Infographic: How Recent Buyers Purchased Their Home

Demand and home prices are increasing, but that has yet to keep homebuyers out of the market. Here is how they did it:  For more information, please visit www.nar.realtor. For the latest real estate news and trends, bookmark RISMedia.com.

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NAR: Even With Economic Gains, Homebuyers and Sellers Unsure

Even with economic gains and employment growth, homebuyers and sellers are less optimistic about their prospects, according to recently released findings from a survey by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). NAR’s quarterly Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) report reveals 60 percent of renters believe now is a good time to buy a home, […]

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Realtor.com rentals will now be powered by Apartment List

As homeownership becomes an elusive dream for a growing number of Americans, real estate portals are bolstering their rental search capabilities …

House Hunters Get in the Black Friday Mentality With Holiday Home-Buying

The holiday season is here, and with it the mass amounts of consumer shopping tied to gift-giving, or just personal spending at a discounted price. While terms like Black Friday and Cyber Monday are synonymous with post-Thanksgiving consumer spending sparked by widespread sales, real estate shoppers are no strangers to home-buying during the holiday season, […]

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Why it sucks to be a millennial homebuyer (and what agents can do)

The job market is at what economists consider full employment, home prices keep rising, and wages are showing signs of growth. Good news for real estate, right? If you’re a millennial hoping to buy your first home, maybe not. …

NAR: Homebuyers, Sellers Stuck in Neutral

Homebuyers and sellers are confident in the housing market, but there are few sales to show for it, according to recently released findings from a survey by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). NAR’s quarterly Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) report reveals homebuyers and sellers are stuck in neutral, despite a record 80 percent […]

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Inside the mind of the modern homebuyer

The results of Experian’s 2017 Homebuyers Survey revealed that some potential buyers are steering away from homeownership due to affordability, credit or lifestyle preferences while others are working hard to overcome the setbacks keeping them from pur…

High Prices Keep Activity Sizzling Through Summer

High prices are keeping home sales activity sizzling through summer, with listings moving 6 percent faster year-over-year in July, according to the latest data preview from realtor.com®. Prices in July are 10 percent higher than those one year ago, with the national median at $275,000 and the national median age of inventory at 64 days. […]

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Buyers: What’s Trending in 2017

A few key trends may hold the answers and provide some important insights for your business. For one, both millennials and baby boomers could be your biggest buyers. Interesting trends are taking shape across homebuyers. No longer is the sweet spot only in the middle-aged target. As more 25- to 34-year-olds enter the job market […]

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Inventory on Longest Downward Stretch in Two Decades

Housing inventory is officially on its longest downward stretch in two decades, with 11 percent less homes on the market year-over-year in June, according to the latest data preview from realtor.com®. Prices in June were 9 percent higher than those one year ago, with the national median at $275,000 and the national median age of […]

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