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  • Existing-Home Sales Come Up Short
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 21, 2018 at 9:01 pm

    Existing-home sales came up short in January, at their lowest in more than three years, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) reports. Sales decreased 3.2 percent to 5.38 million, a 4.8 percent decrease from one year prior. Inventory, however, increased 4.1 percent to 1.52 million—but remains 9.5 percent lower than one year prior. “The utter […] The post Existing-Home Sales Come Up Short appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Experts on Housing Less Optimistic as a Result of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 21, 2018 at 8:55 pm

    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is affecting the housing outlook, according to new research. Approximately two-fifths (41 percent) of experts in Zillow’s 2018 Q1 Home Price Expectations Survey have a less optimistic outlook as a result of the reform; 31 percent, however, are more positive. Twenty-eight percent have not amended their forecast at all. […] The post Experts on Housing Less Optimistic as a Result of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Why Your Mortgage Is Getting More Expensive
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 21, 2018 at 8:48 pm

    (TNS)—World events are conspiring to make it more expensive for you to borrow money to buy a house. Mortgage rates have increased for five consecutive weeks, according to Bankrate data, bringing interest on a 30-year fixed rate loan to 4.44 percent—the highest level in 11 months—while home prices continue to rise due to a lack […] The post Why Your Mortgage Is Getting More Expensive appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Equity Growing in Lowest Tier: Report
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 20, 2018 at 8:46 pm

    Buyer demand is highest for starter supply—and entry-level homes are appreciating faster than others as a result, according to an analysis by Zillow. “When the housing market crashed, owners of the least valuable homes were especially hard hit and lost more home value than homeowners at the upper end of the market,” says Aaron Terrazas, […] The post Equity Growing in Lowest Tier: Report appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • 4 Steps to Real Estate Success With ‘Webinar Wednesdays’ From RPR®
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 20, 2018 at 8:43 pm

    NAR PULSE—Each webinar will cover one essential aspect of your real estate business and show you how to use RPR® data and reports to realize the full potential of every transaction. You’ll hear from REALTORS® who have successfully used the app to lead clients to the closing table, as well as pick up strategies for […] The post 4 Steps to Real Estate Success With ‘Webinar Wednesdays’ From RPR® appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Creating a Positive Mindset and Leading by Example
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 20, 2018 at 8:32 pm

    In the following interview, Charleen Newhouse, branch manager of Realty ONE Group in Irvine, Calif., discusses the advantages of the brand, leading a team, and more. Region Served: Coastal California, from San Diego to Ventura County Years in Real Estate: 23 Number of Offices: 1 Number of Agents: 387 Best Tip for Getting the Right […] The post Creating a Positive Mindset and Leading by Example appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Consistency Is Key for Market Domination
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 19, 2018 at 9:06 pm

    In the following interview, Alex Iskenderian, owner/REALTOR® with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Maui Properties in St. Lahaina/Wailea, Hawaii, discusses agent development, culture and more. Region Served: Maui, but also licensed in California Years in Real Estate: 6 Number of Offices: 2 Number of Agents: 25 Favorite Time-Saving Tech Tool: The Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices franchise provides a […] The post Consistency Is Key for Market Domination appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Economic Forecast Rosy, but Susceptible to Volatility
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 19, 2018 at 9:05 pm

    Economic growth likely will not succumb to volatility, with GDP forecasted at a healthy 2.7 percent for the year, according to Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research (ESR) Group’s recently released Economic and Housing Outlook for February 2018. There is, however, potential for upheaval, which could have effects in housing. “‘Fiscal Policy and the Fed: […] The post Economic Forecast Rosy, but Susceptible to Volatility appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Survey Finds Hidden Costs of Homeownership
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 19, 2018 at 9:04 pm

    (TNS)—Your day burns brightly on both ends. You prod your kids out of bed at daybreak, get them dressed, fed and off to school. You drive to work, endure meetings, colleagues, power lunches, memos and strategy sessions, only to return home through gridlocked traffic just as the sun sets, beg your kids to eat dinner, […] The post Survey Finds Hidden Costs of Homeownership appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Housing Starts Blow by Expectations
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 18, 2018 at 6:06 pm

    Home-building activity blew by expectations in January, with housing starts up 9.7 percent to a rate of 1,326,000, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Single-family housing starts increased 3.7 percent to 846,000. Starts for units in buildings with five units or more […] The post Housing Starts Blow by Expectations appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Existing-Home Sales Come Up Short
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 21, 2018 at 9:01 pm

    Existing-home sales came up short in January, at their lowest in more than three years, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) reports. Sales decreased 3.2 percent to 5.38 million, a 4.8 percent decrease from one year prior. Inventory, however, increased 4.1 percent to 1.52 million—but remains 9.5 percent lower than one year prior. “The utter […] The post Existing-Home Sales Come Up Short appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Experts on Housing Less Optimistic as a Result of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 21, 2018 at 8:55 pm

    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is affecting the housing outlook, according to new research. Approximately two-fifths (41 percent) of experts in Zillow’s 2018 Q1 Home Price Expectations Survey have a less optimistic outlook as a result of the reform; 31 percent, however, are more positive. Twenty-eight percent have not amended their forecast at all. […] The post Experts on Housing Less Optimistic as a Result of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Why Your Mortgage Is Getting More Expensive
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 21, 2018 at 8:48 pm

    (TNS)—World events are conspiring to make it more expensive for you to borrow money to buy a house. Mortgage rates have increased for five consecutive weeks, according to Bankrate data, bringing interest on a 30-year fixed rate loan to 4.44 percent—the highest level in 11 months—while home prices continue to rise due to a lack […] The post Why Your Mortgage Is Getting More Expensive appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Equity Growing in Lowest Tier: Report
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 20, 2018 at 8:46 pm

    Buyer demand is highest for starter supply—and entry-level homes are appreciating faster than others as a result, according to an analysis by Zillow. “When the housing market crashed, owners of the least valuable homes were especially hard hit and lost more home value than homeowners at the upper end of the market,” says Aaron Terrazas, […] The post Equity Growing in Lowest Tier: Report appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • 4 Steps to Real Estate Success With ‘Webinar Wednesdays’ From RPR®
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 20, 2018 at 8:43 pm

    NAR PULSE—Each webinar will cover one essential aspect of your real estate business and show you how to use RPR® data and reports to realize the full potential of every transaction. You’ll hear from REALTORS® who have successfully used the app to lead clients to the closing table, as well as pick up strategies for […] The post 4 Steps to Real Estate Success With ‘Webinar Wednesdays’ From RPR® appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Creating a Positive Mindset and Leading by Example
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 20, 2018 at 8:32 pm

    In the following interview, Charleen Newhouse, branch manager of Realty ONE Group in Irvine, Calif., discusses the advantages of the brand, leading a team, and more. Region Served: Coastal California, from San Diego to Ventura County Years in Real Estate: 23 Number of Offices: 1 Number of Agents: 387 Best Tip for Getting the Right […] The post Creating a Positive Mindset and Leading by Example appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Consistency Is Key for Market Domination
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 19, 2018 at 9:06 pm

    In the following interview, Alex Iskenderian, owner/REALTOR® with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Maui Properties in St. Lahaina/Wailea, Hawaii, discusses agent development, culture and more. Region Served: Maui, but also licensed in California Years in Real Estate: 6 Number of Offices: 2 Number of Agents: 25 Favorite Time-Saving Tech Tool: The Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices franchise provides a […] The post Consistency Is Key for Market Domination appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Economic Forecast Rosy, but Susceptible to Volatility
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 19, 2018 at 9:05 pm

    Economic growth likely will not succumb to volatility, with GDP forecasted at a healthy 2.7 percent for the year, according to Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research (ESR) Group’s recently released Economic and Housing Outlook for February 2018. There is, however, potential for upheaval, which could have effects in housing. “‘Fiscal Policy and the Fed: […] The post Economic Forecast Rosy, but Susceptible to Volatility appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Survey Finds Hidden Costs of Homeownership
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 19, 2018 at 9:04 pm

    (TNS)—Your day burns brightly on both ends. You prod your kids out of bed at daybreak, get them dressed, fed and off to school. You drive to work, endure meetings, colleagues, power lunches, memos and strategy sessions, only to return home through gridlocked traffic just as the sun sets, beg your kids to eat dinner, […] The post Survey Finds Hidden Costs of Homeownership appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Housing Starts Blow by Expectations
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 18, 2018 at 6:06 pm

    Home-building activity blew by expectations in January, with housing starts up 9.7 percent to a rate of 1,326,000, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Single-family housing starts increased 3.7 percent to 846,000. Starts for units in buildings with five units or more […] The post Housing Starts Blow by Expectations appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Existing-Home Sales Come Up Short
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 21, 2018 at 9:01 pm

    Existing-home sales came up short in January, at their lowest in more than three years, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) reports. Sales decreased 3.2 percent to 5.38 million, a 4.8 percent decrease from one year prior. Inventory, however, increased 4.1 percent to 1.52 million—but remains 9.5 percent lower than one year prior. “The utter […] The post Existing-Home Sales Come Up Short appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Experts on Housing Less Optimistic as a Result of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 21, 2018 at 8:55 pm

    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is affecting the housing outlook, according to new research. Approximately two-fifths (41 percent) of experts in Zillow’s 2018 Q1 Home Price Expectations Survey have a less optimistic outlook as a result of the reform; 31 percent, however, are more positive. Twenty-eight percent have not amended their forecast at all. […] The post Experts on Housing Less Optimistic as a Result of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Why Your Mortgage Is Getting More Expensive
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 21, 2018 at 8:48 pm

    (TNS)—World events are conspiring to make it more expensive for you to borrow money to buy a house. Mortgage rates have increased for five consecutive weeks, according to Bankrate data, bringing interest on a 30-year fixed rate loan to 4.44 percent—the highest level in 11 months—while home prices continue to rise due to a lack […] The post Why Your Mortgage Is Getting More Expensive appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Equity Growing in Lowest Tier: Report
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 20, 2018 at 8:46 pm

    Buyer demand is highest for starter supply—and entry-level homes are appreciating faster than others as a result, according to an analysis by Zillow. “When the housing market crashed, owners of the least valuable homes were especially hard hit and lost more home value than homeowners at the upper end of the market,” says Aaron Terrazas, […] The post Equity Growing in Lowest Tier: Report appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • 4 Steps to Real Estate Success With ‘Webinar Wednesdays’ From RPR®
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 20, 2018 at 8:43 pm

    NAR PULSE—Each webinar will cover one essential aspect of your real estate business and show you how to use RPR® data and reports to realize the full potential of every transaction. You’ll hear from REALTORS® who have successfully used the app to lead clients to the closing table, as well as pick up strategies for […] The post 4 Steps to Real Estate Success With ‘Webinar Wednesdays’ From RPR® appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Creating a Positive Mindset and Leading by Example
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 20, 2018 at 8:32 pm

    In the following interview, Charleen Newhouse, branch manager of Realty ONE Group in Irvine, Calif., discusses the advantages of the brand, leading a team, and more. Region Served: Coastal California, from San Diego to Ventura County Years in Real Estate: 23 Number of Offices: 1 Number of Agents: 387 Best Tip for Getting the Right […] The post Creating a Positive Mindset and Leading by Example appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Consistency Is Key for Market Domination
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 19, 2018 at 9:06 pm

    In the following interview, Alex Iskenderian, owner/REALTOR® with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Maui Properties in St. Lahaina/Wailea, Hawaii, discusses agent development, culture and more. Region Served: Maui, but also licensed in California Years in Real Estate: 6 Number of Offices: 2 Number of Agents: 25 Favorite Time-Saving Tech Tool: The Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices franchise provides a […] The post Consistency Is Key for Market Domination appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Economic Forecast Rosy, but Susceptible to Volatility
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 19, 2018 at 9:05 pm

    Economic growth likely will not succumb to volatility, with GDP forecasted at a healthy 2.7 percent for the year, according to Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research (ESR) Group’s recently released Economic and Housing Outlook for February 2018. There is, however, potential for upheaval, which could have effects in housing. “‘Fiscal Policy and the Fed: […] The post Economic Forecast Rosy, but Susceptible to Volatility appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Survey Finds Hidden Costs of Homeownership
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 19, 2018 at 9:04 pm

    (TNS)—Your day burns brightly on both ends. You prod your kids out of bed at daybreak, get them dressed, fed and off to school. You drive to work, endure meetings, colleagues, power lunches, memos and strategy sessions, only to return home through gridlocked traffic just as the sun sets, beg your kids to eat dinner, […] The post Survey Finds Hidden Costs of Homeownership appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Housing Starts Blow by Expectations
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 18, 2018 at 6:06 pm

    Home-building activity blew by expectations in January, with housing starts up 9.7 percent to a rate of 1,326,000, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Single-family housing starts increased 3.7 percent to 846,000. Starts for units in buildings with five units or more […] The post Housing Starts Blow by Expectations appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Existing-Home Sales Come Up Short
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 21, 2018 at 9:01 pm

    Existing-home sales came up short in January, at their lowest in more than three years, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) reports. Sales decreased 3.2 percent to 5.38 million, a 4.8 percent decrease from one year prior. Inventory, however, increased 4.1 percent to 1.52 million—but remains 9.5 percent lower than one year prior. “The utter […] The post Existing-Home Sales Come Up Short appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Experts on Housing Less Optimistic as a Result of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 21, 2018 at 8:55 pm

    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is affecting the housing outlook, according to new research. Approximately two-fifths (41 percent) of experts in Zillow’s 2018 Q1 Home Price Expectations Survey have a less optimistic outlook as a result of the reform; 31 percent, however, are more positive. Twenty-eight percent have not amended their forecast at all. […] The post Experts on Housing Less Optimistic as a Result of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Why Your Mortgage Is Getting More Expensive
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 21, 2018 at 8:48 pm

    (TNS)—World events are conspiring to make it more expensive for you to borrow money to buy a house. Mortgage rates have increased for five consecutive weeks, according to Bankrate data, bringing interest on a 30-year fixed rate loan to 4.44 percent—the highest level in 11 months—while home prices continue to rise due to a lack […] The post Why Your Mortgage Is Getting More Expensive appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Equity Growing in Lowest Tier: Report
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 20, 2018 at 8:46 pm

    Buyer demand is highest for starter supply—and entry-level homes are appreciating faster than others as a result, according to an analysis by Zillow. “When the housing market crashed, owners of the least valuable homes were especially hard hit and lost more home value than homeowners at the upper end of the market,” says Aaron Terrazas, […] The post Equity Growing in Lowest Tier: Report appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • 4 Steps to Real Estate Success With ‘Webinar Wednesdays’ From RPR®
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 20, 2018 at 8:43 pm

    NAR PULSE—Each webinar will cover one essential aspect of your real estate business and show you how to use RPR® data and reports to realize the full potential of every transaction. You’ll hear from REALTORS® who have successfully used the app to lead clients to the closing table, as well as pick up strategies for […] The post 4 Steps to Real Estate Success With ‘Webinar Wednesdays’ From RPR® appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Creating a Positive Mindset and Leading by Example
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 20, 2018 at 8:32 pm

    In the following interview, Charleen Newhouse, branch manager of Realty ONE Group in Irvine, Calif., discusses the advantages of the brand, leading a team, and more. Region Served: Coastal California, from San Diego to Ventura County Years in Real Estate: 23 Number of Offices: 1 Number of Agents: 387 Best Tip for Getting the Right […] The post Creating a Positive Mindset and Leading by Example appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Consistency Is Key for Market Domination
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 19, 2018 at 9:06 pm

    In the following interview, Alex Iskenderian, owner/REALTOR® with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Maui Properties in St. Lahaina/Wailea, Hawaii, discusses agent development, culture and more. Region Served: Maui, but also licensed in California Years in Real Estate: 6 Number of Offices: 2 Number of Agents: 25 Favorite Time-Saving Tech Tool: The Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices franchise provides a […] The post Consistency Is Key for Market Domination appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Economic Forecast Rosy, but Susceptible to Volatility
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 19, 2018 at 9:05 pm

    Economic growth likely will not succumb to volatility, with GDP forecasted at a healthy 2.7 percent for the year, according to Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research (ESR) Group’s recently released Economic and Housing Outlook for February 2018. There is, however, potential for upheaval, which could have effects in housing. “‘Fiscal Policy and the Fed: […] The post Economic Forecast Rosy, but Susceptible to Volatility appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Survey Finds Hidden Costs of Homeownership
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 19, 2018 at 9:04 pm

    (TNS)—Your day burns brightly on both ends. You prod your kids out of bed at daybreak, get them dressed, fed and off to school. You drive to work, endure meetings, colleagues, power lunches, memos and strategy sessions, only to return home through gridlocked traffic just as the sun sets, beg your kids to eat dinner, […] The post Survey Finds Hidden Costs of Homeownership appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Housing Starts Blow by Expectations
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 18, 2018 at 6:06 pm

    Home-building activity blew by expectations in January, with housing starts up 9.7 percent to a rate of 1,326,000, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Single-family housing starts increased 3.7 percent to 846,000. Starts for units in buildings with five units or more […] The post Housing Starts Blow by Expectations appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Existing-Home Sales Come Up Short
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 21, 2018 at 9:01 pm

    Existing-home sales came up short in January, at their lowest in more than three years, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) reports. Sales decreased 3.2 percent to 5.38 million, a 4.8 percent decrease from one year prior. Inventory, however, increased 4.1 percent to 1.52 million—but remains 9.5 percent lower than one year prior. “The utter […] The post Existing-Home Sales Come Up Short appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Experts on Housing Less Optimistic as a Result of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 21, 2018 at 8:55 pm

    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is affecting the housing outlook, according to new research. Approximately two-fifths (41 percent) of experts in Zillow’s 2018 Q1 Home Price Expectations Survey have a less optimistic outlook as a result of the reform; 31 percent, however, are more positive. Twenty-eight percent have not amended their forecast at all. […] The post Experts on Housing Less Optimistic as a Result of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Why Your Mortgage Is Getting More Expensive
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 21, 2018 at 8:48 pm

    (TNS)—World events are conspiring to make it more expensive for you to borrow money to buy a house. Mortgage rates have increased for five consecutive weeks, according to Bankrate data, bringing interest on a 30-year fixed rate loan to 4.44 percent—the highest level in 11 months—while home prices continue to rise due to a lack […] The post Why Your Mortgage Is Getting More Expensive appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Equity Growing in Lowest Tier: Report
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 20, 2018 at 8:46 pm

    Buyer demand is highest for starter supply—and entry-level homes are appreciating faster than others as a result, according to an analysis by Zillow. “When the housing market crashed, owners of the least valuable homes were especially hard hit and lost more home value than homeowners at the upper end of the market,” says Aaron Terrazas, […] The post Equity Growing in Lowest Tier: Report appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • 4 Steps to Real Estate Success With ‘Webinar Wednesdays’ From RPR®
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 20, 2018 at 8:43 pm

    NAR PULSE—Each webinar will cover one essential aspect of your real estate business and show you how to use RPR® data and reports to realize the full potential of every transaction. You’ll hear from REALTORS® who have successfully used the app to lead clients to the closing table, as well as pick up strategies for […] The post 4 Steps to Real Estate Success With ‘Webinar Wednesdays’ From RPR® appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Creating a Positive Mindset and Leading by Example
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 20, 2018 at 8:32 pm

    In the following interview, Charleen Newhouse, branch manager of Realty ONE Group in Irvine, Calif., discusses the advantages of the brand, leading a team, and more. Region Served: Coastal California, from San Diego to Ventura County Years in Real Estate: 23 Number of Offices: 1 Number of Agents: 387 Best Tip for Getting the Right […] The post Creating a Positive Mindset and Leading by Example appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Consistency Is Key for Market Domination
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 19, 2018 at 9:06 pm

    In the following interview, Alex Iskenderian, owner/REALTOR® with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Maui Properties in St. Lahaina/Wailea, Hawaii, discusses agent development, culture and more. Region Served: Maui, but also licensed in California Years in Real Estate: 6 Number of Offices: 2 Number of Agents: 25 Favorite Time-Saving Tech Tool: The Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices franchise provides a […] The post Consistency Is Key for Market Domination appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Economic Forecast Rosy, but Susceptible to Volatility
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 19, 2018 at 9:05 pm

    Economic growth likely will not succumb to volatility, with GDP forecasted at a healthy 2.7 percent for the year, according to Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research (ESR) Group’s recently released Economic and Housing Outlook for February 2018. There is, however, potential for upheaval, which could have effects in housing. “‘Fiscal Policy and the Fed: […] The post Economic Forecast Rosy, but Susceptible to Volatility appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Survey Finds Hidden Costs of Homeownership
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 19, 2018 at 9:04 pm

    (TNS)—Your day burns brightly on both ends. You prod your kids out of bed at daybreak, get them dressed, fed and off to school. You drive to work, endure meetings, colleagues, power lunches, memos and strategy sessions, only to return home through gridlocked traffic just as the sun sets, beg your kids to eat dinner, […] The post Survey Finds Hidden Costs of Homeownership appeared first on RISMedia. […]

  • Housing Starts Blow by Expectations
    by Susanne Dwyer on February 18, 2018 at 6:06 pm

    Home-building activity blew by expectations in January, with housing starts up 9.7 percent to a rate of 1,326,000, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Single-family housing starts increased 3.7 percent to 846,000. Starts for units in buildings with five units or more […] The post Housing Starts Blow by Expectations appeared first on RISMedia. […]