Real Estate

3 Signs a Neighborhood May Be in Trouble

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 11, 2019 - 1:00am

Here are a few potential red flags to look for when sizing up a neighborhood.

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5 Ways to Future-proof Your Kitchen

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 11, 2019 - 1:00am

A kitchen remodel can be expensive, with a median cost of $60,000. So how do you make sure the redo doesn’t go out of style in a few years?

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Are You Among the 66% of REALTORS® Who Give Back?

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 10, 2019 - 1:00am

NAR has an opportunity for members who want to grow the impact of their charitable efforts.

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Home Prices Outpace Wages in 80% of Cities

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 10, 2019 - 1:00am

Wages are failing to keep pace with rising home prices and it’s greatly affecting affordability, a new study shows.

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15 Housing Markets Outperforming the Rest

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 10, 2019 - 1:00am

Smaller secondary areas that have lower home prices are high in demand, according to a new analysis from realtor.com®.

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Study: 1M Buyers Priced Out if Rates Rise Over 5%

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 10, 2019 - 1:00am

Mortgage rates have been decreasing in recent weeks, but if they reverse course and start to rise again, it could pose trouble for aspiring buyers.

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The Clients Shaping 2019 Housing: Women, Millennials, and Hispanics

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 10, 2019 - 1:00am

The first names associated with these three groups saw a significantly faster rise in home sales growth in 2018, and they’re emerging as a leading force for 2019.

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Chinese Buyers Expand Their Reach in the U.S. Housing Market

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 9, 2019 - 1:00am

They’re moving beyond just luxury markets into lower-priced tiers as they remain a dominant force in many U.S. real estate markets.

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NAR: Federal Shutdown Making Some Buyers Nervous

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 9, 2019 - 1:00am

“The shutdown is causing tangible harm to potential buyers, the real estate market, and economic growth,” warns NAR’s chief economist.

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The Home Remodeling Projects Owners Most Regret

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 9, 2019 - 1:00am

Home improvement projects aren’t as easy as they look on TV. Find out the top projects that homeowners have gotten wrong.

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Century 21 CEO Steps Down, New CEO Named

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 8, 2019 - 1:00am

The leadership change comes at a time when Century 21 has reached its highest years for franchise sales since 2006.

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Mortgage Relief May Give Housing a Winter Boost

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 8, 2019 - 1:00am

Rates have fallen to their lowest averages in eight months, and as word gets out, more potential buyers may come off the sidelines.

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Map: Where Americans Are On the Move

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 8, 2019 - 1:00am

The state that was paying people to relocate there is now the top place new residents moved to in 2018.

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3 No-Cost Ways to Stage a Property

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 8, 2019 - 1:00am

Even without extra funds to spend, you'll find these helpful tips worth using to spruce up a listing for free.

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Where Flips Are Rising Despite Cooling Home Prices

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 7, 2019 - 1:00am

Investors’ opportunities remain strong because there’s still demand for properties in move-in condition.

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3 Home Repairs That Can Save a Sale

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 7, 2019 - 1:00am

What are the most important fixes that support a higher asking price?

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Broker, Homeless Man Create Real Estate Tour de Force

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 7, 2019 - 1:00am

The duo struck an unlikely partnership after a lost $10,000 check facilitated a meeting of the minds.

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Shutdown May Spark Rash of Mortgage Delinquencies

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 7, 2019 - 1:00am

With nearly 5 million government employees and contractors expecting a pause in their paychecks, many could struggle to make loan payments.

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Exploding Refrigerators Prompt Consumer Alerts

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 7, 2019 - 1:00am

Experts say that such incidences, though rare, should no longer be “ignored disasters.”

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Will the Lender Underwrite That ‘Outbuilding?’

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 4, 2019 - 1:00am

For many conventional lenders, rural properties are . . . different.

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