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Median home price in U.S. top $200,000 for the 1st time in history
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Median home price in U.S. top $200,000 for the 1st time in history

The average home price is now worth more than $200,000 for the first time ever, according to new data from Zillow. The real estate giant said in...

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Freddie Mac: Home prices are up, inventory is down
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Freddie Mac: Home prices are up, inventory is down

The big talking point in real estate this year is housing affordability, thanks in part to an acute shortage of inventory available and rapidly...

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Foreign buyers spent $153 billion on U.S. real estate in 2016
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Foreign buyers spent $153 billion on U.S. real estate in 2016

Foreign investment in U.S. real estate has hit a new high, with the amount of cash being invested from foreign buyers has grown by 49 percent over...

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Home builders confidence declines as construction costs increase
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Home builders confidence declines as construction costs increase

It would seem reasonable to assume that U.S. home builders are feeling pretty good about business at the moment, thanks to the acute shortage of...

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Zillow: Gen X homeowners struggling to build equity
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Zillow: Gen X homeowners struggling to build equity

Gen X homeowners bore the brunt of the housing crash, and it still shows a decade later as they lag behind in gaining equity in their homes,...

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Amazon.com could be about to move into the real estate game
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Amazon.com could be about to move into the real estate game

Netizens were probably too busy looking through all of the wonderful bargains to be had online during Amazon Prime Day last week to notice that the...

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Looking to Sell Your Home? 5 Ways to Maximize Your Sale Price
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Looking to Sell Your Home? 5 Ways to Maximize Your Sale Price

When it comes to selling your home, you likely want to make as much money as possible when selling the property. Most homeowners do what they can...

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40% of Americans still overestimate down payment costs
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40% of Americans still overestimate down payment costs

Some real estate buyers make false assumptions about how much of a down payment they need to be able to buy a home, according to a recent survey by...

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Using Social Media to increase your real estate brand
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Using Social Media to increase your real estate brand

A survey by the National Association of Realtors recently revealed that 92% of home buyers use the Internet to search for real estate. This means...

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NAR's REach program named as one of America's top startup accelerators
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NAR's REach program named as one of America's top startup accelerators

The National Association of Realtors has something to celebrate after its strategic technology investment organization REach was named as one of...

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Amazon Introducing Product Installations
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Amazon Introducing Product Installations

According to an article in Recode, Amazon has been hiring installation and repair experts who will be able to offer free consultations and product...

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Realtor.com adds school search tool to its website
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Realtor.com adds school search tool to its website

In order to help home buyers find suitable homes for sale near their chosen school, Realtor.com is introducing a new search tool that identifies...

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Renters can save thousands by renewing instead of moving, Zillow says
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Renters can save thousands by renewing instead of moving, Zillow says

Renewing a lease instead of moving to a new apartment can mean major savings for renters. Those who moved in the past year paid an average of $3...

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901 Real Estate Launches new website
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901 Real Estate Launches new website

Realty firm 901 Real Estate Services has just launched 901res.com. The website makes finding, buying, and selling some of the finest homes and...

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President Trump, Dodd-Frank, Fannie and Freddie
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President Trump, Dodd-Frank, Fannie and Freddie

Making meaningful change in U.S. federal policy is like turning a battleship in a harbor. Avoiding catastrophe requires much forethought, detailed...

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Manhattan rents reach record high as desirability booms
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Manhattan rents reach record high as desirability booms

Rents in downtown New York hit a record high last May according to data from the CBRE Group brokerage, due to the construction of a new tower at...

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Finds Faith in Real Estate Market
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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Finds Faith in Real Estate Market

The latest Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homeowner Sentiment Survey found that optimism toward the U.S. economy and real estate market rose...

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Khalil El-Ghoul of Glass House Real Estate Named #1 in DC
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Khalil El-Ghoul of Glass House Real Estate Named #1 in DC

Khalil Alexander El-Ghoul, principal broker at Glass House Real Estate, was named one of America’s top real estate professionals by REAL Trends, as...

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Online home valuations aren't always accurate!
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Online home valuations aren't always accurate!

Homeowners who attempt to find out the value of their home using online algorithms such as Zillow's Zestimate feature often find that these tools...

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Redfin files for IPO, looks to raise $100 million
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Redfin files for IPO, looks to raise $100 million

Redfin, the online real estate broker, is getting ready to launch an initial public offering that could raise up to $100 million, reports say.The...

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The Hottest Features for Todays Homebuyers
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The Hottest Features for Todays Homebuyers

We live in an age of immediate gratification, and standout features can win over potential homebuyers. These homebuyers want structures that...

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Here's the issue you face when social media is used for real estate
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Here's the issue you face when social media is used for real estate

Don't be deceived by my choice of illustration: what I am about to reveal is not limited to Facebook's social network.“We document that the recent...

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Flip lands $2.2M funding to prove it's subletting platform is no flop
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Flip lands $2.2M funding to prove it's subletting platform is no flop

Web-based subletting platform Flip has landed $2.2 million in a funding round led by Union Square Ventures with participation from Collaborative...

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Digital Home Shoppers and How to Reach Them
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Digital Home Shoppers and How to Reach Them

The web, mobile and social media are quietly changing how home shoppers interact with agents and find the properties they want. Are agents and the...

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4 Ways Realtors Are Competing For Customers
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4 Ways Realtors Are Competing For Customers

Whether you're buying or selling a home, choosing the best realtors will go a long way towards ensuring that the process is as smooth and painless...

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Now is a great time to sell, says 71% of U.S. homeowners
News 4 weeks ago
Now is a great time to sell, says 71% of U.S. homeowners

Existing housing inventory has declined year over year each month for two straight years, but new consumer findings from the National Association...

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Fed Rate Hike – It’s Your Debt Burden, Not Only Your Mortgage Rate
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Fed Rate Hike – It’s Your Debt Burden, Not Only Your Mortgage Rate

The Federal Reserve’s June rate hike was well forecast and shouldn’t surprise anyone. The new range is 1 percent to 1.25 percent compared to the...

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The NAR appoints Bob Goldberg as its next CEO
News 4 weeks ago
The NAR appoints Bob Goldberg as its next CEO

The National Association of Realtors has named its next CEO following the retirement of incumbent Dale Stinton, who is retiring after 12 years at...

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Why is Everyone Moving to Texas? Should I Follow the Crowd?
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Why is Everyone Moving to Texas? Should I Follow the Crowd?

Texas consistently ranks in the top 10 of the fastest growing states. In fact, 1,300,000 people have moved to Texas since 2010. Learn why so many...

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Finding Work With a Home Builder after Graduation
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Finding Work With a Home Builder after Graduation

National home builders may have faced hard times with the housing crash in the late 2000’s, but the housing market has been going strong ever since...

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