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Buyers of ‘AHS’ Home Sue Over Property’s Past

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 12, 2018 - 12:00am

The owners of a mansion that was featured prominently in “American Horror Story” say the sellers and their real estate representatives...

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3 Ways to Improve Customer Connections

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 12, 2018 - 12:00am

Find out how to become a better acquaintance with your clients, work harder to anticipate their needs, and show more empathy for their situation...

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McMansions Back on the Rise?

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 12, 2018 - 12:00am

Smaller homes may be generating more buzz lately, but many cities are still building supersized properties. Find out which U.S. metros have the...

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Wells Fargo Honors ‘Guardian Angel’

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 9, 2018 - 12:00am

Cynthia Shafer—a 2002 Good Neighbor Award winner—received an unexpected gift for her nonprofit, Bedz for Kidz, from the Wells Fargo...

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Bitcoin Volatility Leaves Its Future Unknown

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 9, 2018 - 12:00am

The value of the cryptocurrency has been on a roller coaster. Does that mean it’s just a fad, or could it actually have the power to...

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Homeowner Shot After Threatening Contractor

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 8, 2018 - 12:00am

A real estate agent found herself in the middle of a spat between a homeowner and a remodeling contractor in Laguna Woods, Calif.

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Utility Bills May Be Getting Cheaper

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 8, 2018 - 12:00am

Utility companies will pay less tax from a recent tax overhaul, and many are planning to pass those savings on to customers.

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Immigration Concerns Rattle Some Real Estate Moves

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 8, 2018 - 12:00am

Heightened concerns over the nation’s immigration policies caused some homeowners to sell their home or not buy at the end of last year, a...

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The True Silent Sufferers in Housing

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 8, 2018 - 12:00am

It’s not millennials who are having the toughest time breaking into the housing market, a new study shows.

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Denver Officials Want to End ‘Slot Homes’

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 8, 2018 - 12:00am

City officials are seeking a moratorium on this popular type of multiunit construction that is often detested by locals for its appearance....

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Renters Are Getting Frustrated

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 7, 2018 - 12:00am

The majority of renters say they want to own a home in the future and believe that homeownership is a critical piece of the American dream. But...

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Could the Inventory Crunch Worsen?

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 7, 2018 - 12:00am

Housing permits, a gauge for new-home activity, sunk by significant numbers across the country at the end of 2017. Fewer new homes in the pipeline...

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Loan Demand Stalls in Volatile Week

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 7, 2018 - 12:00am

The highest mortgage rates in four years caused a pause in mortgage applications from home buyers and refinancers.

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Owners Upbeat That Equity Rises Will Continue

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 7, 2018 - 12:00am

Homeowners are so optimistic that their home’s value will continue to increase that they’re increasingly turning to home equity loans...

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‘I Need to Report a Stolen House’

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 7, 2018 - 12:00am

A Houston couple reported to police that their entire house was stolen from their 10-acre property in Madisonville, Texas. 

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Stop Tweeting in a Vacuum

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 6, 2018 - 12:00am

Do your tweets suck? If you feel like you’re screaming into a void when you use Twitter, you’re in need of these four tips.

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Your State’s Most Common Luxury Amenities

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 5, 2018 - 12:00am

These are the property features high-end homeowners in your area are seeking.

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Cities Breaking Records for Price Appreciation

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 5, 2018 - 12:00am

Strong demand and low inventories fueled home prices to record highs in 2017, as the median home price in the U.S. reached $235,000.

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7 Markets Poised for Stardom in 2018

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 5, 2018 - 12:00am

These states will be show-stoppers this year, promising the highest home appreciation in the country, according to Credit.com.

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More Homeowners Living With a Roommate

NAR Daily News Magazine - February 5, 2018 - 12:00am

The latest census data reveals a growing number of adults who are living with other adults with whom they are not in romantic partnerships.

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