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New Lender Devoting Loans to Clean Energy

November 30, 2017 - 12:00am

The Clean Energy Credit Union aims to help and inspire more homeowners in going green.

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How to Stay Sane When You’re Overworked

November 29, 2017 - 12:00am

Learn to say no and delegate tasks with these tips for overextended real estate pros.

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Long & Foster Has a New Look

November 29, 2017 - 12:00am

The real estate company marks its 50th anniversary in business with a newly refreshed brand identity.

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5 Housing Trends to Watch for 2018

November 29, 2017 - 12:00am

What will be the drivers behind the real estate market in the new year? Realtor.com® releases its 2018 National Housing Forecast. 

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FHFA Raises Conforming Loan Limits Again

November 29, 2017 - 12:00am

With rising home prices, mortgage financing giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will allow a higher conforming loan limit in most parts of the...

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The Good, Bad Behind Latest Home Sales Report

November 29, 2017 - 12:00am

Pending home sales rebounded strongly in October, but economists are still concerned. 

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The Front Porch Is in Demand

November 29, 2017 - 12:00am

Don’t forget to highlight this important selling feature, particularly among the younger crowd who is increasingly turning the front...

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Post-Turkey Slump? Loan Demand Drops

November 29, 2017 - 12:00am

The Thanksgiving holiday may have taken a bite out of mortgage applications last week.

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Where Are America's Worst Traffic Hotspots?

November 29, 2017 - 12:00am

A research study identifies the cities and even the traffic routes where congestion costs wasted time, productivity, and personal hours.

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5 Overlooked Dirt Spots Buyers Will Notice

November 28, 2017 - 12:00am

Make sure your selling clients pay attention to these areas in a home that often go uncleaned, but could stand out to others.

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This Is How Fast a Home Sells Today

November 28, 2017 - 12:00am

The median time on market is shockingly shorter than it was five years ago, according to new NAR data.

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Sorting Through the Tax Reform Proposals

November 28, 2017 - 12:00am

Here’s a roundup of key items to know about the House and Senate bills making their way through Congress.

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New-Home Sales Surge to 10-Year High

November 28, 2017 - 12:00am

A construction ramp-up in entry-level price points is helping to increase demand.

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Millennials: We Don’t Want to Be Renters

November 28, 2017 - 12:00am

Young adults show desire for homeownership, prompting upbeat forecasts for homebuying activity in the future.

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Suburbs to Be Hot Office Markets in 2018

November 28, 2017 - 12:00am

Economists predict that 47 percent of overall office development next year will be in suburban areas.

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More Boomers Seek No-Fuss Apartment Life

November 27, 2017 - 12:00am

Between 2009 and 2015, the number of renters ages 55 and older jumped 28 percent, while renters ages 34 and younger only increased 3 percent,...

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4 Renovations That Grab Buyers’ Attention

November 27, 2017 - 12:00am

Among the home improvement projects your clients are most likely to value are those that increase storage space and preserve vintage details.

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Cities With Highest Spikes in Homeownership

November 27, 2017 - 12:00am

Metros in the Rust Belt, as well as smaller cities near bigger and more expensive urban areas, are seeing their homeownership rates expand rapidly...

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What’s on the Line as Senate Eyes Tax Reform

November 27, 2017 - 12:00am

Senate lawmakers could soon put their version of tax reform to a vote, as REALTORS® continue to mobilize against the bill.

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CRS Name Change Creates Stronger Link to Industry

November 27, 2017 - 12:00am

The Council of Residential Specialists has been rebranded as the Residential Real Estate Council in an effort to distinguish itself from the...

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