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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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As Rates Rise, Loan Demand Softens

October 10, 2017 - 11:00pm

Mortgage applications dropped across the board last week as interest rates surged to their highest levels since July.

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Does Your Community Have a ‘Great Place’?

October 10, 2017 - 11:00pm

The American Planning Association recently announced the country’s 15 Great Places for 2017. Find out if your town can claim a street,...

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Amazon Teeters Into Selling Homes… Kind Of

October 10, 2017 - 11:00pm

Shoppers on Amazon's online marketplace can now score prefabricated tiny homes via third-party resellers.

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Owners, Appraisers More Eye-to-Eye on Prices

October 10, 2017 - 11:00pm

For the fourth consecutive month, the gap between homeowner and appraiser opinions on property values narrowed. Still, homeowners tend to believe...

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Most Common Contingencies Buyers Request

October 9, 2017 - 11:00pm

The most common contract contingencies in August were related to the buyer obtaining financing, the homes passing inspection, and appraisal...

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Couple Sues Neighbors for Copycat House

October 9, 2017 - 11:00pm

These Toronto homeowners raise the question of whether the design of your home is protected under copyright laws.

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Mortgage Fraud Is Back on the Rise

October 9, 2017 - 11:00pm

See why it’s likely to only get worse.

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3 Ways Your Site Turns Off House Hunters

October 9, 2017 - 11:00pm

Make sure your website isn’t turning off potential buyers with its search functionality. 

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Buyers Upbeat About Future Inventory

October 9, 2017 - 11:00pm

Fannie Mae’s Home Purchase Sentiment Index matched an all-time high in September, as consumers show optimism for buying and selling. ...

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Easy Maintenance Tips to Boost Value

October 8, 2017 - 11:00pm

Pass these four tips on to buyers to help protect their home investment through simple repairs and upkeep.

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Refinance Scams Target Military Vets

October 8, 2017 - 11:00pm

The federal government is investigating predatory lending schemes that prompt borrowers with VA loans to switch from a fixed-rate mortgage to a...

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More Retirees Carry Mortgage Debt

October 8, 2017 - 11:00pm

Baby boomers are not as likely to own their homes free and clear by retirement age than previous generations, which could exacerbate the housing...

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Cats or Dogs? These Cities Show a Preference

October 8, 2017 - 11:00pm

Some areas tend to be more welcoming to canines while others favor felines. Realtor.com® breaks down the top cities for home buyers who are...

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Big Roadblock for Owners of Tiny Homes

October 8, 2017 - 11:00pm

Zoning regulations in many cities prevent smaller structures from having a permanent home. So what’s the future for the tiny home movement...

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