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Analysis shows Chicago is the easiest place to save for a down payment
News 8 months ago
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
News 8 months ago
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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Airbnb teams up with Niido on new apartment sharing complexes
News 8 months ago
Airbnb teams up with Niido on new apartment sharing complexes

Airbnb is teaming up with a real estate development company called Niido with plans to transform at least 14 apartment buildings into “home-sharing...

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Home construction decline means 6 million homes are “missing” from U.S. markets
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Home construction decline means 6 million homes are “missing” from U.S. markets

The alarming shortage of housing inventory can be blamed on a downtrend in new home construction that began in the wake of the Great Recession last...

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Relaxed rules boost “millions” of consumer's credit scores
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Relaxed rules boost “millions” of consumer's credit scores

Millions of consumers’ credit scores have increased following an overhaul in the way the major credit report agencies factor in negative...

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Its Time To Leave the Apartment and Buy A Family Home
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Its Time To Leave the Apartment and Buy A Family Home

Very few people go straight from living at home to purchasing their own house. Renting apartments are an important step in one’s development, as it...

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Is The UK Housing Market a ‘Bubble on a Bubble’?
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Is The UK Housing Market a ‘Bubble on a Bubble’?

The date of writing is August and following two consecutive months of seeing house prices inflate. Experts that closely follow the UK housing...

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Zillow is expanding its instant offers program to Denver
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Zillow is expanding its instant offers program to Denver

Potential home sellers in Denver will soon be able to use Zillow Offers to request an offer from Zillow to buy their home. When the program...

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A New Emerging Concept in Hospitality Corporate Housing
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A New Emerging Concept in Hospitality Corporate Housing

In the twenty-first century of corporate business, many businesspersons are shifting their focus towards establishing such a housing facility for...

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Housing inventory shows signs of bouncing back
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Housing inventory shows signs of bouncing back

The National Association of Realtors says it’s optimistic the dwindling home sales that have plagued the real estate market this year could be...

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How Real Estate Agents Can Profit With Real Estate Social Media
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How Real Estate Agents Can Profit With Real Estate Social Media

Real estate social media marketing is an essential strategy for your real estate profession. It is not sufficient to have a website nowadays though...

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All you need to know about Real Estate and Artificial Intelligence
News 8 months ago
All you need to know about Real Estate and Artificial Intelligence

“An Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the science & designing of making intelligent machines, mainly intelligent PC programs” – according to the...

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International buyers showing less interest in U.S. real estate
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International buyers showing less interest in U.S. real estate

A combination of inventory shortages and rising prices means that international buyers are showing less interest in U.S. property than they have in...

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San Antonio All Cash Buys Properties Direct without Cost of a Real Estate Agent
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San Antonio All Cash Buys Properties Direct without Cost of a Real Estate Agent

San Antonio All Cash is an experienced, professional property buying company that helps clients to sell their homes fast, and avoid the costly and...

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FHFA suspends plans to update its credit scoring model
News 9 months ago
FHFA suspends plans to update its credit scoring model

This week it was revealed that an initiative to update the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s credit score model, which is used by both Fannie Mae...

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Impending Baby Boomer sell off could cause housing crash, experts warn
News 9 months ago
Impending Baby Boomer sell off could cause housing crash, experts warn

Baby boomers who’re planning on downsizing or leaving the real estate market altogether could send “shock waves” through the industry, according to...

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Texas court rules that the FHFA is “unconstitutionally structured”
News 9 months ago
Texas court rules that the FHFA is “unconstitutionally structured”

The leadership structure of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the body that runs Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, has been ruled unconstitutional by a...

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NAR membership grows 6% despite poor market conditions
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NAR membership grows 6% despite poor market conditions

The National Association of Realtors’ membership continues to grow, with the trade association adding more than 80,000 new realtors in the last 12...

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Will Real Estate Remain a Hedge Against Inflation?
News 9 months ago
Will Real Estate Remain a Hedge Against Inflation?

Whether real estate investors realize it or not we are looking at an uncertain economic future. Specific to real estate, there are three primary...

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How to Find the Best Homes in Today’s Market
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How to Find the Best Homes in Today’s Market

You are looking for a new home, but you are not really certain how to get the best house for your money. There are some tricks to finding the truly...

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Low inventory and strong job growth continue to drive up rental prices
News 9 months ago
Low inventory and strong job growth continue to drive up rental prices

Single-family home rental prices are still driving upwards, thanks to a combination of low inventories of rental homes and strong job growth across...

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Zillow expands its Zillow Offers program to Atlanta
News 9 months ago
Zillow expands its Zillow Offers program to Atlanta

Online real estate listings giant Zillow says homeowners in Atlanta will soon be able to sell their homes to it directly, in an expansion of its...

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Propy facilitates California's first blockchain-based real estate deal
News 9 months ago
Propy facilitates California's first blockchain-based real estate deal

Decentralized title registry firm Propy Inc. says it's just completed the first comprehensive blockchain-recorded property deal in California. The...

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Zillow analysis highlights affordability gap in the rental market
News 9 months ago
Zillow analysis highlights affordability gap in the rental market

Rental options for black renters were far fewer than what Asian or white renters could choose from last year. Black renters could afford less than...

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NAR: Using an agent to sell your home could bring you in an extra $60,000
News 9 months ago
NAR: Using an agent to sell your home could bring you in an extra $60,000

The concept of “buyer’s remorse” is fairly well known, but those who think they can save a few bucks by selling their home without the aid of a...

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Economists are concerned as millennials delay homeownership
News 9 months ago
Economists are concerned as millennials delay homeownership

Economists are reportedly worried that millennials are not buying homes on the same timeline as previous generations, the Urban Institute says. In...

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The rise of buying homes “sight-unseen”
News 9 months ago
The rise of buying homes “sight-unseen”

While most home buyers will still want to see a property in person before they buy, a growing number are increasingly turning to video call tours...

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