Real Estate

Mortgage Rates Take a Breather from Hikes

NAR Daily News Magazine - 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 Magazine - 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 Magazine - 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 Magazine - 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 Magazine - 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 Magazine - 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 Magazine - 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 Magazine - 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 Magazine - 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 Magazine - 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 Magazine - 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 Magazine - 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 Magazine - 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 Magazine - 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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Homeowners May Be Overconfident in Remodeling Skills

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

Pop culture and design TV shows could be causing a bigger appetite for DIYing in home renovation projects.

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Amazon Finally Settles on Two Cities for HQ2

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

After a yearlong search, the retail giant has chosen two East Coast spots for its new headquarters. Officials claim a housing boom is on the horizon.

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Where More Than Half of Properties Remain Underwater

NAR Daily News Magazine - November 12, 2018 - 1:00am

A large number of homeowners in some pockets of the country still owe more on their mortgage than their homes are worth.

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4 Buyer Regrets After Purchasing a Rehab

NAR Daily News Magazine - November 12, 2018 - 1:00am

Extensive remodeling projects can turn into nightmares without proper planning. One writer reveals the mistakes she made during her own journey.

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FSBO Transactions Hit New Record Low

NAR Daily News Magazine - November 12, 2018 - 1:00am

More sellers than ever are turning to the services of a real estate professional to get their homes sold.

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The City Where Locals Don’t Want to Leave

NAR Daily News Magazine - November 12, 2018 - 1:00am

It’s also the city that is most popular with out-of-towners who want to move in.

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