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Why Institutional Investors Should Eye SFR Allocations
Anthony Cazazian, Managing Director & Head of U.S. Residential Real Estate, Man GPM. Image courtesy of Man Group The pandemic has proven the resiliency of SFRs as an asset class that can work in a...

What is a bridge loan and how do they work?
What is a bridge loan? A bridge loan is a short-term loan designed to provide financing during a transitionary period, such as moving from one house to another. Homeowners faced with sudden...

Home Goods That Are Getting Pricier, Harder to Find
Supply chain woes have been hitting the housing market, affecting appliances, windows, paint, and other items needed to build, repair, or improve home. That has driven prices higher. New-home buyers...

2022 Swanepoel Trends: Tech Mergers, Buying Shifts to Move Markets
Consolidation and reshuffling are having a big impact on the real estate industry. T3 Sixty, a real estate consulting and analytics firm, highlights consolidation as one of the big trends to watch in...

Vrbo Targets Pet Lovers With Vacation Doghouses
| Realtor Magazine Internet Explorer does not currently support REALTOR® Magazine search. IE users, please download Firefox, Chrome, or Edge. December 6, 2021 Short-term rental company Vrbo says...

Today’s Refinance Rates: December 6, 2021—Refinance Rates Dip
If you’re looking to save money by refinancing your home loan, it’s a good time to lock in a low rate. Refinance rates fell today and remain at historical lows. Today, the average rate on a 30-year...

Housing In Seattle Series: The Rise Of The ‘Eviction Epidemic’ Myth
Part 4 of a series on the last eight years of my work on housing in Seattle (you can read part 3 ). With the battle against mandates to pay fees for new housing lost, we saw a new challenge building...

Biden eyes tighter rules for shell-company real estate purchases
Residential housing in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Monday, Sep. 20, 2021. California governor Gavin Newsom signed two bills that pave the way for "upzoning" within traditionally single-family...

Current mortgage rate for Dec. 6, 2021: Rates decreased
Today a couple of important mortgage rates ticked downward. Here's what that means for you if you're in the market for a home loan. A few major mortgage rates dropped off today. The average interest...

Today’s mortgage refinance rates ratchets higher | December 6, 2021
Senior mortgage reporter Jeff Ostrowski covers mortgages and the housing market. Before joining Bankrate in 2020, he wrote about real estate and the economy for the Palm Beach Post and the South...