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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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8 Nabbed in Cybercrime Ring Targeting Real Estate

June 29, 2018 - 12:00am

The FBI, along with authorities overseas, has accused alleged fraudsters of using fake emails to steal millions from people and companies involved in property transactions.

Categories: Real Estate

Where $117K Is Considered ‘Low-Income’

June 29, 2018 - 12:00am

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has released new guidelines for who is able to qualify for housing assistance, and the threshold in one city will shock you.

Categories: Real Estate

Commercial Properties See Major Tax Hikes

June 29, 2018 - 12:00am

In some areas of the country, tax assessments have surged 300 percent, according to reports.

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Falling Mortgage Rates Offer Affordability Relief

June 29, 2018 - 12:00am

The decrease in borrowing costs are helping to temporarily offset increased home prices for budget-conscious home buyers.

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Condo Buyers Could Get Fast, Automated Appraisals

June 29, 2018 - 12:00am

Freddie Mac announces a program to fast-track the appraisal process and help mortgage borrowers who buy a condo save money on fees.

Categories: Real Estate

5 Marketing Ideas for Social Media Day

June 29, 2018 - 12:00am

The “holiday” on Saturday is a perfect time to freshen up your approach to reaching clients and prospects online.

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Coldwell Banker Unveils Its 2018 30 Under 30

June 28, 2018 - 12:00am

From Texas to Spain, see who made Coldwell Banker's worldwide list of young, up-and-coming real estate professionals this year, including three who also appeared in REALTOR® Magazine’s 30 Under 30 class of 2018.

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Agent Throws Housewarming for Buyer She’d Never Met

June 28, 2018 - 12:00am

After a single mother of four went through an agonizing homebuying experience, a Philadelphia real estate pro—who wasn't her agent—helped her celebrate the move-in.

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Slow Mobile Load Times Could Hurt Your SEO Ranking

June 28, 2018 - 12:00am

Make sure your website operations work quickly on mobile devices, or you may be harder to find online.

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Fair Housing Groups Sue BofA Over Foreclosure Neglect

June 28, 2018 - 12:00am

The lawsuit alleges that the bank failed to conduct routine exterior maintenance on homes in predominantly African-American and Latino neighborhoods.

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More Commercial Agents Land International Business

June 28, 2018 - 12:00am

Buyers from China and Mexico are fueling higher demand in smaller commercial markets, according to a new NAR report.

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Buyers Contend With Record-High List Prices

June 28, 2018 - 12:00am

Inventory shortages, coupled with strong buyer demand, pushed the median listing price nationwide to an all-time high in June, realtor.com® reports.

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Loan Apps Drop Sharply as Buyers Get Jittery

June 27, 2018 - 12:00am

This summer’s pricey and ultra-competitive housing market may be spooking would-be home buyers.

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11 Most Endangered Historic Places in the U.S.

June 27, 2018 - 12:00am

The National Trust for Historic Preservation unveils its annual list of landmarks most at risk of development, demolition, or falling into disarray.

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How Much Influence Should Kids Have in Buying Decisions?

June 27, 2018 - 12:00am

Though 55 percent of homeowners say they took their children’s views under advisement when purchasing a home, real estate pros and psychologists are split on whether that’s healthy.

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How Your Clients Are Celebrating Their ‘Housiversary’

June 27, 2018 - 12:00am

Homeowners are coming up with creative ways to mark their homeownership milestones, and you can join in on the fun.

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Replacements for Facebook’s ‘Likely to Move’ Ads

June 27, 2018 - 12:00am

Real estate professionals are receiving notice that the social network will be shutting the feature down in mid-August. What will you use next to target online ads?

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Yun: Spring Was the Season of ‘Unmet Expectations’

June 27, 2018 - 12:00am

Sales data shows that the recently ended spring buying season didn’t live up to the hype typical for real estate’s traditionally busiest time of year.

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Mobile Homes Could Fill Large Inventory Gaps

June 26, 2018 - 12:00am

Some economists believe manufactured housing would not only relieve supply shortages but also provide more affordability.

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Survey: Homeowners Spending More to Remodel

June 26, 2018 - 12:00am

The median cost of a kitchen renovation has risen 10 percent over the last year, but that’s not stopping owners' desire to spruce up their homes.

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