15% of homeowners are doing this to pay for home renovations

One in 7 homeowners are tapping secured financing, and they’re spending triple the amount a typical cash-paying renovator would, according to a Houzz-Bank of America study.

What’s the most popular state for homebuyers to migrate to?

Of the more than 2 million mortgage applications made this year through mid-November and analyzed by LendingTree, 12.4 percent of the top state’s buyers were out-of-state folks looking to relocate, according to new research from LendingTree. Find out w…

Connect the Sessions: ICNY’s Data Track explores MLSs, platforms, emerging tech and more

Learn why “The consumer is looking for an all-inclusive experience.”

How can you help seniors with housing? Think accessibility

Harvard released its comprehensive Joint Center for Housing Studies, and the stats are stunning. Let’s take a look at how you can use this info to serve your senior clients.

Agent’s reputation, social media matter most to clients: study

The latest J.D. Power Home Buyer/Seller Satisfaction Study found that the single most important reason for selecting a real estate company is its reputation.

Home prices rose nationwide in Q3, but at slower rate

Home prices are up 1.3 percent in the third quarter, according to the latest Home Price Index compiled by the Federal Housing Finance Agency.

‘Reduced to embers’: Home price growth slowed again in September

Home price gains slowed to 5.5 percent in September, year-over-year, according to the latest S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller National Index.

Existing-home sales up in October, ending 6-month slide: NAR

Existing-home sales ended a six-month skid in October, climbing 1.4 percent from September. Despite the monthly gain, sales were still down 5.1 percent year-over-year.

As sales cool, Realtors predict a flat 2019

Realtors, real estate observers and Inman readers are all reading the tea leaves and predicting a 2019 dominated by a flattening market and little growth.

Permits, starts and completions all drop below 2017 levels

Permits for new construction, housing starts and housing completions were all below 2017 levels in October, according to data released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.