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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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Latin America Agrees to Standardize Ethics Rules

August 13, 2018 - 1:00am

Real estate associations in the region sign an accord with NAR to promote and enforce the Code of Ethics.

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Erosion, Sea Levels Threaten Viability of Waterfront Homes

August 13, 2018 - 1:00am

Disappearing coastlines may prompt affluent home buyers to shun oceanside communities.

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Median Age of Maturing U.S. Housing Stock is 37

August 13, 2018 - 1:00am

As homes in the U.S. get older, there could be expensive repercussions for homeowners.

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The U.S. Should Have 2.4M More Households Than It Does

August 13, 2018 - 1:00am

Even with a strengthening economy, young adults are choosing not to step out on their own and buy their first home.

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Survey: 5M Renters Have Fallen Prey to Online Scams

August 13, 2018 - 1:00am

Consumers may be less diligent in researching apartments on the internet when feeling the urgency to move, experts say.

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1 in 4 Homes are ‘Equity Rich.’ How Does Your State Fare?

August 13, 2018 - 1:00am

Also, find out which states have the highest share of “seriously underwater” properties.

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4 Tips for Growing Your Seller Sphere

August 10, 2018 - 1:00am

From developing new offline connections to drawing on old school marketing techniques, it’s going to take a little extra effort to bring new listings to the selling market.

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Vegas Shooting Victims to Get Proceeds From Sale of Gunman’s Homes

August 10, 2018 - 1:00am

Area real estate professionals say the properties may suffer from the stigma of their former owner.

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Fannie, Freddie Extend Mortgage Help to Wildfire Victims

August 10, 2018 - 1:00am

The two financing giants announced plans to aid homeowners affected by the record-breaking fires sweeping across California—they may be eligible to stop making mortgage payments for up to 12 months.

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Dip in Rates Provides ‘Stability’ for Home Sales

August 10, 2018 - 1:00am

Mortgage borrowers were slightly more at ease this week due to more decreases in mortgage rates. But is it a sufficient-enough savings for buyers?

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Fast-Paced Luxury Sales Raise Entry-Level Price Point

August 10, 2018 - 1:00am

Because of strong demand in the high-end market, starting prices for luxury homes are getting even more expensive.

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REALTORS® Score Big Win on Business Income Deduction

August 9, 2018 - 1:00am

The IRS issued proposed rules making it clear that broad limitations in last year’s tax reform law will not apply to real estate professionals.

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HGTV Wins Bid to Buy ‘Brady Bunch’ House

August 9, 2018 - 1:00am

The iconic home depicted in the 1970s family sitcom is likely headed back to television.

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Neighborhood Names That Attract Wealthy Buyers

August 9, 2018 - 1:00am

Communities with these monikers report some of the highest average household incomes in the country.

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Another ‘Client’ to Please: The Family Pet

August 9, 2018 - 1:00am

A new survey shows buyers would be willing to give up their dream home if it didn’t meet their pets’ needs.

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New Freddie Mac Program Aims to Cap Rent Hikes

August 8, 2018 - 1:00am

Similar to the concept of rent control, the program offers incentives to rental property owners to ease the rate at which they increase rent.

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Realogy to Launch ‘At Least One’ New Franchise in 2019

August 8, 2018 - 1:00am

Company officials detailed expansion plans for next year on a recent second-quarter earnings call.

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How Many Records Can Home Prices Shatter?

August 8, 2018 - 1:00am

The median price nationwide for existing single-family homes topped its all-time high yet again in the second quarter of the year, NAR reports.

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As Wildfires Rage, No Reports of Pros, Brokerages Affected

August 8, 2018 - 1:00am

The real estate community in California is pulling together emergency resources in case agents need immediate assistance.

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NAR Points to Member Experience as Top Priority

August 7, 2018 - 1:00am

Incoming state and local association leaders were introduced to 2019 NAR President John Smaby, who helped to outline NAR’s most important goals over the next year.

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