Federal regulators propose loosening home appraisal rules

Federal regulators propose loosening home appraisal rules


A joint proposal by three federal agencies released Nov. 20 could speed up an... read more
MLS, brokerages evolve their stance on private listings

MLS, brokerages evolve their stance on private listings


There is a growing trend throughout several markets involving property listings that don’t appear... read more
Existing home sales see first increase in six months

Existing home sales see first increase in six months


After six months of declines, existing home sales posted a month-to-month increase in October,... read more
Senators introduce updates to the Fair Housing Act

Senators introduce updates to the Fair Housing Act


Senators Tim Kaine and Orrin Hatch have introduced a bipartisan bill that would expand... read more
October home building activity sends mixed signals

October home building activity sends mixed signals


The most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of... read more
Feds to monitor all-cash deals in Suffolk, Middlesex counties

Feds to monitor all-cash deals in Suffolk, Middlesex counties


A U.S. Treasury Department initiative to curtail money laundering through all-cash real estate transactions... read more
Nearly half of new homeowners face unexpected renovations

Nearly half of new homeowners face unexpected renovations


Whether hiring help or tackling a do-it-yourself project, home improvement is expensive, time consuming,... read more
Real Estate in Brief: Colors that impact the price of your home, Americans using agents at all time high and more

Real Estate in Brief: Colors that impact the price of your home, Americans using agents at all time high and more


Ultra Violet was named the 2018 color of the year by Pantone. However, brash... read more
Americans believe the housing market has cooled

Americans believe the housing market has cooled


Heading into the winter months, many Americans are seeing the housing market cool off.... read more
Boston ranks for U.S. cities with largest home size

Boston ranks for U.S. cities with largest home size


Boston ranked No.9 in a list of U.S. cities with the largest home sizes,... read more