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Down, but Not Out: Buyers See Some Success
News 7 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 7 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
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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 7 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
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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
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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 7 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
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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 7 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 7 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
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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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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
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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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Sellers Win: Average Homeowner Gaining $40,000 at Resale
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Sellers Win: Average Homeowner Gaining $40,000 at Resale

Sellers are winning. According to an analysis recently released by Zillow, the average homeowner pocketed $38,856, or a 20.8 percent return, when...

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A Powerful New NAR Marketing Guide
News 7 months ago
A Powerful New NAR Marketing Guide

NAR PULSE—The status quo is not an option. Amp up your sales and marketing game with the newest product at the REALTOR Store – The Little Orange...

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Commercial Drawing in Global Investors: NAR
News 7 months ago
Commercial Drawing in Global Investors: NAR

Abroad and at home, the economy is firming up—and in the commercial market in the U.S., international investors are riding the uptrend, according...

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Powered by Unity: Working Together to Forge a New NAR
News 7 months ago
Powered by Unity: Working Together to Forge a New NAR

The 2018 NAR Leadership Team photographed in Washington, D.C.em> Editor's Note: This is the cover story in the July issue of RISMedia's Real Estate...

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Realtor.com: Days on Market and Prices at Records
News 7 months ago
Realtor.com: Days on Market and Prices at Records

Amid nationwide shortages in supply, homebuyers in June had more options, but their choices were fast-moving and pricey, according to data from...

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Report: Buying Is Eating Up More Income
News 7 months ago
Report: Buying Is Eating Up More Income

A bigger piece of the pie. The average homeowner is forking over 17.1 percent of their income for their mortgage, an allocation that has grown from...

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Again, Mortgage Rates Settle
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Again, Mortgage Rates Settle

For the fourth time in five weeks, mortgage rates have settled, with the average 30-year, fixed mortgage at 4.55 percent, a decline from 4.57...

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Infographic: Baby Boomers Are Market Movers
News 7 months ago
Infographic: Baby Boomers Are Market Movers

Baby boomers are the biggest generation of homebuyers behind millennials, at 32 percent, according to the National Association of REALTORS (NAR)...

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Blockchain Won't Make Real Estate Agents Obsolete
News 7 months ago
Blockchain Won't Make Real Estate Agents Obsolete

Blockchain is an emerging technology that's impacting the way industries conduct business, especially real estate. Not much is known about...

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Window to the Law: TCPA and Texting
News 7 months ago
Window to the Law: TCPA and Texting

Editor's Note: This is part of a monthly video series from the National Association of REALTORS (NAR) to inform and educate members about important...

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For Fifth Month Straight, Pending Home Sales Slide
News 7 months ago
For Fifth Month Straight, Pending Home Sales Slide

In a continuing downtrend, May's pending home sales slid, declining 0.5 percent for the fifth month in a row (year-over-year), according to the...

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Why Pride Month Matters to Real Estate
News 7 months ago
Why Pride Month Matters to Real Estate

NAGLREP marches alongside The Stonewall Inn during NYC Pride. As the founder of the National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate...

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Case-Shiller: Home Prices Stack Up
News 7 months ago
Case-Shiller: Home Prices Stack Up

April home prices stacked up, 6.4 percent year-over-year, according to the S&P CoreLogic/Case-Shiller Indices. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S....

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Deals on Deals From FCA!
News 7 months ago
Deals on Deals From FCA!

NAR PULSE—We know better than to try to broker a broker, which is why we are giving you our best offer yet. Exclusively for REALTORS, combine a ...

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