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More Cash Sales, Shrinking Time on Market Show Changing Buyer Dynamics

All-cash buyers have surged since the housing downturn while the typical amount of time it takes to sell a home is shrinking, revealing the changing dynamics of today’s home buyers and sellers. Academic experts took a closer look at cash … Continue reading

Housing Market Uptrend Expected through 2014

The housing market recovery should continue through the coming years, assuming there are no further limitations on the availability of mortgage credit or a “fiscal cliff,” according to forecast presentations at a residential forum at the 2012 REALTORS® Conference and … Continue reading

Survey Shows People Becoming More Likely to Participate in the Housing Market

Americans are feeling less discouraged about the housing market, according to a new national survey by FindLaw.com. The percentage of Americans who say they are sitting on the sidelines rather than considering buying a house has dropped by more than … Continue reading

Survey Shows People Becoming More Likely to Participate in the Housing Market

Americans are feeling less discouraged about the housing market, according to a new national survey by FindLaw.com. The percentage of Americans who say they are sitting on the sidelines rather than considering buying a house has dropped by more than … Continue reading

Remodeling Market Index Climbs Five Points, Returns to 2005 Levels

The Remodeling Market Index (RMI) climbed to 50 in the third quarter of 2012, up from 45 in the previous quarter, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Released recently, the RMI is at its highest point since … Continue reading

5 Ways to Market with Video

(eM+C)—Video marketing isn’t new, but what also shouldn’t be is the belief that it’s an optional tactic. By way of example, YouTube is the second largest search engine in the world in terms of users. The reality is that video … Continue reading

4 Ways to Market Better Via Facebook

(eM+C)—Facebook is the most popular social media platform, with 955 million active users. For this reason, many companies are trying to tap into the natural reserve of potential consumers the social media site has to offer. However, in order to … Continue reading

Apartment Market Infographic Shows Rents are Heating Up

According to research by MPF, provider of market intelligence and objective insights exclusively to the multifamily industry, the average rent increased 4.0 percent from mid 2011 to mid 2012. Are you wondering how the multifamily market is doing? View the … Continue reading

August Economic and Housing Market Outlook: A Shrinking Shadow?

Freddie Mac recently released its U.S. Economic and Housing Market Outlook for August showing why the so-called shadow inventory might not be as foreboding as many thought; this is attributed to the rate at which excess housing is being absorbed. … Continue reading

Apartment Market Hot Streak Continues

For the sixth quarter in a row, the apartment industry improved across all indexes in the National Multi Housing Council’s (NMHC) Quarterly Survey of Apartment Market Conditions. The survey’s indexes measuring Market Tightness (76), Sales Volume (54), Equity Financing (58) … Continue reading