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Foreclosure Fears in Aftermath of Hurricanes

November 10, 2017 - 12:00am

Housing experts worry that millions of foreclosures will surface in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico after recent storms forced owners from their...

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Senate Bill Cuts Property Tax Deduction, Keeps MID

November 10, 2017 - 12:00am

The proposed tax reform bill preserves the $1 million cap on the mortgage interest deduction, but will still lead to higher...

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Glitch in Messaging Apps May Expose Calls

November 10, 2017 - 12:00am

A defect in nearly 700 iOS and Android apps could expose your private messages and calls.

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Mortgage Rates Take Slight Dip This Week

November 10, 2017 - 12:00am

Mortgage rates were down across the board this week, lowering borrowing costs for potential home buyers and refinancers. 

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Freddie: Housing Bubble Fears Too Inflated

November 10, 2017 - 12:00am

Housing price bubble fears may be overinflated, but economists are quick to say today’s market is not overheating.

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Consumers Rank Their Lender Satisfaction

November 10, 2017 - 12:00am

A new study finds borrowers are less happy this year, but some lenders score high marks when it comes to customer satisfaction.

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Master the Art of Asking Questions

November 10, 2017 - 12:00am

Train your agents on how to get clients to open up and say what they’re really thinking by asking the right questions.

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Use Aluminum Foil to Strengthen Wi-Fi Signal

November 9, 2017 - 12:00am

Researchers at Dartmouth University have discovered that a simple hack can improve a wireless network’s range and increase Wi-Fi security....

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Senate Tax Bill Another Shot at Homeowners

November 9, 2017 - 12:00am

The National Association of REALTORS® is reviewing the plan but says more still needs to be done to protect homeowners from a tax hike.

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Are 5,000-Square-Foot Homes Too Big?

November 9, 2017 - 12:00am

The share of new homes that are 5,000 square feet or more is dropping. 

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Remembering 2009 NAR President Charles McMillan, 1951-2017

November 9, 2017 - 12:00am

REALTORS® mourn the loss of an association president who led through a tumultuous market and opened doors for a more inclusive real estate...

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Newbie Buyers Make Smaller Down Payments

November 9, 2017 - 12:00am

The majority of first-time home buyers are making down payments of 6 percent or less. 

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Report: Consumers More Jittery To Buy, Sell

November 9, 2017 - 12:00am

The latest dip in Fannie Mae’s Home Purchase Sentiment Index may be seasonally triggered.

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10 Cities Where Residents Are Feeling Richer

November 9, 2017 - 12:00am

A new analysis reveals the nation’s top spots with the fastest-growing incomes. Could these wealthier residents turn to real estate? ...

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Homes Are More Affordable Than 20 Years Ago

November 8, 2017 - 12:00am

When buyers complain about home prices, you may want to cite this new study showing that homes are actually more affordable now than they...

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Homeowners: Don’t Call It ‘Aging in Place’

November 8, 2017 - 12:00am

Consumers may appreciate the features that allow them to remain comfortable in their homes as they age, but you might want to avoid...

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Interest Rate Dip Fails to Lift Loan Demand

November 8, 2017 - 12:00am

Last week's drop in borrowing costs wasn’t enough to entice refinancers and potential buyers to take out loans.

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Twitter Officially Doubles Its Character Count

November 8, 2017 - 12:00am

Tweets can now use up to 280 characters. 

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Trust Stamp Is Now a Free Safety Tool for REALTORS®

November 7, 2017 - 12:00am

NAR members get the perk from the association’s investment in the product, which is designed to reduce the risks involved when meeting...

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Is Housing Demand Turning Back to Homeownership?

November 7, 2017 - 12:00am

A rising homeownership rate could threaten the multifamily sector.

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