The Real Estate Blog

Several technology firms have announced partnerships to further strengthen their push into the real estate market. They include three firms that have teamed up to provide an enhanced CRM solution for real estate professionals; and another two that will work together to increase their referral business. Source: Tech firms team […]

Tech firms team up for real estate revolution

Existing home sales fell 3.4% in September from a stagnant August, making an annual decline of 4.1% to 5.37 million (SAAR). The National Association of Realtors says that existing home sales are at their lowest level since November 2015 as buyers remain cautious about mortgage rates and face continued inventory […]

Existing home sales near 3-year-low says NAR

The Federal Reserve’s governing board has released its decision on interest rates while acknowledging that inflation is closing in on its target without indicating any intention to veer from their gradual path of interest-rate increases. “Inflation on a 12-month basis is expected to run near the committee’s symmetric 2 percent […]

Fed announces rate hike decision

Whatever the age of today’s homebuyers, many share a key demand that passes responsibility to sellers. A survey of RE/MAX agents and brokers reveals common priorities among Millennial first-time buyers, downsizing Baby Boomers, and many others; with a home that requires little or n Source: Homebuyers want sellers to do […]

Homebuyers want sellers to do the hard work

High prices amid tight inventory is the clear picture for the spring housing market in 2018. Supply issues mean that the median national listing price was up 8% year-over-year in March to $285,000, beating the 2017 high of $275,000 according to data from Source: Prices jump as more eyes […]

Prices jump as more eyes view fewer homes

Technology will play a major role in the real estate sector in the next two years; including addressing supply issues. Innovations impacting real estate include the fast-growth of the tech sector itself which technology experts, polled by FTI Consulting for global law firm Osborne Clarke, believe will lead to some […]

Can technology solve housing shortages?