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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 Realtor.com. 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?







The US housing market continues to be constrained by tight inventory and there’s little expectation of any near-term improvement. A report released Monday highlights the pressure facing homebuyers from lack of available properties, with prices facing further upward pressure. Source: One thing continues to dominate the housing market

One thing continues to dominate the housing market