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Where You Can Still Snag a Foreclosed Property

October 16, 2017 - 11:00pm

Foreclosures are at an 11-year low, but they haven’t dried up everywhere.

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Beverly Carter’s Family Sues Her Brokerage

October 15, 2017 - 11:00pm

The lawsuit alleges that Crye-Leike, the real estate company Carter worked for when she was murdered on the job in 2014, failed in its duty to...

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Top Amenities for Relocating Baby Boomers

October 15, 2017 - 11:00pm

A new survey reveals the items on most retirees’ wish lists as they consider moving to a new home in their golden years.

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California Wildfires Heat Up Housing Crunch

October 15, 2017 - 11:00pm

Areas of the state affected by wildfires may have an inadequate supply of emergency housing for victims because those markets were already facing...

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Why Single-Family Rentals Gain Market Edge

October 15, 2017 - 11:00pm

It’s the fastest-growing segment in the housing market, outpacing owner-occupied single-family homes and all multifamily housing.

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Lot Prices in Midwest Hit Record High

October 15, 2017 - 11:00pm

Builders are paying more for new-home lots, and those expenses will be passed on to home buyers.

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Best Alternatives to Pricey Urban Meccas

October 15, 2017 - 11:00pm

Realtor.com® names “metro matchups”—places comparable to big cities in many ways but whose housing prices largely remain...

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Sell Your Listing With the Right Music

October 12, 2017 - 11:00pm

A little music may be what your listing needs to make buyers feel more welcome, some real estate pros say.

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Mortgage Rates Take a Leap This Week

October 12, 2017 - 11:00pm

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage posted its largest week-over-week increase since July. 

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Parents Helping Kids Compete in Bidding Wars

October 12, 2017 - 11:00pm

To help their adult children, parents are taking out equity in their own home so their kids can buy a home of their own. 

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10 Best Markets for Raising a Family

October 12, 2017 - 11:00pm

These markets offer the most spacious and affordable homes to families, according to new metro rankings. 

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Survey: American Dream Varies by Gender, Age

October 12, 2017 - 11:00pm

Homeownership transcends gender and age differences as the highest ranking element of the American dream. But a report shows other...

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Buyers Aren’t Spooked by Haunted Houses

October 11, 2017 - 11:00pm

With inventories so tight, many consumers say they’re even willing to live in a haunted house. 

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Study: City Living May Make You Healthier

October 11, 2017 - 11:00pm

Downtown may offer the healthiest living conditions for residents compared to those in the suburbs, according to a new study. 

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Why Seller Clients Need a Counseling Session

October 11, 2017 - 11:00pm

Prepare your selling clients and ensure their best experience early on by holding a seller counseling session.

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Millennials Not Ashamed to Live at Home

October 11, 2017 - 11:00pm

The stigma for living at home with parents is fading as the trend grows more common among 18- to 34-year-olds. 

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‘YIMBY’ Movement Urges Affordable Housing

October 11, 2017 - 11:00pm

Young adults are forming a new movement known as YIMBY—“yes in my backyard”—as they advocate for more affordable...

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Rent Price Hikes Are Getting Smaller

October 11, 2017 - 11:00pm

The markets where rents increased the most quickly in 2016 have slowed down by the most in 2017, according to data from Axiometrics.

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Wildfires Threaten Thousands of Calif. Homes

October 10, 2017 - 11:00pm

So far, at least 17 people have died and more than 20,000 people have been forced to evacuate due to fast-moving wildfires in the state. One firm...

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How Big a Gamble Is a Condemned Home?

October 10, 2017 - 11:00pm

It could be the deal of a lifetime or your client’s worst nightmare. But just because a house has been condemned doesn’t mean it...

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