The impact of pets on residential real estate



When making decisions about buying, selling or renovating their homes, Americans, by and large, take their pets’ needs into account, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors

Mortgage payments account for rising share of borrowers’ incomes



With interest rates and home values on the rise, the typical monthly mortgage payment now requires more of the average household income than it has anytime in the previous six years.

The evolution of smart homes & what to expect next



With homeowners taking control of their homes’ smart systems via a combination of dash buttons, voice activation and other technologies, Forbes.com looked at some of the Technology Council’s predictions on how smart homes are set to evolve

NAR announces new Tech Edge Events for 2017



To help realtors stay well informed of the latest business technology skills and trends changing the real estate industry, the National Association of Realtors is continuing its one-day technology conference series, NAR Tech Edge.

San Francisco Bay area is tops for sellers



San Francisco and San Jose, Calif. top Zillow’s list of the best markets for sellers. Buyers in Baltimore and Miami will have the most negotiating power when shopping for a home however, according to a new analysis. Denver, Seattle and Sacramento, Calif. join the two Bay Area metros on the list of markets that favor […]

How to write real estate ads that sell fast



Selling in person and selling on paper are two completely different things. You may be able to work wonders once you get a potential buyer through the door, but you need to get them through the door first

Rising mortgage rates set to impact residential real estate in 2017



Increasing mortgage rates and their impact on affordability will be the most significant force driving the 2017 housing market, experts say

Home inventories collapse to record lows in Q4



Housing inventories fell to record lows while price appreciation nudged slightly upward in the last three months of 2016, following what was the best quarterly sales pace of the year, reported the National Association of Realtors in its latest quarterly report.

5 Ways Of Improving Your Real Estate Game



One of the most important assets in business today is reputation. If you have a reputation of someone who’s hard to reason and work with, then all your effort and hard work fall on deaf ears.

Don’t overlook the cabling when buying, building or renovating your home



Whether you’re preparing to buy a new home, to carry out full scale renovations of your existing home, or you’re designing your home from scratch, there are a lot of things to think about and a lot of things that can potentially slip through your fingers.