Real Estate

More Homeowners Add ADUs, Other Improvements

NAR Daily News - November 19, 2018 - 1:00am

Potential sellers appear to be spending more on property upgrades while waiting for the right time to put their homes on the market.

 
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Buyers May Find Relief in Cooling Housing Market

NAR Daily News - November 19, 2018 - 1:00am

Sellers are cutting prices to better compete in a slowing market, providing opportunities for would-be buyers to jump into the market.

 
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Tulsa Offers $10K to Relocating Remote Workers

NAR Daily News - November 19, 2018 - 1:00am

It’s the latest metro joining the ranks of cities who are using cash incentives to appeal to young would-be residents.

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Study: Homeownership Delay Hurts Financial Health

NAR Daily News - November 19, 2018 - 1:00am

Millennials who put off buying a home may be severely curtailing their ability to build wealth over their lifetimes, according to the Urban Institute.

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Report: Architectural Design Aids Obesity

NAR Daily News - November 19, 2018 - 1:00am

Common layouts of interior spaces in both public and private properties do not encourage physical activity, according to a new report.

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Inflated Appraisals May Force FHA to Raise Borrowing Costs

NAR Daily News - November 19, 2018 - 1:00am

Overvalued homes are partly responsible for what the agency expects to be a $14.4 billion loss in mortgage insurance over the next few years.

 
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Mortgage Rates Take a Breather from Hikes

NAR Daily News - November 16, 2018 - 1:00am

Mortgage rates mostly held stable this week—a welcome relief for home buyers.

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Incomes Are Surging for Commercial REALTORS®

NAR Daily News - November 16, 2018 - 1:00am

It’s a good time to be in commercial real estate—more pros are reporting upped sales and higher profits.

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Housing Predictions and Stats for Amazon’s HQ2

NAR Daily News - November 16, 2018 - 1:00am

Crystal City, Va., and Long Island City, N.Y., are poised for big real estate booms.

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More Ultra-Luxury Real Estate Hits the Auction Block

NAR Daily News - November 15, 2018 - 1:00am

The number of multimillion-dollar homes that have sold at an auction in the past year has nearly doubled.

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Survey: Owners Stressed From Surprise Home Repairs

NAR Daily News - November 15, 2018 - 1:00am

“Unexpected home repair costs can be a nightmare, especially for first-time home buyers,” says Holden Lewis, NerdWallet’s home expert.

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More Buyers Reach for ARMs in High-Priced Markets

NAR Daily News - November 15, 2018 - 1:00am

As mortgage rates rise, some consumers in expensive metros may turn to adjustable-rate mortgages to curb costs. 

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Why Kitchen and Bath Remodels Could Take Longer

NAR Daily News - November 15, 2018 - 1:00am

Installers, carpenters, and kitchen and bath designers are among the toughest jobs to fill, and a new report finds many projects are being prolonged or delayed.

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Americans Shift Their Perceptions of the Housing Market

NAR Daily News - November 14, 2018 - 1:00am

A new survey reveals “some concerning evidence about the changing psychology of the housing market,” says housing economist Robert Shiller.

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6 Master Bathroom Trends to Watch

NAR Daily News - November 14, 2018 - 1:00am

Grays, mixed metals, and farmhouse styles: Find out the latest trends sprucing up the master bath.

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Scammer Pretends to Be Broker to Dupe Female Agents

NAR Daily News - November 14, 2018 - 1:00am

Female real estate professionals in Southern Massachusetts are reportedly receiving suspicious text messages from a person trying to trick them into arranging private meetings.

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Report Cautions Housing Crisis Looms From Nation’s Older Households

NAR Daily News - November 14, 2018 - 1:00am

More than half of all households are now headed by someone 50 or older. Gaps in affordable and accessible housing for this growing population is alarming, a new report warns.

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How to Rank on Page One of Google Results

NAR Daily News - November 13, 2018 - 1:00am

Strategies to make your real estate website as visible as possible to online house hunters.

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Where Buyers With $60k Income Can Score a Home

NAR Daily News - November 13, 2018 - 1:00am

Realtor.com®’s data team identifies the cities where the middle class is most likely to be able to afford to buy a home and has plenty of choices.

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Survey: Consumers’ Highest-Rated Lenders

NAR Daily News - November 13, 2018 - 1:00am

J.D. Power’s 2018 U.S. Primary Mortgage Origination Satisfaction Survey finds which mortgage lenders are ranking the highest in customer satisfaction.

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