As the name implies, a buyer’s agent represents the buyer’s interests and will negotiate on the buyer’s behalf during the transaction. Home buyers should always have an agent representing them. Buyer agents work to negotiate the best terms and price for the buyer. Best of all, the buyer agent’s services in a majority ...Read more
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9 Easy Mistakes Homeowners Make on Their Taxes BY: G.M. Filisko Published: August 12, 2016 Don’t rouse the IRS or pay more taxes than necessary — know the score on each home tax deduction and credit. As you calculate your tax returns, be careful not to commit any of these nine home-related tax mistakes, which tax pros say are especial ...Read more
Can’t seem to create a living room that feels quite right? Looking for some styling tips that will bring your living room up a notch? Here are five ideas that can dramatically improve your living room. Move the furniture away from the walls: The tendency is to place your furniture against the walls, but giving it a little room to breathe wil ...Read more
5 Things You Should Know About Buying A Short Sale Property Buying a short sale home can be great way to buy a desirable home at sometimes a very affordable low price. However, if the low price tag is the only thing that the home buyer considers when looking for short sales, they will soon find themselves surrounded by a collection of ...Read more
Over the past several years first-time home buyers may have shied away from entering the housing market due to stagnant wages and debt, but times have changed. According to TD Bank’s First-Time Home Buyer Pulse, one in five consumers is actively looking to buy his or her first home, and 46% of millennials will be looking in t ...Read more
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WASHINGTON (October 20, 2016) — Existing-home sales rebounded strongly in September and were propelled by sales from first-time buyers reaching a 34 percent share, which is a high not seen in over four years, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All major regions saw an increase in closings last month, and distressed sales fell to a new low of 4 percent of the market.
Total existing-home sales 1, which are completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, hiked 3... Read More
WASHINGTON (October 18, 2016) – When the first Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers was introduced 35 years ago by the National Association of Realtors®, mortgage rates were over four times higher than they are today and first-time buyers made up a much larger share of overall sales (44 percent). Over time, homebuyer tastes and behaviors have changed, yet many have stayed the same. In anticipation of the 2016 survey release on October 31, NAR has identified five noteworthy real estate trends since the survey’s inception.
NAR’s Profile of Home Buyers... Read More
WASHINGTON (October 13, 2016) — The National Association of Realtors®, through the REALTOR Benefits® Program, has partnered with Intuit, the global leader in financial management software products, to offer exclusive savings on Intuit's signature products QuickBooks® Self-Employed and TurboTax®.
"The addition of Intuit to the REALTOR Benefits® Program allows NAR to provide our members with access and discounts to world class financial management software products that are well-suited to... Read More
WASHINGTON (October 5, 2016) — Realtors® raised concerns earlier this year when the Federal Housing Administration’s “Single Family Housing Policy Handbook” included new requirements for appraisers to operate and physically observe appliances on a property during the completion of an appraisal. This inspector-type role far exceeded previously understood appraiser duties and... Read More
WASHINGTON (September 29, 2016) — After bouncing back in July, pending home sales cooled in August for the third time in four months and to their lowest level since January, according to the National Association of Realtors®.
The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, declined 2.4 percent to 108.5 in August from a downwardly revised 111.2 in July and is now slightly lower (0.2 percent) than August 2015 (108.7). With last month's decline, the index is now at its second lowest reading... Read More