Welcome to our weekly Real Estate Resource Round-up – grab your afternoon coffee, and take a peek at some of the stories that hit our radar this week.
Home-Builder Results Provide Muddled, Sober Outlook For 2015
The latest quarterly results of home builders Toll Brothers Inc. and Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. provide minimal optimism for the new-home market going into 2015, as consumers remain reticent and builders use more incentives to bolster sales.
Housing gets more affordable: Why aren’t millennials buying?
Interest rates are historically low and home price gains are beginning to ease, but young Americans still aren’t buying.
WSJ Survey: Housing Dinged 2014 Economic Growth
Most economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal say that housing was the biggest disappointment for the economy as 2014 unfolded.
Andrew Flachner: ‘We’ve found value in empowering agents, not replacing them’
RealScout CEO Andrew Flachner says that he respects Sherry Chris, president and CEO of Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate most in the industry, as she developed a progressive personal and professional brand in an industry that is notoriously slow moving.
The 30-Minute Interview: Sherry Chris
In question-and-answer format, Sherry Chris discusses the future of BHGRE®, the millennial generation and how she got her start in real estate.
Generation Z: Homeownership Key Part of the American Dream
Sherry Chris discusses the findings of the Gen Z survey, emphasizing that Gen Z appears to be more eager to make their dreams of homeownership a reality than their Millennial predecessors.
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Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Introduces Friendliest Search in Real Estate
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