Real Estate

What Net Neutrality Rollback Means for You

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 14, 2017 - 12:00am

Many real estate professionals and companies may now be at a disadvantage to deliver services to consumers online.

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Fed Raises Interest Rates, Hints More to Come

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 14, 2017 - 12:00am

Economists say the Fed’s move was anticipated and won’t cause waves in the housing market.

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How Busy Streets Can Actually Help a Listing

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 14, 2017 - 12:00am

Nearby traffic noise doesn’t have to ruin your home sale. Find out how to overcome this commonplace annoyance and make the home more...

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Lending Scam Targets California Consumers

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 14, 2017 - 12:00am

The California Department of Business Oversight issued a warning to beware of email scams purporting to be from representatives of Impac Mortgage...

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Why Being Talkative Hurts Your Business

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 14, 2017 - 12:00am

Executive coaches warn that people who talk too much aren’t as successful at customer pitches, networking events, board presentations, or...

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The Biggest Boomtowns of 2017

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 14, 2017 - 12:00am

Among the real estate markets that grew the most this year, one state dominates the list. Is it yours?

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44% of Retirees Still Have a Mortgage

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 13, 2017 - 12:00am

More than 44 percent of retirees in their sixties still carry a mortgage, and many of those are eight years or more away from being paid off.

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Homeowners Say Tax Reform Would Hurt Them

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 13, 2017 - 12:00am

Homeowners reveal in a new survey that lawmakers’ proposals to change homeownership tax incentives would greatly restrict their mobility and...

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Tax Bill Conference Starts Today. What You Need to Know

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 13, 2017 - 12:00am

A conference committee today begins the task of reconciling the differences in the U.S. House and Senate's versions of the proposed tax reform...

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Mall Giant Westfield Sold in $16B Deal

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 13, 2017 - 12:00am

The sale comes at a time when the mall sector is struggling to define itself as it competes with growing threats from online shopping. 

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Mortgage Applications Teeter as Rates Rise

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 13, 2017 - 12:00am

Loan demand dropped 2.3 percent last week as a slight uptick in rates may have spooked potential home buyers and refinancers. 

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Instagram Adds Ability to Follow a Hashtag

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 13, 2017 - 12:00am

You’ll be able to more easily follow real estate photos and topics on Instagram with its new feature that lets you follow hashtags.

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Survey: Agents Fail to Deliver Hyperlocal Expertise

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 5, 2017 - 12:00am

Real estate pros are sacrificing the specific neighborhood information clients want in their marketing, instead trying to appeal to as wide...

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Hire a Robot for Your Next Home Showing

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 5, 2017 - 12:00am

A robot could walk your buyers on a guided tour of a property, without you ever having to be there in person.

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Housing Trend to Watch: The ‘Surban’

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 5, 2017 - 12:00am

Suburban areas are taking on urban features, such as greater walkability to retail and restaurants, creating a new kind of living style that could...

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Why Christmas Trees Are Pricier This Year

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 5, 2017 - 12:00am

The holiday staple will cost homeowners 10 percent more than they spent last year. This is what’s behind the price hike.

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Quick Tips to Remove Hardwood Scratches

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 5, 2017 - 12:00am

Many scuffed-up floors can actually be easy to repair.

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Warning Signs of Underlying Property Defects

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 4, 2017 - 12:00am

When touring homes with your buyers, tell them to watch for these small indications that larger issues exist with the house.

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REALTORS® Show Force Over Tax Reform

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 4, 2017 - 12:00am

NAR members have been influential in spurring Congress to make changes in the House and Senate tax proposals, but a final push is coming as the...

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5 Most Common Reasons for Closing Delays

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 4, 2017 - 12:00am

Twenty-five percent of REALTORS® say they faced a roadblock in getting to the settlement table in October.

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