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NAR Daily News Magazine

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Each weekday, REALTOR ® Magazine applies a real estate lens to top headlines from major news sources and trend reports, alongside timely updates from NAR.
Updated: 1 hour 31 min ago

More Borrowers Caught Lying About Income

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. 

Categories: Real Estate

Coldwell Banker Events Facilitated 20,000 Pet Adoptions

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.

Categories: Real Estate

Denver Wants to Turn Low-Income Owners Into Landlords

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.

Categories: Real Estate

Mortgage Rates Drop Slightly for First Time in 5 Weeks

October 5, 2018 - 12:00am

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

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Report: Homes Hit Least Affordable Level in 10 Years

October 5, 2018 - 12:00am

Most of the counties analyzed had homes that were pricier than the long-term affordability averages for the county.

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IRS: Business Meals Are Still Deductible

October 4, 2018 - 12:00am

The tax reform law ended deductions for business-related entertainment, amusement, or recreation but created uncertainty about associated food and beverage expenses.

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Could Robots Fill Labor Gaps in Construction?

October 4, 2018 - 12:00am

Researchers are testing humanoid bots to see if they could help homebuilders stay on track with new-home projects.

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Real Estate Market Prepares for Burst of New Listings

October 4, 2018 - 12:00am

The inventory crisis reaches a “crucial inflection point,” signaling the possible end of years-long housing shortages, according to realtor.com®.

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5 Myths That Keep Buyers on the Sidelines

October 4, 2018 - 12:00am

Your clients may have these misconceptions about purchasing a home, which could cause them to miss out on the right property.

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Women, Millennials Most Likely to Face This Delay Into Homeownership

October 3, 2018 - 12:00am

They show a high willingness to buy, but this debt is proving to be a big obstacle in their home purchase.

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Where Can You Find the Biggest Homes?

October 3, 2018 - 12:00am

For home shoppers who are in search of a supersized home, head to the South.

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Beware of Hogweed in Backyards: It Can Burn and Blind You

October 3, 2018 - 12:00am

Hogweed is popping up in more backyards, and environmental agencies are warning of the dangers of coming into contact with it.

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A Nod of Appreciation to 2018 Good Neighbor Winners

October 3, 2018 - 12:00am

These real estate pros have gone above and beyond the call of duty with their outreach and volunteer programs within their communities and beyond. NAR honors this year’s winners and honorable mentions.6

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Rising Rents Spark Protests From Residents

October 2, 2018 - 12:00am

Some tenants are turning to rent strikes to fight back against the price hikes.

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LGBT Buyers Fear Discrimination

October 2, 2018 - 12:00am

Those fears over prejudice may be holding back a significant share of LGBT renters from buying, a new survey from Freddie Mac finds.

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Homeowners Wait on Prices to Leverage Current Home

October 2, 2018 - 12:00am

Some homeowners are holding back on selling, hoping they’ll be able to afford a larger down payment on their next home.

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Will the Housing Market Pass or Fail the ‘5 Percent’ Test?

October 2, 2018 - 12:00am

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is inching closer to the 5 percent range, which will be a big test of affordability on the housing market.

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Airbnb Guests in N.J. Use Agents to Avoid Occupancy Tax

October 1, 2018 - 12:00am

A loophole in state law allows users of short-term rental sites to save money on accommodations if they book through a real estate professional.

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Amazon Partners With Builders to Put Alexa in New Homes

October 1, 2018 - 12:00am

The online retailer aims to make its voice assistant a standard smart-home feature in newly constructed properties.

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High-Earning Millennials Driving Demand in Hottest ZIPs

October 1, 2018 - 12:00am

They’re increasingly attracted to smaller, suburban areas, where homes are spending nearly 10 percent less time on the market.

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