Majority of Realtors® Say Clients Interested in Sustainability

Growing consumer interest and demand for greener, more sustainable properties is driving a dialogue between Realtors® and homebuyers and sellers. Over half of Realtors® find that consumers have interest in real estate sustainability issues and practices, according to the National Association of Realtors®’ recent REALTORS® and Sustainability report.   The report, stemming from NAR’s new […]

IRS warns of phishing schemes and other tax scams during the 2017 filing season

The Internal Revenue Service recently released a list of tax scams to watch for during the 2017 filing season.   Leading the list of tax scams for 2017 were phishing schemes, which involve fake email or websites that trick taxpayers or practitioners into giving personal information (such as Social Security numbers, credit card numbers, or […]

Why More Single–Family Homes Are Becoming Rentals

According to a recent study from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Research Institute for Housing America, 6.5 percent of homes built before 2000 and 10.3 percent of homes built in the 1990s went from owner-occupied to rental status. Read more about the factors influencing this transition at http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2017/02/14/study-more-owner-occupied-homes-becoming-rentals