Morning Minute: A larger house tops wish list of relocating employees looking for new home

A bigger home, a short commute and a location close to their favored school district are among the key things relocating employees are looking for when they shop for their next home, according to a survey by Cartus, a relocation service company.

What else makes their wish list? Upgraded kitchens, master bedrooms on the first floor and new construction. Get the details from NAR’s Daily Real Estate News.

In other headlines:

Champaign County home sales up 15% in February – News-Gazette

HUD: Market Improves, But Still Healing – REALTOR® Magazine

FHA Bounces Back – NAR’s Voices of Real Estate blog

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About Stephanie Sievers

Stephanie Sievers is Senior Editor for the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. She serves as Senior Editor for IAR publications including the Illinois REALTOR® magazine and all other IAR publications. She is responsible for developing content for the Illinois REALTOR® Weekly Connection e-newsletter, coordinates the IAR Twitter account content at ILREALTOR and plans and develops content for videos. She assists in developing and writing content for the IAR blog. She also is involved in researching and drafting news releases and coordinates the news media distribution database and newsclips reports for the Association. She also assists in IAR spokesperson training seminars and is involved in development of association briefing materials on issues. She assists with the housing statistics program and reports.