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It’s a seller’s market, according to HomeLight report
It’s a seller’s market, according to HomeLight report

Nearly half of all agents report their business was growing in June, according to a new HomeLight report.

Is real estate recovering? Most Realtors say yes
Is real estate recovering? Most Realtors say yes

Nearly a third of NAR members told the association they’re prepared for a second wave of the novel

Unemployment fell in June, but coronavirus setbacks in some states may slow rebound
Unemployment fell in June, but coronavirus setbacks in some states may slow rebound

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports a drop in unemployment claims in June, as the country added nearly five million jobs. But economists warn a rebound in coronavirus cases could result in another labor

More COVID-19 fallout: declining affordability
More COVID-19 fallout: declining affordability

If household income growth slows and house prices continue to rise, even today’s record-low mortgage rates may not keep homes in an affordable range, according to a new

New construction sales rose 16.6% in May amid improving builder sentiment
New construction sales rose 16.6% in May amid improving builder sentiment

Despite record-breaking unemployment, sales of newly built single-family homes rose in May, as builders rushed to meet pent-up demand and flight to

Sales fell again in May; strong rebound around the corner, says NAR
Sales fell again in May; strong rebound around the corner, says NAR

While existing-home sales were down again, the National Association of Realtors predicts a post-lockdown boom that will surpass 2019 sales

Call it the coronavirus effect: Young adults are moving back home
Call it the coronavirus effect: Young adults are moving back home

Roughly 2.7 million U.S. adults moved in with a parent or grandparent in March and April as the coronavirus pandemic spread, potentially costing landlords hundreds of millions of dollars in monthly rent payments and casting doubt on the future of

Lenders predict ‘near term strength’ for the housing market
Lenders predict ‘near term strength’ for the housing market

May applications for new home purchases were up 26% from April, pointing to a recovery that’s already

Permits, builder sentiment indicate turning point for the market
Permits, builder sentiment indicate turning point for the market

In a sign of continued forward momentum, single-family permits posted an 11.9% gain in May, while builder sentiment jumped 21 points in

Pride Month kicks off with landmark decision and new video series
Pride Month kicks off with landmark decision and new video series

It’s time to celebrate Pride Month and the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision for workplace equality. What better way than to meet some members of the LGBTQ community at

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