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Real Estate

Some Owners Don’t Even Change Batteries in Fire Alarms

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 22, 2018 - 12:00am

Survey reveals key safety measures many consumers fail to take to secure their properties against damage.

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Report: Most Homeowners Say They Have ‘Good Neighbors’

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 19, 2018 - 12:00am

Consumers reveal the qualities they appreciate most in the people living next door—but say cultivating a friendship isn’t necessary.

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Tech Firm to Pay $3M Over Poor Tenant Screenings

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 19, 2018 - 12:00am

“You shouldn’t get turned down for an apartment because someone has the wrong information about you,” the Federal Trade Commission says.

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How Well Does Your State Cater to Middle-Class Buyers?

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 19, 2018 - 12:00am

Rising home prices have hit the average buyer hard, but in some states, there’s an easier and more affordable path to homeownership.

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Sellers Brace for Stiffer Competition as Buyers Retreat

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 19, 2018 - 12:00am

With affordability pressure sidelining more house hunters, sellers can expect a longer timeline to unload their homes. Read more from NAR’s latest report.

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Borrowers Finally See Some Relief With Mortgage Rates

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 19, 2018 - 12:00am

“The modest decline in mortgage rates is a welcome respite from the rapid increase in rates the last few weeks,” says Freddie Mac’s chief economist.

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Where Buyers Stand to Save the Most in Mortgage Costs

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 18, 2018 - 12:00am

It’s worth it to shop around for a mortgage, and some places pay off more than others.

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Calif. Firms Respond to Call for More Women in Leadership

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 18, 2018 - 12:00am

The commercial real estate industry is mostly dominated by males, but a new mandate in the Golden State hopes to spark change. 

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Homebuilding Struggles to Break Out of Funk

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 18, 2018 - 12:00am

The housing market may be in search of much-needed inventory, but it’s not likely to come from new-home construction.

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Could Your Sellers Use a Staging Concierge?

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 18, 2018 - 12:00am

Getting a home ready to sell can be a pain. To ease this load for homeowners, some brokerages are offering competing programs that help get a listing ready.

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On the Watch List: 10 Housing Markets Poised for Appreciation

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 17, 2018 - 12:00am

Find out where homeowners likely will see the biggest increases in equity over the next 12 months.

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Coliving Craze? Developers Think So

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 17, 2018 - 12:00am

Developers are betting big that more consumers want to live in a coliving space.

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How to Create a Welcoming Entryway

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 17, 2018 - 12:00am

Don’t discount this prime spot in your staging. “Entryways set a tone for the rest of the house,” says one interior designer.

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Discover the Home’s Past the Seller Won’t Tell You

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 17, 2018 - 12:00am

Some states don’t require sellers to disclose property stigmas, such as violent crime that occurred on the premises or paranormal activity. Here’s how you can help buyers uncover the truth.

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Study: ‘Green’ Homes Sell for More, Depending on the Agent

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 16, 2018 - 12:00am

For sellers giving their homes environmentally friendly upgrades, recent studies show the owners' profit at resale may also rely on their chosen real estate professional.

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Warning Signs That Your Client Is Getting Cold Feet

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 16, 2018 - 12:00am

As a real estate professional, how can you tell if your buyer or seller is about to bail on a deal?

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Stacking Up Yard Sizes by State

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 16, 2018 - 12:00am

The average residential lawn in America is about a quarter of an acre, but the number can vary greatly depending on where you live.

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America’s 5 Most Historic Cities ‘May Hold Value Better’

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 15, 2018 - 12:00am

Some home buyers may be drawn to the cachet of owning a property with a rich historical past, but there are more benefits than status.

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Is Using Equity to Delay Social Security a Good Strategy?

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 15, 2018 - 12:00am

Some older homeowners are taking out reverse mortgages to fund their daily living expenses while shoring up more financial benefits from the government. But the ramifications of this are unclear.

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High Debt-to-Income Ratios Prompt More Mortgage Denials

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 15, 2018 - 12:00am

Lenders turned away nearly one in 10 mortgage applicants in 2017, according to real estate data firm CoreLogic.

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