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Each weekday, REALTOR ® Magazine applies a real estate lens to top headlines from major news sources and trend reports, alongside timely updates from NAR.
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Why Buying a Home Is Becoming More Urgent

July 9, 2018 - 1:00am

If your clients are on the fence, these issues may prompt them to get more serious about their real estate search.

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Study: Homes With Farmhouse Design Fetch Premium

July 9, 2018 - 1:00am

Listings with descriptors such as “barn doors,” “exposed beams,” and “free-standing tubs” are getting lots of love from prospective buyers.

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Family Becomes First Occupants in 3D-Printed Home

July 6, 2018 - 1:00am

The house—which took 54 hours to print—serves as a prototype for larger projects aiming to make homebuilding faster and cheaper. What could this mean for the building industry?

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Court Temporarily Halts Hurricane Maria Evictions

July 6, 2018 - 1:00am

A temporary 20-day extension has been granted to prevent the evictions of Puerto Ricans who fled to the mainland after the tropical storm hit—but advocates say it's not enough.

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Homeowners Fight Flight Paths Over Neighborhoods

July 6, 2018 - 1:00am

Since new flight courses were implemented, owners in affluent areas across the country have been lobbying city and state representatives to push back against noise from airplanes that fly across their communities.

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Survey: Tight Markets Causing More Buyer’s Remorse?

July 6, 2018 - 1:00am

A new study shows more home buyers could be suffering from post-purchase regret amid housing shortages and steep competition from other prospects.

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Mortgage Rates Fall to 3-Month Low

July 6, 2018 - 1:00am

Rates posted a rapid increase throughout most of the spring but have reversed course recently, falling in five of the past six weeks.

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‘Bump Clauses’ Are Giving Sellers a Safety Net

July 6, 2018 - 1:00am

In some cooling markets, more transactions are reportedly including a “bump clause” to assure those selling a home that they have received the best offer.

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New Concrete Lets Walls React to Touch

July 5, 2018 - 1:00am

Young and old alike have learned all the ways fingers can manipulate screens. Now a company has invented concrete walls that respond to fingertips.

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Toys ‘R’ Us Closures Prompt Spike in Retail Vacancies

July 5, 2018 - 1:00am

Vacancies are growing in the retail sector after the closings across the country of the former toy giant.

 
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Young Adults Don’t Like to Live Alone

July 5, 2018 - 1:00am

More young adults are taking on roommates and housemates or living with their parents.

 
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Have a Negative Yelp Review? Too Bad, Court Says

July 5, 2018 - 1:00am

A California Supreme Court decision this week may have national implications for those who have customers review their business and services online.

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Lower Rates Lately Aren’t Enticing More Borrowers

July 5, 2018 - 1:00am

Even a sharp drop in mortgage interest rates last week wasn’t enough to get mortgage applications moving much.

 
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June’s Hottest Housing Markets Offer Some Surprises

July 5, 2018 - 1:00am

Californian cities no longer dominate realtor.com®’s top-performing housing markets. Find out which cities are getting more buyers looking and seeing homes selling faster.

 
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When and How Much Should You Water Your Lawn?

July 3, 2018 - 1:00am

Help your clients learn lawn care tips that will boost their curb appeal.

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Freddie: Young, Aspiring Homeowners Stuck Until 2025

July 3, 2018 - 1:00am

The rising cost of housing is the biggest hurdle for young adults to overcome, and they may be sidelined for several more years to come.

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Single Women Over 55 Double Their Buying Force

July 3, 2018 - 1:00am

They’re the fastest-growing buyer segment since 1981, according to new research.

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Agent Celebrates Fourth of July With 1,000 Flags

July 3, 2018 - 1:00am

Real estate pro Silvia Madriaga has decorated her community in Destin, Fla., with American flags for the past 19 years.

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More Investors Plan to Cash in on Short-Term Rental Trend

July 3, 2018 - 1:00am

A higher percentage of vacation and rental property owners say they will convert their homes to STRs this year, according to NAR research.

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Big Cities With the Best Rental Bargains

July 3, 2018 - 1:00am

See which ZIP codes offer the most promise for urban dwellers hunting for cheaper rent.

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