Economy's strength could keep a damper on existing-home sales
Lack of inventory driven by mortgage lock-in effect may persist if Federal Reserve maintains 'higher-for-longer' rate strategy to combat inflation: Fannie Mae economists
by Matt Carter Jul 19
Kendall Bonner: The industry isn't ready for reality of commission suit
Bonner, an eXp team leader, has been vocal about the need for agents and brokers to consider how they'll serve buyers in a post-lawsuit landscape. She expanded on her concerns with Intel
by Daniel Houston Jul 5
New-home construction creeps upward from lower perch in March
Builders pushed forward with more single-family projects for the second month in a row, but remained far less active than in 2022, according to data issued Tuesday by the US Census Bureau
by Daniel Houston Apr 18
Builders are pulling their hair out. Why do investors still love them?
To get a clearer picture of where things stand for builders — and where they're headed for investors — Inman compiled financial results from the largest publicly traded homebuilders
by Daniel Houston Feb 8
Home sales predicted to close out 2021 with surprising strength
Fannie Mae economists now expect that when the final numbers are in, sales of new and existing homes will grow by 4.7%, to 6.8M
by Matt Carter Oct 15
Buyers shouldn't wait to build. Here's why
What's the best time to build, you ask? Right now. Yes, even with commodity prices up. When clients decide to build a home, there are more factors to consider than just the price of lumber
by Adam Hergenrother May 27
BuzzBuzzHome acquired by new home data provider Zonda
This is Zonda's fourth acquisition in the last 12 months. BuzzBuzzHome claims to be the 'largest and most accurate' new homes database
by Matt Carter Apr 30
8 truths about buying new construction in 2020
Understanding how to deal with builders in the current climate can set the tone for what to expect, should your clients decide to buy new construction
by Cara Ameer Aug 4
11 ways to avoid referral roulette
Agent referrals can be incredibly helpful for those on the giving end and those on the receiving end, but they still need to be handled with care
by Cara Ameer Jan 22
Inventory crises could stretch into 2022 and beyond: Zillow
Housing starts won’t reach the historical average of 1M new units per month until at least 2022 or later, with the most pessimistic estimates stretching into 2029
by Marian McPherson Sep 10
Bluehammer is real estate's latest repair and renovation pricing tool
The company has 50 years of home repair and construction cost analysis data backing agent and consumer interface
by Craig C. Rowe Jul 6
City is a driving force behind county's population, housing and economic growth
by Erik Pisor May 5
Chicago homebuilder to actively construct townhomes on infill sites
Communities slated for Des Plaines, Park Ridge and Kenwood
by Erik Pisor Mar 21
5 tips for selling new construction in Houston
New construction is a different ballgame for a lot of agents, but it's a growing sector of the Houston housing market
by John Leggett Feb 3
LA metros' new home construction, remodeling industries closer to recovery
New home permit activity up significantly during the second quarter on an annual basis.
by Erik Pisor Nov 6