Where NAR spends its multimillions in lobbying

Given the proposed increase and the fast-approaching 2018 U.S. midterm campaign season, it’s worth asking: How is NAR spending its lobbying money now …

Report: American Dream Incomplete Without Homeownership, Parties Say

In the country’s currently divisive environment, Democrats and Republicans agree on at least one American hallmark: homeownership. Approximately 65 percent of Democrats and roughly 68 percent of Republicans surveyed for the Zillow® Housing Aspirations Report believe the American Dream is not complete without homeownership. According to the report, both parties believe homeownership is ideal for […]

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Trulia: How did the election impact the American dream?

According to Trulia’s latest study, homeownership could remain low due to wavering belief in the “American Dream” of homeownership …

Livability ranks the most political cities in the US based on party

Presidential election season is deep underway, and big party lines run deep as ever. Social media quarrels and upcoming heated debates are likely to cause some societal rifts, but much of that depends on the state you live in, data shows …

How to make being a contrarian work for your business

Take a hint from Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump as well as real estate’s leading innovators — being a contrarian can be a boon to your business. Contrarians are those individuals who take an opposite or different position from others. They …

Political potholes will make the road back to economic progress a rocky one

A holiday week, thin for new economic reports, markets quiet. One subject rises in importance above all: politics! We are in a political transition unprecedented in our national history. From the Civil War until recently our two political parties were …

Let’s hope the new predicaments afflicting both parties will now force them to do useful things

In this weird economic-political time a few things are moving toward clarity. Remember that awful government shutdown doing so much harm to the economy? Forget that. October payrolls jumped 204,000, plus another 60,000 revised up in September. The econ…

Let’s hope the new predicaments afflicting both parties will now force them to do useful things

In this weird economic-political time a few things are moving toward clarity. Remember that awful government shutdown doing so much harm to the economy? Forget that. October payrolls jumped 204,000, plus another 60,000 revised up in September. The econ…

Time to reload for the next crisis

Commentary: Deficit must be tamed to restore safety margin for borrowingread more

What used to be ‘tax and spend’ is now just ‘spend’

Commentary: Continuing resolutions for spending rarely provide simultaneous tax revenueread more