Did You Know Archive

September State Job Growth Comparisons

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Did you know? The Minimum Wage

On January 1, 2016 the minimum wage will rise in 14 states. What is the minimum wage in your area? How do minimum wage workers interact with the housing market in your area? Regardless of one’s position on the...

Twitter Chat, Oct. 16, 3 pm ET: Technology in the Home Buying Process

Join us for our next Real Insight Twitter chat this Friday, October 16, at 3 pm EST on technology use in the home buying process. We will be discussing how home buyers use technology to research and identify properties...
October 14, 2015

REALTORS® Cite Reasons for Not Closing a Sale in August 2014

Tight supply and the difficulty in accessing credit were often cited as factors by REALTORS® who did not close a sale in August, according to data gathered in the August 2014 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey. About 18 percent of...

FHA Reforms Only Modest Boost to Credit Access

In response to tight mortgage credit, the FHA has announced three changes that it hopes will help to ameliorate lender overlays and broaden access to credit. Specifically, the FHA will consolidate all of its current lending rules into one...