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Easy Maintenance Tips to Boost Value

October 8, 2017 - 11:00pm

Pass these four tips on to buyers to help protect their home investment through simple repairs and upkeep.

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Refinance Scams Target Military Vets

October 8, 2017 - 11:00pm

The federal government is investigating predatory lending schemes that prompt borrowers with VA loans to switch from a fixed-rate mortgage to a...

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More Retirees Carry Mortgage Debt

October 8, 2017 - 11:00pm

Baby boomers are not as likely to own their homes free and clear by retirement age than previous generations, which could exacerbate the housing...

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Cats or Dogs? These Cities Show a Preference

October 8, 2017 - 11:00pm

Some areas tend to be more welcoming to canines while others favor felines. Realtor.com® breaks down the top cities for home buyers who are...

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Big Roadblock for Owners of Tiny Homes

October 8, 2017 - 11:00pm

Zoning regulations in many cities prevent smaller structures from having a permanent home. So what’s the future for the tiny home movement...

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Real Estate Pros Become Hurricane Advisers

October 8, 2017 - 11:00pm

Amidst devastating storms, many agents are helping clients find temporary housing and matching them with reputable contractors to repair their...

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Nation’s High Earners Prefer the ’Burbs

October 8, 2017 - 11:00pm

Homeowners who earn a high income are showing a preference for the suburbs—and even the far-out “exurbs”—over downtown...

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Porches Are Making a Comeback

October 5, 2017 - 11:00pm

More new homes are touting front porches, making them a great selling point for builders. 

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Are Hipsters The Secret To A Hot Market?

October 5, 2017 - 11:00pm

The places that hipsters tend to call home are among some of the hottest housing markets in the country, according to a joint study by realtor.com...

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Mortgage Rates Hit Highest Levels in 6 Weeks

October 5, 2017 - 11:00pm

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage inched upwards this week, but still remains below the 4 percent threshold many borrowers have come to expect....

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Hopeful Buyers Turn To Crowdfunding

October 5, 2017 - 11:00pm

Some desperate home buyers who aren’t able to save enough for a down payment are turning to crowdfunding. 

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Renter Households Aren’t As ‘Cost Burdened’

October 5, 2017 - 11:00pm

The share of households considered burdened by high rents is dropping, but it’s not because landlords are softening up on rents. 

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How to Appear More Confident to Clients

October 4, 2017 - 11:00pm

Whether it’s a meeting with a client or a listing presentation, use these five tips to show more confidence as an agent.

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5 Tips For A Lower Heating Bill

October 4, 2017 - 11:00pm

Share these tips with homeowners to unlock some savings during the colder months ahead. 

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More Real Estate Pros Among Vegas Victims

October 4, 2017 - 11:00pm

Several in the real estate industry were in the crowd Sunday when a gunman opened fire in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history....

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Cities Where Homebuying Means a $100k Salary

October 4, 2017 - 11:00pm

Here are the top U.S. cities where homebuying clients must have an income of $100,000 or higher to comfortably purchase a home.

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Home Lot Sizes Shrink to New Low

October 4, 2017 - 11:00pm

Lot sizes on new single-family homes have reached a new record low. 

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Buyers Reach for ARMs as Prices Swell

October 4, 2017 - 11:00pm

As home prices heat up, buyers looking to lower their monthly mortgage payment are being lured to adjustable rate mortgages. 

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Lawmakers Target Seller-Financed Homes

October 4, 2017 - 11:00pm

Seller-financed deals are increasingly coming under scrutiny after stories of abuse by investors have been uncovered.

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Cities Vie for New Amazon Headquarters

October 3, 2017 - 11:00pm

The chosen locale for Amazon’s second headquarters likely will see a big boost to not just its economy but its housing market as well.

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