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Each weekday, REALTOR ® Magazine applies a real estate lens to top headlines from major news sources and trend reports, alongside timely updates from NAR.
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Luxury Care Communities for Seniors Surge in Demand

December 10, 2018 - 12:00am

Upscale communities offering personal care for residents—from independent living to nursing assistance—are sprouting up. But entrance fees can reach about $1 million.

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Why 90% of Millennial Renters Want to Own But Can’t

December 10, 2018 - 12:00am

The reasons the majority of young adults won’t make a move to homeownership in the near term.

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Flood Insurance Still Available

December 7, 2018 - 12:00am

End-of-year negotiations among lawmakers have resulted in another short-term extension of the National Flood Insurance Program.

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Fewer Investors Are Flipping Homes as Profits Weaken

December 7, 2018 - 12:00am

This marks the third consecutive quarter for year-over-year decreases in home flips. Find out which areas are still managing to eke out some profits.

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Mortgage Rates Are Easing

December 7, 2018 - 12:00am

This week was “a welcome relief to prospective home buyers who have recently experienced rising rates and rising home prices,” says a Freddie Mac spokesman.

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Builder Sales Rep Found Dead in Suburban Model Home

December 7, 2018 - 12:00am

Police are investigating the murder of a builder sales rep who was found dead inside a model home he was trying to sell in Hanover, Md.

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Average Homeowner Equity Gain in Third Quarter: $12K

December 7, 2018 - 12:00am

Homeowners are still finding plenty of equity in their homes, but the gains are slowing.

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Real Estate’s Top 6 Challenges Now and in the Future

December 6, 2018 - 12:00am

These are the most significant short- and long-term obstacles all practitioners need to watch.

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More Americans Are Moving South

December 6, 2018 - 12:00am

Consumers are migrating within—and out of—their home states, according to a new LendingTree analysis.

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How Homeowners Are Funding Home Renovations

December 6, 2018 - 12:00am

Upgrading a house can be pricey. Here’s how owners are paying the bill.

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‘Real Estate Insider Trading’ Allegations Ignite From Amazon HQ2

December 6, 2018 - 12:00am

A New York senator is proposing legislation to ban insider trading in housing transactions following accusations that some employees may have purchased properties prior to the retail giant’s official double headquarters announcement.

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Weekday Mornings Are Hot for House Hunting

December 6, 2018 - 12:00am

A new survey finds home shoppers are likely searching online for homes during their workday.

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Wildfire Victims, Left Homeless, Struggle With Next Moves

December 5, 2018 - 12:00am

REALTOR® associations help residents with emergency needs, but long-term solutions amid massive housing losses are elusive.

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Look Near Big Cities for Top Retiree Neighborhoods

December 5, 2018 - 12:00am

Find out GoBankingRates’ picks for the top places to buy a home and spend your golden years.

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A Slowdown Is Now Striking the Luxury Market Too

December 5, 2018 - 12:00am

The luxury market has mostly felt immune to the housing slowdown. But that could be changing.

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5 Home Design Trends to Watch in 2019

December 5, 2018 - 12:00am

Homebuilder Taylor Morrison reveals its list of hot home trends that it’s incorporating into its homes in the new year.

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Buyers Aren’t Giving Up, But Their House Hunts Are Lasting Longer

December 5, 2018 - 12:00am

If a home buyer is unable to find a home over the next few months, here’s their plan B.

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Flood Insurance Gets Emergency Weeklong Extension

November 30, 2018 - 12:00am

Congress gives immediate lifeline to the National Flood Insurance Program, which was set to expire Friday, but NAR pleads for a longer-term solution.

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Study: Museums Boost Residential, Commercial Values

November 30, 2018 - 12:00am

The next up-and-coming neighborhood in your area might be where new art and cultural institutions set up shop.

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Airbnb to Begin Designing, Building New Homes

November 30, 2018 - 12:00am

The company is moving beyond short-term rentals with “an endeavor to design and prototype new ways of building and sharing homes.”

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