Real Estate

Oregon’s Push for Statewide Rent Control Worries Experts

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 28, 2019 - 2:00am

The legislation would make Oregon the first state to impose statewide rent control. Here's why industry leaders are critical of the measure.

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3 Common Mistakes When Buying for the First Time

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 28, 2019 - 2:00am

Newbies to the market can be prone to slipping up, so be proactive and pass along these warnings.

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Study: Housing Market Posts Huge Strides Over Past Decade

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 28, 2019 - 2:00am

In most places, home values now exceed their former 2006 peaks.

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Spring Is in the Air: More Homes Going Up for Sale

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 28, 2019 - 2:00am

Buyers may get more choices in the upcoming season, but only in certain price brackets.

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What’s Behind the Latest Boost in Contract Signings?

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 27, 2019 - 2:00am

Pending home sales rebounded in January as all four major regions of the U.S. saw an uptick in contract signings. Here’s why.

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‘Bank of Mom and Dad’ Could Rank High as Mortgage Lender

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 27, 2019 - 2:00am

A striking number of young adults are receiving financial help from their family and friends to buy their first home, a new study finds.

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11 Million Tax Filers to Face Property Tax Cap, Audit Reveals

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 27, 2019 - 2:00am

However, tax filers who reach the SALT limit won’t necessarily see a rise in their total tax bill.

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The New-Home Pipeline Takes Another Hit

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 27, 2019 - 2:00am

Fewer new homes are being built around the country, despite desperate calls from the housing industry to build more.

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‘We’ll Sell You Part of the Home’: New Real Estate Pitch?

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 27, 2019 - 2:00am

A company that markets single-family rental homes is making news headlines with its unique proposition to investors.

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6 Tips for Staging a Home in the Winter

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 26, 2019 - 2:00am

Even in cold, snowy, or icy weather, real estate professionals can do a lot to make a property more appealing to potential buyers.

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Where Foreclosures Surprisingly Are Picking Up

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 26, 2019 - 2:00am

Foreclosures are not nearly as prevalent as they were during the housing crisis in 2008. But they’re becoming more frequent in these counties.

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Baby Boomers to Drive Home Design Over the Next Decade

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 26, 2019 - 2:00am

More aging-in-place features and shared living could be coming to the housing industry.

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Be Cautious About Renos Without Permits

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 26, 2019 - 2:00am

Some homeowners bypass the permit process when they remodel their home, but that can come back to haunt them when they go to sell.

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How Much Do Buyers Want Green vs. Non-Green Features?

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 25, 2019 - 2:00am

The way you market green home features has an effect on how house hunters perceive them and whether they’ll pay more for an eco-friendly property.

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Study: Broken Hearts Send Young Adults Back Home

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 25, 2019 - 2:00am

Along with student loan debt and rising housing costs, millennials say the end of a relationship is a big reason to return to their parents’ nest.

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Worldwide Crackdown on Money Laundering in Real Estate

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 25, 2019 - 2:00am

Several countries, including the United States, are passing laws to make it harder for fraudsters to hide behind shell companies when purchasing homes.

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The 10 Most Innovative Real Estate Firms

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 25, 2019 - 2:00am

Fast Company ranks brokerages that have had the “most profound” impact on the real estate industry and culture.

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Now Showing on a Screen Near You: REALTOR® Pride

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 25, 2019 - 2:00am

The ‘That’s Who We R’ campaign, which launches Monday, highlights your value to clients and communities.

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5 Hints at the Future of Home Design

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 25, 2019 - 2:00am

The 2019 International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas revealed design schemes home buyers will be looking for next, including bolder colors and brass accents.

 
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Tubs and Laundry Rooms Gain Prominence as Builders Update Floor Plans

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 22, 2019 - 2:00am

Builders are focusing on bathrooms and laundry areas as curved stairways and his-and-her closets lose their appeal.

 
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