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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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States With the Most Retirement Potential

July 13, 2018 - 1:00am

The best places for retirees this year may not offer Florida’s warm temperatures, but they are still making people happy.

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Mortgage Rates Continue to Slide This Week

July 13, 2018 - 1:00am

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage posted its first increase in the past month.

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$1M-Plus Sales Surge 25% This Year

July 13, 2018 - 1:00am

This marks the largest leap in luxury home sales since January 2014.

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Home Tours Are Happening Through Video Calls

July 13, 2018 - 1:00am

This is one way buyers are finding they can act quickly where limited inventories and fast offers are the norm.

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How to Balance Your Work, Personal Schedules

July 12, 2018 - 1:00am

Follow these tips to make sure you’re not extending your workday longer than you need to.

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4 Costly (and Dangerous) Pool Care Mistakes

July 12, 2018 - 1:00am

The water feature is a big selling point, but improper maintenance can lead to leaks and skin rashes.

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Owners, Appraisers Closest to Agreement Since 2015

July 12, 2018 - 1:00am

Perceptions of home values have been converging over the last few months.

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720-Day Foreclosure Timeline Is Actually an Improvement

July 12, 2018 - 1:00am

From the initial notice to completion, the foreclosure process can average nearly two years. In some states, it can take up to four.

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Protecting Your Transactions From Wire Fraud

July 12, 2018 - 1:00am

Compromised email accounts was the most reported type of fraud in real estate last year.

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Delayed Ownership Could Exacerbate Wealth Disparities

July 12, 2018 - 1:00am

Serious long-term economic effects could emerge as millennials continue to put off homeownership.

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How Will Bike-Sharing Change Cities?

July 11, 2018 - 1:00am

With car ride-sharing company Lyft's acquisition of bike-sharing company Motivate, will residents gain flexibility in their choice of neighborhoods to inhabit?

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The 10 Most Undervalued Cities in 2018 for House Hunters

July 11, 2018 - 1:00am

These cities don’t just offer bargains but also rate high on livability.

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Do ARMs Still Spook Borrowers?

July 11, 2018 - 1:00am

Even with lower introductory rates, some borrowers may be cautious over adjustable rate mortgages since the housing crisis.

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Loan Demand Takes Sudden Leap From Home Buyers

July 11, 2018 - 1:00am

Some recent inventory relief in housing may be the main factor behind the latest rise in mortgage applications, economists say.

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Wall Street Is Taking an Even Bigger Bet on Rentals

July 11, 2018 - 1:00am

Investors are bullish that more Americans will choose to be renters, and they’re buying up even more single-family homes to make sure they are well ahead of the trend.

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3 Vintage Kitchen Designs Making a Comeback

July 11, 2018 - 1:00am

Several vintage and retro elements from the 1960s or even 1930s are oozing back into kitchen design.

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3 Tips for Property Owners Handling Graffiti

July 10, 2018 - 1:00am

First, you must determine if the street art was legally created before renovating or demolishing the building.

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Bargain Hunters Are Eyeing Puerto Rico

July 10, 2018 - 1:00am

Prices on the island are about half of what they were eight years ago, as recovery continues from Hurricane Maria and a lingering recession. But some shoppers see an opportunity.

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How Long Does it Take to Build a Single-Family Home?

July 10, 2018 - 1:00am

Buyers who want to start a house from scratch should gear up for a long wait.

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4 Common Regrets of Buyers With Kids

July 10, 2018 - 1:00am

Being close to good schools and having space for a nursery are both important considerations for home-shopping parents. But some could feel remorse later on after overlooking other factors.

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