulconer is building looks like a hand-hewn, portable home for hobbits. ...


Real Estate Q&A: Unruly Homeowner Interrupts Board Meetings

(MCT)—Question: We have an unruly owner who attends every association meeting. The owner heckles, laughs inappropriately and answers questions that are posed to board members. We are told by the board president that as an owner, she has a right to be ...


zipLogix Renews Partnership with Arizona Association of REALTORS®

zipLogix, creator of zipForm®, the real estate industry’s leading contract software, announced the renewal of its partnership with the Arizona Association of REALTORS® (AAR). This agreement enables AAR to continue providing its more than 39,000 members with access to the latest in forms software zipForm® Plus, zipForm® Standard desktop, and ...


Century 21 Named Top 125 by Training Magazine for Training and Development Programs

Century 21 Real Estate recently announced that it has been named one of Training Magazine’s Top 125 companies for excellence in training and development programs. This marks the tenth time in the last 12 years that CENTURY 21 Real Estate has earned this prestigious recognition. ...


NAR Profile of Home Buyers, Sellers Yields Interesting Stats

The recently released National Association of REALTORS Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers 2013 yielded a variety of interesting facts. ...


3 Suburban Markets Show There Is More to Real Estate Than the Case-Shiller Home Price Index

Each month, analysts eagerly await the renowned Case-Shiller Home Price Index report to get a read on the health of the housing market. In a nutshell, this report looks at price changes in homes month-over-month. Prices are tracked in 20 major metropolitan ...


NAHB Says: Leading Market Index Up

The NAHB/First American Leading Markets Index rose slightly to .86 in December index from .85 in the November index. The index measures progress back to and beyond the normal level of economic and housing growth. In addition to the national index, the release also lists the value of progress toward ...


Great Spaces: Rosie O’Donnell Buys in Florida for $5 Million

Earlier this year, Rosie O’Donnell almost purchased a Palm Beach property owned by Olivia Newton-John and even put an offer on the mansion. But after there was a suicide on the property, O’Donnell backed out of the deal and began her Florida ...


Get a Bigger House or Stay Put? Both, with a Remodel

(MCT)--With a baby on the way earlier this year, Jeff and Meredith Schaff decided they needed more room than their small three-bedroom, one-bath starter home could provide. ...


Forget Everything You Know about Work-Life Balance

(MCT)—Whenever I hear the term work-life balance, I picture a giant, old-fashioned scale. On one side, there’s work: a desk, a computer, a phone and customers. On the other side, there’s life: a house, a television, a family and friends. The two ...


RentalRoost Expands Lifestyle-Based Home Searches to Entire U.S.

RentalRoost, the lifestyle-based house and apartment finder, announced recently the company's website now supports home searches throughout the U.S. Parents may now search for properties by school district, college students can search for housing by distance to 9,000 different campuses and home seekers of all types may filter their options ...


Prudential Woodmont Realty Joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, the new real estate brokerage network operated by HSF Affiliates LLC, recently announced that Prudential Woodmont Realty is now operating as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Woodmont Realty. The company, a Middle Tennessee brokerage leader, is among the first to join the new brand following affiliate launches in California, ...


zipForm Announces New Service Provider Partnerships

Real Estate Business Services® Inc. (REBS®), a subsidiary of the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, recently announced Fidelity National Home Warranty (FNHW) and Disclosure Source are the latest service providers to integrate with zipForm®, making it easier and faster for REALTORS® to order their home warranty plan and NHD Report and ...


Realogy to Receive Corporate Board Gender Diversity Award at Executive Women Event

Realogy Holdings Corp., a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation and settlement services, will be recognized on Jan. 28, 2014 for its commitment to board gender diversity by Executive Women of New Jersey (EWNJ), the region’s leading not-for-profit organization promoting women’s executive leadership ...


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