Category Archives: Real Estate News

5 Tips for Finding Vacation Travel Deals

Most savvy travelers know that comparison shopping and traveling in the off-season can net significant travel savings. MarketWatch asked a panel of travel agents for some lesser-known tips for finding vacation travel bargains: Repositioning Cruises – Cruise companies regularly reposition their ships from one region to another, as from Alaska in summer to Mexico or the […] The post 5 Tips for Finding Vacation Travel Deals appeared first on RISMedia .
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American Dream Has International Appeal

Foreign buyers continue to view the U.S. as a desirable place to own property; according to the National Association of REALTORS®' 2016 Profile of International Activity, U.S. residential real estate sales to international clients accounted for $102 billion between April 2015 and March 2016. Five states accounted for half of foreign buyer purchases. Buyers flocked to…
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Realtors® Highlight Flood Insurance Concerns as House Committee Finalizes Key Markup

WASHINGTON (June 21, 2017) – The House Financial Services Committee today concluded a markup on multiple pieces of legislation to reauthorize and reform the National Flood Insurance Program. Following is a statement from National Association of Realtors ® President William E. Brown: “Congress has less than four months to reform and reauthorize the critical National…
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You Bought a House! Now What?

You’ve signed the papers, made the down payment and the keys are in your hand. You own your first home! That’s when the question that all new homeowners face appears: what exactly should you do next? Should you change the locks? Clean every nook and cranny?  Make friends with your new neighbors? When you are…
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Pending Home Sales Down in December but Remain on Uptrend

WASHINGTON (January 28, 2013) – Pending home sales declined in December but have stayed above year-ago levels for 20 consecutive months, according to the National Association of Realtors®. The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, fell 4.3 percent to 101.7 in December from 106.3 in November but is 6.9 percent…
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Student Debt and Homeownership

Stagnant wage growth, underemployment, rising home prices and tight inventory have all been pinpointed as reasons why the homeownership rate for young adults remains subdued at levels not seen in decades. According to new data from the National Association of REALTORS®, you can add repaying student debt to the list of barriers holding back millennials…
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