Real Estate News

4 Items Home Inspectors Can’t Evaluate

NAR Daily Real Estate News - February 5, 2019 - 2:00am

Though they are there to evaluate a home’s condition, inspectors are bound by a set of rules that limit what they can share with your clients.

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Why 2019 Is Being Called the Best Time to Buy a Luxury Vacation Home

NAR Daily Real Estate News - February 4, 2019 - 2:00am

Real estate professionals say now is the time to purchase a high-end vacation home, and they’re already seeing buyers pick up on the cues.

 
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Communities Alarmed by Rising Sea Levels

NAR Daily Real Estate News - February 4, 2019 - 2:00am

Officials on the East and Gulf coasts are pushing for projects to better protect coastal regions from fierce weather.

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4 Things to Be on Alert for When Buying an Older Home

NAR Daily Real Estate News - February 4, 2019 - 2:00am

An older home may have plenty of character, but buyers should also be on the lookout for potential problems that also come with age.

 
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Chicago Real Estate Pro Sparks Wave of Kindness

NAR Daily Real Estate News - February 4, 2019 - 2:00am

A real estate agent starts a pay-it-forward movement to help the homeless during last week’s record-breaking cold temperatures.

 
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Deals Done in the Dark Persist in Spite of Disclosure Rules

NAR Daily Real Estate News - February 4, 2019 - 2:00am

Anonymous home deals continue among cash buyers in some luxury corridors, despite disclosure laws that have tried to end such transactions.

 
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You Don’t Always Need a High Credit Score to Get a Great Rate

NAR Daily Real Estate News - February 4, 2019 - 2:00am

The higher your credit score, the lower your interest rate? Not necessarily.

 
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Where Millennial Ownership Is Trending Up

NAR Daily Real Estate News - February 1, 2019 - 2:00am

Home values alone do not appear to be a significant factor in where millennials are buying recently, a new study shows.

 
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‘2018 Was Most Profitable Time to Sell in 12 Years’

NAR Daily Real Estate News - February 1, 2019 - 2:00am

Median home sale prices zoomed to an all-time high last year, and that helped home sellers net higher profits.

 
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Hey, Gen Z, Better Start Saving for a Home Now!

NAR Daily Real Estate News - February 1, 2019 - 2:00am

Nearly 80 percent of Gen Z say they they want to own a home before age 30, but a new study shows they’ll need to do plenty of saving beforehand.

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Mortgage Rates Inch Up, But Don’t Be Worried

NAR Daily Real Estate News - February 1, 2019 - 2:00am

Rates moved up after several weeks of moderating, but economists believe that home buyers may not need to fear higher rates on the horizon.

 
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Best Places to Buy Based on Occupation

NAR Daily Real Estate News - January 31, 2019 - 2:00am

The right job in the right place can do wonders in a person’s quest to save for a down payment and make a solid path toward homeownership, a new study shows.

 
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Fed Puts Brakes on Rate Increases

NAR Daily Real Estate News - January 31, 2019 - 2:00am

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell used words like “patient” to describe the Fed’s latest approach to increases. His change in tone follows four rate hikes last year.

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More Big-Market Sellers Are Cutting Prices

NAR Daily Real Estate News - January 31, 2019 - 2:00am

Homeowners are being forced to get more practical about asking prices.

 
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To Airbnb or to Not Airbnb?

NAR Daily Real Estate News - January 31, 2019 - 2:00am

This might be a question that many of your clients are asking. Pass on these five points to help them make a decision. 

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2 Men Break Into Ga. Brokerage Through the Roof

NAR Daily Real Estate News - January 30, 2019 - 2:00am

Police in Columbus, Ga., are looking for two men who allegedly broke into a local Coldwell Banker office and stole personal checks from the brokerage.

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Take These Steps to Avoid FaceTime Eavesdropping

NAR Daily Real Estate News - January 30, 2019 - 2:00am

A bug in Apple’s FaceTime app allows people using the app on a Mac, iPhone, or iPad on certain systems to eavesdrop on other users.

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First-Time Buyers Will Have the Easiest Time Buying Here

NAR Daily Real Estate News - January 30, 2019 - 2:00am

View these rankings of 50 cities to find out just how easy it is for first-timers to buy in your market.

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Contract Signings Cool Amid Consumer Concerns

NAR Daily Real Estate News - January 30, 2019 - 2:00am

But longer-term growth potential is high, says NAR’s chief economist. Read more from NAR’s latest housing report.

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Protect Your Home From the Extreme Cold

NAR Daily Real Estate News - January 29, 2019 - 2:00am

Many parts of the U.S. have been struck with a snap of subzero temps. Here’s how to protect your home.

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