Real Estate

In Addition to HQ2 Tax Breaks, Amazon Sought $1B for Other Real Estate Projects

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 17, 2020 - 12:00am

The online retail giant has sparked a debate over whether economic incentives are a smart way for cities and states to attract jobs and development.

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Top 10 Cities for Rental Investments This Year

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 17, 2020 - 12:00am

A new analysis shows that the Midwest and East Coast are among the hotspots for rental property bargains.

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What Exactly Do Closing Costs Cover?

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 17, 2020 - 12:00am

Share this financial breakdown with clients so they understand what they’re paying for at the closing table.

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Slight Uptick in Mortgage Rates Won’t Stymie Demand

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 17, 2020 - 12:00am

Cheaper financing opportunities, combined with a strong job market, are boosting home buyers’ purchasing power.

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Scammers Pose as Agents to Bilk Real Estate Colleagues

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 17, 2020 - 12:00am

Criminals may pretend to be a practitioner asking his or her coworkers to pick up hundreds of dollars in gift cards for supposed closing gifts.

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Coldwell Banker Campaign Vows to Support Female Leadership

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 16, 2020 - 12:00am

The real estate giant has launched a “What Moves Her” initiative to encourage women to aim high in the business.

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Former Fannie Exec Sentenced to Prison for Fraud in Foreclosure Sales

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 16, 2020 - 12:00am

The former employee accepted more than a million dollars in bribes and kickbacks.

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More Luxury Apartments Are Coming

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 16, 2020 - 12:00am

Why some analysts believe the availability of more high-end units could lead to more options for lower-income renters.

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Weekly Mortgage Applications Surge 30%

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 16, 2020 - 12:00am

Buyer demand hits highest level in 11 years.

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3 Trends Designers Want to Leave in the 2010s

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 16, 2020 - 12:00am

All-gray interiors are one of the fads that designers say they hope quickly vanishes soon.

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Where Home Prices Are Dampening Job Growth

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 15, 2020 - 12:00am

A new NAR study shows how some markets’ economies could be hurt by housing affordability woes.

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Fewer New Homes Have 4 or More Bedrooms

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 15, 2020 - 12:00am

The popularity of smaller starter homes has been fueling the trend.

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How Much Savings a Higher Credit Score Can Unlock

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 15, 2020 - 12:00am

A better score can save $40K or more on the interest on your home loan, a new study shows.

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The Median Age of Repeat Buyers Is ‘Skyrocketing’

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 15, 2020 - 12:00am

The age has crept up considerably over recent decades.

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Are Your Neighbors Copycats?

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 15, 2020 - 12:00am

Keeping up with the Joneses? Seventy percent of homeowners admit that they have copied their next-door neighbor’s decor.

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How to Keep a Stainless Steel Sink Shining

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 14, 2020 - 12:00am

Learn a few tips for keeping this metallic material looking polished at your showings.

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The Cities Having the Most Bedbug Treatments

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 14, 2020 - 12:00am

Take preventive actions to avoid the spread of infestations in a home.

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Why NAR Is Teaming Up to Promote the 2020 Census

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 14, 2020 - 12:00am

The U.S. Census Bureau has designated NAR a national partner for the upcoming census. 

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Man Sentenced to Prison for Attacking Agent at Open House

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 14, 2020 - 12:00am

A judge has sentenced a 44-year-old man to 16 years in prison for attempting to rob a real estate pro at knifepoint during an open house in Commerce City, Colo.

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NAR Leaders Among 2020 Swanepoel Power List Ranks

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 14, 2020 - 12:00am

T3 Sixty's list recognizes real estate leaders who shaped the industry, ushered in new business models, and championed  advocacy with lawmakers.

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