Real Estate

Home Buyers Are Blowing Their Budgets

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 4, 2018 - 12:00am

Buyers say they’re spending way more on their home purchases than they ever intended. Find out how this trend varies by age group.

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5 Home Improvement Personality Types

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 4, 2018 - 12:00am

Your client’s personality can have a big influence on their behavior when it comes to home improvement projects. 

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MLS Group Commits to Common IDX Feed

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 4, 2018 - 12:00am

MLS RoundTable, a group of multiple listing service providers representing approximately 325,000 real estate professionals, announced today that...

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Blame Stock Market for Loan Demand Drop?

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 4, 2018 - 12:00am

Wild fluctuations in the stock market may be giving some potential home buyers the jitters. 

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Shopping Malls Are Getting Emptier

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 4, 2018 - 12:00am

Mall vacancies reached a six-year high as the sector continues to struggle.

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Young Adults Feel Crushed by Rate, Price Hikes

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 4, 2018 - 12:00am

Are you ready? Ninety-two percent of active buyers age 18 to 34 say rising interest rates will impact their home search.

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Manhattan apartment prices drop

Real Estate CNBC - April 3, 2018 - 7:45am
CNBC's Robert Frank reports the latest figures on New York City real estate.
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New York's luxury real estate market is in a correction

Real Estate CNBC - April 3, 2018 - 12:01am
Real estate sales in Manhattan plunged 25 percent from a year earlier.
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4 Demographic Shifts Worth Watching

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 3, 2018 - 12:00am

John Burns of Johns Burns Real Estate Consulting shares the population trends to watch over the next 10 years, and how they will impact the...

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Homeowner Equity Is Hitting a Record High

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 3, 2018 - 12:00am

The amount of equity that owners can tap into is now at the highest level on record, according to a new report.

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More Commercial Deals Don’t Need an Appraisal

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 3, 2018 - 12:00am

U.S. bank regulators said on Monday that commercial real estate transactions less than $500,000 can proceed without an independent...

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Banks Help Qualify Self-Employed Buyers

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 3, 2018 - 12:00am

Self-employed borrowers have struggled to qualify for mortgages with tightened lending rules over the last few years. Some banks are looking to...

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Focus Externally to Boost Revenue

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 3, 2018 - 12:00am

By spending so much time and energy on internal needs, brokerages can miss opportunities to look outward and capitalize on revenue growth.

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Are Builders Starting to Cater to Millennials?

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 3, 2018 - 12:00am

The young generation is increasingly entering the housing market as first-time buyers and are expected to lead the growth in new-home buyers...

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Here's how much homeowners could cash out in home equity

Real Estate CNBC - April 2, 2018 - 1:58pm
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how much mortgage holders' equity is untapped in the current housing market environment.
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The US needs to relieve the constraints to faster noninflationary growth

Real Estate CNBC - April 2, 2018 - 3:00am
The tough U.S. trade stance will flow back to more purchases of American goods and investment from trade partners.
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Spring Buyers Want This Type of House

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 2, 2018 - 12:00am

“Although record-low inventory and high prices make this housing market unique, some classic features still top most shoppers’ wish...

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Report: FHA Granted Loans to Ineligible Borrowers

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 2, 2018 - 12:00am

A HUD watchdog group says the agency failed to flag nearly 10,000 customers who were barred under federal guidelines from receiving FHA loans.

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Top 10 Cities for Sellers This Year

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 2, 2018 - 12:00am

Real estate pros and their clients may have an easier time solidifying a sale in these markets, where homes are selling faster and for more money...

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Board Curbs Appraiser Requirements

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 2, 2018 - 12:00am

Faced with labor shortages in the appraisal field, the Appraisal Foundation is easing the qualifications necessary for people to work as a...

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