Fla. a top destination for retiring baby boomers

Four Fla. counties ? three in SW Fla. and one in Central Fla. ? made RealtyTrac's top 10 list of boomer relocation destinations from 2007 to 2013.

More commercial execs to increase capital spending

KPMG survey: Almost two in three (68%) expect to increase capital spending in 2014, up from 60% last year; 44% find quality projects but insufficient returns.

Study finds most college grads can afford a home

RealtyTrac: Even with student loan debt, U.S. grads can buy homes in 96% of markets. But their incomes must rise 34% to compete with buyers without student debt.

FHFA wants to expand mortgage access

The federal gov't wants more low-income borrowers to qualify, and it has a plan: 23% of loans originated by Fannie and Freddie will go to low-income buyers.

Strategies for setting a home's selling price

Low asking prices rarely spark bidding wars and high prices languish on the market. Exact numbers imply little negotiation room, but round numbers do not.

Report: It's cheaper to live in Fla. than Northeast

Contrary to some consumer perceptions, it's cheaper to live in Fla. than most Mid-Atlantic and Northeast states, according to a Washington, D.C.-based think tank.

6 signs that clients are ready to invest

Many Realtors seek small investors who own a few rental properties, but it's best to get in on the ground floor ? when they're ready to make that first purchase.

Why the upswing in number of single buyers?

Single homebuyers made nearly one-third of all 2013 real estate purchases, according to NAR. A survey finds their reasons are the same as those of married buyers.