Real estate chiefs favor predictive analytics technology over AI and virtual reality



Analytics, Big Data, and Marketing Automation over the next five years, but show lukewarm confidence in Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Realty, and Virtual Realty 3D Tours.

Realtor survey find social media marketing is critical to success



The National Association of Realtor’s 2017 REALTOR Social and Digital Media Report published

40% of Americans still overestimate down payment costs



Some real estate buyers make false assumptions about how much of a down payment they need to be able to buy a home, according to a recent survey by the National Association of Realtors. The NAR’s 2017 National Housing Pulse survey of 1,500 adults nationwide found that almost 40 percent of consumers believe a down […]

Habitat For Humanity: Too many Americans lack safe, secure, and affordable housing



Most Americans and Canadians believe their governments aren’t doing enough to provide affordable housing for their populations, according to a new survey by Habitat for Humanity.

Survey: 77% of borrowers do not shop for the best deal on a mortgage



Mortgage comparison website FREEandCLEAR.com has published the findings of its first ever Mortgage Survey that provides insights into how borrowers select their mortgage lenders.

3 million young people were shut out of the housing market in the last 10 years



A new study from Genworth Mortgage Insurance has revealed that around three million potential first time home buyers were shut out of the real estate markets in the last decade.

Renters are less keen on buying a home than they were last year



Real estate agents may have a tough time trying to convince renters to buy a home, according to a new survey from Freddie Mac.

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

Consumers bullish on housing in 2017, survey finds



Multiple years of uninterrupted job gains and hope that the best is yet to come in 2017 are igniting consumer confidence across the country

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.

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