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FHA to Increase Loan Limits in 2018

December 11, 2017 - 12:00am

Find out what the new loan limits will be for mortgages backed by the Federal Housing Administration.

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4 Markets British Investors Are Targeting

December 11, 2017 - 12:00am

Nearly every major region of the U.S. has at least one city that is seeing a marked increase in activity among home buyers from Great Britain....

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U.S. Sees First Homelessness Uptick Since 2010

December 11, 2017 - 12:00am

The West Coast was mostly responsible for the increase thanks to particularly tight housing markets in cities such as Los Angeles and Seattle,...

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Consumers Maintain Upbeat Housing Attitude

December 11, 2017 - 12:00am

Fannie Mae’s latest survey shows American optimism, but potential tax reform could have an impact on future viewpoints.

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Survey: Agents Fail to Deliver Hyperlocal Expertise

December 5, 2017 - 12:00am

Real estate pros are sacrificing the specific neighborhood information clients want in their marketing, instead trying to appeal to as wide...

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Hire a Robot for Your Next Home Showing

December 5, 2017 - 12:00am

A robot could walk your buyers on a guided tour of a property, without you ever having to be there in person.

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Housing Trend to Watch: The ‘Surban’

December 5, 2017 - 12:00am

Suburban areas are taking on urban features, such as greater walkability to retail and restaurants, creating a new kind of living style that could...

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Why Christmas Trees Are Pricier This Year

December 5, 2017 - 12:00am

The holiday staple will cost homeowners 10 percent more than they spent last year. This is what’s behind the price hike.

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Quick Tips to Remove Hardwood Scratches

December 5, 2017 - 12:00am

Many scuffed-up floors can actually be easy to repair.

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Warning Signs of Underlying Property Defects

December 4, 2017 - 12:00am

When touring homes with your buyers, tell them to watch for these small indications that larger issues exist with the house.

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REALTORS® Show Force Over Tax Reform

December 4, 2017 - 12:00am

NAR members have been influential in spurring Congress to make changes in the House and Senate tax proposals, but a final push is coming as the...

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5 Most Common Reasons for Closing Delays

December 4, 2017 - 12:00am

Twenty-five percent of REALTORS® say they faced a roadblock in getting to the settlement table in October.

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9 Pro Tips for a Top-Notch DIY Paint Job

December 4, 2017 - 12:00am

A professional painter with 10 years of experience offers his recommendations for doing the job at home the right way.

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Cities That Recovered the Most From Recession

December 4, 2017 - 12:00am

During the Great Recession, home values dropped an average of 30 percent in several metros. Now, nearly a decade later, how are those markets...

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Company Lets Tenants Pay Rent in Bitcoin

December 4, 2017 - 12:00am

But experts in the multifamily housing sector doubt it will become a trend that catches on.

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Non-Creepy Ways To Stalk A Future Home

December 1, 2017 - 12:00am

Buyers can learn a lot about the history of their new place by checking out a few directories and online resources.

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New Loan Helps Reduce Down Payments

December 1, 2017 - 12:00am

A new mortgage offering will allow renters in rent-to-own agreements purchase their first homes under an equity-sharing agreement.

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4 Ways to Put Relocating Clients at Ease

December 1, 2017 - 12:00am

Go beyond showings to help your relocating clients get more acquainted and comfortable with their new area. 

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Mortgage Rates Sink Lower This Week

December 1, 2017 - 12:00am

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is averaging lower than it did a year ago. 

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These Markets Are Getting the Most Movers

December 1, 2017 - 12:00am

The top moving destinations tend to have a combination of plentiful jobs and housing inventory.

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