Developers are building more rental homes, NAHB says



The National Association of Home Builders says a rising number of single-family homes are being constructed for the rental market, according to its chief economist Robert Dietz.

How developers and city planners can promote healthier lifestyles



Experts are investigating if there is a link between life expectancy and the standard of people’s housing, and if so, how this problem can be addressed.

Is a no-appraisal mortgage really worth it?



Around five percent of Fannie Mae’s 1.2 million home mortgages have met the criteria for not needing a traditional in-person appraisal since new rules were introduced last year, according to the Washington Post

A new recession will hit the U.S. in 2020, experts say



The United States will likely enter the next recession in 2020, according to the 2018 Q2 Zillow Home Price Expectations Survey.

Deal killers: When home sales get sabotaged



If you’re struggling to sell a particular client’s home despite there being nothing wrong with the property on the face of it, it could well be that someone is sabotaging your efforts.

Notarize lands $20M funding round for its E-notary platform



Notary public platform Notarize, which allows professionals or businesses to legally notarize documents online, has announced $20 million in a new round of funding, bringing the company’s total to $31 million.

Real estate agent Ben Caballero sets world record, selling 3,556 homes in a single year



Ben Caballero, a real estate agent based in Addison, Texas, has entered the Guinness World Records after selling an astonishing 3,556 homes in a single year, a new world record.

A lower credit score could cost you up to $21k on the price of your home



Homebuyers with a lower credit score pay thousands of dollars more for the same home than a buyer with an excellent credit score.

Oklahoma agent’s $1 list price strategy pays off, but he’s wary of doing it again



Oklahoma-based Keller Williams real estate pro Ryan Hukill reckons that he’s told his clients for years that if they list their home for just a single dollar,

G5 teams up with H20 to bring AI to real estate marketing



G5, which offers a market optimization platform based on big data for the real estate industry, is teaming up with Artificial Intelligence platform provider H20.ai to bring AI capabilities to its Intelligent Marketing Cloud product.

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