A real estate association is cracking down on ‘off-market’ properties. Here’s what that means for buyers.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/realestate/a-real-estate-association-is-cracking-down-on-off-market-properties-heres-what-that-means-for-buyers/2019/11/11/e391c3ae-0013-11ea-8bab-0fc209e065a8_story.html?outputType=amp By Michele Lerner November 12, 2019 at 4:00 a.m. CST As if buying a home weren’t hard enough, the lack of properties for sale has made the process even more daunting. The problem has resulted in more intense bidding wars for the slimmer pickings and many house hunters — particularly those with modest means — being […]

Disastrous mistakes millennial homebuyers must avoid

https://finance.yahoo.com/amphtml/news/disastrous-mistakes-millennial-homebuyers-must-avoid-190723622.html Jessy BainsNovember 12, 2019, 7:07 PM UTC It appears a growing number of millennials are entering the housing market with their eyes closed. According to a new survey by Angus Reid for online real estate marketplace Nobul, a third of millennials said housing prices are affordable in the area they plan to live in. […]

Realtors pocket secretive real estate listings

https://www.houstonchronicle.com/business/amp/Realtors-pocket-secretive-real-estate-listings-14826937.php Nancy Sarnoff | on November 11, 2019 Photo: Chronicle File A house with a “coming soon” sign in the Sharpstown area. The National Association of Realtors on Monday approved a policy that would essentially put an end to so-called pocket listings, the practice of shopping real estate listings privately, without posting them on a Multiple Listing Service […]

Real estate is still the best investment you can make today, millionaires say—here's why

https://www.cnbc.com/amp/2019/10/01/real-estate-is-still-the-best-investment-you-can-make-today-millionaires-say.html Billionaire Andrew Carnegie famously said that 90% of millionaires got their wealth by investing in real estate. We wanted to know: Is this still true? Is investing in real estate still a good idea? According to these nine Advisors in The Oracles, who made millions by investing in real estate, the answer is a resounding yes. 1. ‘Owning […]

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