Housing affordability, debt, holding back prospective buyers



Affordability pressures, student debt and general confusion about down payment requirements prevented many aspiring homeowners from reaching the market in 2016.

CES 2017: 3 tech trends set to impact real estate



The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) show saw all kinds of new and freaky gadgets, from smart hairbrushes to automated toasters. Not everyone needs them of course, but this kind of out-the-box thinking is what drives innovation.

How chatbots can save you time & money assessing new leads



Chatbots can save you time following up new leads and fielding questions for customers

RE/MAX named as top real estate franchise by Entrepreneur magazine



Entrepreneur magazine has just published its 38th annual Franchise 500 list based on size, growth, financial strength, and stability, and five real estate franchises merited a mention.

Senate approves former presidential candidate Ben Carson as new HUD secretary



A U.S. senate committee has voted unanimously to approve former Republican party presidential candidate Ben Carson as the new secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Existing home sales hit highest levels in a decade in 2016



The number of existing-home sales in 2016 ended at the highest level since the housing boom days, according to fresh data from the National Association of Realtors.

House Flipping Laying the Foundation



It’s no secret that the house flipping industry is booming. We at Rehab Financial Group and others of our ilk have had a front row seat for all of it. We’ve had a front row seat to the hidden gem success stories,

Most expensive U.S. home ever goes on sale at $250 million



Billionaire property developer Bruce Makowsky’s new Bel Air Calif., mansion has set a new record for the most expensive home ever listed in the U.S., commanding a whopping $250 million price tag.

Home values up by 7% in 2016



The last month of 2016 saw big gains in the housing market, with home values rising by 6.8 percent compared to one year before.

roOomy teams up with Climb Real Estate to show off AR/VR staging technology



Virtual staging app specialist roOomy is teaming up with Climb Real Estate to show off a proof of concept involving its augmented reality and virtual reality technology and Tango,