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Shutdown Over, But Real Estate Not in Clear

January 22, 2018 - 12:00am

Congress passes a short-term funding bill to reopen the government for three weeks, but if a shutdown happens again, there may be consequences for...

Categories: Real Estate

3 Ways Your Buyers Can Prevent Wire Fraud

January 22, 2018 - 12:00am

NAR is teaming up with the FBI and brokerage Realty Executives International to educate the industry on how to identify and help clients avoid...

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7 ZIPs That Exemplify Suburban Comeback

January 22, 2018 - 12:00am

For the first time in a decade, the number of Americans living in suburbs grew faster than that of urban dwellers in 2017, buoyed by young...

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Pros and Cons of Having Amazon HQ2 in Town

January 22, 2018 - 12:00am

Housing will get an immediate boost in the city Amazon chooses as the home base for its second headquarters, but the move could bring some...

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Average Foreclosure Timelines Soar

January 22, 2018 - 12:00am

It’s taking an average of more than 1,000 days nationwide to foreclose on a home. These are the states and counties where it’s taking...

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Preservationists Lose Fight to Save Wright Building

January 22, 2018 - 12:00am

A Frank Lloyd Wright building in Whitefish, Mont., that was bulldozed earlier this month reportedly is the first structure designed by the...

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Why Your Clients Hate Automated Messages

January 19, 2018 - 12:00am

Only 14 percent of consumers say they will respond to a message they perceive to be automated, while the rest say they’ll ignore it and move...

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Have We Seen the Last of 3% Mortgage Rates?

January 19, 2018 - 12:00am

For the first time since last summer, the 30-year fixed rate mortgage shot above 4 percent.

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Where Amazon’s HQ2 May Help Housing Most

January 19, 2018 - 12:00am

As the tech giant eyes 20 cities as finalists to be the home base of its second headquarters, these are the markets that stand to gain the most...

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‘Disappointing’ Housing Starts Close Out 2017

January 19, 2018 - 12:00am

Fewer new homes entered the construction pipeline at the end of 2017, further depressing already low inventory levels in many markets.

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6 Steps to Update Your Company Culture

January 19, 2018 - 12:00am

Changing with the times is important to a brokerage’s long-term success. If your company needs a refresh, here’s how to get there.

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Zillow Faces New Lawsuit Over ‘Zestimates’

January 19, 2018 - 12:00am

In a lawsuit filed this week, a New Jersey brokerage is accusing Zillow of hiding its home valuation tool on certain residential listings at the...

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NAR Leaders Are Well-Represented in Power Rankings

January 18, 2018 - 12:00am

Elizabeth Mendenhall is the first NAR president to be named twice to the prestigious list of real estate industry leaders.

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Fannie Offers ‘Healthy Housing’ Incentive

January 18, 2018 - 12:00am

A new program gives financial motives to multifamily owners who are providing services that improve the health and well-being of tenants...

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Report: Homes Are Getting Even Less Affordable

January 18, 2018 - 12:00am

All four regions saw a decrease in affordability compared to a year ago, with the Midwest seeing the deepest cut.

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Foreclosed Homes Dip to 12-Year Low

January 18, 2018 - 12:00am

Foreclosure activity plunged in 2017, and the distressed properties remain increasingly difficult to find in many markets. 

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Housing Advocates Push for Rent Control

January 18, 2018 - 12:00am

With rising rents, advocacy groups are urging lawmakers to pass laws that cap just how much rents can go up.

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Study: Top 10 Most Trusted Builders

January 18, 2018 - 12:00am

See the homebuilders that consumers depend on the most. 

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Loan Demand Jumps Over Fears?

January 17, 2018 - 12:00am

Interest rates are on the rise but mortgage applications are still rising, a change from normal patterns. 

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Builders Reveal Top 10 Biggest Concerns

January 17, 2018 - 12:00am

Homebuilding still isn't proceeding fast enough to keep up with the demand. Why not? Builders point to several reasons.

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