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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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Shoppers Flock to Mom-and-Pop Retail Stores

November 27, 2017 - 12:00am

For the past two years, consumers have been spending more money at mom-and-pop retail stores than big-box chains, according to credit card company...

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New Homes Are Getting Smaller

November 27, 2017 - 12:00am

As builders refocus on the entry-level market, a downward trend in new-home sizes is expected, according to the National Association of Home...

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Holiday Splurges to Warn Your Clients Against

November 22, 2017 - 12:00am

The holidays can bring plenty of cheer but some traditions can make your job as a real estate pro tougher. Here are a few tips for your home...

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Plenty to Be Thankful for in Real Estate

November 22, 2017 - 12:00am

The housing market is facing headwinds in the coming months, but don’t overlook these key indicators that bode well for your business....

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‘Underwater’ Homes Are Drying Up

November 22, 2017 - 12:00am

The number of homeowners who owe more on their houses than the properties are worth has plunged by more than 1.4 million in the past...

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Townhouse Market Attracting More Buyers

November 22, 2017 - 12:00am

Builders are ramping up construction on townhouses as home shoppers show renewed interest in attached single-family housing. 

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Buyers Rush to Lock in Before the Holidays

November 22, 2017 - 12:00am

Home shoppers were taking out mortgages in higher numbers last week.

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6 Tricks to Curb Holiday Snacking

November 22, 2017 - 12:00am

It’s that time of year when everyone feels the need to share delicious treats, especially at work. These techniques can help you stay...

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How FCC Plan to End Net Neutrality Hurts You

November 21, 2017 - 12:00am

NAR says that without a “neutral online playing field,” real estate companies, multiple listing services, and...

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Where Owners Forget to Lock Their Doors

November 21, 2017 - 12:00am

These regions are more prone to burglaries, considering the amount of homeowners who forget to lock their doors.

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Home Sales Are Rising Despite Supply Woes

November 21, 2017 - 12:00am

Existing-home sales in October rose to the strongest pace since earlier this summer.

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How to Handle Internet Trolls

November 21, 2017 - 12:00am

Respond to rude comments online or angry customer complaints with these four tips that will help salvage a sale, relationship, or your name...

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Know Your Home’s Earthquake Risk

November 21, 2017 - 12:00am

Half of the world’s population lives near active earthquake faults, and some may not even know it.

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Equity-Rich Properties Surge Nationwide

November 21, 2017 - 12:00am

Continued home price appreciation is helping to grow the number of equity-rich homeowners across the country.

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