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4 Ways to ‘Fireproof’ a House

NAR Daily Real Estate News - December 15, 2017 - 12:00am

As wildfires continue to ravage Southern California, share these tips with clients for lowering the risks of fire damage.

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Buyers Making Record-High Down Payments

NAR Daily Real Estate News - December 15, 2017 - 12:00am

View an interactive map to see the average down payment in your area. 

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Rental Boom Coming to an End?

NAR Daily Real Estate News - December 15, 2017 - 12:00am

Fewer new renter households are forming, rental vacancies are rising, and rent increases are slowing, according to a new report.

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Despite Fed Move, Mortgage Rates Hold Steady

NAR Daily Real Estate News - December 15, 2017 - 12:00am

“The market had already priced in the rate hike, so long-term interest rates—including mortgage rates—hardly moved,”...

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Calif. Wildfires: ‘It Pushed Me Over the Edge’

NAR Daily Real Estate News - December 14, 2017 - 12:00am

As six major wildfires continue to rage in Southern California, real estate professionals in affected areas are trying to manage saving their own...

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How to Avoid ‘Death by PowerPoint’

NAR Daily Real Estate News - December 14, 2017 - 12:00am

Follow these four steps for creating a presentation that will help your audience remember your message.

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What Net Neutrality Rollback Means for You

NAR Daily Real Estate News - December 14, 2017 - 12:00am

Many real estate professionals and companies may now be at a disadvantage to deliver services to consumers online.

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Fed Raises Interest Rates, Hints More to Come

NAR Daily Real Estate News - December 14, 2017 - 12:00am

Economists say the Fed’s move was anticipated and won’t cause waves in the housing market.

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How Busy Streets Can Actually Help a Listing

NAR Daily Real Estate News - December 14, 2017 - 12:00am

Nearby traffic noise doesn’t have to ruin your home sale. Find out how to overcome this commonplace annoyance and make the home more...

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Lending Scam Targets California Consumers

NAR Daily Real Estate News - December 14, 2017 - 12:00am

The California Department of Business Oversight issued a warning to beware of email scams purporting to be from representatives of Impac Mortgage...

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Why Being Talkative Hurts Your Business

NAR Daily Real Estate News - December 14, 2017 - 12:00am

Executive coaches warn that people who talk too much aren’t as successful at customer pitches, networking events, board presentations, or...

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The Biggest Boomtowns of 2017

NAR Daily Real Estate News - December 14, 2017 - 12:00am

Among the real estate markets that grew the most this year, one state dominates the list. Is it yours?

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Q&A: What’s the Next Move on Tax Reform?

NAR Daily Real Estate News - December 13, 2017 - 12:00am

A conference committee today reportedly reconciled the differences in the U.S. House and Senate versions of the proposed tax reform legislation....

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44% of Retirees Still Have a Mortgage

NAR Daily Real Estate News - December 13, 2017 - 12:00am

More than 44 percent of retirees in their sixties still carry a mortgage, and many of those are eight years or more away from being paid off.

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Homeowners Say Tax Reform Would Hurt Them

NAR Daily Real Estate News - December 13, 2017 - 12:00am

Homeowners reveal in a new survey that lawmakers’ proposals to change homeownership tax incentives would greatly restrict their mobility and...

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Mall Giant Westfield Sold in $16B Deal

NAR Daily Real Estate News - December 13, 2017 - 12:00am

The sale comes at a time when the mall sector is struggling to define itself as it competes with growing threats from online shopping. 

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Mortgage Applications Teeter as Rates Rise

NAR Daily Real Estate News - December 13, 2017 - 12:00am

Loan demand dropped 2.3 percent last week as a slight uptick in rates may have spooked potential home buyers and refinancers. 

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Instagram Adds Ability to Follow a Hashtag

NAR Daily Real Estate News - December 13, 2017 - 12:00am

You’ll be able to more easily follow real estate photos and topics on Instagram with its new feature that lets you follow hashtags.

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States Focus on Helping First-Time Buyers

NAR Daily Real Estate News - December 12, 2017 - 12:00am

More states are proposing legislation that will assist first-time buyers in overcoming the down payment obstacle.

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Bad Etiquette at the Office Holiday Party

NAR Daily Real Estate News - December 12, 2017 - 12:00am

Ensure a socially safe office party this year with these five tips.

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