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Foreclosure Fears in Aftermath of Hurricanes

NAR Daily News Magazine - 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...

Categories: Real Estate

Senate Bill Cuts Property Tax Deduction, Keeps MID

NAR Daily News Magazine - 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...

Categories: Real Estate

Glitch in Messaging Apps May Expose Calls

NAR Daily News Magazine - November 10, 2017 - 12:00am

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

Categories: Real Estate

Mortgage Rates Take Slight Dip This Week

NAR Daily News Magazine - November 10, 2017 - 12:00am

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

Categories: Real Estate

Freddie: Housing Bubble Fears Too Inflated

NAR Daily News Magazine - November 10, 2017 - 12:00am

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

Categories: Real Estate

Consumers Rank Their Lender Satisfaction

NAR Daily News Magazine - 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.

Categories: Real Estate

Master the Art of Asking Questions

NAR Daily News Magazine - 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.

Categories: Real Estate

One57 penthouse sold in NYC's biggest foreclosure auction

Real Estate CNBC - November 9, 2017 - 2:25pm
CNBC's Robert Frank takes a look at the penthouse sold at a $16 million loss in New York City's biggest foreclosure auction.
Categories: Real Estate

Use Aluminum Foil to Strengthen Wi-Fi Signal

NAR Daily News Magazine - 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....

Categories: Real Estate

Senate Tax Bill Another Shot at Homeowners

NAR Daily News Magazine - 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.

Categories: Real Estate

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

NAR Daily News Magazine - November 9, 2017 - 12:00am

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

Categories: Real Estate

Remembering 2009 NAR President Charles McMillan, 1951-2017

NAR Daily News Magazine - 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

NAR Daily News Magazine - 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

NAR Daily News Magazine - 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

NAR Daily News Magazine - 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? ...

Categories: Real Estate

Why the housing market got no Trump bump

Real Estate CNBC - November 8, 2017 - 12:07pm
A look at why the U.S. housing market has not rallied as much as the stock market.
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Richard LeFrak: No question international money 'spigot' turned off

Real Estate CNBC - November 8, 2017 - 8:55am
Richard LeFrak, The LeFrak Organization chairman and CEO, weighs in on the state of investments in the U.S. and Amazon's impact on the retail sector.
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Richard LeFrak: It's interesting a lot of 'loophole closings' occur in 'blue states'

Real Estate CNBC - November 8, 2017 - 8:09am
Richard LeFrak, The LeFrak Organization chairman and CEO, weighs in on the Republicans' tax plan.
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Richard LeFrak: Tax bill was supposed to be about jobs

Real Estate CNBC - November 8, 2017 - 8:05am
Richard LeFrak, The LeFrak Organization chairman and CEO, shares his thoughts on the Republicans' plan to overhaul the current tax code.
Categories: Real Estate

Mortgage demand unchanged even as interest rates fall

Real Estate CNBC - November 8, 2017 - 7:01am
Applications to refinance a home loan, which usually rise when rates fall, did just the opposite, falling 1 percent.
Categories: Real Estate