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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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With $1.9B in Sales, Agent Sets World Record

June 12, 2018 - 12:00am

Texas real estate pro Ben Caballero, who earned the Guinness World Record in 2016 for an annual sales volume of $1.4 billion, beat his own record...

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Half of Buyers Fret About Down Payments

June 12, 2018 - 12:00am

A new study reveals that many consumers don’t understand their down payment options, and it’s causing them anxiety.

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‘Social Listening’ Can Strengthen Your Brand

June 12, 2018 - 12:00am

Understand how it differs from social monitoring and how doing both will help you build your virtual branding and reputation.

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Mortgage Delinquencies Fall to 11-Year Low

June 12, 2018 - 12:00am

Fewer homeowners are behind on their mortgage payments. See how delinquency rates are faring across the country.

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Lawsuit Dismissed in Beverly Carter’s Death

June 11, 2018 - 12:00am

An Arkansas judge ruled that a wrongful death lawsuit brought by Carter’s family against her brokerage, Crye-Leike, missed the statute of...

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Yun: We’re in a ‘Bizarre’ Market

June 11, 2018 - 12:00am

Though homebuying demand is hot, sales are sluggish. NAR’s chief economist explains why in his latest column for Forbes.com. 

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Golf Course Closures Could Spur Construction

June 11, 2018 - 12:00am

Hundreds of thousands of acres of land nationwide is available for redevelopment as clubs shut down amid waning interest in the sport.

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Consumer Sentiment Breaks Record—Again

June 11, 2018 - 12:00am

For the second consecutive month, a Fannie Mae survey measuring confidence in the housing market reached an all-time high. But attitudes about...

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Realtor.com® Ranks Best Bargain Beach Towns

June 11, 2018 - 12:00am

Many Americans may dream of living on the ocean, but the high price tag of many waterfront homes may be holding them back. Not in these beachside...

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Despite Rising Prices, Negative Equity Persists

June 11, 2018 - 12:00am

About 2.5 million homes nationwide are still considered underwater. View a chart that gives a state-by-state look at negative equity.

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Is Break in Rate Hikes Significant to Buyers?

June 8, 2018 - 12:00am

Mortgage rates fell for the second consecutive week, but it may not offer much reprieve for borrowers who are struggling to keep up with higher...

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Flips Hit 6-Year High, But Market Tightens

June 8, 2018 - 12:00am

More investors are looking to capitalize on the run-up in home prices, but increasing homebuying costs could eat into their profits.

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Global Effort to Curb Chinese Investment

June 8, 2018 - 12:00am

Chinese buyers have been purchasing property worldwide at breakneck speed, causing home prices to surge and igniting fears of real estate bubbles...

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Cities Weigh Subsidized Housing for Teachers

June 8, 2018 - 12:00am

School strikes are spreading across the country as educators complain of low salaries that make it difficult for them to afford a home or pay rent...

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Builders Face ‘Cluster Mailbox’ Requirements

June 8, 2018 - 12:00am

The U.S. Postal Service has been attempting to reduce or eliminate sidewalk and curbside delivery to single-family homes, and the new construction...

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How to Capture ‘Serial Switchers’

June 8, 2018 - 12:00am

Only 12 percent of homeowners use the same agent the next time they buy or sell. Learn one key strategy for retaining clients.

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Homeowner Equity Growth Streak Continues

June 7, 2018 - 12:00am

Homeowners are seeing some of the strongest growth in equity in four years, with Western states leading the pack.

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3 Tenant Screening Checks Landlords Fail to Do

June 7, 2018 - 12:00am

A new report finds that landlords are failing to gather critical documentation that could help them avoid approving tenants who later will default...

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Fannie Makes Manufactured Housing Loans Cheaper

June 7, 2018 - 12:00am

Fannie Mae is using its MH Advantage Program to try to bridge the gap in affordable housing by making manufactured housing a more acceptable...

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The States With Surging Home Loan Growth

June 7, 2018 - 12:00am

Experian identifies the states with the strongest and weakest activity in the home mortgage sector.

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