The housing market may be one of the biggest drivers of the U.S. economy in 2016.

With demand for housing continuing to hold steady and even grow rapidly in some areas, analysts expect real estate to remain strong in 2016.

The housing market is off to an interesting start in 2016.

To get a pulse on the housing market, economists, real estate professionals and journalists often turn to appraisal volume statistics.

Smart home technology is the latest major trend in real estate.

With more homes in quickly growing cities being built with smart home technology, appraisers need to be familiar with this trend.

The effects of TRID seem mixed so far.

While big banks said they aren't seeing much effect from the new regulations, other smaller lenders beg to differ.

Refinancing could be a smart move depending on your loan.

If a homeowner is refinancing their mortgage, there are a few things they should know about the process.