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Use These Categories to Find Your Niche

January 2, 2018 - 12:00am

Carving out a specialty for your business takes a fair amount of thought and reflection, if you do it right. Here are three considerations....

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Wealth Surge Boosts Second-Home Market

January 2, 2018 - 12:00am

Learn which popular vacation spots around the country are benefiting most from this trend. 

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What Qualifies as ‘House Poor’?

January 2, 2018 - 12:00am

Just because your clients are approved for a mortgage of a certain amount doesn't mean it will work for their budgets. Make sure you and your...

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Wet vs. Dry Bars: Outdated or On-Trend?

January 2, 2018 - 12:00am

Are these entertainment spaces still coveted by buyers? 

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Retirees Face ‘Million-Dollar Poverty’ Risk

January 2, 2018 - 12:00am

A $1 million nest egg in retirement may no longer be enough. 

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The Metros That Will Feel Tax Reform the Most

January 2, 2018 - 12:00am

Signed into law at the end of 2017, the new tax rules will impact those in high-cost areas the most.

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2017’s Biggest Surprises for Homebuilders

January 2, 2018 - 12:00am

A new survey reveals the twists and turns for builders in 2017, and what the market expects in the coming year. 

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5 Home Accents Interior Designers Loathe

January 2, 2018 - 12:00am

Don’t let these cringe-worthy decors ruin the style of a listing you’re staging. 

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Owners Rush to Prepay Property Taxes Before Losing Benefits

December 28, 2017 - 12:00am

Homeowners in areas with high property taxes are scrambling to pay their 2018 tax bill ahead of time in an attempt to take advantage of deductions...

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Black Accents Make Comeback in Home Design

December 28, 2017 - 12:00am

Black fixtures, appliances, and furniture are emerging as hot trends for the new year.

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6 Features a Home Needs for Entertaining

December 28, 2017 - 12:00am

Buyers who want a home that’s perfect for throwing parties should pay attention to these property details.

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Higher Loan Limits Coming Jan. 1

December 28, 2017 - 12:00am

Good news for your clients: Buyers will be able to get much larger mortgages, whether they’re applying for conventional or FHA-backed loans...

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More Vacancies in Apartment Buildings

December 28, 2017 - 12:00am

The national apartment vacancy rate ticked up slightly in the fourth quarter as multifamily construction begins to outpace current demand.

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Builders Warn Materials Are in Short Supply

December 28, 2017 - 12:00am

Twenty-one percent of single-family builders reported a shortage of framing lumber, according to the National Association of Home Builders.

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Home Design Trends That Defined 2017

December 27, 2017 - 12:00am

From techniques to make listing photos pop to methods for staging small spaces, ...

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Spotlight on Male Agents’ Safety in 2017

December 27, 2017 - 12:00am

Staying safe in the field is often framed as a particular concern for female agents. But this year, we addressed safety...

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Tech That Drove You Forward in 2017

December 27, 2017 - 12:00am

It can be tough to keep up on the latest innovations, so before this year comes to a close, make sure you fully understand what pushed real estate...

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Controversy in Commercial Real Estate in 2017

December 27, 2017 - 12:00am

From service animals to short-term rentals and landlord policies on marijuana use, commercial real estate was not without its...

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Contract Signings Post First Gains Since June

December 27, 2017 - 12:00am

Will the uptick last? Read more from NAR’s latest housing report. 

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Brokers Get Creative With Their Closing Gifts

December 27, 2017 - 12:00am

Forget the bottle of champagne—some real estate pros say they want to give a gift that is more personal and memorable. 

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