Real Estate News

Plan to House Teachers in Schools Draws Backlash

NAR Daily Real Estate News - October 8, 2018 - 1:00am

Housing costs have soared higher than what many teachers can comfortably afford in San Jose, Calif. But the local school district's affordable housing plan is drawing criticism from parents and neighborhood residents.

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Vacation-Home Markets That Offer High ROI

NAR Daily Real Estate News - October 8, 2018 - 1:00am

Find out which cities offer the most lucrative second-home investments, where sellers stand to cash out with some of the largest profits.

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Where Rent May Increase By $300 Over the Next Year

NAR Daily Real Estate News - October 8, 2018 - 1:00am

In some cities, renters may end up having to pay hundreds of dollars more in rent over the next 12 months.

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Lawmakers Call for Investigation Into All-Cash Deals

NAR Daily Real Estate News - October 8, 2018 - 1:00am

Two senators are leading the charge to force the government to do more to identify and prevent money laundering in the high-end housing market. 

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Could an Old Cruise Ship Provide Affordable Housing?

NAR Daily Real Estate News - October 8, 2018 - 1:00am

One nonprofit in Portland, Maine, offers an unconventional solution to the area's growing affordability crisis.

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More Borrowers Caught Lying About Income

NAR Daily Real Estate News - October 8, 2018 - 1:00am

The lending industry warns that lying on loan applications is a growing problem, with websites popping up to help borrowers get away with it. 

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Coldwell Banker Events Facilitated 20,000 Pet Adoptions

NAR Daily Real Estate News - October 5, 2018 - 1:00am

Mark your calendars: affiliate offices across the country are hosting pet adoption events during the weekend of Oct. 13-14.

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Denver Wants to Turn Low-Income Owners Into Landlords

NAR Daily Real Estate News - October 5, 2018 - 1:00am

A new program being piloted in west Denver sets out to help low-earning homeowners build accessory “granny flats” onto their homes for renting out in order to earn extra money and also address the housing shortage.

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Mortgage Rates Drop Slightly for First Time in 5 Weeks

NAR Daily Real Estate News - October 5, 2018 - 1:00am

Borrowers saw a slight cool down this week following last week’s seven-year high.

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Report: Homes Hit Least Affordable Level in 10 Years

NAR Daily Real Estate News - October 5, 2018 - 1:00am

Most of the counties analyzed had homes that were pricier than the long-term affordability averages for the county.

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IRS: Business Meals Are Still Deductible

NAR Daily Real Estate News - October 4, 2018 - 1:00am

The tax reform law ended deductions for business-related entertainment, amusement, or recreation but created uncertainty about associated food and beverage expenses.

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Could Robots Fill Labor Gaps in Construction?

NAR Daily Real Estate News - October 4, 2018 - 1:00am

Researchers are testing humanoid bots to see if they could help homebuilders stay on track with new-home projects.

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Real Estate Market Prepares for Burst of New Listings

NAR Daily Real Estate News - October 4, 2018 - 1:00am

The inventory crisis reaches a “crucial inflection point,” signaling the possible end of years-long housing shortages, according to realtor.com®.

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5 Myths That Keep Buyers on the Sidelines

NAR Daily Real Estate News - October 4, 2018 - 1:00am

Your clients may have these misconceptions about purchasing a home, which could cause them to miss out on the right property.

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Women, Millennials Most Likely to Face This Delay Into Homeownership

NAR Daily Real Estate News - October 3, 2018 - 1:00am

They show a high willingness to buy, but this debt is proving to be a big obstacle in their home purchase.

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Where Can You Find the Biggest Homes?

NAR Daily Real Estate News - October 3, 2018 - 1:00am

For home shoppers who are in search of a supersized home, head to the South.

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Beware of Hogweed in Backyards: It Can Burn and Blind You

NAR Daily Real Estate News - October 3, 2018 - 1:00am

Hogweed is popping up in more backyards, and environmental agencies are warning of the dangers of coming into contact with it.

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A Nod of Appreciation to 2018 Good Neighbor Winners

NAR Daily Real Estate News - October 3, 2018 - 1:00am

These real estate pros have gone above and beyond the call of duty with their outreach and volunteer programs within their communities and beyond. NAR honors this year’s winners and honorable mentions.6

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Rising Rents Spark Protests From Residents

NAR Daily Real Estate News - October 2, 2018 - 1:00am

Some tenants are turning to rent strikes to fight back against the price hikes.

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LGBT Buyers Fear Discrimination

NAR Daily Real Estate News - October 2, 2018 - 1:00am

Those fears over prejudice may be holding back a significant share of LGBT renters from buying, a new survey from Freddie Mac finds.

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