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Each weekday, REALTOR ® Magazine applies a real estate lens to top headlines from major news sources and trend reports, alongside timely updates from NAR.
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NAR Asks Trump Administration to Reopen Rural Loan Program

January 17, 2019 - 1:00am

Rural Housing Loan Program applications have been stalled since the government shutdown started.

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CNN Quotes NAR Chief Economist on Economic Drag of Shutdown

January 17, 2019 - 1:00am

While documenting the effect the month-long government shutdown is having on federal government employees and businesses, reporter Lydia DePillis turned to NAR for comment on the home sales impact.

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Gov’t Shutdown Puts Opportunity-Zone Investors in Limbo

January 17, 2019 - 1:00am

Those who were planning to move quickly in taking advantage of opportunity-zone tax provisions are putting on the brakes.

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Builders Bet on Luxe Townhomes to Win Over Young Buyers

January 17, 2019 - 1:00am

Homebuilders across the country are betting on high-end townhouses to try to get more millennials into homeownership.

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Man Arrested in Armed Robbery of Real Estate Office

January 17, 2019 - 1:00am

Two masked men in Kirksville, Missouri, held a gun to a real estate broker’s head as they demanded money. Police are still on the lookout for one of the suspects.

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Why 400,000 Young Adults Aren’t Buying

January 17, 2019 - 1:00am

A new study by the Federal Reserve points to one of the main culprits for the lower rate of homeownership among young people over the past decade. 

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Where You’ll Find the Most Competitive Buyers

January 16, 2019 - 1:00am

Find out where home shoppers have the highest average credit and the ability to make large down payments.

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Report Raises Concerns Over Dual Agency

January 16, 2019 - 1:00am

Consumers are confused when it comes to dual agency arrangements in real estate, cautions a new report from the Consumer Federation of America.

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The Trending Kitchen Styles in Remodels

January 16, 2019 - 1:00am

Find out some of the top styles, features, and finishes in the kitchens that will most catch your clients' eyes.

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2019’s Most Powerful People in Real Estate

January 16, 2019 - 1:00am

T3 Sixty releases its rankings of the most powerful leaders in the residential real estate industry. See any familiar names?

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15 Cities That Bedbugs Love to Call Home

January 15, 2019 - 1:00am

These bugs are on the prowl. Find out where the thirsty parasites are most common.

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Non-Owners Dream of Ownership, But…

January 15, 2019 - 1:00am

About 75 percent of non-homeowners believe owning a home is part of their American dream, but they haven’t made a move yet. Here’s why.

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REALTORS® Help Reopen Key Programs as Shutdown Drags

January 15, 2019 - 1:00am

In another win for real estate, NAR successfully pushes the IRS to continue a mortgage program vital to keeping closings on track.

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Top 5 Landscaping Trends for 2019

January 15, 2019 - 1:00am

The National Association of Landscape Professionals released its list of outdoor features that will dominate yard designs in the new year.

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7 Signs of a Market Cooldown

January 15, 2019 - 1:00am

How to tell if your market is cooling and the ways you can adjust accordingly on behalf of your clients.

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Would Buyers Benefit If Fed Pauses Rate Hikes?

January 14, 2019 - 1:00am

Notes from the Federal Reserve's latest meeting indicate it won’t raise interest rates until after March.

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7 Safest, Most Affordable Cities in America

January 14, 2019 - 1:00am

These locations boast the lowest crime rates and home prices well below the national median of $300,000. Should your clients consider moving to one of them?

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Sales Slump Forces Builders to Offer Incentives Again

January 14, 2019 - 1:00am

Twenty-three percent of builders in December lowered their prices and offered deals such as rebates for appliance upgrades, according to a new survey.

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Homeownership Tenure at Highest Level in 18 Years

January 14, 2019 - 1:00am

More than a decade out from the last housing crisis, the trend of homeowners staying put longer is only deepening.

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Where the Most Listings Are Undergoing Price Drops

January 14, 2019 - 1:00am

Discounted homes are becoming more commonplace, with 38 of the largest 45 U.S. markets seeing more price reductions in December, realtor.com® finds.

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