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Real Estate

4 Rules for Creating Real Estate Signs That Sell

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 3, 2018 - 11:00pm

Follow these best practices for signage that will communicate your message and brand, as well as catch prospects’ attention.

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Hackathon, Pitch Battle Add Dynamism to iOi

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 30, 2018 - 11:00pm

Interactive demos and app-building exercises at NAR’s inaugural tech conference brought a distinctive element missing from many real estate events.

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Mortgage Rates Mostly Holding Steady

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 30, 2018 - 11:00pm

Rates have barely budged over the last few weeks and may be offering a window of opportunity for prospective buyers.

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Home Prices Are Climbing Three Times Faster Than Rents

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 30, 2018 - 11:00pm

Only 41 percent of the U.S. population now lives in a county where a median-income household can afford to buy a home at the median list price.

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Judge Orders Aid Cutoff to Hurricane Maria Victims

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 30, 2018 - 11:00pm

More than 1,000 Puerto Rican families who fled to the U.S. mainland will lose federal housing assistance by Sept. 14.

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How Consumers and Businesses Can Both Win

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 29, 2018 - 11:00pm

The state attorneys general who addressed attendees at the iOi Summit stressed the importance of tech companies, real estate, and the law all working together to foster the future of the American dream of homeownership.

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First-Time Buyers Have Bought 985K Homes This Year

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 29, 2018 - 11:00pm

New buyers under the age of 35 have been increasing their homeownership rates and are “showing a determination and resiliency to become homeowners,” according to a new report.

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News Corp to Buy Tech Platform Opcity

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 29, 2018 - 11:00pm

The acquisition will bring more lead generation offerings to realtor.com® with a platform that matches qualified home buyers and sellers will real estate professionals in real time.

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Community Searches for Missing Texas Real Estate Agent

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 29, 2018 - 11:00pm

Police continue to investigate the disappearance of a 28-year-old real estate professional in Killeen, Texas, who was last seen on Sunday.

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10 Good Neighbor Finalists Represent Hearts of Servants

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 29, 2018 - 11:00pm

These REALTORS® make an extraordinary impact on their communities through volunteer service.

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Borrowers Are Bogged Down by Too Much Paperwork

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 28, 2018 - 11:00pm

“As the Amazons and Ubers of the world continue to raise the bar for ‘consumer-grade’ experiences, home buyers have made it clear that it’s also time for the home purchasing and mortgage processes to change,” a Fannie Mae researcher notes.

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Wildfire Risk Isn’t Spooking Home Buyers

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 28, 2018 - 11:00pm

Real estate prices in wildfire-prone areas are in line with homes in low-risk areas, even immediately after fires, a new study shows.

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Contract Signings Cool as More Buyers Are Priced Out

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 28, 2018 - 11:00pm

But there are signs that inventories are rising in several large metros, which could help moderate price growth in the coming weeks. Read more from NAR’s latest housing report.

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Why Homes in 8 States Have Lost Billions in Potential Value

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 27, 2018 - 11:00pm

These areas boast some of the priciest real estate in the country, but increasing flood threats are chipping away at their desirability.

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Downsizing Doesn’t Always Lower Housing Expenses

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 27, 2018 - 11:00pm

Homeowners may think moving to a smaller house will trim costs, but economists say it's often not a cost-cutting move.

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Yun: How We’re Doing 10 Years After the Great Recession

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 27, 2018 - 11:00pm

NAR’s chief economist reflects on the road real estate has traveled over the last decade and how far the housing market has come.

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5 Email Subject Lines Clients Won’t Click

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 27, 2018 - 11:00pm

Be careful of these common gaffes when sending out a marketing message, and make sure you’re being as relevant to your subscribers as possible.

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2018’s Most Reliable Housing Markets for Growth, Stability

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 26, 2018 - 11:00pm

Colorado may offer buyers the best prospects for steady home appreciation over the long term, according to a new analysis.

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Smart-Home Gadgets Buyers Will Pay Extra to Have

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 26, 2018 - 11:00pm

Fifty-three percent of builders say they are equipping new construction with technology. But are they the kind buyers want?

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Police Hunt 3 Suspects Who Robbed N.Y. Brokerage

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 26, 2018 - 11:00pm

Two men and a woman stole jewelry, $8,000 in cash, a security system, and several credit cards from agents at the office.

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