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Twitter Tests Longer Tweets

September 26, 2017 - 11:00pm

The social network is trying out the idea of doubling the character limit of posts from 140 to 280 in select markets.

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New-Home Supply Up, But Not Enough

September 26, 2017 - 11:00pm

Though the number of new homes on the market was at its highest level since July 2014, sales in the sector did little to break out in August.

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Builder Touts Mortgage to Pay Off Student Debt

September 26, 2017 - 11:00pm

A new lending program offered by building giant Lennar Corp. aims to remove the student loan obstacle blocking some young adults from...

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Higher Interest Rates Press On Loan Demand

September 26, 2017 - 11:00pm

Total mortgage application volume dropped half a percent on a seasonally adjusted basis this week, bringing it down to 21.5 percent lower than a...

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Buy vs. Rent Index Still Leans Toward Buy

September 25, 2017 - 11:00pm

Although certain areas of the country still remain strongly on the ‘buy’ side, the latest index from Florida Atlantic University and...

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‘Worse Than Anything You’ve Seen on TV’

September 25, 2017 - 11:00pm

The real estate community in Puerto Rico is working frantically to help deliver emergency supplies to the island’s 3 million residents, as...

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REALTORS® Gear Up for Tax Reform Battle

September 25, 2017 - 11:00pm

As Republicans are expected to release another outline for their tax plan Wednesday, NAR prepares to defend incentives for real estate.

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Borrowers May Find it Easier to Get a Mortgage

September 25, 2017 - 11:00pm

To stay competitive, more lenders report they're easing credit standards. 

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4-Bedroom Houses to Lose Favor in the Future?

September 25, 2017 - 11:00pm

Millennials’ desire for smaller homes may have a big impact on the future demand of some of the most popular homes today. 

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First-Time Home Buyers Remain Skittish

September 25, 2017 - 11:00pm

Market conditions continue to be stressful and challenging for prospective first-time buyers. 

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6 Easy Ways to Boost Curb Appeal

September 25, 2017 - 11:00pm

The exterior of the home counts big for creating first impressions.

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5 Ways to Make Your Listing Look Bigger

September 24, 2017 - 11:00pm

Professional home stagers offer their ideas for giving the illusion of more square footage, even for tight spaces.

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Consumers Upbeat, So Why Are Sales Falling?

September 24, 2017 - 11:00pm

The number of existing-home sales has dropped in four of the past five months, despite an uptick in the number of people who say it’s a good...

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Flip, Rent, or Hold: The Best Investment Option

September 24, 2017 - 11:00pm

What are the pros and cons of each type of real estate investment, and which ones are the most profitable?

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Where College Students Should Buy a Condo

September 24, 2017 - 11:00pm

In some university towns, it makes more financial sense to invest in a property for students rather than pay the costs of housing them in...

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Housing Predictions for 2018

September 21, 2017 - 11:00pm

What the future looks like for the new-home market, mortgage rates, and overall home sales activity, according to Freddie Mac’s Outlook...

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5 Things Buyers Should Never Compromise On

September 21, 2017 - 11:00pm

Tell your clients not to overlook these items when considering buying a home. Otherwise, they could end up regretting the purchase.

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Prices Rise Fastest in Disaster-Prone Cities

September 21, 2017 - 11:00pm

The threat of natural disasters isn’t scaring buyers away from the most vulnerable areas of the country, according to a new analysis.

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Mortgage Rates End 2-Month Decline

September 21, 2017 - 11:00pm

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has posted its first increase in weeks.

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Sync Your Email and Direct Mail Marketing

September 21, 2017 - 11:00pm

Here are four ways to coordinate your marketing channels to best communicate with prospects or keep in touch with past clients.

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