Real Estate

Consumers Say Housing Is a Strong Financial Investment

NAR Daily News Magazine - May 23, 2019 - 1:00am

Renters are more eager to buy, and current homeowners want to invest more in their properties, according to a new Federal Reserve survey.

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More Homeowners Consider Adding a ‘Granny Flat’

NAR Daily News Magazine - May 23, 2019 - 1:00am

Home improvement professionals say they’re fielding more inquiries from homeowners about adding accessory dwelling units to their properties.

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Survey: Tax Changes Haven’t Held Buyers Back

NAR Daily News Magazine - May 23, 2019 - 1:00am

Less than half of home buyers say the tax law, which put caps on deductions related to homeownership, is influencing their property search.

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3 Design Tricks to Enlarge Small Outdoor Spaces

NAR Daily News Magazine - May 23, 2019 - 1:00am

Is your listing’s yard tight on space? Use these tips to make it appear less cramped.

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Renters’ 10 Most-Requested Amenities

NAR Daily News Magazine - May 22, 2019 - 1:00am

Some items may have been traditionally considered “nice to have” but are becoming “must-haves.”

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Baby Boomers: Who Needs to Downsize?

NAR Daily News Magazine - May 22, 2019 - 1:00am

A growing number of seniors are choosing to remain in the homes where they raised their children, according to a new survey.

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Freddie: Mortgage Rates Won’t Go as High as We Thought

NAR Daily News Magazine - May 22, 2019 - 1:00am

Combined with a strong labor market, low unemployment, and modest wage growth, housing may get a boost this year.

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Top Reasons Americans are Moving

NAR Daily News Magazine - May 22, 2019 - 1:00am

Learn the biggest compromises potential home buyers make when searching for a property.

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Room for Real Estate Pros in Facebook’s ‘Living Room’?

NAR Daily News Magazine - May 22, 2019 - 1:00am

The social network’s latest redesign may make it tougher for agents and brokers to reach potential clients who are not already in their inner circles.

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6th REALTOR® University Graduating Class Earns Degrees

NAR Daily News Magazine - May 21, 2019 - 1:00am

Ten graduates received their Master of Real Estate diplomas.

From the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo, May 13-18, Washington, D.C.

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Better Protect Properties in These Mosquito Hotbed Cities

NAR Daily News Magazine - May 21, 2019 - 1:00am

Make properties less appealing to the bloodsucking insects. Here’s how.

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Shopping for a New Home? The Builders to Watch

NAR Daily News Magazine - May 21, 2019 - 1:00am

The fastest-growing builders in the nation are those who’ve been catering to the lower range of the price spectrum.

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FHA Commissioner: New Rules Coming to Ease Condo Policies

NAR Daily News Magazine - May 21, 2019 - 1:00am

Condo rules have been long awaited by the real estate industry to help give a boost to housing inventories and affordability. FHA Commissioner Brian Montgomery says final rules are now under review.

From the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo, May 13-18, Washington, D.C.

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The Home Trends You May Regret in 20 Years

NAR Daily News Magazine - May 21, 2019 - 1:00am

Home trends come and go, but which ones are most prime for falling out of favor?

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Where a $1K Monthly Mortgage Is Most Possible

NAR Daily News Magazine - May 20, 2019 - 1:00am

The median cost for a home loan is up because of higher home prices. But you can still score a bargain in these areas. 

 
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Calif. Couple Fined $600K for Uprooting, Killing Ancient Tree

NAR Daily News Magazine - May 20, 2019 - 1:00am

It may be your yard, but you can’t dig up history—according to one Sonoma County judge.

 
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Homeowners’ Top Neighborhood Gripes

NAR Daily News Magazine - May 20, 2019 - 1:00am

Choosing the wrong area to live in can make for a very unhappy homeowner. Find out the biggest location pet peeves.

 
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NAR’s Popular Ad Campaign Gets Nod for 3 More Years

NAR Daily News Magazine - May 18, 2019 - 1:00am

Association directors take actions on Code of Ethics, MLS, and other policies—and approve three more years of national advertising.

From the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo, May 13-18, Washington, D.C.

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President Trump: Real Estate ‘Is in My Blood’

NAR Daily News Magazine - May 17, 2019 - 1:00am

His hour-long speech was the first address to REALTORS® by a sitting president in 14 years.

From the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo, May 13-18, Washington, D.C.

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Yun’s Economic Outlook: Who Could Ask for More?

NAR Daily News Magazine - May 17, 2019 - 1:00am

NAR’s chief economist offers an upbeat assessment with only a few storm clouds, including uneasiness about the U.S. trade disputes with China.

From the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo, May 13-18, Washington, D.C.

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