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Protect Your Email From Latest Hacking Trend

October 26, 2017 - 11:00pm

Hackers are using more sophisticated methods and research to make targeted personal email attacks in order to access to financial information...

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Mortgage Rates Jump to 3-Month High

October 26, 2017 - 11:00pm

Borrowers saw higher rates this week as the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage jumped 6 basis points. 

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Evictions Are a Growing Threat to Renters

October 26, 2017 - 11:00pm

Nearly one in five renters were unable to pay their rent in full within the past three months, according to a new study. 

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Fewer ‘Zombie’ Homes Haunt Neighborhoods

October 26, 2017 - 11:00pm

Homes in foreclosure limbo—labeled “zombies”—have seen a big plunge in the past year as a supply-starved housing market...

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What Home Insurance Doesn’t Cover

October 26, 2017 - 11:00pm

Make sure your homeowners read the fine print so they don’t have any surprises if disaster ever strikes. 

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Vinyl Ranks No. 1 for New-Home Exteriors

October 25, 2017 - 11:00pm

See the most popular exterior siding choices based on region. 

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4 Social Benefits of Homeownership

October 25, 2017 - 11:00pm

“Homeownership ... is the basis for a number of positive social, economic, family, and civic outcomes,” researchers note in a new...

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New Zealand to Ban Foreign Buyers

October 25, 2017 - 11:00pm

Officials say the country’s housing stock is officially “no longer for sale” to nonresidents. 

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Make Your Halloween Marketing a Scream

October 25, 2017 - 11:00pm

Some real estate pros are using Halloween to make their listings “spooktacular” for clients. 

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Buying in the Fall Remains a Challenge

October 25, 2017 - 11:00pm

NAR’s Pending Home Sales Index drops to its lowest reading since 2015, as a shortage of lower-end homes continues to squeeze out...

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5 Painting Mistakes That’ll Show

October 24, 2017 - 11:00pm

A fresh coat of paint can make a big difference to the appearance of a room. But before you send your clients off with a paintbrush, make sure you...

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New-Home Sales Hit 10-Year High

October 24, 2017 - 11:00pm

Activity in the new-construction sector rose 18.9 percent last month, according to data from HUD and the Census Bureau.

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Why Are Victorians so Spooky?

October 24, 2017 - 11:00pm

Victorian architecture is often used to connote an eerie, haunted quality. How did the style get such a creepy rep?

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Airbnb May Boost Home Prices

October 24, 2017 - 11:00pm

The home-sharing service may prove to be a boon to home values and rental rates in a metro area, according to a new analysis. 

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Upscale Staging Is Key in Luxury Condos

October 24, 2017 - 11:00pm

Looking to get your listing noticed on the higher end of the market? Condo developers in this segment say they lure affluent buyers with models...

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Mortgage Volume Back Down Again

October 24, 2017 - 11:00pm

Home purchase applications saw large decreases last week as borrowers receded. 

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How Happy Is Your City?

October 23, 2017 - 11:00pm

Check your city’s happiness level in a new index from National Geographic and Gallup.

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Where to Find the Most Profitable Rentals

October 23, 2017 - 11:00pm

With homebuying prices skyrocketing across the country, a new study pinpoints where to still locate the best deals for cash-producing rental...

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Wildfire Victims Get Mortgage Reprieve

October 23, 2017 - 11:00pm

California homeowners affected by the wildfires may be eligible to defer their mortgage payments for up to 12 months.

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Realogy Names New CEO

October 23, 2017 - 11:00pm

Ryan M. Schneider, a former Capital One exec, will take the reins as Realogy’s new CEO on Dec. 31.

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