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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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Where Middle-Class Buyers Aren’t Squeezed

April 2, 2018 - 12:00am

Middle-income earners are being hit with income stagnation, rising housing costs, and increasing debt loads, but there are several markets across...

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HELOC Borrowers Express Doubts, Desires

April 2, 2018 - 12:00am

As home prices rise, more homeowners are turning to home equity lines of credit, but they have concerns about cashing out on their home.

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10 Brokerages With the Most Sales in the U.S.

March 30, 2018 - 12:00am

The annual REAL Trends 500 report reveals the rankings of the country’s largest real estate firms.

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5 Signs It’s Time for an Office Remodel

March 30, 2018 - 12:00am

When the job is rushed out of necessity—just like home renovations—you can end up spending more money on fixes and updates than...

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Mortgage Rates Ease Slightly This Week

March 30, 2018 - 12:00am

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell 1 basis point to an average 4.44 percent this week, Freddie Mac reports.

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Markets Where Prices Hit Record Highs Again

March 30, 2018 - 12:00am

“Never in history have there been more eyes on fewer homes than today,” says a spokesman for realtor.com®, which has released...

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5 Ways to Make a Front Porch Summon Buyers

March 30, 2018 - 12:00am

It’s the first space buyers will see during a showing, so don’t neglect to spruce it up. These attention-grabbing ideas can make a...

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Rental Market Sees More ‘Normal Conditions’

March 30, 2018 - 12:00am

Costs of apartment leases are moderating, and incomes are rising, which is creating a much more financially comfortable situation for renters...

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Contract Signings Start Spring Season on High Note

March 28, 2018 - 12:00am

Pending home sales reversed course in February, increasing in most areas of the country even as a shortage of homes for sale and higher home...

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Facebook Accused of Allowing Discrimination in Housing Ads

March 28, 2018 - 12:00am

Several fair housing organizations sued Facebook on Tuesday, accusing the social media giant of allowing landlords and brokers to discriminate on...

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Some Owners Making Efforts to Cut Property Taxes

March 28, 2018 - 12:00am

The new federal tax law puts a limit on property tax deductions, causing some homeowners to find it beneficial to appeal their property taxes.

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Loan Activity Gets a Boost, Despite Rising Rates

March 28, 2018 - 12:00am

An increase in mortgage rates didn’t suppress loan demand in the kickoff to the spring buying season.

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The Cost to Be Single in the City

March 28, 2018 - 12:00am

The Economic Policy Institute has updated its family budget calculator to show how far incomes stretch in a number of U.S. cities.

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Bitcoin Radiators: A New Hot Trend?

March 28, 2018 - 12:00am

A European company is preparing to start production on a room heater powered by cryptocurrency mining hardware.

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