Search the real estate industry, and you’ll find lots of interesting stories about what to buy and sell.
But a few are actually more accurate than others.
For example, the company that tracks sales at the bottom of the market may be wrong in your case.
And you might have been wrong to buy a home that was not listed on the market at all.
In the interest of helping you make sense of these facts, we’ve compiled the most accurate and useful real estate companies and their latest data to help you.
Here are the top 10 real estate data providers and the best-sellers they list on their websites.1.
NAR Group, Inc. (NYSE:NAR) The company behind the National Association of Realtors (NAR), which is responsible for selling real estate for the realtors profession, NAR has an enormous market share, ranking as one of the top five largest in the industry.
Its average listing price of $2.5 million is more than five times the average price of an average home listed in its hometown of Dallas.2.
Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac, Inc., (NASDAQ:FMCC) Fannie and Freddie are the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), the agency that regulates mortgage lending.
It is also the mortgage lending agency for the state of New York, where Fannie is headquartered.
FMR is the largest real estate investment company in the country, and it has a lot of experience selling homes, including those listed on NAR.
FOMC is the central bank, which oversees monetary policy and issues federal debt, and is the sole regulator of the U.S. government’s mortgage lending market.3.
Cushman &.; Mankiw, Inc.(NYSE:CMCSA) The real estate consulting firm, Cushmans, is best known for its home mortgage advice.
Its ratings are among the best in the sector.
Its annual revenue is estimated at $1.4 billion, and its profit margin is the best.4.
CIT Group, LLC(NYSE:CHI) The investment banking firm is responsible, among other things, for the quality of mortgages sold to investors.
Its rating, the Citi® Home Mortgage Index, is the third-best among all the mortgage lenders.5.
National Association Of Realtor (NARP) The nation’s largest realtor association, NARP has a market capitalization of $8.5 billion.
Its members include both big players and small ones.
Its membership has grown by more than 60 percent since 2003.
It has become the nation’s number one source for home appraisals, and in 2012 it added more than 500,000 listings for the home market, nearly three times the number of listings it had at the end of 2013.6.
FHA, Inc./Cigna, Inc(NYSE :FHA) The two biggest banks in the U, both of which have strong ratings, Cigna and FHA are the primary lenders to homeowners in many states.
They also have a strong presence in the realtor business.
They offer both home loans and equity loans, and the two services are integrated in the banking and finance world.7.
National Alliance Mortgage Holdings, Incorporated(NYSE #NAMH) The housing finance company, National Alliance, is also a mortgage broker and an owner of mortgage-servicing companies.
Its home mortgage-services business has a strong portfolio of real estate loans, but it also offers equity-lending services, such as short-term loans and mortgage-backed securities.8.
HUBZone, Inc/HUBZones Holdings(NYSE:(NYSE:HUB) The home loan brokerage, HUBZone, is a leading mortgage lender in the mortgage market, and a part of a group of lenders called HUBzones Holdings that also includes First Choice Mortgage, Countrywide Financial and Ally Financial.9.
BAC.com, Inc.-PBS, Inc (NYSE :BAC) The news website is a major provider of consumer mortgage-related information and information about credit cards and credit card accounts.
Its news and analysis sections include consumer mortgage ratings, mortgage-recovery rates, foreclosure rates, and other mortgage news.10.
Sotheby’s International Realty Corp. (NAS:SIRI) Sothe by Sothebys is a global real estate and rental property company.
Its data is based on sales of properties on a 1-month basis, and on sales from Jan. 1, 2010 to Feb. 15, 2019.
It also offers an annual report, which is often an important source of information.11.
Fidelity® (NYSE) The brokerage is part of the Fidelity Mutual Group, a private-equity fund.
It does not have a rating from FICO, the credit-rating agency, but Fidelity has consistently been the most reliable lender