Dympna Fay-Hart
Serving Chicago Area Sellers & Buyers

(773) 230-3800

Send me a message

NAR Daily News Magazine

Syndicate content
Real Estate Tips, Trends, Data & More
Updated: 6 hours 5 min ago

States Focus on Helping First-Time Buyers

December 12, 2017 - 12:00am

More states are proposing legislation that will assist first-time buyers in overcoming the down payment obstacle.

Categories: Real Estate

Bad Etiquette at the Office Holiday Party

December 12, 2017 - 12:00am

Ensure a socially safe office party this year with these five tips.

Categories: Real Estate

10 Festive Cities for Holiday Lovers

December 12, 2017 - 12:00am

Fill your seasonal fa-la-la-la’s in these metros.

Categories: Real Estate

Habits of Successful Home Flippers

December 12, 2017 - 12:00am

Does your client have the chops to be successful at flipping?

Categories: Real Estate

Sizing Up Garages By Region

December 12, 2017 - 12:00am

See the most popular garage preference in your area.

Categories: Real Estate

Mortgage Giants: No Evictions for the Holidays

December 12, 2017 - 12:00am

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced a nationwide suspension of evictions on foreclosed single-family homes during the holiday season, between Dec...

Categories: Real Estate

California in Housing Hell as Wildfires Rage On

December 11, 2017 - 12:00am

Two months after wildfires in Northern California exacerbated the inventory crunch and forced home prices to go even higher, the same could happen...

Categories: Real Estate

NFIP Stop-Gap Just Delays Flood Insurance Fix

December 11, 2017 - 12:00am

Congress’ two-week extension of the National Flood Insurance Program may have avoided a total shutdown of the program, but it doesn’t...

Categories: Real Estate

FHA to Increase Loan Limits in 2018

December 11, 2017 - 12:00am

Find out what the new loan limits will be for mortgages backed by the Federal Housing Administration.

Categories: Real Estate

4 Markets British Investors Are Targeting

December 11, 2017 - 12:00am

Nearly every major region of the U.S. has at least one city that is seeing a marked increase in activity among home buyers from Great Britain....

Categories: Real Estate

U.S. Sees First Homelessness Uptick Since 2010

December 11, 2017 - 12:00am

The West Coast was mostly responsible for the increase thanks to particularly tight housing markets in cities such as Los Angeles and Seattle,...

Categories: Real Estate

Consumers Maintain Upbeat Housing Attitude

December 11, 2017 - 12:00am

Fannie Mae’s latest survey shows American optimism, but potential tax reform could have an impact on future viewpoints.

Categories: Real Estate

Survey: Agents Fail to Deliver Hyperlocal Expertise

December 5, 2017 - 12:00am

Real estate pros are sacrificing the specific neighborhood information clients want in their marketing, instead trying to appeal to as wide...

Categories: Real Estate

Hire a Robot for Your Next Home Showing

December 5, 2017 - 12:00am

A robot could walk your buyers on a guided tour of a property, without you ever having to be there in person.

Categories: Real Estate

Housing Trend to Watch: The ‘Surban’

December 5, 2017 - 12:00am

Suburban areas are taking on urban features, such as greater walkability to retail and restaurants, creating a new kind of living style that could...

Categories: Real Estate

Why Christmas Trees Are Pricier This Year

December 5, 2017 - 12:00am

The holiday staple will cost homeowners 10 percent more than they spent last year. This is what’s behind the price hike.

Categories: Real Estate

Quick Tips to Remove Hardwood Scratches

December 5, 2017 - 12:00am

Many scuffed-up floors can actually be easy to repair.

Categories: Real Estate

Warning Signs of Underlying Property Defects

December 4, 2017 - 12:00am

When touring homes with your buyers, tell them to watch for these small indications that larger issues exist with the house.

Categories: Real Estate

REALTORS® Show Force Over Tax Reform

December 4, 2017 - 12:00am

NAR members have been influential in spurring Congress to make changes in the House and Senate tax proposals, but a final push is coming as the...

Categories: Real Estate

5 Most Common Reasons for Closing Delays

December 4, 2017 - 12:00am

Twenty-five percent of REALTORS® say they faced a roadblock in getting to the settlement table in October.

Categories: Real Estate