Real Estate News

Bill Gates Plans for ‘Smart City’ in Ariz.

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

The Microsoft founder’s real estate investment firm has spent $80 million for a large plot of land outside of Phoenix that it plans to...

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Facebook Makes Big Push Into Rental Listings

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

Facebook plans to significantly expand its rental real estate listings section in its Marketplace as it attempts to better compete against...

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Rental Costs Are Still Surging in These Cities

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

Renters are facing a steep run-up in prices in these locales. Maybe you can convince them to spend that money on homeownership instead. 

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Affordable Housing Crisis Hits Rural Areas

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

Rural areas, particularly those in second-home or retiree havens, lack enough affordable and adequate housing for local working families,...

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As Rates Hit Pause, Consumers Rush to Lock In

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

A slight dip in interest rates last week brought more homeowners and home buyers to the mortgage market.

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Home Features, Not Brands, Lure Young Buyers

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

A recent survey of 20,000 new home shoppers reveals what motivates them in the purchase process. 

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Kitchen Updates That Don’t Require a Remodel

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

If sellers want to revamp their house before it hits the market, or if buyers are seeking a cheaper way to improve a dated kitchen...

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Market Grows for Senior Downsizing Services

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

Older clients looking to downsize may need some extra help from moving professionals.

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6 Extra Costs In A Home Buyer’s Budget

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

Make sure your buyers don’t leave out any of these additional homeownership costs.

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Single-Family Rentals Edge Out Apartments

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

Here’s why detached homes and townhomes are developing faster than any other segment of the housing market.

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What Pets Secretly Loathe About Your Home

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

Find out your pets’ pet peeves.

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Watch: Real Estate Agent vs. Rattlesnake

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

A practitioner in Scottsdale, Ariz., was trapped inside during an open house when a diamondback rattlesnake came to the front door. See how he got...

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Realtor.com®: Housing Boom Is Officially Back

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

Prices have returned to bubble levels, but economists say what’s causing today’s rapid rise is different than 10 years ago, when the...

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Buyers Want ‘Sold’ Photo Shoot After Closing

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

Instead of popping the champagne after your clients officially become new homeowners, how about setting up a photo shoot to help them document the...

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5 Reasons You’re Getting Few Online Leads

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

Make sure visitors to your website do more than just stop by for a quick browse. Here’s how to get them to take action and contact you.

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Foreclosure Fears in Aftermath of Hurricanes

NAR Daily Real Estate News - November 10, 2017 - 12:00am

Housing experts worry that millions of foreclosures will surface in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico after recent storms forced owners from their...

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Senate Bill Cuts Property Tax Deduction, Keeps MID

NAR Daily Real Estate News - November 10, 2017 - 12:00am

The proposed tax reform bill preserves the $1 million cap on the mortgage interest deduction, but will still lead to higher...

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Glitch in Messaging Apps May Expose Calls

NAR Daily Real Estate News - November 10, 2017 - 12:00am

A defect in nearly 700 iOS and Android apps could expose your private messages and calls.

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Mortgage Rates Take Slight Dip This Week

NAR Daily Real Estate News - November 10, 2017 - 12:00am

Mortgage rates were down across the board this week, lowering borrowing costs for potential home buyers and refinancers. 

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Freddie: Housing Bubble Fears Too Inflated

NAR Daily Real Estate News - November 10, 2017 - 12:00am

Housing price bubble fears may be overinflated, but economists are quick to say today’s market is not overheating.

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