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How To Create a Financed Offer that Wins Bidding Wars
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How To Create a Financed Offer that Wins Bidding Wars

If you've bought a home recently, you probably participated in a bidding war. Bidding wars are a reality in virtually all real estate markets today...

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Opendoor buys Open Listings to boost its home-flipping business model
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Opendoor buys Open Listings to boost its home-flipping business model

Online real estate marketplace Opendoor is making its first acquisition, snapping up a discount brokerage called Open Listings. Open Listings is an...

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87% of Detroit home buyers now pay in cash
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87% of Detroit home buyers now pay in cash

A combination of lower home values, affluent buyers, more investors and individuals who want to skip the appraisals process means that all-cash...

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8 All-Time Crazy Celebrity Real Estate Stories
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8 All-Time Crazy Celebrity Real Estate Stories

As someone interested in real estate, you've probably imagined owning properties worth tens of millions of dollars. Though such homes are out of...

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Single-family home lot prices are getting more expensive
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Single-family home lot prices are getting more expensive

Building lots might be getting smaller, but they’re also being sold at more expensive prices, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s...

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Property Redevelopment Tips from Jerome Karam Portfolio, Attorney Turned Real Estate Developer
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Property Redevelopment Tips from Jerome Karam Portfolio, Attorney Turned Real Estate Developer

Jerome Karam is an attorney based in Friendswood who has made his name as one of the successful redevelopers in Houston. He opened Jerome Karam law...

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Louisville Kentucky: The Gateway to the South
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Louisville Kentucky: The Gateway to the South

Louisville is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, located along the border between Indiana and Kentucky on the banks of the Ohio...

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Clients with children look to move more urgently than those without
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Clients with children look to move more urgently than those without

Home sellers with children are usually in much more of a hurry to sell than those who don’t have kids, new survey from the National Association of...

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Report: Home affordability “unnervingly low' for lower-income buyers
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Report: Home affordability “unnervingly low' for lower-income buyers

The double-whammy of of rising home prices and interest rates is creating a tough environment for would-be home buyers, making monthly mortgage...

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Study shows Starbucks presence helps to boost the value of homes
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Study shows Starbucks presence helps to boost the value of homes

Having a Starbucks open near a neighborhood could increase the value of nearby homes, potentially by a few thousand dollars, a new study from...

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RE/MAX Offers Six Basic Tips on How to Select and Work with the Right Broker
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RE/MAX Offers Six Basic Tips on How to Select and Work with the Right Broker

An assortment of reasons prompt 90% of Americans to use a real estate broker when selling a home, but the essential motivation, contends Jeff...

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Costs of owning a home rapidly outpace the cost of renting
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Costs of owning a home rapidly outpace the cost of renting

The rise in home prices means that the cost of homeownership is outpacing that of renting in more markets, with values rising almost three times as...

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Despite the risks, wildfires don't put off home buyers
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Despite the risks, wildfires don't put off home buyers

Wildfires have been ravaging the eastern coast of the United States this summer, but the risk of having your home destroyed in a blaze hasn’t...

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Here's how much real estate $1 will buy in major U.S. markets
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Here's how much real estate $1 will buy in major U.S. markets

It's no secret that housing prices have been quickly climbing over the past decade — the median home value in the U.S. is higher than ever before,...

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Real Estate After Labor Day
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Real Estate After Labor Day

The hot summer selling market has come to an end. Kids are back in school. Listings that were freshly on the market in spring and summer are now...

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Opendoor plans major expansion into more U.S. markets
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Opendoor plans major expansion into more U.S. markets

Real estate listings website Opendoor, which buys homes directly from sellers before doing them up and selling them on, says it’s planning to...

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First-time buyers have snapped up more than 985,000 homes so far this year
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First-time buyers have snapped up more than 985,000 homes so far this year

Home sales might be slowing down, but that’s not the case with first-time buyers according to a new report by Genworth Mortgage Insurance. The...

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Experian study reveals most millennials won't qualify for a mortgage
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Experian study reveals most millennials won't qualify for a mortgage

The majority of millennials are struggling with their credit scores, and less than half of them are considered to have a prime or better score,...

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NAR economist Yun looks at the housing market 10 years after the Great Recession
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NAR economist Yun looks at the housing market 10 years after the Great Recession

A full decade after U.S. housing markets were crushed by the so-called Great Recession, which led to a major crisis that saw thousands of homes...

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Best Places to Buy a Home in Florida and Why
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Best Places to Buy a Home in Florida and Why

Are you thinking about moving? And don’t know where? Relocation is something you should definitely consider twice before making any final calls....

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Expect housing to become a buyer's market by 2020, experts say
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Expect housing to become a buyer's market by 2020, experts say

Zillow’s latest Home Price Expectations Survey has revealed that it’s still a seller’s market as far as real estate is concerned, though the...

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The Best Mobile Apps to Market Your Real Estate Agency
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The Best Mobile Apps to Market Your Real Estate Agency

Real estate is one of the most competitive environments to work in. Whether it's one agency against another or even realtors working within the...

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Home price growth is slowing down in most larger markets
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Home price growth is slowing down in most larger markets

Home-value growth is slowing in almost two-thirds of the nation's largest housing markets, according to the July Zillow Real Estate Market Report....

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RentCafe reveals the most expensive – and most affordable – ZIP codes for renters
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RentCafe reveals the most expensive – and most affordable – ZIP codes for renters

Rental listings and news site RentCafe has just released the 2018 edition of its Top 50 Most Expensive ZIP Codes for Renters report, which helps to...

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8z Realtors Named In Real Trends 2018 Top 500
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8z Realtors Named In Real Trends 2018 Top 500

8z Realtors Daphne Queen, Brigitte Furst, Julia Cantarovici-Simisky, Mark Despain, Megan Wachtman, Angela Moss, and Marcia Cotlar were recently...

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Analysis shows Chicago is the easiest place to save for a down payment
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Analysis shows Chicago is the easiest place to save for a down payment

If you’re struggling to save up for a down payment on your first home, you could do a lot worse than move to Chicago, where it’s possible to do so...

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The hidden costs of homeownership add up to $9K a year, study finds
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The hidden costs of homeownership add up to $9K a year, study finds

Homeowners will pay around $9,390 per year on the hidden costs associated with homeownership, according to a new analysis by Thumbtack and Zillow....

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Experts forecast more economic growth in 2019, but a recession may not be far away
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Experts forecast more economic growth in 2019, but a recession may not be far away

U.S. economists are increasingly optimistic about the year ahead, with many of them forecasting further growth throughout 2019. Steven Rick,...

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New home construction is up, but economists say it's not enough
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New home construction is up, but economists say it's not enough

There was a slight uptick in new home starts last month, but experts say the increase is still not nearly close enough to keep up with demand or...

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The Best Digital Tools and Mobile Apps for Real Estate Agents
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The Best Digital Tools and Mobile Apps for Real Estate Agents

There's a world of difference between being a good realtor and a great one. Besides drive and ambition to succeed, real estate agents need to have...

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