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New Financing Helps Investors Grow Portfolios

January 8, 2018 - 12:00am

Mortgage financing giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have announced programs to provide long-term financing at competitive interest rates that...

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Win More Followers Online in Just 3 Minutes

January 8, 2018 - 12:00am

Are you looking to increase your network online? Try these simple ways to engage folks. 

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Best, Worst Places for Commuters

January 8, 2018 - 12:00am

Consistent commutes are important to home buyers. Find out which metros made this year’s list.

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Survey: Most Consumers Want VR Home Tours

January 7, 2018 - 12:00am

Home shoppers are embracing virtual reality, saying they believe the technology will make the buying and selling process simpler and quicker,...

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How Much Buyers Put Down on Their Home

January 7, 2018 - 12:00am

The majority of buyers who obtained a mortgage last year made a down payment of less than 20 percent, NAR research shows.

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Luxury Sales Slow, High-End Inventory Grows

January 7, 2018 - 12:00am

Supply of homes in the top 5 percentile of sales prices continues to outpace demand, according to a new realtor.com® report.

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Some Retirees Still Face Years of Mortgage Payments

January 7, 2018 - 12:00am

Fewer seniors own their home free and clear, as 32 percent of homeowners ages 60 to 70 say it will take them more than another eight years to pay...

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4 Types of Open House Visitors

January 7, 2018 - 12:00am

Many people who come to open houses are there just to snoop. But sometimes, a snoop will decide to buy.

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Expect Building Delays on Commercial Projects

January 7, 2018 - 12:00am

The construction timeline for many buildings may lengthen in 2018 due to rising demand, particularly for warehouse and office space.

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8 Signs of Fake Buyers, Sellers

January 5, 2018 - 12:00am

Las Vegas real estate agent Lisa Holmquist says she watches for these indications that prospects aren’t being upfront about their real...

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Protect Your Devices From New Security Flaws

January 5, 2018 - 12:00am

Apple is the latest to say all of its iOS devices and Macs have processor issues that leave user information vulnerable to hackers. Here’s...

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Smart-Home Tech: The Perfect Closing Gift?

January 5, 2018 - 12:00am

Recently surveyed consumers say they are most often introduced to smart-home technology by receiving it as a gift, and once they own a device,...

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More House Fires Ignite in Colder Months

January 5, 2018 - 12:00am

A greater number of structural blazes occur in the winter. Older homes may have the greatest risk. 

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Mortgage Rates Ring in New Year With a Dip

January 5, 2018 - 12:00am

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is now down a quarter of a percentage point from a year ago.

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VHT Studios Expands Talent, Acquires Circlepix

January 5, 2018 - 12:00am

The  acquisition combines two of the largest real estate photographer networks in the country.

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Winter ‘Bomb Cyclone’ Puts Homes At Risk

January 4, 2018 - 12:00am

The explosive storm spiraling across the eastern U.S. is expected to bring heavy snowfall and high winds. Southern houses may be most at risk...

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Renting Population Drops as Prices Bump Up

January 4, 2018 - 12:00am

For the first time since 2004, there has been a decrease in renters.

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The Best Places for New Year’s Resolutions

January 4, 2018 - 12:00am

Some cities may be more inspiring than others in keeping your goals on track for the new year.

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Neighbors Waging ‘Not in My Backyard’ Battles

January 4, 2018 - 12:00am

Homeowners  increasingly want a say on development that occurs in their communities, even if it’s far beyond their...

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Experts: 2018 Mortgage Rates to Surpass 4.5%

January 4, 2018 - 12:00am

The recent tax bill could be speeding up the Federal Reserve’s rate increases, which could push 30-year mortgage rates up past 4 percent in...

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