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Survey: Buyers Leery of Online Mortgage Info

October 22, 2017 - 11:00pm

Consumers trust real estate professionals and lenders more than online sources or family and friends to provide reliable guidance on obtaining a...

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10 Cities Scored for Best Infrastructure

October 22, 2017 - 11:00pm

As home buyers increasingly consider the infrastructure around a listing, they are looking at things such as the condition of highways and sewers...

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Single-Family Rental Yields Are Softening

October 19, 2017 - 11:00pm

The overall health of the single-family rental market is strong, and the top of the market has peaked as home prices return to historic norms...

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Meager Sales Rebound Underscores Tough Market

October 19, 2017 - 11:00pm

Real estate transactions remain near their lowest level of the year, despite buyer interest in most parts of the country, NAR reports.

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How Much Amazon’s HQ2 Will Drive Up Rents

October 19, 2017 - 11:00pm

A “prime markup” is in store for the rental market in the city where the online retailer chooses to base its second headquarters,...

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More Neighborhoods Fall Under HOA Guidance

October 19, 2017 - 11:00pm

There could be as many as 347,000 community associations throughout the country this year, so your clients should be aware of any rules in the...

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Mortgage Rates Ease This Week

October 19, 2017 - 11:00pm

Borrowers may be able to lock in lower interest rates this week, as the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage dips to a 3.88 percent average.

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Can Developers Please Both Boomers and Millennials?

October 19, 2017 - 11:00pm

The two generations don’t always agree on what they want in a home, posing challenges for builders who are striving to meet both groups...

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Where Price Per Square Foot Is Highest, Lowest

October 19, 2017 - 11:00pm

See how vastly different prices per square foot are in various regions of the U.S.

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Skills Agents Say Are Most Important

October 18, 2017 - 11:00pm

A new report from NAR cites being a people person as one of the many traits you should have to succeed as a real estate agent. Do you have what it...

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2017’s Hottest ZIP Codes

October 18, 2017 - 11:00pm

Find out which cities are hitting high notes on realtor.com®’s list for the year’s hottest housing markets.

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Hurricanes Pummel New-Home Production

October 18, 2017 - 11:00pm

Fewer new homes are in the works, and economists say recent hurricanes that struck the South brought down the latest housing numbers. 

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Boomers Stuck With Big Homes to Sell

October 18, 2017 - 11:00pm

Baby boomers are growing concerned that they’ll be unable to sell their big suburban homes as younger generations show different housing...

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More Renovations in the Forecast for 2018

October 18, 2017 - 11:00pm

A new report finds annual gains in home renovation and repair spending will surge through the third quarter of next year.

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The Best Places to be a Landlord

October 18, 2017 - 11:00pm

Higher home prices and a tight supply of homes for sale may be the mantra nationwide. But certain markets are still offering lucrative options for...

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Airbnb Now to Build its Own Apartments

October 17, 2017 - 11:00pm

Airbnb may have found a way to settle its disputes with cities over short-term leasing apartments and homes. It’ll build its own apartment...

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Study: Your Listing’s Words Carry Weight

October 17, 2017 - 11:00pm

Properties that contain certain words in their listing comments tend to sell for higher prices, a new study reveals. Find out which words can have...

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Bitcoin Real Estate Deals: A Hot Trend?

October 17, 2017 - 11:00pm

“Our buyer has evolved; they’ve moved from mom-and-pops to young people who want to pay with various forms of payment,” the...

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These Lenders Dominate the Mortgage Market

October 17, 2017 - 11:00pm

Here are the most popular lenders borrowers are turning to for financing a home purchase or for refinancing. 

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N.C. Agent Previewing Home Finds Two Dead

October 17, 2017 - 11:00pm

A police investigation in Chapel Hill, N.C., involves the deaths of a senior homeowner and her son, whom a REALTOR® found as she started to...

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