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How Busy Streets Can Actually Help a Listing

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 14, 2017 - 12:00am

Nearby traffic noise doesn’t have to ruin your home sale. Find out how to overcome this commonplace annoyance and make the home more...

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Lending Scam Targets California Consumers

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 14, 2017 - 12:00am

The California Department of Business Oversight issued a warning to beware of email scams purporting to be from representatives of Impac Mortgage...

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Why Being Talkative Hurts Your Business

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 14, 2017 - 12:00am

Executive coaches warn that people who talk too much aren’t as successful at customer pitches, networking events, board presentations, or...

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The Biggest Boomtowns of 2017

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 14, 2017 - 12:00am

Among the real estate markets that grew the most this year, one state dominates the list. Is it yours?

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There's a one-bedroom condo for sale in Miami — and the seller will only accept bitcoin

Real Estate CNBC - December 13, 2017 - 4:27pm
A 1-bedroom condo in Miami is for sale and the buyer is only accepting bitcoin as payment.
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Weekly mortgage applications fall 2.3% as rates rise

Real Estate CNBC - December 13, 2017 - 7:00am
Total mortgage application volume fell 2.3 percent last week, weighed down by fewer applications to refinance.
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Q&A: What’s the Next Move on Tax Reform?

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 13, 2017 - 12:00am

A conference committee today reportedly reconciled the differences in the U.S. House and Senate versions of the proposed tax reform legislation....

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44% of Retirees Still Have a Mortgage

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 13, 2017 - 12:00am

More than 44 percent of retirees in their sixties still carry a mortgage, and many of those are eight years or more away from being paid off.

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Homeowners Say Tax Reform Would Hurt Them

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 13, 2017 - 12:00am

Homeowners reveal in a new survey that lawmakers’ proposals to change homeownership tax incentives would greatly restrict their mobility and...

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Mall Giant Westfield Sold in $16B Deal

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 13, 2017 - 12:00am

The sale comes at a time when the mall sector is struggling to define itself as it competes with growing threats from online shopping. 

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Mortgage Applications Teeter as Rates Rise

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 13, 2017 - 12:00am

Loan demand dropped 2.3 percent last week as a slight uptick in rates may have spooked potential home buyers and refinancers. 

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Instagram Adds Ability to Follow a Hashtag

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 13, 2017 - 12:00am

You’ll be able to more easily follow real estate photos and topics on Instagram with its new feature that lets you follow hashtags.

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Mega mall merger

Real Estate CNBC - December 12, 2017 - 4:51pm
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on French property investor Unibail-Rodamco is buying Australia based mall operator Westfield.
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Cities where your retirement savings will stretch the furthest

Real Estate CNBC - December 12, 2017 - 3:41pm
If you want to make your savings last, consider these retirement spots, where the cost of living (including housing, utilities and health care) is less than $45,000.
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Is tax uncertainty making home owners flee to lower tax states?

Real Estate CNBC - December 12, 2017 - 1:54pm
Jeff Miller, Brown Harris Stephens realtor, discusses a huge increase of high-tax state residents looking to buy property in Florida.
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Rental investors may come out ahead in the tax plan

Real Estate CNBC - December 12, 2017 - 1:52pm
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how changes in the tax bill can impact renters and landlords.
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Germany outpaces UK for commercial real estate investment, survey finds

Real Estate CNBC - December 12, 2017 - 4:23am
Interest in German commercial real estate has risen above even London's buoyant market, research has shown.
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Republican tax plan poised to benefit landlords

Real Estate CNBC - December 12, 2017 - 12:00am
Landlords expect demand for rentals will increase if the Republican tax plan is passed.
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States Focus on Helping First-Time Buyers

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 12, 2017 - 12:00am

More states are proposing legislation that will assist first-time buyers in overcoming the down payment obstacle.

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Bad Etiquette at the Office Holiday Party

NAR Daily News Magazine - December 12, 2017 - 12:00am

Ensure a socially safe office party this year with these five tips.

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