Real Estate

Slight Gain in Homebuilding Isn’t Enough

NAR Daily News - 14 hours 30 min ago

Although more single-family home construction was underway last month, economists say keeping pace with demand is not feasible.

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What Qualifies as a ‘Dream Neighborhood’?

NAR Daily News - 14 hours 30 min ago

Seventy percent of homeowners say they’re not currently living in their ideal area. Here‘s what they‘re looking for.

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Housing Could Turn Around Weakening Economy

NAR Daily News - 14 hours 30 min ago

The longest economic expansion in the nation’s history—now running at 10 years—may be nearing an end. But real estate could still save it.

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Agent, Buyer Sue Police Over False Arrests During Showing

NAR Daily News - 14 hours 30 min ago

The two men who were detained have sued the city of Cincinnati and three police officers for arresting them after a neighbor falsely assumed they were breaking and entering the listing.

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NAR: Steep Decline in Foreign Buyers Signals Broader Economic Woes

NAR Daily News - July 17, 2019 - 1:00am

“The magnitude of the decline is quite striking, implying less confidence in owning a property in the U.S.,” says NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun.

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Owners Spend More to Spruce Up Newer Homes Than Older Homes

NAR Daily News - July 17, 2019 - 1:00am

Homes are aging in the U.S., but don’t assume the age of a home is prompting more spending.

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Build More Homes or Else ... Get Fined?

NAR Daily News - July 17, 2019 - 1:00am

In a move to address the housing shortage, California cities could face fines of up to $600,000 per month if they don’t start building more homes for their residents.

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Black Homeownership Plunges to Record Low

NAR Daily News - July 17, 2019 - 1:00am

The homeownership rate of black Americans hit an all-time low in the first quarter of this year as black communities continue to recover financially from the housing crisis.

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Record-Setting Sale Was No Fluke

NAR Daily News - July 17, 2019 - 1:00am

More mega sales are coming, real estate pros say.

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‘You’re Darned Tootin’ I Can Sell Your House’

NAR Daily News - July 17, 2019 - 1:00am

Real estate pro Michaelle Warner spoofs ’90s classic movies in a series of ads promoting her business.

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3 Tips for Refreshing Your Client Service Skills

NAR Daily News - July 17, 2019 - 1:00am

Whether it’s time to redefine your own habits or examine your brokerage’s tried-and-true methods, these reminders will help agents and brokers ensure quality business interactions.

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Investors Have Their Sights Set on Senior Housing

NAR Daily News - July 16, 2019 - 1:00am

Those investing in real estate are planning to increase their buying in the elderly living segment over the next 12 months, a new report shows.

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Keep Your Eyes Peeled for Google’s New Social Network

NAR Daily News - July 16, 2019 - 1:00am

The shuttering of Google+ hasn’t stopped the online giant from taking another shot at capturing the online social space.

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Bidding Wars Expected to Heat Up Again

NAR Daily News - July 16, 2019 - 1:00am

Home buyers should be ready to face increased competition well into 2020.

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Study: Are Renters Stigmatized?

NAR Daily News - July 16, 2019 - 1:00am

“Some of what we found was surprising,” says the chief economist at Apartment List.

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What ‘Move-In Ready’ Really Means

NAR Daily News - July 16, 2019 - 1:00am

If you’re going to use the phrase to describe your listing, be ready for what most buyers are going to expect.

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Barry Spares New Orleans But Threatens More Flooding

NAR Daily News - July 15, 2019 - 1:00am

The tropical storm could bring flash floods and tornadoes to several states as it moves inland, the National Hurricane Center warns.

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Texas Man Accused of Trying to Buy Home With Fake Check

NAR Daily News - July 15, 2019 - 1:00am

The check in the amount of $262,523 was caught by a real estate pro and an official at First National Bank.

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Survey: Your Commission Is Top Pain Point for Clients

NAR Daily News - July 15, 2019 - 1:00am

Find out what other gripes consumers have about the home buying and selling process.

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Category 5 Storm No Match for House of Plastic Bottles

NAR Daily News - July 15, 2019 - 1:00am

A three-bedroom home made of 612,000 recycled plastic soda bottles can withstand winds up to 326 miles per hour.

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