Real Estate

Buy vs. Rent Index Still Leans Toward Buy

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 26, 2017 - 12:00am

Although certain areas of the country still remain strongly on the ‘buy’ side, the latest index from Florida Atlantic University and...

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‘Worse Than Anything You’ve Seen on TV’

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 26, 2017 - 12:00am

The real estate community in Puerto Rico is working frantically to help deliver emergency supplies to the island’s 3 million residents, as...

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REALTORS® Gear Up for Tax Reform Battle

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 26, 2017 - 12:00am

As Republicans are expected to release another outline for their tax plan Wednesday, NAR prepares to defend incentives for real estate.

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Borrowers May Find it Easier to Get a Mortgage

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 26, 2017 - 12:00am

To stay competitive, more lenders report they're easing credit standards. 

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4-Bedroom Houses to Lose Favor in the Future?

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 26, 2017 - 12:00am

Millennials’ desire for smaller homes may have a big impact on the future demand of some of the most popular homes today. 

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First-Time Home Buyers Remain Skittish

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 26, 2017 - 12:00am

Market conditions continue to be stressful and challenging for prospective first-time buyers. 

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6 Easy Ways to Boost Curb Appeal

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 26, 2017 - 12:00am

The exterior of the home counts big for creating first impressions.

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High home prices may be hitting their limit

Real Estate CNBC - September 25, 2017 - 2:03pm
There is so much demand for housing and so few homes for sale that prices have nowhere to go but up - unless they get so high that no one wants to buy.
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This $50 million NYC townhouse was once owned by a Vanderbilt heiress

Real Estate CNBC - September 25, 2017 - 1:05pm
This 5th Avenue townhouse is on the market for $50 million.
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High home prices may be hitting their limit

Real Estate CNBC - September 25, 2017 - 11:08am
There is so much demand for housing and so few homes for sale, that prices have nowhere to go but up — unless they get so high that no one wants to buy.
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China reaching limit of how much the current environment can support growth: Pro

Real Estate CNBC - September 25, 2017 - 3:36am
Sean Corrigan, director at Cantillon Consulting, speaks about the real estate cycle in China.
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Vintage ‘Kit Homes’ Fetch More Than $1M

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 25, 2017 - 12:00am

Houses were available for purchase through catalogs in the early 1900s. Now, owners who have hung on to these historically significant properties...

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10 Most Livable State Capitals

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 25, 2017 - 12:00am

Personal finance website SmartAsset.com ranks the capital cities with the lowest unemployment and most number of dining and entertainment options...

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5 Ways to Make Your Listing Look Bigger

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 25, 2017 - 12:00am

Professional home stagers offer their ideas for giving the illusion of more square footage, even for tight spaces.

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Consumers Upbeat, So Why Are Sales Falling?

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 25, 2017 - 12:00am

The number of existing-home sales has dropped in four of the past five months, despite an uptick in the number of people who say it’s a good...

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Flip, Rent, or Hold: The Best Investment Option

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 25, 2017 - 12:00am

What are the pros and cons of each type of real estate investment, and which ones are the most profitable?

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Where College Students Should Buy a Condo

NAR Daily News Magazine - September 25, 2017 - 12:00am

In some university towns, it makes more financial sense to invest in a property for students rather than pay the costs of housing them in...

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China is moving to put economy on a 'more sustainable trajectory'

Real Estate CNBC - September 24, 2017 - 8:22pm
Frederic Neumann, MD & co-Head of Asian Economics Research, HSBC, says Chinese policymakers are slowly, but surely taking steps to put the economy on a "more sustainable trajectory and there is a new regulatory storm sweeping the country."
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Beyonce and Jay-Z bought a $26 million house in the Hamptons—take a look inside

Real Estate CNBC - September 24, 2017 - 6:02pm
Jay-Z and Beyonce are headed to the beach.
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Get in Early on Emerging Neighborhoods

RisMedia Consumer News - September 24, 2017 - 1:03pm

Buying in a hot housing market while prices are reasonable is a sure ticket to wealth. Analysts at GOBankingRates recently spotlighted 20 up-and-comers. The top 10 are:

1. Jungle Terrace – St. Petersburg, Fla.
Median List Price (as of July 2017): $239,900
Price Change Year-Over-Year: +44.5 percent

2. Beacon Hill – Seattle, Wash.
Median List Price: $569,995
Price Change Y-O-Y: +31.2 percent

3. Point Breeze – Philadelphia, Pa.
Median List Price: $295,000
Price Change Y-O-Y: +40.5 percent

4. Heather Gardens – Denver, Colo.
Median List Price: $278,750
Price Change Y-O-Y: +27.3 percent

5. Pinehurst – Seattle, Wash.
Median List Price: $350,000
Price Change Y-O-Y: +24.8 percent

6. Hazelwood – Portland, Ore.
Median List Price: $324,450
Price Change Y-O-Y: +22.4 percent

7. Twin Lakes – Las Vegas, Nev.
Median List Price: $182,450
Price Change Y-O-Y: +41 percent

8. Fairgrounds – Indianapolis, Ind.
Median List Price: $179,900
Price Change Y-O-Y: +29 percent

9. Bayside West – Tampa, Fla.
Median List Price: $229,900
Price Change Y-O-Y: +32 percent

10. Highland Hills – San Antonio, Texas
Median List Price: $135,000
Price Change Y-O-Y: +35.3 percent

Source: GOBankingRates

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