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A Plan to Build on REALTOR® Party Successes

November 1, 2017 - 11:00pm

A National Association of REALTORS® presidential advisory group has proposed a $25 increase in the REALTOR® Party...

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Could Incentives Turn NIMBYism on its Head?

November 1, 2017 - 11:00pm

In a new partnership with a consumer research firm, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun explores how new approaches to real estate development might...

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Tax Reform Bill Would Cap MID for New Mortgages

November 1, 2017 - 11:00pm

The House Republican leadership released its tax reform bill, and REALTORS® say it amounts to a tax hike on middle-class homeowners.

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REALTORS® Work to Build Up Chicago’s Southwest Side

November 1, 2017 - 11:00pm

The REALTORS® Volunteer Build, an annual event that traditionally kicks off the REALTORS® Conference & Expo, returns to the city where...

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Luxury Market Sees Even Higher Prices

October 31, 2017 - 11:00pm

It's not just entry-level home buyers who are feeling the crunch. Home shoppers in the luxury market are having a tougher time finding a home...

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NAR: Home Prices Accelerate in Third Quarter

October 31, 2017 - 11:00pm

The pace of new listings isn't keeping up with homes that are selling quickly, leading to steadfast price growth and weakening affordability...

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Fading FSBOs: More Sellers Admit They Need You

October 31, 2017 - 11:00pm

Homeowners are increasingly turning to real estate agents for help with selling their home, as the share of for-sale-by-owner sales remains at the...

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The 10 Most ‘Livable’ Cities in 2017

October 31, 2017 - 11:00pm

Which cities offer the best places to live based on metrics like housing costs, unemployment, crime rates, and more? Find out if your city made...

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Builders Recruit in Response to Labor Shortage

October 31, 2017 - 11:00pm

Homebuilders are desperate for more workers to help meet the growing demand for new homes, and they’re willing to start free schools to get...

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Seller Negotiation Tactics That Can Backfire

October 31, 2017 - 11:00pm

Don’t let your homeowners become overconfident in a seller’s market. 

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Despite Odds, Ownership Rate Moves Higher

October 31, 2017 - 11:00pm

More households are finding ways to purchase a home even within an environment of tight housing inventories and rising home prices. 

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Single Female Buyers Back at Record Levels

October 31, 2017 - 11:00pm

Solid job prospects, higher incomes, and improving credit conditions are translating to continued momentum for the growing share of single female...

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Most Popular Place for Movers: The South

October 31, 2017 - 11:00pm

More Americans are flocking to southern states, according to LendingTree’s migration analysis. Take a look at this chart to see the most...

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Borrowers More Cautious as Rates Rise

October 31, 2017 - 11:00pm

Mortgage rates inched higher last week, prompting more buyers and homeowners to retreat slightly from taking out loans.

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5 Horrors at Home Showings

October 30, 2017 - 11:00pm

Even though it’s Halloween, you don’t want these items in your listing to give buyers the creeps.

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Report: Average Owner Stays Put for 10 Years

October 30, 2017 - 11:00pm

Though homeowners are delaying trading up for a larger house, there’s a silver lining to the dip in repeat-buyer transactions.

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Supreme Court Declines Affordable Housing Case

October 30, 2017 - 11:00pm

Developers of an 11-unit condo building were disputing requirements by the City of Los Angeles that they pay a fee to support affordable housing...

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Merger Forms Nation’s Largest Home Builder

October 30, 2017 - 11:00pm

Lennar Corp. and CalAtlantic Group announced that they will merge in a $9.3 billion deal. 

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Top Places to Score Treats This Halloween

October 30, 2017 - 11:00pm

Find out where households spend the most on candy for Halloween.

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3 Ways to Be a Better Leader

October 29, 2017 - 11:00pm

Building relationships is key to strong, effective brokerage management. Here are some tips for growing your skills as a leader.

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