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The Future of 55+ Housing

The numbers are looking up for the 55-plus housing market. But there’s a question of how long these numbers will be available, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). At a briefing during the group’s annual conference,...
January 23, 2013

Going Global: Are You Ready?

Miami is known for its colorful vibrancy, but 23,000 vacant condos put a dark cloud over the south Florida market at its peak inventory in 2008. Do you know what happened? They’ve all sold — largely due to the...
October 12, 2012

Multifamily Housing Demand to Outpace Production

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine Developers of multifamily homes should be relishing in the fact that demand is incredibly strong. But in reality, developers are struggling to build new apartments because financing is so hard to...
February 16, 2012

Study Finds Connection Between Neighborhood Walkability and Home Values

By Erica Christoffer, Contributing Editor, REALTOR® Magazine A recent study released by CEOs for Cities shows homes located in walking-friendly neighborhoods–with nearby amenities such as parks, schools, libraries, restaurants, and coffee shops­–sell at higher prices than homes in less...
August 22, 2009