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Owners Get Real About Home Values

January 16, 2018 - 1:00am

A chart shows the difference between homeowners and appraisers’ perceptions on the value of properties, as seen in the nation...

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Real Estate Agent Among Those Killed in Mudslides

January 12, 2018 - 1:00am

Rebecca Riskin, a REALTOR® and founder of Riskin Partners in Santa Barbara, Calif., was killed this week when mudslides tore through a...

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Employers Can Now Add to Down Payments

January 12, 2018 - 1:00am

A new program allows employers to contribute toward workers’ down payment on a home, similar to the way  companies contribute...

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Buying Better Than Renting in 54% of Markets

January 12, 2018 - 1:00am

Despite rising prices, buying a home is still more favorable for consumers than paying skyrocketing rents in many U.S. counties.

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Seller Willing to Accept $45M—and Bitcoins

January 12, 2018 - 1:00am

The cryptocurrency is finding a place in real estate transactions across the globe.

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Mortgage Rates Rise Across the Board

January 12, 2018 - 1:00am

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is nearing 4 percent, but still remains well below its average from a year ago.

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Understanding A Client’s Unspoken Words

January 12, 2018 - 1:00am

Look for these nonverbal cues to understand what your clients are really communicating.

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California Brokers: MLSs Need to Catch Up

January 11, 2018 - 1:00am

During a panel discussion Wednesday, MLS executives and real estate professionals aired concerns over whether the industry can move fast enough to...

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How Technology Influences Your Commission

January 10, 2018 - 1:00am

“Technology has helped the real estate industry better compete and to justify to consumers why they still need to pay a commission to an...

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When It’s Time to Increase Your List Price

January 10, 2018 - 1:00am

In some situations, it might make sense to actually ask for more to get buyers’ attention.

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Consumers Don’t Expect to Move This Year

January 10, 2018 - 1:00am

The majority of prospective buyers and current homeowners say they will likely stay put because of continued housing affordability challenges.

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Buyers Betting on Bigger Down Payments

January 10, 2018 - 1:00am

With steep competition, some buyers are scrambling to come up with larger down payments to gain a competitive edge.

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Denver Offers Extra Housing to Working Class

January 10, 2018 - 1:00am

Denver is utilizing its overflow of high-end rental apartments to house teachers, medical technicians, and others who are unable to...

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Storage Tops Kitchen Uses, Owners Say

January 9, 2018 - 1:00am

The majority of homeowners recently surveyed prioritized storage over all the other functions of their kitchens, according to a new survey by...

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Where You Most Have to Worry About Bedbugs

January 9, 2018 - 1:00am

Take steps to protect your home, especially if you live in one of these cities. 

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4 Growth Areas for Homebuilding in 2018

January 9, 2018 - 1:00am

A growing economy, along with positive demographic trends, bodes well for the housing market in the new year, even as affordability challenges...

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Best Places to Buy Rental Properties This Winter

January 9, 2018 - 1:00am

“For the second year in a row, our study found that the wintertime is the best season to acquire rental properties,” says HomeUnion...

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Changes in Leadership at LeadingRE

January 9, 2018 - 1:00am

Pam O’Connor, founding president and CEO of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, plans to retire this year.

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5G Is Coming: Why You Should Care

January 9, 2018 - 1:00am

The superfast wireless technology is expected to turbocharge your devices with lightning-like speeds. 

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Rates Rose at End of 2017 But Buyers Undeterred

January 9, 2018 - 1:00am

Mortgage rates rose to the highest average in months at the end of 2017, but home buyer applications still posted an uptick.

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