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CFPB Director Richard Cordray Steps Down

November 16, 2017 - 12:00am

Some organizations and lawmakers view the chief’s resignation as an opportunity to restructure the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...

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Where You Can Find the Cheapest Mansions

November 16, 2017 - 12:00am

Home shoppers looking to live in a mansion will find their money stretches the most in these locales.

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House Passes 5-Year Flood Insurance Extension

November 15, 2017 - 12:00am

The Senate must approve the bill if long-term reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program is to take effect before it expires on Dec....

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Bill Gates Plans for ‘Smart City’ in Ariz.

November 15, 2017 - 12:00am

The Microsoft founder’s real estate investment firm has spent $80 million for a large plot of land outside of Phoenix that it plans to...

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Facebook Makes Big Push Into Rental Listings

November 15, 2017 - 12:00am

Facebook plans to significantly expand its rental real estate listings section in its Marketplace as it attempts to better compete against...

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Rental Costs Are Still Surging in These Cities

November 15, 2017 - 12:00am

Renters are facing a steep run-up in prices in these locales. Maybe you can convince them to spend that money on homeownership instead. 

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Affordable Housing Crisis Hits Rural Areas

November 15, 2017 - 12:00am

Rural areas, particularly those in second-home or retiree havens, lack enough affordable and adequate housing for local working families,...

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As Rates Hit Pause, Consumers Rush to Lock In

November 15, 2017 - 12:00am

A slight dip in interest rates last week brought more homeowners and home buyers to the mortgage market.

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Home Features, Not Brands, Lure Young Buyers

November 14, 2017 - 12:00am

A recent survey of 20,000 new home shoppers reveals what motivates them in the purchase process. 

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Kitchen Updates That Don’t Require a Remodel

November 14, 2017 - 12:00am

If sellers want to revamp their house before it hits the market, or if buyers are seeking a cheaper way to improve a dated kitchen...

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Market Grows for Senior Downsizing Services

November 14, 2017 - 12:00am

Older clients looking to downsize may need some extra help from moving professionals.

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6 Extra Costs In A Home Buyer’s Budget

November 14, 2017 - 12:00am

Make sure your buyers don’t leave out any of these additional homeownership costs.

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Single-Family Rentals Edge Out Apartments

November 14, 2017 - 12:00am

Here’s why detached homes and townhomes are developing faster than any other segment of the housing market.

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What Pets Secretly Loathe About Your Home

November 14, 2017 - 12:00am

Find out your pets’ pet peeves.

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Watch: Real Estate Agent vs. Rattlesnake

November 13, 2017 - 12:00am

A practitioner in Scottsdale, Ariz., was trapped inside during an open house when a diamondback rattlesnake came to the front door. See how he got...

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Realtor.com®: Housing Boom Is Officially Back

November 13, 2017 - 12:00am

Prices have returned to bubble levels, but economists say what’s causing today’s rapid rise is different than 10 years ago, when the...

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Buyers Want ‘Sold’ Photo Shoot After Closing

November 13, 2017 - 12:00am

Instead of popping the champagne after your clients officially become new homeowners, how about setting up a photo shoot to help them document the...

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5 Reasons You’re Getting Few Online Leads

November 13, 2017 - 12:00am

Make sure visitors to your website do more than just stop by for a quick browse. Here’s how to get them to take action and contact you.

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Foreclosure Fears in Aftermath of Hurricanes

November 10, 2017 - 12:00am

Housing experts worry that millions of foreclosures will surface in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico after recent storms forced owners from their...

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Senate Bill Cuts Property Tax Deduction, Keeps MID

November 10, 2017 - 12:00am

The proposed tax reform bill preserves the $1 million cap on the mortgage interest deduction, but will still lead to higher...

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