Cash Sales Soar to Post-Recession High

Cash Sales Soar to Post-Recession High   Daily Real Estate News | Monday, January 29, 2018 Cash sales accounted for 8 percent of new-home sales in the fourth quarter of 2017, matching a high that has not been seen since 2014, the National Association of Home...

2017 New-Home Sales Stir Future Growth

2017 New-Home Sales Stir Future Growth Daily Real Estate News | Friday, January 26, 2018 More buyers purchased new homes last year. The sale of newly built single-family homes rose 8.3 percent in 2017 compared to the previous year. NAR’s existing-home sales report:...

Economic Forecast Hinges on Policy, Tax Reform

Economic Forecast Hinges on Policy, Tax Reform By RISMedia Staff The economy could get a lift from tax reform, with homebuyers and homeowners likely having more income, but less in the way of write-offs, according to Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research...

4 Pros, 4 Cons of Open Floor Plans

4 Pros, 4 Cons of Open Floor Plans Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, January 23, 2018 The open floor plan has been popular in many new home designs. Homeowners are showing a desire to have no walls separating the kitchen, dining, and living areas. In fact, 84 percent...

Home Laundry: To Vent or Not to Vent

Home Laundry: To Vent or Not to Vent By John Voket I once believed it was a forgone conclusion that when adding certain laundry appliances to a home, it would mean installing exhaust ducting and cutting a hole to the outside for venting. However, a recent report from...

The Fastest Growing Cities May See Housing Boom

The Fastest Growing Cities May See Housing Boom Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, January 17, 2018 The population of the U.S. is growing, rising by 2.2 million people in 2016, according to the latest Census data. But the population growth is not even across the...