New home sales close to record high as inventory bites



New home sales rose for the third consecutive month in March 2017, according to new data from the Commerce Department.

Moving On? 4 Tips For Affording And Maintaining Your First House



Owning your first house is an exciting process and is considered to be an accomplishment. Although you may be excited about decorating and settling in,

3 ways to highlight your stale home listings



Some properties just seem to sit on the market for months on end. The reasons can be numerous, including the listing being priced too high, it’s location in a bad community, or the property itself just being unattractive.

When Real Estate is Relative: Top Tips for Selling Your Home to a Family Member



If you are thinking about selling your home and are ready to start the search for a suitable buyer, that person might be closer to home than you first thought.

Redfin survey highlights low inventory as seller’s biggest stress



For many people trying to sell their homes this year, the stress doesn’t come from the sale, but rather from trying to find a new property to move into

Pending home sales hit 2nd-highest level since May 2006



There was good news for housing markets in the last month as pending home sales bounced back to their highest level in almost one year, and second-highest level in over a decade, last month.

Redfin Survey: Supply Shortage is Home Sellers’ Greatest Challenge This Year



The greatest challenge for home sellers this year is finding another home to buy, according to a survey by Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage.

Experts say ‘housing drought’ is the worst since records begun



The number of homes currently listed for sale in the U.S. is currently at its lowest level since records began, says the National Association of Realtors.

Existing home sales slide as lack of inventory bites



After starting the year at the fastest pace in almost a decade, existing-home sales slid in February but remained above year ago levels

Get ready for intense bidding wars this spring



Bidding wars are set to be the hallmark of this year’s selling season. Home listings are drying up yet buyer demand remains high, which means shoppers are set to face intense competition this spring

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