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Farm Life in the ’Burbs Is a Hot Commodity

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 9, 2017 - 11:00pm

The suburban “agrihood” first sprouted as an alternative to golf-course communities, but now developers are realizing that these farm-...

Categories: Real Estate

Owners Say Their Homes Are Worth More

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 9, 2017 - 11:00pm

Appraisers’ valuations are continuing to fall short of expectations, but the gap is narrowing. 

Categories: Real Estate

Luxury Home Prices Soar Even More

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 8, 2017 - 11:00pm

"The housing shortage is now affecting the top of the housing market,” says the economist of one brokerage. 

Categories: Real Estate

Consumers Fear Another Housing Bubble

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 8, 2017 - 11:00pm

A new survey reveals some growing concerns among consumers about home prices and how they may even be influencing their decisions to sell or buy...

Categories: Real Estate

Loan Demand Gets a Lift From Rate Drop

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 8, 2017 - 11:00pm

Interest rates dropped last week, giving homeowners and home buyers more incentive to lock in a rate as they apply for a mortgage.

Categories: Real Estate

On Second Thought, Don’t Make Passwords Difficult

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 8, 2017 - 11:00pm

Password guru Bill Burr now says he was wrong, and there are better ways to strengthen passwords than by filling with random numbers and symbols....

Categories: Real Estate

The Priciest Listing in U.S. May Look Familiar

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 8, 2017 - 11:00pm

Listed for $350 million, this Beverly Hills mansion is now the most expensive home for sale in the U.S., and it may have a lot of TV fans....

Categories: Real Estate

A Cruel Season for Buyers

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 7, 2017 - 11:00pm

Typically, the housing market starts to slow in the late summer and prices drop slightly. But so far that hasn’t been the case.

Categories: Real Estate

4 Ways to Curb Your Lateness

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 7, 2017 - 11:00pm

Stop making your clients or family wait for you. Sure, life happens, but learn steps you can take to be more on time.

Categories: Real Estate

5 Financial To-Dos for First-Time Buyers

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 7, 2017 - 11:00pm

Here’s a checklist to help home shoppers get their finances in order before they start their first house hunt. 

Categories: Real Estate

Don’t Ever Let Your Sellers Utter These Words

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 7, 2017 - 11:00pm

You made it all the way to closing day, but it’s not over yet. Your client can still stick their foot in their mouth and jeopardize the...

Categories: Real Estate

Millennials Find Moving Back Home Pays Off

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 7, 2017 - 11:00pm

Don’t judge them for moving in with their parents. The evidence is starting to show that these young people have made a smart financial...

Categories: Real Estate

Midwest Is Best—for Kids

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 7, 2017 - 11:00pm

Learn what this region of the country has to offer young families that others lack. 

Categories: Real Estate

The Demand for Land Widens

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 6, 2017 - 11:00pm

Finding suitable land at a reasonable price is posing a big challenge for the real estate market. On the other hand, current landowners are...

Categories: Real Estate

The Home Designs Gaining, Losing Popularity

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 6, 2017 - 11:00pm

Do buyers still want granite countertops in the kitchen or tile floors in the bathroom? Find out the materials that are hot or not in new-home...

Categories: Real Estate

5 Hidden Costs Making Tiny Homes Expensive

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 6, 2017 - 11:00pm

“Tiny house regret is becoming a thing, as homeowners who downsized to the extreme to...

Categories: Real Estate

Lenders Further Relax Standards as Prices Soar

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 6, 2017 - 11:00pm

Some industry experts say this won’t be a repeat of the free-wheeling days that led to the last housing crash, but others are raising alarms...

Categories: Real Estate

Is the Demise of 1% Loans a Good Thing?

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 6, 2017 - 11:00pm

Home buyers using Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s low down payment programs, which will go by the wayside in November, often end up paying more...

Categories: Real Estate

Bidding Wars: Don’t Blindly Take Highest Offer

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 6, 2017 - 11:00pm

As home prices rapidly increase, make sure your sellers understand that offers with an appraisal contingency could be a gamble.

Categories: Real Estate

8 Best Cities for Aging in Place

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 6, 2017 - 11:00pm

Retiring baby boomers are modifying their homes so they can live independently for as long as possible. These places have the most listings...

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