- 5 factors that set Tokyo's real estate market apart REthink Tokyo (press release) (blog) Full coverage
This Could Take a While
With inventory low and prices rebounding, affordability has become one of the foremost housing issues—both for buyers entering the market, and homeowners looking for a new, but practically priced property after selling. According to new research, accumulating enough for a down payment can take over seven years—and even longer in pricey spots.
- NorthStar Realty Europe Announces Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Conference Call Date Business Wire (press release) Full coverage
Program Spotlight: How to Use Home Partners’ Lease Purchase Program as a Selling Point to Potentially Win Listings
Winning a listing can be a lot easier when you are able to offer your seller more options of buyers. With Home Partners of America’s Lease Purchase Program, there are plenty perks to be mentioned that will make you a more appealing REALTOR® for the listing. The process starts before you even begin the listing presentation.
(TNS)—The average credit score in the United States hit an all-time high in 2018, according to a new report from the credit scoring company FICO.
The average FICO credit score reached 704 in April—up four points from the year prior, according to the semiannual report released in late September. The steady improvement in credit quality signals American consumer credit and financial health is strong as the Federal Reserve’s rate hikes make borrowing more expensive.
- Value Play or Value Trap? Depends on Your Real Estate Outlook The Motley Fool Canada Full coverage