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Real Estate

Empty Lot to Be Listed for Record $1B

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 1, 2018 - 11:00pm

A vacant parcel in Beverly Hills could potentially become the most expensive piece of real estate ever sold.

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Wildfires Could Be Boon for Some California Markets

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 1, 2018 - 11:00pm

Eighteen blazes in the state have scorched an area larger than Los Angeles, but despite the devastation, home prices may surge. Here’s why.

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Inventory Climbs in a Third of Largest U.S. Cities

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 1, 2018 - 11:00pm

However, the expanded supply of homes for sale is not relieving the upward pressure on prices, realtor.com® reports.

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Too Much Income Devoted to Making Rent

NAR Daily News Magazine - July 31, 2018 - 11:00pm

Renters are struggling, and it's no wonder why. The income that the average American needs in order to pay rent tops six figures in some cities.

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Where Home Improvement Loans Are Hot

NAR Daily News Magazine - July 31, 2018 - 11:00pm

Higher home prices and tighter inventory seem to be causing some to turn toward home remodeling projects. Find out which cities are seeing more homeowners spending significant money to spruce up their properties. 

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The Real Reason Your Client’s Offer Was Rejected

NAR Daily News Magazine - July 31, 2018 - 11:00pm

Sometimes even the most attractive offers still fall short, and explaining why can be a tough part of your job. Here are four scenarios that might help you become a better adviser in the negotiation process.

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4 Financial Lessons Boomers Can Teach Millennials

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

Younger buyers are on a better financial path than most people assume, and they'll continue to be if they don’t make the same missteps as previous generations.

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How Much Cigarette Smoke Decreases Resale Value

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

The odor can also linger in a home for months after the smoking owner moves out, according to a realtor.com® study.

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Consumers: Family Ties Don’t Trump Free Dream Home

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

A new survey reveals just how much prospective buyers would sacrifice in order to score the perfect home at no cost.

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Homeowners Stand to Save More Than Renters

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

Owners can often conserve more money once housing costs and living necessities are all covered. However, a new study shows those who rent can barely get by in some cities.

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NFIP Extended to Nov. 30, But Reforms Still Needed

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

The Senate approved a bill Tuesday to keep the National Flood Insurance Program operating for four more months.

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