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3 ‘Dirty Words’ of Real Estate?

February 23, 2018 - 12:00am

A Forbes columnist reveals the buzzwords that she wishes real estate professionals would stop using.

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RE/MAX Co-Founder Violated Ethics Code

February 23, 2018 - 12:00am

The company’s internal investigation has found that its former CEO David Liniger violated its code of ethics when he gave an...

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The Power of Flowers in Your Listings

February 23, 2018 - 12:00am

Glean some floral inspiration: using flowers can help get buyers out of the winter funk and inspire emotional connections to a house.

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Mortgage Rates Still Climbing, Not Fading

February 23, 2018 - 12:00am

There’s no let-up in sight as rates continue to be at the highest averages in four years. 

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The First Cities to Get 5G

February 23, 2018 - 12:00am

Many places across the country are eager to premiere the super-fast network speeds.

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What Happened to the Condo Market?

February 23, 2018 - 12:00am

New construction of condo units has softened in recent years. Some housing analysts are wondering why.

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Spring May Not Be Pretty for First-Time Buyers

February 22, 2018 - 12:00am

A shortage of homes and surging prices could hit rookie home buyers particularly hard.

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IRS: HELOCs Still Deductible for Renovations

February 22, 2018 - 12:00am

Taxpayers can continue to deduct the interest they pay on home equity loans and credit lines when the funds are used for home improvements, the...

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Environmental Hazards Don’t Quell Price Hikes

February 22, 2018 - 12:00am

Home values in ZIP codes with high risks of pollution, brownfields, and other dangers are appreciating at a faster pace, a new report shows.

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HUD Gives $35M to Aid Low-Income Families

February 22, 2018 - 12:00am

The agency says the money will be used to hire or retain service coordinators to help poor residents find jobs, educational opportunities, and...

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Townhouse Starts Indicate Sturdy Market

February 22, 2018 - 12:00am

Construction in this housing segment jumped 21 percent year over year in the fourth quarter of 2017.

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Buyers Use Escalation Clauses to Win Bidding Wars

February 21, 2018 - 12:00am

But escalation clauses aren’t always a winning strategy for either buyers or sellers, housing experts warn. 

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2018 Home Sales Off to Sluggish Start

February 21, 2018 - 12:00am

Blame it on the housing shortage: Existing-home sales posted their largest declines on an annual basis in more than three years. Read more from...

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Man Pleads Guilty to Hiding Arizona Agent’s Body

February 21, 2018 - 12:00am

A handyman pleaded guilty to concealing the body of Sidney Cranston Jr., who disappeared two years ago after showing a property in a remote area...

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Higher Rates Offset Loan Demand

February 21, 2018 - 12:00am

Home buyers and homeowners may be getting spooked by higher mortgage rates, as loan applications plummet. 

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How Will Wakanda Come to Real Cities?

February 21, 2018 - 12:00am

The new super-hero movie is so popular that architects and urban planners are looking for ways to bring its look into real-life counterparts.

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Can Yelp Pinpoint the Next Big Neighborhood?

February 21, 2018 - 12:00am

Yelp reviews may be a key to help find neighborhoods on the edge of gentrification, where higher home prices may be on the horizon.

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Higher Rates Could Raise Housing Costs 15%

February 20, 2018 - 12:00am

If forecasted mortgage rate hikes pan out, home buyers may be paying much more expensive monthly payments. 

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Home Maintenance Can Cost Up to $2K a Year

February 20, 2018 - 12:00am

Find out the most common services homeowners use and how much they cost monthly.

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Stop Flu From Spreading to Your Listings

February 20, 2018 - 12:00am

These four tips will help your sellers keep the virus at bay during periods of high foot traffic from open houses and showings.

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