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Are investors to blame for low housing inventory?
Are investors to blame for low housing inventory?

Investors across the country are looking to cash in on skyrocketing house prices and rents, putting them in competition with new buyers trying to work their way to homeownership. Real estate investors bought a record 18% of the homes sold in the third quarter, according to a new Redfin report.

NAR Travel Club to provide travel discounts to members
NAR Travel Club to provide travel discounts to members

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) has partnered with Panorama Travel Solutions to offer exclusive travel deals and discounts through the NAR Travel Club.

Redfin: Homebuying demand reaches all-time high
Redfin: Homebuying demand reaches all-time high

The demand for housing in the U.S. has reached a new all-time high since 2017, a rare occurrence for this time of year when the market typically slows. According to a Redfin report, a recovering economy and all-time low mortgage rates are critical factors in the current market. 

Coldwell Banker survey gauges importance of homeownership among Americans
Coldwell Banker survey gauges importance of homeownership among Americans

As the economy recovers from COVID and the housing market gains traction, homeownership is top of mind for Americans, according to the latest survey from Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC.

Second-home demand up 70% from pre-pandemic levels
Second-home demand up 70% from pre-pandemic levels

Demand for second homes was up 70% from pre-pandemic levels in October, according to a new report from Redfin. This outpaced August’s 48% gain but was below January’s record 91% growth.

NAR Board of Directors meeting reveals statistics about member dues, operations
NAR Board of Directors meeting reveals statistics about member dues, operations

As of Sept. 30, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) had collected $229.6 in dues from its 1.542 million members, according to a RealTrends report.

Millionaire German shepherd to sell Miami mansion formerly owned by Madonna
Millionaire German shepherd to sell Miami mansion formerly owned by Madonna

The world’s wealthiest dog is about to get a little richer. Worth nearly half a billion dollars, the German shepherd named Gunther VI recently listed the former Miami estate of Madonna for $31.75 million, according to a press release.

@properties goes global with purchase of Christie’s International Real Estate
@properties goes global with purchase of Christie’s International Real Estate

@properties is continuing its expansion strategy on an international scale, announcing today its plan to purchase Christie’s International Real Estate.

Conroe among the Top 10 ‘boomtowns’ in America
Conroe among the Top 10 ‘boomtowns’ in America

Conroe was ranked as one of the top “boomtowns” in America for 2021, according to a study by SmartAsset. 

Houston top destination for Californians
Houston top destination for Californians

Houston is the leading destination for people moving from California to Texas, according to a recent report. Harris County is the most popular site in Texas for relocating Californians. Nearly 8,500 people moved to the county from California in

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