Perks of ‘15-minute Neighborhoods’

With careful planning, communities can build neighborhoods that offer economic mobility, increased access to jobs, and a safer, healthier environment…

The Biggest Hurdle for Buyers? Winning a Bidding War

Sixty-four percent of house hunters have been searching for at least three months. Original Source

Remote Workers Less Willing to Commute for Jobs

Many owners who moved during the pandemic want to split work hours between their offices and homes. Original Source

5 Appraisal Topics Every Agent Should Know

These practical tips for real-life scenarios will help real estate pros work more cohesively with appraisers.  From the virtual 2021…

How the Pandemic Spurred Cybercrime

While internet crime rose in 2020, losses from real estate wire fraud fell, suggesting real estate pros and clients are…

NAR: Home Prices Soar Nationwide

The median existing single-family sales price reached a record high in the first quarter. Find out the places seeing the…

Worst DIY Home Blunders Over the Past Year

Certain age groups may be overconfident in their home DIY abilities, and it’s costing them hundreds of dollars in repairs,…

Buyers Expect Prices to Rise Further but Remain Eager

Americans who believe it’s a good time to buy are placing more weight on the long-term value of homeownership, a…

Study: Extreme Weather Causing Higher Utility Bills

More homeowners are looking to make changes to their homes to help cut costs and better protect their homes from…

In poor countries, no richer but living longer? : World Bank data on life expectancy and GDP in low-income vs. high-income countries

The World Bank has many data series that allow comparisons among countries over time, and today’s FRED graph reveals some…