Agent Essentials

Real Estate Agent Career Resources

Housing Market

 10 U.S. Metro Areas With the Highest Rate of Home Price Reductions
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

As the housing market cools, some sellers have been forced to slash home prices. New data shows which metros have seen the highest rate of price reductions.

The Competitive Rental Market’s Price Growth Could Be Slowing Down
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

The U.S. rental market is incredibly competitive, but as prices continue to soar, there are signs that its record-breaking price growth could be slowing down.

Homebuyers Cancel Contracts at the Highest Rate Since the Start of the Pandemic
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

After two years of an incredibly hot sellers’ market, U.S. homebuyers are canceling contracts at the highest rate since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

First-Time Homebuyers Are Facing a Starter Home Shortage
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

It’s hard to be a first-time buyer in this market. We’re exploring what experts say is a major barrier to homeownership: the lack of available “starter homes.”

How to Get Listings When There Aren’t Enough to Go Around
Blog
by PropStream

Limited supply and heightened demand are creating a frenzy amongst buyers. Here’s what you need to know about finding more sellers and building your inventory.

Lack of Affordable Housing is Biggest Obstacle to Buying a Home in the U.S.
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

A lack of affordable housing is the biggest obstacle to buying a home in the United States today, according to a new study from the National Association of REALTORS®.

Some First-Time Homebuyers Are Buying With Friends
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

In this ultra-hot housing market, some first-time homebuyers have found a way to make their dreams of homeownership come true: co-buying with friends.

New Home Construction Can’t Keep Up With Housing Shortage
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

Low inventory has fueled the hot housing market in recent years, causing prices to soar and demand for homes to increase — and new construction can’t keep up.

Episode 80: The Current State of the U.S. Housing Inventory
Podcast
by The CE Shop Team

Low supply and high demand will continue to frustrate homebuyers across the U.S. How can prospective homeowners find relief, both in the short and long term?

U.S. Census Data: What Real Estate Professionals Should Know
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

Data from the U.S. Census Bureau can be a powerful tool for real estate professionals seeking to better understand their communities & adapt to market trends.