A panel of economists at NAR's convention generally agreed that there isn't a housing bubble, but a tight inventory and too-few new homes might create problems.
The president is expected to sign S. 2155, a bill that eases some Dodd-Frank rules and encourages small-lender loans by removing some regulatory restrictions.
In the wake of recent "greenwashing" in Fla., an appraiser advises buyers to "question [builders] and ask them to put in writing what they have done."
Come to Florida Realtors Convention and Trade Expo to see Penn and Teller and network, but also take a free CE-credit course to prepare for your next license renewal. http://convention.floridarealtors.org
On May 21, WalletHub released its "2018's Best and Worst States for Military Retirees" report, which ranked Fla. as the best state in the U.S. for retired veterans.
Meeting clients at Starbucks or Panera? That free public Wi-Fi makes it easier for thieves to steal your customer's personal information – and your info too.
Mesmerizing content isn't worth much if no one reads it. Effective blog marketing requires good headlines, great lead-ins, graphics, a call-to-action and more.
The Board of Directors met in Washington on Saturday and raised dues by $30 starting in 2019. It also empowered local associations to post names and photos of two-time ethics violators, changed escrow confirmations and made other membership changes.
A multitude of home-rehab TV shows have changed today's buyers. An increasing number walk into a listing with a "What can I do with this?" attitude, while the others have higher expectations for a lot of like-new qualities and expert staging.
Congress curtailed tax incentives to purchase a home, and mortgage rates and home prices are up – but most buyers have more disposable income, and a higher tax deduction will compensate them for losing their IRS interest and property-tax deductions.
Service animal fraud doesn't just make it more difficult for landlords and businesses, it also harms people who actually need services that the animals provide.
A computer tool to help local governments "affirmatively further fair housing" has been pulled. HUD called it "confusing (and) difficult to use."
The slight drop is the result of an affordable-home shortage in the most desirable areas and a sharp pullback in purchases in the western United States.
Also: Our 500-home HOA has a budget of $1 million, but the board hasn't commissioned a financial audit in years. Is this a fiduciary breach?
Planning to launch a new website? Realtors will have a new option starting in Sept. for those who want something like "Miami.realestate" as a domain name.
A study suggests that the real estate market is underperforming currently and, as a result, won't feel an impact any time soon from rising mortgage rates.
If a listing should have sold by now, perhaps it's due to kids who don't want to move, doom-and-gloom inspectors or housekeepers worried about their job.
A strengthening economy and job growth nearing historic levels have given Realtors confidence in future commercial real estate market conditions.
Most buyers (55%) with children younger than 18 say their kids' opinions matter when it comes time to put an offer in on a home.