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Building Momentum for Mortgage Rates
News 8 months ago
Building Momentum for Mortgage Rates

There is a building momentum in mortgage rates, with the average 30-year, fixed rate up for the second straight week, according to Freddie Mac's...

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Mastering Lead Conversion With a Team Approach
News 8 months ago
Mastering Lead Conversion With a Team Approach

In the following interview, Thomas Brown, founder/owner of The Agency Texas in Austin, Texas, discusses converting leads from online with success....

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The Evolution of Office Space: Industry Impact
News 8 months ago
The Evolution of Office Space: Industry Impact

Editor's Note: This is part two of a series that takes an in-depth look at how brokerage offices have transformed. You can find part one here. It's...

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Contracts Flicker in June, but Pending Sales Still Underwhelm Year-Over-Year
News 8 months ago
Contracts Flicker in June, but Pending Sales Still Underwhelm Year-Over-Year

With an 0.9 percent gain month-over-month, June pending sales slightly sparked, according to the National Association of REALTORS (NAR) Pending...

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Appreciation on a Decelerating Trend
News 8 months ago
Appreciation on a Decelerating Trend

Appreciation is on a decelerating trend, according to ATTOM Data Solutions' latest quarterly report. On a national scale, prices rose 6.3 percent...

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A New Path to Homeownership
News 8 months ago
A New Path to Homeownership

Home Partners of America Creates New Homeownership Opportunities for Consumers While Creating New Business Opportunities for Agents Not...

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Mortgage Rates Roused After Slipping for Weeks
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Mortgage Rates Roused After Slipping for Weeks

Mortgage rates roused this week, with the average 30-year, fixed mortgage at a 4.54 percent rate, up from 4.52 percent the prior week, according to...

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What Today's Sellers Want
News 8 months ago
What Today's Sellers Want

The following information is provided by the Center for REALTOR Development (CRD). NAR has been administering its annual Profile of Home Buyers and...

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Register Now for NAR's Premier Tech Summit—Seating Is Limited!
News 8 months ago
Register Now for NAR's Premier Tech Summit—Seating Is Limited!

NAR PULSE—The iOi Summit, August 29-30 in San Francisco, will bring together tech entrepreneurs, investors and real estate professionals to lead...

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Existing-Home Sales Slip, but Inventory Stirs
News 8 months ago
Existing-Home Sales Slip, but Inventory Stirs

Barely budging against imbalanced inventory, existing-home sales slipped at the start of summer, the National Association of REALTORS (NAR) reports...

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The Evolution of Office Space: Where Are We Now?
News 8 months ago
The Evolution of Office Space: Where Are We Now?

Editor's Note: This is part one of a series that takes an in-depth look at how brokerage offices have transformed. You're walking along the...

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Employment Gains Push Rents Up
News 8 months ago
Employment Gains Push Rents Up

Driven by employment growth, the cost of a single-family rental rose 2.9 percent year-over-year, according to the April CoreLogic Single-Family...

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NAR: 6 Percent Bump in Memberships, With Diverse Entrants
News 9 months ago
NAR: 6 Percent Bump in Memberships, With Diverse Entrants

Membership in the National Association of REALTORS (NAR)—which, for agents and brokers, denotes higher standards than what is required by their...

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Builder Confidence Healthy in July
News 9 months ago
Builder Confidence Healthy in July

Builder confidence is healthy, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). The...

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Down, but Not Out: Buyers See Some Success
News 9 months ago
Down, but Not Out: Buyers See Some Success

Against discouragingly inadequate inventory and high prices, buyers are finding a way, according to a new survey. Fifty-one percent of homebuyers...

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Housing Starts: Ground-Breaking in June Plummets
News 9 months ago
Housing Starts: Ground-Breaking in June Plummets

Home-building in June sharply slid, with overall starts toppling 12.3 percent, and single-family starts tumbling 9.1 percent, according to the...

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First-Timers: Better Chances in Colorado and Texas
News 9 months ago
First-Timers: Better Chances in Colorado and Texas

The housing market today is unprecedented, and buyers are contending with cost pressures and short supply—but, according to a recent report by...

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Traditional Real Estate and the ‘New Normal'
News 9 months ago
Traditional Real Estate and the ‘New Normal'

This month's National Association of REALTORS (NAR) Power Broker Roundtable discusses the evolution of the industry's “new normal.” Moderator...

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Luxury Market Swells With $1 Million-Plus Sales
News 9 months ago
Luxury Market Swells With $1 Million-Plus Sales

The demand for luxury is staggering. According to the latest Luxury Home Index by realtor.com, $1 million-plus transactions are up 25 percent year...

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Appraisals Bring Fewer Seller Surprises
News 9 months ago
Appraisals Bring Fewer Seller Surprises

Appraisals brought fewer seller surprises at the start of summer, with appraisals in June just 0.25 percent below what homeowners predicted—the...

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Premium Shrinks for Waterfront: Zillow
News 9 months ago
Premium Shrinks for Waterfront: Zillow

The inventory issue is permeating to properties on the waterfront. Access to a beach or dock is expensive, but less so now than it was in recent...

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What Do You Do When Inventory's This Low? Innovate
News 9 months ago
What Do You Do When Inventory's This Low? Innovate

From the beginning, Simon Chen has abided by a clear credo: to enhance, not replace. “It's all about using technology in the right way to make the...

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Attend NAR's Inaugural iOi Summit
News 9 months ago
Attend NAR's Inaugural iOi Summit

NAR PULSE—Save your seat at NAR's iOi Summit, bringing together real estate professionals, technology innovators and capital investors for the next...

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Confidence in Housing Slightly Wilts
News 9 months ago
Confidence in Housing Slightly Wilts

The confidence consumers have in housing is slightly wilting, as homebuyers are immobilized by sparse supply, according to the Fannie Mae Home...

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Demand Expands to Hot Inland Markets
News 9 months ago
Demand Expands to Hot Inland Markets

California's domination as the hottest housing state is weakening, as other affordable markets trend up, according to the latest ranking by realtor...

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Visa Programs Are Important for Real Estate, but Need Reforms to Stay Viable
News 9 months ago
Visa Programs Are Important for Real Estate, but Need Reforms to Stay Viable

While not apparent at first glance, many visa programs support real estate markets across the country. Visa holders purchase property, invest in...

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The Complete Digital Real Estate Experience: Realogy and Notarize Come Together to Close the Online Transaction Loop
News 9 months ago
The Complete Digital Real Estate Experience: Realogy and Notarize Come Together to Close the Online Transaction Loop

Technology is becoming increasingly central to every aspect of our lives, and the buying and selling of homes is no exception. Not long ago,...

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How American Home Shield Is Changing What It Means to Be the Industry Leader
News 9 months ago
How American Home Shield Is Changing What It Means to Be the Industry Leader

Editor’s Note: The following is an advertising supplement that was published with the May issue of RISMedia’s Real Estate magazine. Measuring Up:...

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Rents Stir Up to Sustainable Trend
News 9 months ago
Rents Stir Up to Sustainable Trend

Appreciation heated up on rentals this spring, with the May median monthly rent totaling $1,440, an increase of 2.1 percent year-over-year,...

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CoreLogic: May Prices Up 7.1 Percent
News 9 months ago
CoreLogic: May Prices Up 7.1 Percent

Analysts are anticipating home prices to tick up, but decelerated to a lesser pace, according to CoreLogic's latest Home Price Index (HPI) report....

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