National Association Of Realtors News
Lobbyists Declare Victory After Visa Reform Measure Dies Quietly
After a multi-million dollar lobbying effort, congressional leaders Tuesday night quietly scuttled a bi-partisan attempt to reform a little-known immigration program that offers wealthy foreigners access to visas and U.S. Green Cards but has been beset by allegations of fraud and abuse. The EB-5
Average US 30-Year Mortgage Edges up to 3.56 Percent
Long-term US mortgage rates rise slightly but remain low enough to drive sales up
Applications for US Jobless Aid Fall, a Sign of Low Layoffs
Applications for US unemployment benefits fall sharply, fresh evidence layoffs are low
Yellen faces GOP criticism over weak economic growth WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen came under fire Wednesday from House Republicans who charged that the central bank's policies have not boosted economic growth and have left financial markets confused about the Fed's next
US Homes Sell at Strongest Pace Since 2007
Americans snapped up houses in May almost as soon as properties were listed, fueling the strongest sales rate in nearly a decade
10 Rules You Need to Know Before Buying or Selling Your Home
Money saving tips: Is it better to renovate the kitchen or the bathroom to how to spot the up-and-coming neighborhood
Realtor Kidnapped and Killed on Her Way to Home Showing
Case highlights potential dangers realtors face when showing listings to strangers.
Secrets to Landing Your Dream Home (Ask for 'Pocket Listings')
First-time home buyers Alison Harney and her husband, David Bradley, said they had their heart set on landing a house in their dream neighborhood — Grant Park in Atlanta. “The homes are beautiful and it also has this really great charter school system that we...
Tips to Ensure Your Home Makeover Doesn't Become a Resale Nightmare
Welcome to the million-dollar mansion that might just be one of America’s most unsellable homes. In the Marengo, Illinois, mansion, there’s an eagle painted on the ceiling. There’s a dragon painted on the bedroom wall, and in the living room, a life-sized ostrich statue. Real...