Real Estate

Cities Look to Uber, Lyft to Support Affordable Housing

NAR Daily News - 19 hours 41 min ago

Seattle is one metro pondering a new tax on ride sharing to generate revenue that would help expand housing options.

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Hot Investment Markets to Watch in 2020

NAR Daily News - 19 hours 41 min ago

Where can your investors find the best deals next year? Find out in the Urban Land Institute’s latest report on emerging real estate trends.

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Mortgage Rates Post Biggest Jump in Nearly a Year

NAR Daily News - 19 hours 41 min ago

Why your buyers shouldn’t panic.

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‘Black Friday’ for Home Buying Is Near

NAR Daily News - 19 hours 41 min ago

The week of Sept. 22, which marks the beginning of fall, is the best time of year to buy a home, according to a new realtor.com® analysis.

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Home Sales Up for Second Consecutive Month

NAR Daily News - September 19, 2019 - 1:00am

However, another decrease in inventory continues to push up home prices. Read more from NAR’s latest housing report.

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Cyberattack on Corcoran Group Another Wake-Up Call to Industry

NAR Daily News - September 19, 2019 - 1:00am

Leaked data on agent splits at the brokerage serves as an industry reminder of growing online security threats.

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Report: Profitable Flips Are Decreasing

NAR Daily News - September 19, 2019 - 1:00am

“[Less profit in home flipping is] another marker that the postrecession housing boom is softening or may be coming to an end,” says a spokesman with ATTOM Data Solutions.

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Brokerages Help Sellers Tackle Home Improvement Projects

NAR Daily News - September 19, 2019 - 1:00am

More real estate groups are offering programs to front the costs of helping spruce up properties before they’re listed for those who are selling.

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More New Homes Are Entering the Pipeline

NAR Daily News - September 19, 2019 - 1:00am

Housing starts jump to a 12-year high. Will the upswing last?

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How Consumers Will Benefit From Latest Fed Rate Cut

NAR Daily News - September 19, 2019 - 1:00am

Historically low mortgage rates likely won't budge much after the Fed's move.

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Single-Family Homes Continue to Lead Rental Market

NAR Daily News - September 18, 2019 - 1:00am

Rent increases on entry-level properties are being driven by increased demand, according to a new report.

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NAR Joins Calls to Extend Terrorism Risk Insurance Act

NAR Daily News - September 18, 2019 - 1:00am

The bill is critical to support the commercial real estate sector, among other industries, a coalition says.

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Americans’ Debt Anxiety Is Real

NAR Daily News - September 18, 2019 - 1:00am

Many Americans say debt is making them feel continually anxious and even ill, a new survey finds.

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Do Personality Tests Prove You're the Right Agent?

NAR Daily News - September 18, 2019 - 1:00am

Several real estate brokerages expanding their teams have turned to individual assessments to round out the personalities. But are the tests valid?

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FICO Scores Surge to Record High

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

Credit scores are rising, which is good news for mortgage shoppers trying to snag the lowest rates.

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A Quarter of Markets Still Shy of Pre-Recession Levels

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

See the 10 markets that have recovered the most and the least from the Great Recession.

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Rents Are Moving Higher, But at a Slower Pace

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

High demand and slowing construction are pushing national rents higher across cities of all sizes, according to new data.

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Couples Wanting a ‘Sleep Divorce’ Desire Double Bedrooms

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

Up to a quarter of married couples sleep in different beds, while 10% admit they have their own bedrooms.

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Owners Are Miscalculating Home Improvement Budgets

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

Homeowners’ estimates for costly remodeling projects tend to be off by thousands of dollars.

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Whole-House Electrical Surge Protection is Coming

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

The 2020 National Electrical Code recommends whole-house surge protection to safeguard appliances and smart devices from storm-related power surges. Find out what that will mean for your clients.

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