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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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The Top 8 Mortgage Lenders from 2017

October 29, 2018 - 11:00pm

Find out which lenders are dominating in loan originations. 

Categories: Real Estate

Cat-astrophe? Feisty Feline Traps Agent at Showing

October 29, 2018 - 11:00pm

A REALTOR® in Wisconsin had heard the phrase “guard dog,” but she had never come across a “guard cat.”

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Gearing Up for Boston

October 29, 2018 - 11:00pm

Whether you’re traveling to Boston for the industry’s premier annual event or you’re following along at home, REALTOR® Magazine is here to help you make the most of the 2018 REALTORS® Conference & Expo.

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Where Home Prices Are Falling the Most

October 29, 2018 - 11:00pm

Housing affordability is worsening due to higher mortgage rates, which is prompting a slowdown for what home sellers are getting for their home.

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Homes With Patios Gaining More Popularity

October 29, 2018 - 11:00pm

Homeowners are craving more outdoor space in newly built houses.

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Inside Good Neighbor’s Heart-Wrenching Enterprise

October 28, 2018 - 11:00pm

Necia Freeman, a 2018 Good Neighbor honorable mention, opens up to realtor.com® about helping hungry children and drug-addicted women.

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Single Women Prop Up First-Time Buyer Segment

October 28, 2018 - 11:00pm

While the pool of first-time buyers is shrinking, single female buyers continue to claim a big presence in the housing market, NAR reports.

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Owner vs. AVM: Who’s Better at Figuring Home Value?

October 28, 2018 - 11:00pm

Both have their strengths and weaknesses, according to a Federal Reserve study. Does one have the edge over the other?

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3 Reasons HOAs Are Getting Sued

October 28, 2018 - 11:00pm

These liability issues are putting homeowner associations at increased risk of litigation.

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Study: Rookie Pros Double Their Income After First Year

October 28, 2018 - 11:00pm

New agents who have been in the business for less than a year earn an average annual income of $19,375. But there’s a good reason not to quit.

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How to Apply Tax Changes to Your 2018 Returns

October 28, 2018 - 11:00pm

Watch this NAR video series to learn what deductions you can and can’t take as a real estate professional, homeowner or renter, and individual or joint tax filer.

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Fall Yard Care Checklist: What to Do When

October 25, 2018 - 11:00pm

As temperatures cool, here’s what homeowners should do to keep their lawns in tip-top shape. Share this infographic that breaks it down.

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Housing Markets That Have Shattered Previous Price Peaks

October 25, 2018 - 11:00pm

Home prices are showing some signs of cooling, but in a handful of markets, some homeowners likely won’t notice much.

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Study: Delayed Homeownership to Hamper Millennials’ Retirement

October 25, 2018 - 11:00pm

Homeownership is one of the touchstones on the road to retirement, and it’s one that millennials are missing, says one financial expert.

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Mortgage Rates Are Back on the Rise

October 25, 2018 - 11:00pm

“While higher borrowing costs will keep some people out of the market, buyers with more flexibility could take advantage of the decreased competition,” says Freddie Mac’s chief economist.

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Is Opendoor Your Next ‘Co-Listing Agent’?

October 24, 2018 - 11:00pm

The iBuyer giant is testing a new program to list properties in cooperation with outside real estate professionals.

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Buyers May Be Snubbing New Homes as Affordability Worsens

October 24, 2018 - 11:00pm

New construction inventory is at the highest level in years, but new-home sales dropped in September for the fourth consecutive month.

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Realogy to Launch Corcoran, Climb Franchises

October 24, 2018 - 11:00pm

The real estate giant plans to expand the brands into new markets—some of which are likely to be international locations.

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Bump in Contract Signings Points to Future Housing Gains

October 24, 2018 - 11:00pm

Despite lower affordability, housing demand remains strong, and buyers are “waiting to jump in once more inventory becomes available,” NAR says.

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3 Big Mistakes When Staging a Living Room

October 23, 2018 - 11:00pm

Be careful! The way you rearrange furniture in this residential hub for social activity can really hamper comfort and style. 

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