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Ask Brian Real Estate: Kitchen or Bath Remodeling, Which One First and Why?
News 6 months ago
Ask Brian Real Estate: Kitchen or Bath Remodeling, Which One First and Why?

Ask Brian is a weekly column by Real Estate Expert Brian Kline. If you have questions on real estate investing, DIY, home buying/selling, or other...

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4 Important Things to Consider Before Renting
News 6 months ago
4 Important Things to Consider Before Renting

If you’re like me, you’ve lived in multiple different apartments in your life. You’ve seen the good, the bad, and if you’ve been unfortunate enough...

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Trump's latest trade tariffs on China could drive up home prices, experts warn
News 6 months ago
Trump's latest trade tariffs on China could drive up home prices, experts warn

President Donald Trump’s administration this week imposed another round of trade tariffs worth some $200 billion on Chinese goods, and now...

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Study: Manufactured home values appreciate at similar rates to traditional homes
News 6 months ago
Study: Manufactured home values appreciate at similar rates to traditional homes

The prices of manufactured homes, or mobile homes, are appreciating at the same pace as those of traditional homes, which is counter to...

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Buyers are coming up with bigger down payments than ever before
News 7 months ago
Buyers are coming up with bigger down payments than ever before

As would-be buyers struggle to compete against each other due to a tigher-than-ever supply of available homes to buy, some are upping the ante by...

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Rental listings site Zumper raises $46 million in Series C round
News 7 months ago
Rental listings site Zumper raises $46 million in Series C round

Rental marketplace Zumper is raising $46 million in a Series C round of funding led by Axel Springer and Stereo Capital with participation from...

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Second Largest MLS in Minnesota to Join NorthstarMLS
News 7 months ago
Second Largest MLS in Minnesota to Join NorthstarMLS

Southeast Minnesota REALTORS (SEMR) has become a shareholder in the largest MLS in the state of Minnesota, NorthstarMLS. MLS operations will be...

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5 Ways Buying a Home Will Change Your Finances Forever
News 7 months ago
5 Ways Buying a Home Will Change Your Finances Forever

Finances are one of the most important aspects of your life. When you buy a home, you are affecting your finances are going to be affected in a big...

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Keller Williams Selects CognitiveScale to Speed Real Estate Smartcloud Efforts
News 7 months ago
Keller Williams Selects CognitiveScale to Speed Real Estate Smartcloud Efforts

CognitiveScale, the leader in augmented intelligence software and Responsible AI, announced that Keller Williams (KW), the world's largest real...

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5 Issues You Face When Inheriting A House
News 7 months ago
5 Issues You Face When Inheriting A House

The recent death of legendary singer-songwriter Aretha Franklin initially posed a quandary for her four surviving sons. Because she didn’t leave a...

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Toll Brothers CEO says delaying marriage could help housing
News 7 months ago
Toll Brothers CEO says delaying marriage could help housing

Americans are waiting longer before they get married, and that has led some housing industry experts to predict that this will lead to a delay in...

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Millennials are Avoiding Careers In Commercial Real Estate — Here’s Why They Should Reconsider
News 7 months ago
Millennials are Avoiding Careers In Commercial Real Estate — Here’s Why They Should Reconsider

Millennials interested in breaking into commercial real estate will find ample opportunity — and unique challenges. Research has shown that many...

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How To Create a Financed Offer that Wins Bidding Wars
News 7 months ago
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
News 7 months ago
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
News 7 months ago
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
News 7 months ago
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
News 7 months ago
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
News 7 months ago
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
News 7 months ago
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
News 7 months ago
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
News 7 months ago
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
News 7 months ago
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
News 7 months ago
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
News 7 months ago
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
News 7 months ago
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
News 7 months ago
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
News 7 months ago
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
News 7 months ago
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
News 7 months ago
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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