Real Estate News

HUD to Make Reverse Mortgages Tougher

NAR Daily Real Estate News - August 30, 2017 - 11:00pm

The Department of Housing and Urban Development says it’s planning to raise premiums and tighten loan limits for seniors who use reverse...

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5 Home Maintenance Tips for Fall

NAR Daily Real Estate News - August 30, 2017 - 11:00pm

Your clients may be able to shave up to 30 percent off their energy bills this fall by following these suggestions in preparation for colder...

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Mortgage Rates Hit New Yearly Lows

NAR Daily Real Estate News - August 30, 2017 - 11:00pm

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage dropped four basis points this week, reaching a new year-to-date low for the second consecutive week.

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Realty ONE Leads in Per-Person Productivity

NAR Daily Real Estate News - August 30, 2017 - 11:00pm

The Irvine, Calif.-based brokerage made serious headway on the 2017 REAL Trends 500 report. Find out how it and other companies performed.

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Agents Use Eateries to Make Buyers Hungry

NAR Daily Real Estate News - August 30, 2017 - 11:00pm

Real estate pros are finding that nearby restaurants can be strong motivators for your clients.

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Are These Open House Questions Rude?

NAR Daily Real Estate News - August 30, 2017 - 11:00pm

From bringing in coffee to using the toilet, here are the hidden questions buyers have about open house etiquette.

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Report: Short Supplies Pummel Home Sales

NAR Daily Real Estate News - August 30, 2017 - 11:00pm

Only one region saw an uptick in contract signings last month as inventory woes continued to shake the housing market in most of the country.

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Harvey Victims Granted Loan Forbearance

NAR Daily Real Estate News - August 30, 2017 - 11:00pm

Homeowners impacted by the devastating Texas floods will get some mortgage relief. 

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Buyers’ Choice: Down Payment Or Wedding?

NAR Daily Real Estate News - August 30, 2017 - 11:00pm

Some singles are rethinking the fancy wedding they’ve saved for and bank on a home over a spouse instead.

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5 Hot Outdoor Trends to Watch for Fall

NAR Daily Real Estate News - August 30, 2017 - 11:00pm

High-tech fire pits and interiorscapes are all the rage for staging your property’s outdoor space.

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More Buyers Likely to Consider ARMs Again

NAR Daily Real Estate News - August 30, 2017 - 11:00pm

In mid-2005, ARMs represented 45 percent of the market share. Could they command that much of the market again?

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Flooded Homes Can Be Fixed But…

NAR Daily Real Estate News - August 29, 2017 - 11:00pm

Homes and businesses flooded by Hurricane Harvey may not be completely doomed. However, it’s important to know that it’s not really...

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Wells Fargo Sued Over Rate Lock-in Fees

NAR Daily Real Estate News - August 29, 2017 - 11:00pm

A class action lawsuit accuses the banking giant of charging thousands of customers extra fees to extend their interest rate lock-ins after...

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Are Supply Woes Causing Loan Demand Drop?

NAR Daily Real Estate News - August 29, 2017 - 11:00pm

The number of mortgage applications for home purchases continues to underwhelm, despite the lowest rates in nine months. 

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20 Biggest College Town Rent Hikes

NAR Daily Real Estate News - August 29, 2017 - 11:00pm

Proximity to highly regarded colleges comes at a price. Find out where those living near campus are paying the highest rents compared with their...

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NAR Joins Push for Alternative Credit Scoring

NAR Daily Real Estate News - August 29, 2017 - 11:00pm

A group of housing and mortgage trade associations is urging the Federal Housing Finance Agency to expand its use of alternative credit scoring...

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Meet the 2017 Good Neighbor Finalists

NAR Daily Real Estate News - August 28, 2017 - 11:00pm

These 10 REALTORS® are involved in extraordinary efforts to improve their communities. Get ready to read some inspiring stories and vote for...

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Outdoor Amenities Topping Buyers’ Lists

NAR Daily Real Estate News - August 28, 2017 - 11:00pm

Home shoppers are putting more weight on a home’s exterior space and its entertainment potential.

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Tips for Filing an Insurance Claim

NAR Daily Real Estate News - August 28, 2017 - 11:00pm

Homeowners affected by Hurricane Harvey will need these tips to start mending their homes after the floods recede. 

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5 Things to Never Tell a Contractor

NAR Daily Real Estate News - August 28, 2017 - 11:00pm

Contractors may be the go-to person during a home renovation, but make sure your homeowner clients avoid these phrases in...

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