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New-home sales rise a bit in Aug. – but not enough

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 03:50
Sales of newly built single-family homes eked out an increase, but not enough to impress economists or ease pressure on the limited inventory of for-sale homes.

U.S. construction rises a slight 0.1% in August

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 03:48
The rise, which followed a 0.2% July increase, is down a slight 0.4% from a record high set in May. But residential construction fell 0.7%.

Fall may be the best time for buyers to find a home

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 03:47
According to RealtyTrac and realtor.com, October is the best time to snag a deal on a house, and a slower-season hunt isn't as frenzied.

U.S. privacy law could be good for Google – but bad for you

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 02:40
Congress is considering national rules on how companies can use consumers' data – but one of its goals may be to pre-empt states from taking stronger protections.

Housing hurdles mar otherwise healthy economy

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 02:39
Freddie Mac's Sept. economic outlook: The economy and job market are strong, but the housing market has stalled due to weaker housing affordability, constraints that are limiting homebuilding, and continuing supply and demand imbalances.

Mortgage loan is in one homeowner's name: What if he dies first?

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 02:38
RE QandA: The loan holder's life partner has "right of survivorship" – but loans have different rules and complexities. Contact the lender to discuss options.

Why the 'gig' economy may not be workforce of the future

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 02:37
Evidence suggests these jobs aren't paying what many workers expect: Many are earning more of their income elsewhere and working less through online platforms.

Coldwell Banker jumps into iBuyer business

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 02:23
The "quick-cash sales program," where homeowners can get offers for their homes in 24 hours, will launch in Atlanta and Dallas in Oct. Tampa is next on the list.

Tips to create real estate signage that works

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 01:47
Good signage can help real estate pros attract clients more easily and make their brands more memorable. Think about the kind of sign you want and readability.