Ben Carson takes aim at emotional support animals at NAR conference

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson took a shot across the bow at emotional support animals, reaffirming a 2013 agency mandate banning the proliferation of service animals and the questionable online certificates deployed to register them.

3 tips for succeeding as a millennial real estate agent

Although millennials often get a bad rap for being “lazy” and “entitled,” they can break through these stereotypes and run a lucrative business …

6 ways to win business from millennial homebuyers

In this day and age, millennials not only dominate the category of first-time homebuyers but are surging ahead of baby boomers to claim the throne as U.S.’s dominant homebuying generation. They now account for one in every three homebuyers …

Agent vs. FSBO: NAR generational trends report shows record highs and lows

They say some things never change. And despite the intertwined world we live in, made flat by the internet’s ability to increasingly cut out intermediaries and facilitate direct connections, consumers’ desire to work with a real estate agent appears to…

Gen X Homeowners Make Comeback after Coming Up in the Crash

Homeowners in Generation X are making a comeback after coming up in the housing crash, according to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) recently released Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends study for 2017. More Gen X homeowners—who were most dogged by the downturn—are set to sell this year, having regained enough equity lost in […]

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What a savvy real estate agent could do to get me in a home

It’s been a while since I last wrote about my home search. Since then, my boyfriend has officially moved in (with all his stuff), and we’ve come to realize exactly how much we hate our apartment …

Why millennials should consider real estate as a career

I didn’t intend to get into real estate full time. I was a curious high school kid, prepped to go to college without a clue as to what I wanted to do with my life. I knew that I liked interacting with people. I liked being out and about every day (not stuck in a stuffy office from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.), and I loved “Million Dollar Listing” and shows on …

Why millennials should consider real estate as a career

I didn’t intend to get into real estate full time. I was a curious high school kid, prepped to go to college without a clue as to what I wanted to do with my life. I knew that I liked interacting with people. I liked being out and about every day (not stuck in a stuffy office from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.), and I loved “Million Dollar Listing” and shows on …

Best and worst markets for first-time homebuyers, ranked

In many pockets of the country, first-time homebuyers hold the key to growth. However, young homebuyers have been a head-scratcher for some real estate experts, so WalletHub recently released a list of the most and least attractive markets for first-ti…

Trulia throws down ad campaign with mad skills — featuring, wait, MC Hammer?

Trulia’s new marketing campaign, “Hammerfy Your Home,” is a way for buyers, renters and window shoppers to let loose during the homebuying and selling processes — or partake in some retro hip-hop jamming just for funsies …