US home sales slide in August

...yield, and mortgage rates, low even when the Fed does start to lift off.Nela Richardson, chief economist at real estate broker Redfin, says most home buyers aren't likely to be deterred by a small increase in mortgage rates. More buyers...

Yuan devaluation could weigh on Chinese buyers of US homes

...change in the currency is likely not enough to dissuade well-heeled homebuyers from China, said Wei Min Tan, a real estate broker who caters to investors looking to buy condominiums in Manhattan."My clients may say, 'OK, I'll just negotiate...

LuEta Beane

...was the first woman realtor in the North Augusta-Belvedere area, having retired with 25 years of service as a Real Estate Broker. During her career she served as the President of the North Augusta-Belvedere Board of Realtors, was named the...

US home sales surge in June to fastest pace in 8-plus years

...buyers are also bristling at the few available options on the market. Tony Smith, a Charlotte, North Carolina real estate broker, said some renters shopping for homes are now choosing instead to re-sign their leases and wait until a better...

First-time buyers face hurdles to homeownership this spring

...upper hand. Forty percent of homes that sold in February went for more than the asking price, according to online real estate broker Redfin. That's up from 21 percent a year earlier. In addition, half of the homes on the market went under contract...

Anita Aune

...Phi Beta Kappa Biology Honor Society. Her early career evolved around mortgage servicing and banking as a licensed real estate broker in Greensboro, NC. Most recently she was pursuing her studies in Allied Health at Guilford Technical Community...

Downtown retail recruitment continues with marketing guide

...really getting into the nuts and bolts of this. We're meeting with key property owners. We're also meeting with real estate brokers."Rather than focusing on living population, the brochure hones in on downtown's workforce composition, showing...

Why areas with good jobs have hard-to-afford homes

...the 1970s. San Francisco has refrained from building upward in ways that could block views of the bay.Seattle real estate broker Tyler McKenzie expects the squeeze to tighten as companies in high-priced markets add jobs, saying Amazon's...

Past generations of so-called 'unattended' children turned out just fine

...What's my point? We could just stop and think: "There but for the grace of God go I." (The writer ? a lifelong resident of Augusta ? was first lady of Augusta to former Mayor Bob Young, and is a licensed real estate broker.)

Columbia County school board rejects fine arts charter school

...Shafer said the group has been scouting possible locations for the proposed school."We are working closely with a real estate broker and we have identified several locations," he said.School board Chairwoman Regina Buccafusco said board members...