Wellness features becoming a key factor for home buyers



Developers are increasingly viewing wellness features as a big selling point for buyers. Wellness was first incorporated into commercial real estate in order

Why self driving cars could boost home values



The emergence of autonomous cars could have a real impact on the prices of residential real estate. With self-driving cars, we might see the rise of greater car sharing among households

Cities consider subsidized housing to appease teachers



Teachers across the U.S. are increasingly relying on strike action as they fight against low salaries that make it difficult for them to pay the rent or buy a home

Neighborhood vibe often counts more than the home itself



A neighborhood’s vibe is a significant factor in almost every home buyers’ decision making process, with almost 9 in 10 consumers rating it as a “top consideration”.

If you List It, They Might Not Come…



Today’s residential market may be the hottest since 2007 when all you needed to do was fog a mirror to qualify to buy a house. But that doesn’t mean sellers can skimp or take shortcuts with critical steps in the sales process and still expect top dollar for a fast sale.

This year’s hurricane season could cost even more, report finds



Hurricane season is upon us once again, and experts are warning that this year’s storms could create even higher reconstruction costs than the last.

New home prices fall, but good luck finding one!



Buyers who’re seeking a brand new home are benefiting from lower prices on newly constructed properties, according to a report by Realtor.com.

Home sales fall again as low inventory leaves buyers with fewer options



Existing home sales have failed to gain much traction in the past month, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors released last week.

Here’s how much Americans value homeownership



Homeownership is so desirable among Americans that they’re willing to make extreme sacrifices, even if it means giving up some of their basic rights, if it means getting a chance to buy a home, according to a new survey.

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.

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