National Association Of Realtors News
US home construction reaches strongest pace in a year
US construction of new homes climbed 13.7 percent in October; building of apartment complexes surged
Warehouse, infrastructure owners buck sluggish REIT market
Real estate investment trusts are lagging this year, weighed down by struggling malls and weak growth in other sectors
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
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...
The Congressional Clock Is Ticking
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ANALYSIS — ABC’s RICK KLEIN: Texas Gov. Rick Perry will grab the immigration headlines today with a decision to assign some 1,000 National Guard troops to the Rio Grande Valley, according to local reports. But for the White House, the...
Thad Cochran's Impressive Array of Corporate Backers
Thad Cochran’s FEC reports read like checklists of every type of PAC imaginable. Money has flown around in Mississippi this month, and the incumbent won last night’s Senate primary runoff with help from a truly impressive array of groups—many of them corporate affiliated—donating directly to...