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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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Will Exurbs and Suburbs Merge?

May 20, 2018 - 12:00am

Home buyers looking to escape city living can find similar neighborhood attributes in the areas outside major metros.

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CFPB Chief: ‘Not Trying to Burn the Building Down’

May 16, 2018 - 12:00am

At the 2018 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo, NAR members gained insights into financial consumer protection, net neutrality...

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Did Buyers Just Miss Their Final Chance for Low Rates?

May 16, 2018 - 12:00am

Homebuyer demand has managed to mostly shake off the effects of higher rates so far this year, but will the latest round of hikes make buyers...

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Report: Abandoned Homes Still a Drag in Some Cities

May 16, 2018 - 12:00am

Vacancies have grown more widespread in former industrial epicenters and the nation’s “legacy” cities, according to a new report...

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What Makes Homeowners Tackle a Remodel

May 16, 2018 - 12:00am

A new survey reveals why homeowners are sprucing up their home. Their reasons are starting to change.

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Retirees Preferring Dog Parks Over Golf

May 16, 2018 - 12:00am

Golf and pickle ball courts may be less of a lure for retirees. Instead, they prefer a dog park nearby.

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Use Blog Comments to Boost Your Web Traffic

May 15, 2018 - 12:00am

One of the most overlooked and underrated ways to promote your blog or website is within the comment section of other websites and blogs, notes a...

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The Strategic Move Behind a $1 List Price

May 15, 2018 - 12:00am

For years, a real estate professional in Edmond, Okla., had told his sellers that even if they priced their home for just a dollar, the market...

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Old Dog Finds New Home in Coldwell Banker Ad

May 15, 2018 - 12:00am

The real estate brand champions both the work of its agents and the joy of adopting shelter pets in its latest advertisement.

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Startup Turns Buyer Bids Into All-Cash Offers

May 15, 2018 - 12:00am

In a competitive market, some buyers are increasingly losing out to people closing deals with all cash. A startup wants to level that playing...

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Negotiating Home Fixtures: Who Gets What?

May 15, 2018 - 12:00am

Make sure buyers don’t fall in love with a specific item in the house only find out the seller is taking it with them.

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The Recession’s Lingering Impact on Buyers

May 15, 2018 - 12:00am

The recovery has rolled on for more than eight years and builders say a new breed of home shopper has emerged.

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Homeownership Is Becoming Much Pricier

May 14, 2018 - 12:00am

Rapid home price gains in the first quarter, mixed with higher mortgage rates, are basically eliminating any meaningful gains home buyers may be...

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Best Tip to First-Time Buyers: Act Fast

May 14, 2018 - 12:00am

Those who are serious about buying can’t afford to linger.

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Buyers Turn to Crowdfunding to Afford a Home

May 14, 2018 - 12:00am

More aspiring home buyers are increasingly turning to crowdfunding to drum up money for a down payment. 

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Top College Towns for New Grads to Call Home

May 14, 2018 - 12:00am

Some college grads are choosing to stay put in the town where they attended school. Find out the places that offer the best prospects for...

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Which Adult Children Move Home the Most?

May 14, 2018 - 12:00am

More millennials are living with their parents, but the trend is more prevalent among certain races, new research finds.

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Affordable Housing Crunch Prompts Lotteries

May 14, 2018 - 12:00am

The inventory crunch is prominent in San Francisco: 95 apartment units were to be offered at affordable prices recently, which prompted a frenzy...

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Single Women Outbuy Men in Homeownership

May 11, 2018 - 12:00am

The rate is more than double the rate of single males who are also purchasing homes and condos.

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Mortgage Rates Barely Stirred This Week

May 11, 2018 - 12:00am

Following a series of rises in April, mortgage rates are taking a pause so far this month.

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