Trends

The HGTV effect:  From television trend to real estate spend

The HGTV effect: From television trend to real estate spend


A new report from Zillow outlines what to highlight in a listing and what to hide.

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NAACP and NAREB announce partnership to increase black homeownership

NAACP and NAREB announce partnership to increase black homeownership


The two organizations joined together to provide members the resources and tools that will help more African Americans purchase homes.

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Think people are moving to Houston for jobs? Think again.

Think people are moving to Houston for jobs? Think again.


While the pursuit of new or better employment prospects normally motivates people to take on a long-distance move, recent data suggests that Americans may now be more inclined to relocate for housing related reasons.

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Counter culture: Answering buyers’ questions about countertops

Counter culture: Answering buyers’ questions about countertops


Countertops are one of the main items that buyers obsess over. What should real estate agents know about this ever-important material choice?

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8 design trends buyers will be looking for in 2020

8 design trends buyers will be looking for in 2020


As many are predicting the market to favor buyers more in the coming year, listing agents can help sellers prepare by ensuring their homes are in line with the latest looks.

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NAR predicts slower price gains in 2020

NAR predicts slower price gains in 2020


The association brought together a group of economists to provide a forecast of the market, and the consensus is that housing construction shortages will continue into next year.

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Case-Shiller reports home prices up nationwide in September

Case-Shiller reports home prices up nationwide in September


The rebound could mean an accelerating market nationwide.

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How to avoid a data-breach nightmare

How to avoid a data-breach nightmare


    Here’s the scenario: It’s closing time, and the funds to close the…

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Southern homebuyers slightly more optimistic about buying

Southern homebuyers slightly more optimistic about buying


More than two-thirds of homebuyers believe housing availability getting harder.

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Houston home prices jump in September, following nationwide trend

Houston home prices jump in September, following nationwide trend


All 50 states saw a boost in prices last month. CoreLogic reports half of millennial homebuyers used retirement savings to help them purchase their first home.

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