Who's Checking Your Credit?

Posted in Infographic, Buyer on Jul 25, 2016

Consumers underestimate the impact of credit scores - and a significant number don't even know that credit scores are used by non-creditors.

Roadblocks to the American Dream

Posted in Infographic, Buyer on Jul 19, 2016

Prospective home buyers face numerous challenges when it comes to achieving the American Dream of homeownership, but obstacles remain and often vary among ethnic groups.

Best Buyer Tools

Posted in Infographic, Buyer on Jul 11, 2016

The world we live in today is digital, and that means searching for a home is a digital process. Buyers have several ways to approach the house hunt - these are the tools they find most useful.

Millennials Might Wait

Posted in Infographic, Buyer on Jul 05, 2016

Millennials are delaying marriage longer than any previous generation. Understanding millennials' attitudes, preferences, and behaviors is critical because they have significant implications for many aspects of U.S. social and economic life.

Beyond Curb Appeal

Posted in Infographic, Seller on Jun 28, 2016

Your yard is your home's first impression to potential buyers. We know beautiful landscaping improves curb appeal, but it also benefits the environment and our health.

The Renter's Dilemma

Posted in Infographic, Buyer on Jun 13, 2016

For many renters, the prospect of purchasing a home might seem daunting - if not altogether impossible. 46% of consumers rent because they cannot afford to buy. 62% of renters have debt that would make purchasing a home difficult.

The Most Common Remodeling Projects In 2015

Posted in Infographic, Seller on May 31, 2016

Here's what consumers are most willing to spend on and upgrade when it comes to remodeling.

The State of Convenience for Consumers

Posted in Infographic, Buyer on May 23, 2016

The bar has been raised in the minds of consumers for what constitutes "convenience". Consumers want holistic time-and-energy saving solutions that fit their lifestyles. Regarding major and minor purchases, they want exactly what they want, when they want it.

Real Estate Investors Are Shifting Purchases

Posted in Infographic, Buyer on May 16, 2016

More real estate investors are turning to niche properties and away from single-family and multi-family properties than in recent years, leading to shifts in the marketplace.

The Middle-Class Squeeze

Posted in Infographic, Buyer on May 09, 2016

The American middle class is losing ground due to widening gaps in wealth. But a home is often the single most important asset of lower and middle income families, and homeownership is a tool for wealth creation. The broad middle class of consumers in the U.S. is undergoing a rapid transition as economic insecurity lingers and consumers redefine how to live within their means.