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Real Estate

Midsized Markets Poised for Investment Boom in 2019

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 11, 2018 - 12:00am

Underdeveloped and underserved areas of the country may soon see more opportunities to attract diverse workers and spark demand for housing, according to the Urban Land Institute’s 2019 Emerging Trends report.

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Foreclosures Sink to 13-Year Low

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 11, 2018 - 12:00am

More foreclosed homes are disappearing from community listings, but there are a few pockets where you can still find them.

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Millennials: Homebuying, Retiring Prioritized Over Marriage

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 11, 2018 - 12:00am

The younger generation of buyers say owning a home is a milestone that defines their success, according to Bank of America’s Homebuyer Insights Report.

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Hurricane Michael: ‘Worst Storm Ever to Hit Florida Panhandle’

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 11, 2018 - 12:00am

“We’re Floridians—we know that disasters can happen at any time,” says the Florida REALTORS® president. But will the state be ready for 200 miles of destruction?

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How Redevelopment Can Stay True to Community Culture

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 11, 2018 - 12:00am

Property reuse projects are most successful when developers put less emphasis on ROI and focus more on preserving and enhancing neighborhood character through redevelopment, architecture thought leaders say.

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Is Largest U.S. Home Builder Pulling Back?

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 10, 2018 - 12:00am

Lennar is considering selling its real estate lending arm, Rialto Capital, in an apparent bid to concentrate on its core business in what some see as a softening market. 

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Latest Luxe Amenity? Panic Rooms

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 10, 2018 - 12:00am

Homeowners are rushing to add bulletproof fortresses to their homes in the Hamptons in New York, as fears rise there over Salvadoran gang MS-13.

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84k Homes Now at Risk of Hurricane Michael

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 10, 2018 - 12:00am

If you know any Florida homeowners, tell them to get to safe ground and check their insurance. Meteorologists warn the hurricane could become the strongest storm in history to strike the Florida Panhandle.

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What Buyers Should Ask After a Home Inspection

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 9, 2018 - 12:00am

Advise your buyers to seek clarification on anything the home inspector may have found in order to move forward confidently.

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Video: Brokerage Teaches How to ‘Duffy’ With $45M Listing

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 9, 2018 - 12:00am

The listing agent spent $50,000 to create a music video with hip-hop artists to show off this high-priced waterfront home. 

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Two-Thirds of Buyers Fail to Shop Around for a Mortgage

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 9, 2018 - 12:00am

The lack of buyers perusing rates may be causing more confusion over which mortgage is right for them, a new study finds.

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Plan to House Teachers in Schools Draws Backlash

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 8, 2018 - 12:00am

Housing costs have soared higher than what many teachers can comfortably afford in San Jose, Calif. But the local school district's affordable housing plan is drawing criticism from parents and neighborhood residents.

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Vacation-Home Markets That Offer High ROI

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 8, 2018 - 12:00am

Find out which cities offer the most lucrative second-home investments, where sellers stand to cash out with some of the largest profits.

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Where Rent May Increase By $300 Over the Next Year

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 8, 2018 - 12:00am

In some cities, renters may end up having to pay hundreds of dollars more in rent over the next 12 months.

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Lawmakers Call for Investigation Into All-Cash Deals

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 8, 2018 - 12:00am

Two senators are leading the charge to force the government to do more to identify and prevent money laundering in the high-end housing market. 

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Could an Old Cruise Ship Provide Affordable Housing?

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 8, 2018 - 12:00am

One nonprofit in Portland, Maine, offers an unconventional solution to the area's growing affordability crisis.

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More Borrowers Caught Lying About Income

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 8, 2018 - 12:00am

The lending industry warns that lying on loan applications is a growing problem, with websites popping up to help borrowers get away with it. 

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Coldwell Banker Events Facilitated 20,000 Pet Adoptions

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 5, 2018 - 12:00am

Mark your calendars: affiliate offices across the country are hosting pet adoption events during the weekend of Oct. 13-14.

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Denver Wants to Turn Low-Income Owners Into Landlords

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 5, 2018 - 12:00am

A new program being piloted in west Denver sets out to help low-earning homeowners build accessory “granny flats” onto their homes for renting out in order to earn extra money and also address the housing shortage.

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Mortgage Rates Drop Slightly for First Time in 5 Weeks

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 5, 2018 - 12:00am

Borrowers saw a slight cool down this week following last week’s seven-year high.

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