Singles must save for 11 years to be able to afford the down payment on a home



What with prices soaring and inventories growing ever tighter, it’s becoming increasingly difficult for singles in particular to find an affordable home.

Larry Weltman suggests creativity for GTA realtors in new mortgage environment



Thanks to changes in mortgage rules, realtors in the GTA have to be more creative when it comes to making a sale.Numbers show that home sales in the area have fallen 22 per cent over the last year.Industry experts have been pointing the finger at high

Buyers drop bigger down payments to gain a competitive edge



As buyers face increased competition in U.S. housing markets, some are attempting to gain a competitive edge by offering a larger down payment. “In many purchase situations, there are multiple offers, and the buyers who have the bigger down payment are more likely to win out,” Daren Blomquist, ATTOM Data Solutions’ senior vice president, told […]

Selling Your House? 3 Easy Renovations for Home Investors to Attract Buyers



When preparing to sell a home, many people will look through other listings to see how their property stacks up to the competition.

4 attention-grabbing property renovations to help sell your home



Southern Living magazine recently rounded up some of the renovations that get sellers the most attention for their properties, including:

First-time buyers turn to crowdfunding, and lenders are backing it



Would be home buyers who can’t afford to save for a down payment are increasingly looking at crowdfunding options to fund their home purchases.

30% of luxury real estate deals are “suspicious”, officials say



It’s been revealed that as many as 30 percent of luxury real estate buyers in the last year were linked to “suspicious activity”,

Sellers increasingly opt for ‘value range pricing’ instead of a fixed price



A new sales tactic known as “value range pricing” is growing in popularity due to the unique advantages it offers to both buyers and sellers.

Advice on How to Get on the Property Ladder for First Time Buyers



The traditional aspirations of buying a house that you can call home have become harder to achieve for first-time buyers in the current market conditions but there are still plenty of ways and means to turn that dream into a reality.

Foreign buyers spent $153 billion on U.S. real estate in 2016



Foreign investment in U.S. real estate has hit a new high, with the amount of cash being invested from overseas growing by 49 percent over the past year

Sign up Now and get our guide on Video Marketing for Real Estate Professionals for Free

Sign up to the Realty Biz News mailing list to get updates from our site and also get our guide to Video Marketing for Real Estate professionals for free