Homeownership Education & Counseling Archive

Help Your Clients Take the Next Step

When Michele Serro, an opera singer with a background in design, had a lackluster experience purchasing her first apartment in New York five years ago, her life mission became clear: Make home-buying human. “I didn’t feel like there were...

Infographic: Figuring Out First-Time Buyers

Real estate Web site Doorsteps has released an infographic that shows demographic and financial data on first-time home buyers, which includes data from the National Association of REALTORS®’ 2012 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers. Among the key data...
April 30, 2013

Buyer Prospecting: Help Them Understand Mortgage Maximums

Sixty-one percent of first-time buyers who made a downpayment on their home pulled that money from savings, and 22 percent received a gift from a friend or relative, according to the 2009 National Association of REALTORS® Profile of Home...

Top 10 Real Estate Developments of the ’00s: #9

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Today, our look at the most significant real estate developments of the decade continues with the ninth-ranked item on the list:...

Helping Homeowners Stay Put

By Stacey Moncrieff, Editor in Chief, REALTOR® Magazine Tucson, Ariz., practitioner Frances Flynn Thorsen is fighting mad — and she’s not sparing any punches. She wants the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® and state REALTOR® organizations to do more to...