NAR affordability index dips for the 3rd straight month

The National Association of Realtors affordability index dipped for the third straight month in May, meaning the typical family had less estimated income to afford a home at the national median price, according to data released Friday.

These are the most affordable neighborhoods in the US

Released Tuesday, Trulia’s latest analysis found affordable neighborhoods spread all across the Midwest.

Realogy stock plummets as JP Morgan calls industry ‘Wild West’

The country’s largest real estate holding company saw its stock value decline to $5.87 per share at market close Wednesday.

Delinquency rates hit 20-year low

Nationwide, only 3.6 percent of homeowners fell into some sort of delinquency on their mortgages in April, down from 4 percent in March.

Realtor.com predicts market shift impacting buyers is on the way

A market shift that will impact homebuyers well into 2020 is likely on the way, according to realtor.com’s June 2019 trend report. 

Developer who whitewashed 5 Pointz graffiti invites artists back

Developer Jerry Wolkoff drew anger and lawsuits after whitewashing an iconic Queens graffiti spot to make way for luxury towers.

How the US broke Purplebricks: Former employees sound off

Purplebricks announced on Wednesday it was shuttering its U.S. operations. The flat-fee brokerage was only live in the U.S. for less than two years, but its departure doesn’t come as a surprise to many former employees.

Home price growth accelerates for first time in 14 months

Nationwide, home prices grew by 3.6 percent in May year-over-year and 0.9 percent from April, according to the latest data from CoreLogic.

The 6 hottest places for property investment right now

Real estate investors need to think beyond the traditional cities — as home prices rise, people are turning toward smaller cities with strong job markets.

Here are the concerns neighbors have about short-term rentals

Ultimately, these fears may be overstated – nearly half of respondents couldn’t say whether there were short-term rentals happening in their neighborhood and only 17.3 percent of those who did had a negative experience.