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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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Security Report Urges You to Reset Your Router

June 7, 2018 - 12:00am

Safeguard your home network, particularly if you ever use it for your work.

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Summarize Emails First for Client Action

June 7, 2018 - 12:00am

By putting a concise note at the top of your emails listing highlights and requesting action, you'll encourage clients to respond more quickly...

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Real Estate Competition Fierce, Experts Say

June 6, 2018 - 12:00am

The Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice heard from a variety of sources Tuesday that nontraditional...

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‘Low Price’ Homes Appreciating Fastest

June 6, 2018 - 12:00am

Gains for lower-priced homes are seeing significantly higher increases than more expensive homes, a new report shows.

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4 Issues Prompting Settlement Delays

June 6, 2018 - 12:00am

The majority of contracts settled on time in April, but for the 17 percent that saw a delay, here’s what was to blame.

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With Rentals, Concessions Becoming the Norm

June 6, 2018 - 12:00am

Many markets are being saturated with new apartment buildings, and developers are now finding they need to offer incentives to tenants in order to...

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Loan Demand Surges on Lower Rates

June 6, 2018 - 12:00am

Mortgage applications reversed course as homeowners and home purchasers took advantage of the lowest rates in six weeks.

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Lava Destroys Hundreds of Homes in Hawaii

June 6, 2018 - 12:00am

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake shook the island Tuesday night, reportedly causing ash to spew a mile into the air.

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‘Hypervacancy’ Reaches ‘Epidemic Levels’

June 5, 2018 - 12:00am

Many formerly industrial cities are grappling with a glut of large, vacant buildings—some stretching across entire blocks of neighborhoods,...

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Survey: Owners Say HOAs Protect Home Values

June 5, 2018 - 12:00am

The majority of Americans prefer living in a neighborhood with a homeowners association, saying it preserves curb appeal, promotes safety, and...

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First-Time Buyers Account for More Mortgages

June 5, 2018 - 12:00am

They took out 46 percent of mortgages backed by Freddie Mac in the first quarter of the year—a record for the GSE.

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Report: Higher Prices, Rates Are Unsustainable

June 5, 2018 - 12:00am

“A half percentage point increase in interest rates each year, combined with the current rate of [monthly home price appreciation], would...

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Homeownership Still Vital to Build Wealth

June 5, 2018 - 12:00am

As June marks National Homeownership Month, housing groups say real estate continues to be the largest component of individual financial stability...

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Help Millennial Buyers Make Smart Decisions

June 5, 2018 - 12:00am

General interest in homeownership increases more and more, and rental growth is petering out. But buying is still a challenge for millennials....

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Agent Fined Nearly $3K for Profuse Signage

June 4, 2018 - 12:00am

City officials in Huntington Beach, Calif., say real estate professional Jerry Del Mauro displayed too many open house signs, violating an...

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New-Home Features Change as Inventory Rises

June 4, 2018 - 12:00am

More newly built homes are on the market than at any point since the Great Recession, according to the Census Bureau. These are their most common...

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Where to Find Homes for Less Than $100K

June 4, 2018 - 12:00am

Home shoppers looking for a bargain can still score deals in these cities.

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Survey: Neighborhood ‘Vibes’ That Draw Buyers

June 4, 2018 - 12:00am

Whether it’s “quiet and quaint” or “modern millennial,” the look and feel of an area is an important consideration...

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Most Baby Boomers Plan to Delay Retirement

June 4, 2018 - 12:00am

The inability to afford quality health care and housing is one reason older Americans say they must continue working later in life.

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Vermont Joins Effort to Attract Relo Buyers

June 4, 2018 - 12:00am

Several states and cities have been offering relocation buyers financial incentives—including paying off student loan debt—to move...

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