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Each weekday, REALTOR ® Magazine applies a real estate lens to top headlines from major news sources and trend reports, alongside timely updates from NAR.
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Mortgage Rates Remain at All-Time Low

June 26, 2020 - 1:00am

Greater affordability of loans is fueling a resurgence in the number of purchase applications.

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27% of Buyers Intend to Relocate

June 26, 2020 - 1:00am

A migration to smaller metros is growing more evident as the pandemic continues.

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The Top 15 Mortgage Lenders for Originations in 2019

June 26, 2020 - 1:00am

The number of loan originations by independent companies has increased significantly in recent years.

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Create the Most Inviting Outdoor Space

June 26, 2020 - 1:00am

Show house hunters how to take full advantage of their backyard retreats.

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‘I’d Risk COVID-19 Exposure for My Ideal Home’

June 26, 2020 - 1:00am

A new survey shows how far buyers will go to find their dream space during a pandemic.

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Beloved Park Was Defaced, Then Revived With NAR Grant

June 26, 2020 - 1:00am

An association program is helping REALTOR® organizations restore communities after recent vandalism linked to protests.

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Keller Williams Expands Its iBuying Partnerships

June 25, 2020 - 1:00am

The brokerage says it will no longer be exclusive with Offerpad and will increase the number of funding partners that can provide instant offers to its home sellers.

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Mortgage Applications 18% Higher Than Last Year

June 25, 2020 - 1:00am

But there isn't enough inventory to satisfy pent-up housing demand after a sluggish spring selling season.

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Second Homes Grow in Demand Among Luxury Buyers

June 25, 2020 - 1:00am

Unlike prior downturns, the high-end market is leading the recovery, a new report shows.

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Dispute Arises Over the Term ‘Master Bedroom’

June 25, 2020 - 1:00am

The Houston Association of REALTORS® says it will stop permitting the phrase on listings following calls from a group of agents.

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How Resilient Is the Housing Market?

June 25, 2020 - 1:00am

Real estate demand is making a comeback, and the rebound will provide continued support to home prices, says Freddie Mac’s chief economist.

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REALTORS® Conference & Expo Will Go Virtual

June 24, 2020 - 1:00am

Member participation is likely to expand with a fully online format.

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Coronavirus May Spark More Moves

June 24, 2020 - 1:00am

Nearly half of Americans say they are more likely to relocate by the end of the year due to the pandemic.

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Which States See the Most Identity Theft?

June 24, 2020 - 1:00am

The risk level varies across the country, a new study finds.

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Real Estate Investors Feel Bullish, Ready to Jump Back In

June 24, 2020 - 1:00am

A new survey finds that investors are more eager to resume purchases than experts predicted.

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Privacy, Greenery Prized Perks in Outdoor Spaces

June 24, 2020 - 1:00am

Americans are reassessing their yards to create more inviting, relaxing spots to unwind.

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New-Home Sales Post Strongest May Numbers in a Decade

June 24, 2020 - 1:00am

The sector is booming as eased stay-at-home orders give buyers more opportunity to purchase.

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Price-Based Approach Replaces CFPB's Debt-to-Income Limit

June 23, 2020 - 1:00am

NAR welcomed two proposed rules by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that will help bring greater stability for homebuyers.

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Wealth Divide Will Likely Widen After Pandemic

June 23, 2020 - 1:00am

Job losses due to the coronavirus crisis have disproportionately affected low-income and Black workers, a new report finds.

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Agent Receives Generous Support After Brutal Attack

June 23, 2020 - 1:00am

A crowdfunding page has already raised more than $120,000 three days after a real estate agent in Lynchburg, Va., was attacked with a wrench at an open house.

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