2016 is the year for buyers and sellers, according to NAR's HOME Survey

2016 is the year for buyers and sellers, according to NAR’s HOME Survey

Jul 25, 2016 | Kelly Leighton

For the second quarter of 2016, 74 percent of people believe that now is a good time to buy a home, while 61 percent believe that now is a good time to sell a home, according to NAR’s quarterly Housing Opportunities and Market Experience report.

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Philadelphia buyers: How many coffees must they sacrifice to afford a down payment?

Philadelphia buyers: How many coffees must they sacrifice to afford a down payment?

Jul 22, 2016 | Kelly Leighton

Realtor.com® analyzed how many Starbucks coffees consumers in the 15 largest cities would have to sacrifice to afford a down payment.

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Number of foreclosures continues to decrease

Number of foreclosures continues to decrease

Jul 21, 2016 | Kelly Leighton

Homes in foreclosure, as well as seriously delinquent mortgages, continued the trend of decreasing, now reaching levels as low as they were in October 2007.

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School quality, location very important to homebuyers with children

School quality, location very important to homebuyers with children

Jul 20, 2016 | Kelly Leighton

More than three-fourths of parents reported that their child’s education is an important aspect when on the hunt for a new home to buy.

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Closed sales see another increase in the second quarter

Closed sales see another increase in the second quarter

Jul 19, 2016 | Todd Polinchock

Pennsylvania is continuing to see positive growth in the housing market throughout the commonwealth this year, according to the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors®’ quarterly market report.

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For 32 percent of millennial homebuyers, women are the primary borrower

For 32 percent of millennial homebuyers, women are the primary borrower

Jul 18, 2016 | Kelly Leighton

“We are seeing a significant difference in marital status between male primary borrowers and female primary borrowers,” said Joe Tyrrell, executive vice president of corporate strategy for Ellie Mae.

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