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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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Women, Millennials Most Likely to Face This Delay Into Homeownership

October 3, 2018 - 1:00am

They show a high willingness to buy, but this debt is proving to be a big obstacle in their home purchase.

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Where Can You Find the Biggest Homes?

October 3, 2018 - 1:00am

For home shoppers who are in search of a supersized home, head to the South.

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Beware of Hogweed in Backyards: It Can Burn and Blind You

October 3, 2018 - 1:00am

Hogweed is popping up in more backyards, and environmental agencies are warning of the dangers of coming into contact with it.

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A Nod of Appreciation to 2018 Good Neighbor Winners

October 3, 2018 - 1:00am

These real estate pros have gone above and beyond the call of duty with their outreach and volunteer programs within their communities and beyond. NAR honors this year’s winners and honorable mentions.6

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Rising Rents Spark Protests From Residents

October 2, 2018 - 1:00am

Some tenants are turning to rent strikes to fight back against the price hikes.

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LGBT Buyers Fear Discrimination

October 2, 2018 - 1:00am

Those fears over prejudice may be holding back a significant share of LGBT renters from buying, a new survey from Freddie Mac finds.

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Homeowners Wait on Prices to Leverage Current Home

October 2, 2018 - 1:00am

Some homeowners are holding back on selling, hoping they’ll be able to afford a larger down payment on their next home.

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Will the Housing Market Pass or Fail the ‘5 Percent’ Test?

October 2, 2018 - 1:00am

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is inching closer to the 5 percent range, which will be a big test of affordability on the housing market.

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Airbnb Guests in N.J. Use Agents to Avoid Occupancy Tax

October 1, 2018 - 1:00am

A loophole in state law allows users of short-term rental sites to save money on accommodations if they book through a real estate professional.

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Amazon Partners With Builders to Put Alexa in New Homes

October 1, 2018 - 1:00am

The online retailer aims to make its voice assistant a standard smart-home feature in newly constructed properties.

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High-Earning Millennials Driving Demand in Hottest ZIPs

October 1, 2018 - 1:00am

They’re increasingly attracted to smaller, suburban areas, where homes are spending nearly 10 percent less time on the market.

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Hotter Rental Demand Forces Apartment Costs to Rise

October 1, 2018 - 1:00am

In the third quarter of the year, rents rose 2.9 percent compared to a year ago, according to RealPage, a real estate data firm. How will would-be buyers respond?

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5 Cities Suffering Worst Inventory Losses

October 1, 2018 - 1:00am

Some markets are beginning to feel the relief of more for-sale inventory, but these cities are seeing the number of listings further shrink.

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Where You’ll Have the Most Annoying Neighbors

October 1, 2018 - 1:00am

A new survey discovers what consumers consider the most offensive traits of the people living next door, as well as where disturbances are most common.

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You Can’t Deduct the Ballgame, But What About the Beer?

September 28, 2018 - 1:00am

The IRS is working on guidance that would clarify the deductibility of expenses for client meals under the new tax law, The Wall Street Journal reports.

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5 Reasons Clients Should House Hunt in the Fall

September 28, 2018 - 1:00am

If your buyers are on the fence or need a little motivation to shop for a home this season, here are some reasons autumn is the perfect time to buy.

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Economists: Landlords Should Tread Carefully Raising Rents

September 28, 2018 - 1:00am

Low rental vacancies nationwide, coupled with continued strong demand for single-family rental properties, could prompt landlords to increase rents even more.

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Wall Street Bets on Compass, Opendoor

September 28, 2018 - 1:00am

Investment firms pour millions into real estate startups that aim to change traditional real estate transactions.

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Mortgage Rates Surge to 7-Year High After Fed Hike

September 28, 2018 - 1:00am

However, despite higher borrowing costs, prospective buyers appear to be having more success breaking into homeownership, according to Freddie Mac.

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Bill Aims to Help More People Break Into Homeownership

September 27, 2018 - 1:00am

Congress is weighing the American Housing and Economic Mobility Act of 2018, which seeks to add more affordable housing inventory.

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