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5 Horrors at Home Showings

October 30, 2017 - 11:00pm

Even though it’s Halloween, you don’t want these items in your listing to give buyers the creeps.

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Report: Average Owner Stays Put for 10 Years

October 30, 2017 - 11:00pm

Though homeowners are delaying trading up for a larger house, there’s a silver lining to the dip in repeat-buyer transactions.

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Supreme Court Declines Affordable Housing Case

October 30, 2017 - 11:00pm

Developers of an 11-unit condo building were disputing requirements by the City of Los Angeles that they pay a fee to support affordable housing...

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Merger Forms Nation’s Largest Home Builder

October 30, 2017 - 11:00pm

Lennar Corp. and CalAtlantic Group announced that they will merge in a $9.3 billion deal. 

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Top Places to Score Treats This Halloween

October 30, 2017 - 11:00pm

Find out where households spend the most on candy for Halloween.

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3 Ways to Be a Better Leader

October 29, 2017 - 11:00pm

Building relationships is key to strong, effective brokerage management. Here are some tips for growing your skills as a leader.

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When to Drop Your Listing Price

October 29, 2017 - 11:00pm

Though low inventory is prompting buyers to raise their offers in order to beat out competitors, you still want your sellers to know: an...

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Why First-Timers Can’t Capitalize on Ripe Market

October 29, 2017 - 11:00pm

Though economic conditions are highly favorable for first-time home buyers, their share of overall purchase activity is approaching a 36-year low...

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How Your Attractiveness Affects the Sale

October 29, 2017 - 11:00pm

Learn what researchers discovered about whether an agent’s looks could influence buyers’ overall impression of online property...

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Rise in Vacancies a Sign of Inventory Relief?

October 29, 2017 - 11:00pm

More than half of U.S. housing markets saw an uptick in the annual rate of vacant properties in the third quarter of this year, according to the...

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10 Cities That Can Survive an Apocalypse

October 29, 2017 - 11:00pm

Where you live may be the most important determining factor when it comes to whether you will make it through an extinction-level disaster.

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The Housing Hot List for October

October 29, 2017 - 11:00pm

Find out the top-performing housing markets this month, based on the pace of sales and online clicks. 

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Protect Your Email From Latest Hacking Trend

October 26, 2017 - 11:00pm

Hackers are using more sophisticated methods and research to make targeted personal email attacks in order to access to financial information...

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Mortgage Rates Jump to 3-Month High

October 26, 2017 - 11:00pm

Borrowers saw higher rates this week as the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage jumped 6 basis points. 

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Evictions Are a Growing Threat to Renters

October 26, 2017 - 11:00pm

Nearly one in five renters were unable to pay their rent in full within the past three months, according to a new study. 

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Fewer ‘Zombie’ Homes Haunt Neighborhoods

October 26, 2017 - 11:00pm

Homes in foreclosure limbo—labeled “zombies”—have seen a big plunge in the past year as a supply-starved housing market...

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What Home Insurance Doesn’t Cover

October 26, 2017 - 11:00pm

Make sure your homeowners read the fine print so they don’t have any surprises if disaster ever strikes. 

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Vinyl Ranks No. 1 for New-Home Exteriors

October 25, 2017 - 11:00pm

See the most popular exterior siding choices based on region. 

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4 Social Benefits of Homeownership

October 25, 2017 - 11:00pm

“Homeownership ... is the basis for a number of positive social, economic, family, and civic outcomes,” researchers note in a new...

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New Zealand to Ban Foreign Buyers

October 25, 2017 - 11:00pm

Officials say the country’s housing stock is officially “no longer for sale” to nonresidents. 

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