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Mortgage Relief May Give Housing a Winter Boost

NAR Daily Real Estate News - January 8, 2019 - 1:00am

Rates have fallen to their lowest averages in eight months, and as word gets out, more potential buyers may come off the sidelines.

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Map: Where Americans Are On the Move

NAR Daily Real Estate News - January 8, 2019 - 1:00am

The state that was paying people to relocate there is now the top place new residents moved to in 2018.

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3 No-Cost Ways to Stage a Property

NAR Daily Real Estate News - January 8, 2019 - 1:00am

Even without extra funds to spend, you'll find these helpful tips worth using to spruce up a listing for free.

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Where Flips Are Rising Despite Cooling Home Prices

NAR Daily Real Estate News - January 7, 2019 - 1:00am

Investors’ opportunities remain strong because there’s still demand for properties in move-in condition.

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3 Home Repairs That Can Save a Sale

NAR Daily Real Estate News - January 7, 2019 - 1:00am

What are the most important fixes that support a higher asking price?

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Broker, Homeless Man Create Real Estate Tour de Force

NAR Daily Real Estate News - January 7, 2019 - 1:00am

The duo struck an unlikely partnership after a lost $10,000 check facilitated a meeting of the minds.

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Shutdown May Spark Rash of Mortgage Delinquencies

NAR Daily Real Estate News - January 7, 2019 - 1:00am

With nearly 5 million government employees and contractors expecting a pause in their paychecks, many could struggle to make loan payments.

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Exploding Refrigerators Prompt Consumer Alerts

NAR Daily Real Estate News - January 7, 2019 - 1:00am

Experts say that such incidences, though rare, should no longer be “ignored disasters.”

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Will the Lender Underwrite That ‘Outbuilding?’

NAR Daily Real Estate News - January 4, 2019 - 1:00am

For many conventional lenders, rural properties are . . . different.

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Homeowners Aren’t Shy When It Comes to DIY

NAR Daily Real Estate News - January 4, 2019 - 1:00am

In fact, homeowners may even be happier when they DIY house projects, a new study finds.

 
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How About a Lower Mortgage Rate to Ring in the New Year?

NAR Daily Real Estate News - January 4, 2019 - 1:00am

“Low mortgage rates combined with decelerating home price growth should get prospective home buyers excited to buy,” says Freddie Mac’s chief economist.

 
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Home Upgrades Buyers Crave

NAR Daily Real Estate News - January 4, 2019 - 1:00am

Luxury home sales are cooling off, and some sellers are finding they may have to invest in a few upgrades to nab top dollar for their property.

 
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Fannie Says Mortgages Can Still Be Issued in Gov’t Shutdown

NAR Daily Real Estate News - January 3, 2019 - 1:00am

When verifying employment and Social Security numbers gets too problematic during the shutdown, the mortgage giant issued some guidance about how your sale can go on.

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Homebuilder Settles Building Defect Accusations in Florida

NAR Daily Real Estate News - January 3, 2019 - 1:00am

PulteGroup has reportedly reached a settlement over allegedly constructing homes that failed to meet the state’s building codes.

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Report: Here Comes a Buyer’s Market

NAR Daily Real Estate News - January 3, 2019 - 1:00am

As more homes go up for sale, home shoppers may find more leverage in the housing market.

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Mass. Targets Airbnb Rentals With New Law

NAR Daily Real Estate News - January 2, 2019 - 1:00am

“Massachusetts has chosen a pathway here that nobody else in the country has chosen,” an Airbnb spokesperson said about a new law in the state regulating short-term housing rentals.

 
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7 Housing Markets Poised for the Most Growth in 2019

NAR Daily Real Estate News - January 2, 2019 - 1:00am

Several surprising housing markets are expected to see big growth in the new year.

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The New Giant in Rental Housing: Single-Family Rentals

NAR Daily Real Estate News - January 2, 2019 - 1:00am

The single-family rental market has become big business and now comprises the largest source of rental housing in the U.S.

 
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Better Days Coming in Housing for 2019?

NAR Daily Real Estate News - January 2, 2019 - 1:00am

NAR’s latest pending home sales index showed a drop in sales, but economists believe a reversal may be in sight. Find out why.

 
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9 Reasons Customers Will Work With You in 2019

NAR Daily Real Estate News - December 31, 2018 - 1:00am

As you’re considering your business approach in the new year, read some of the most compelling reasons why clients will decide to do business with an individual agent or brokerage.

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