Real Estate Careers

The Housing Market is Strong

The Housing Market is Strong

Late last year, analysts were betting on a break from the hot housing market, which had begun to breed concerns of instability. How long could prices really run up?

The consensus was strong: Expect interest rates to rise to 5 percent—possibly 6 percent—appreciation to crawl, and inventory to stir. And that buyer's market?Not in the cards—yet. We're in a decidedly different housing market today, and according to an amended forecast newly published by realtor.com®, there'll be better outcomes for prices, rates and sales than we thought.

Avoiding Legal Pitfalls When Transferring to a New Broker

Avoiding Legal Pitfalls When Transferring to a New Broker

Deciding to leave your brokerage and transfer to a new company can be a difficult decision for an agent. Issues surrounding the agent’s active listings as well as pending transactions can pose logistical problems that must be considered to assure that clients continue to receive full representation and that pending contracts are not negatively impacted.