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Survey Finds Real Estate Agents Have High Rate of Job Satisfaction

Real estate agents are reportedly 17 percent more satisfied in their careers than workers in other professions, according to recent research by The .....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaNov 10th, 2019

Hedge funds and REITS slash leverage, says Fed survey

The Federal Reserve said that the share of hedge funds and real estate investment trusts (REITs) cutting their use of leverage was the high.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 18th, 2020

Homebuyers warm up to virtual home touring, survey finds

Among the real estate industry changes prompted by the coronavirus pandemic, virtualizing the processes of buying and selling could be here to stay going forward.  A recent LendingTree survey of just over 1,000 prospective homebuyers found more.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 6th, 2020

Home buyers warm up to virtual home touring, survey finds

Among the real estate industry changes prompted by the coronavirus pandemic, virtualizing the processes of buying and selling could be here to stay going forward.  A recent LendingTree survey of just over 1,000 prospective homebuyers found more.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 4th, 2020

THE LIST: Charlotte"s largest residential real estate firms and high-priced home sales

This week’s Charlotte Business Journal lists the area’s largest residential real estate firms, ranked three ways. These installments of The List are ranked by number of full-time licensed agents, plus closed sales and number of transactions .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 6th, 2020

Mortgage rates jump back up to January high, as coronavirus fears put chill on spring housing market

After falling to a record low just two weeks ago, mortgage rates are surging higher again. This comes as real estate agents try to deal with a new normal in what was supposed to be a busy spring housing market......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcMar 13th, 2020

With highest vacancy rate since 1993, downtown D.C."s office woes continue to mount

Downtown D.C.'s office vacancies hit another record-setting high in late 2019, a continued cause for alarm among the District's commercial real estate industry. The Downtown D.C. Business Improvement District estimates there's about 7.7 million squa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 13th, 2020

Tenant deals go away as Honolulu office market swings toward landlords

Honolulu’s office real estate market has flipped around in 2019 after years of high vacancy rates and leasing deals favoring tenants, with the islandwide vacancy rate dropping to 10.3%, heading toward a landlord’s market, according to a third-.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 26th, 2019

New Survey Results Provide Key Insights Into How Real Estate Agents Can Earn More

This past summer, Real Estate Expres.....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaNov 24th, 2019

High-tech housing matchmaker HomeLight announces $109 million in new funding

HomeLight launched in 2012 as a real estate matchmaker, using algorithms to connect buyers and sellers with the best possible agents for their needs......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcNov 5th, 2019

4 Outperforming Real Estate Companies With High Financial Strength

Real estate companies with the financial strength to withstand a low-interest-rate marketCheck out Ron Barion Stock Picks &raq.....»»

Category: blogSource: gurufocusSep 18th, 2019

Home flipping rate hits a 9-year high, indicating potential trouble in real estate

Fewer investors are participating in home flipping and profits are lower than before. Could that mean trouble is.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 10th, 2019

DoJ Launches Anti-Trust Probe Into Real Estate Brokerage Industry

As homes in the US become increasingly unaffordable, those who can afford to buy probably chafe at the insanely high commissions paid to agents and brokers, which can amount to 6% of the sales price. And as more buyers balk at these fee.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 24th, 2019

THE LIST: Charlotte’s largest residential real estate firms and high-priced home sales

This week’s Charlotte Business Journal lists the area’s largest residential real estate firms, ranked three ways. These installments of The List are ranked by number of full-time licensed agents, plus closed sales and number of transactions by lo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 15th, 2019

Why Charlotte ranks among best places for real estate agents in new analysis

While West Coast cities dominate a new study of the best places in the U.S. for real estate agents, the Queen City is one of two Southeastern markets to make it high on the list......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 26th, 2018

Shrug Off Rate Hike Fears, Industrial REITs Are Set to Grow

In the industrial real estate market, demand for space has been high f.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytApr 16th, 2018

Buyer traffic rising as real-estate agents report concern over mortgage rates, inventory

A monthly survey of real estate agents found several common themes around the country: rising rates are motivating people to get out house-hunting, but there’s little inventory to be found......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 9th, 2018

BUFFETT: Here"s why real estate agents warrant their high fees, but stock pickers don"t

Ryan Henriksen/Reuters At Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder meeting on Saturday, Warren Buffett echoed his criticism of stock pickers' fees when he compared them to what brokers charge. The Berkshire Hathaway CEO said brokers' fees are not.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 5th, 2018

Why many home buyers suddenly feel cursed

Buyers are facing a competitive market where they need to move quickly, bid high and make other concessions if they want to land the deal, real estate agents say......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 13th, 2018

Compass real estate brokerage disrupts with high-tech, smart "for sale" sign

Compass brokerage is ready to disrupt the classic "for sale" sign with a high-tech, interactive model that will be available to its 5,000 agents.....»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcAug 7th, 2018

Nashville"s popularity reaches all-time high in national real estate survey

The prospects for investing and developing real estate in Nashville are brighter than they've ever been in this benchmark report's 40-year history......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 10th, 2018