Real Estate

Why Sales Fell Short at Year’s End

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 24, 2018 - 12:00am

A strong job market ignited buyer demand in 2017 and helped lead existing-home sales to the highest pace in 11 years. But NAR’s chief...

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Business Cards Are Making a Bigger Statement

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 24, 2018 - 12:00am

The traditional business card is dying out in some professions, but salespeople and marketers are reinventing their look to keep others intrigued...

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Home Buyers in a Rush to Beat Higher Rates

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 24, 2018 - 12:00am

"People are worrying that they need to hurry and buy a house now before rates go up further,” says the CEO of a real estate brokerage....

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Premium Domain Names Fetch Higher Prices

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 24, 2018 - 12:00am

More companies are hoping to capture an internet domain name beyond .com, and some are willing to pay more for a domain that ties directly into...

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Millennials Are Saving More Than You Think

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 24, 2018 - 12:00am

Millennials have been stereotyped as a generation that lacks savings or money management skills. But the data isn’t backing that up. ...

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A wave of capital is looking for real estate in Asia

Real Estate CNBC - January 23, 2018 - 5:22pm
Henry Chin of CBRE Asia Pacific estimates $53 billion is available to invest in Asian real estate with China, Japan and Australia the key markets.
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Redfin CEO: We're printing money much faster than we can build houses

Real Estate CNBC - January 23, 2018 - 2:16pm
Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman discusses the outlook for the housing market as the number of homes for sale dropped nearly 15% in December compared to last year.
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Scrawling Notes to Clients? Slow Down

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 23, 2018 - 12:00am

When you're reinforcing your relationship with one of your contacts with a personal note, make sure they can read it by spending a little more...

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4 Pros, 4 Cons of Open Floor Plans

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 23, 2018 - 12:00am

In recent years, this type of home design has been popular in many new units. But it’s not for everyone.

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Avoid Pitfalls of Working With Friends, Family

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 23, 2018 - 12:00am

One real estate pro shares his experience of mixing business with family and knowing what to watch for during these transactions.

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3 Reasons Home Sales May Lose Momentum

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 23, 2018 - 12:00am

The housing market and economy are starting out fairly strong, but several challenges persist in 2018.

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How Much Does a Home Cost in Bitcoin?

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 23, 2018 - 12:00am

The digital currency can have a fluctuating value, but some sellers are still accepting it for their home sale.

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When You’re Prospected by a Lender

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 23, 2018 - 12:00am

Maybe you’ve received a “Let’s meet for coffee” invitation from a mortgage loan officer. How should a real estate...

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Cohousing Developments Grow Nationwide

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 23, 2018 - 12:00am

The number of cohabiting communities could double over the next year. Learn more about the growing trend.

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Shutdown Over, But Real Estate Not in Clear

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 22, 2018 - 12:00am

Congress passes a short-term funding bill to reopen the government for three weeks, but if a shutdown happens again, there may be consequences for...

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3 Ways Your Buyers Can Prevent Wire Fraud

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 22, 2018 - 12:00am

NAR is teaming up with the FBI and brokerage Realty Executives International to educate the industry on how to identify and help clients avoid...

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7 ZIPs That Exemplify Suburban Comeback

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 22, 2018 - 12:00am

For the first time in a decade, the number of Americans living in suburbs grew faster than that of urban dwellers in 2017, buoyed by young...

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Pros and Cons of Having Amazon HQ2 in Town

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 22, 2018 - 12:00am

Housing will get an immediate boost in the city Amazon chooses as the home base for its second headquarters, but the move could bring some...

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Average Foreclosure Timelines Soar

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 22, 2018 - 12:00am

It’s taking an average of more than 1,000 days nationwide to foreclose on a home. These are the states and counties where it’s taking...

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Preservationists Lose Fight to Save Wright Building

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 22, 2018 - 12:00am

A Frank Lloyd Wright building in Whitefish, Mont., that was bulldozed earlier this month reportedly is the first structure designed by the...

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