Real Estate

Latest Luxe Amenity? Panic Rooms

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 10, 2018 - 1:00am

Homeowners are rushing to add bulletproof fortresses to their homes in the Hamptons in New York, as fears rise there over Salvadoran gang MS-13.

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84k Homes Now at Risk of Hurricane Michael

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 10, 2018 - 1:00am

If you know any Florida homeowners, tell them to get to safe ground and check their insurance. Meteorologists warn the hurricane could become the strongest storm in history to strike the Florida Panhandle.

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Hong Kong's property market is 'at its tipping point': CLSA

Real Estate CNBC - October 9, 2018 - 11:44pm
Nicole Wong of CLSA discusses why Hong Kong's property market is likely to come under "more pressure."
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Hong Kong has a 'housing shortage,' says Portwood Capital

Real Estate CNBC - October 9, 2018 - 9:51pm
Peter Churchouse of Portwood Capital says there has been a "real restriction of land supply" in Hong Kong.
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Housing concerns are still a focus for Carrie Lam: Analyst

Real Estate CNBC - October 9, 2018 - 7:29pm
Duncan Innes-Ker of The Economist Intelligence Unit says initiatives like starter homes for young families and a vacancy tax have been well-received, but there's still "quite a long way to go."
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Cramer's charts offer 3 strategies for investing around long-term interest rate moves

Real Estate CNBC - October 9, 2018 - 7:03pm
Jim Cramer and technician Rob Moreno give investors three distinct strategies for investing based on how long-term interest rates move in the near future.
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Mortgage rates jump past 5%, signaling more home price cuts ahead

Real Estate CNBC - October 9, 2018 - 11:55am
Mortgage rates moved to the highest level in 8 years, and confidence in housing is now slipping. This as millennials are smack in the middle of their prime home buying years. Rates are expected to move even higher going into next year. 
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Hurricane Michael is a warning to check your homeowner's policy

Real Estate CNBC - October 9, 2018 - 11:05am
 If you live in a hurricane-prone area, make sure your coverage is sufficient in case the next major storm heads your way.
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What Buyers Should Ask After a Home Inspection

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 9, 2018 - 1:00am

Advise your buyers to seek clarification on anything the home inspector may have found in order to move forward confidently.

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Video: Brokerage Teaches How to ‘Duffy’ With $45M Listing

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 9, 2018 - 1:00am

The listing agent spent $50,000 to create a music video with hip-hop artists to show off this high-priced waterfront home. 

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Two-Thirds of Buyers Fail to Shop Around for a Mortgage

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 9, 2018 - 1:00am

The lack of buyers perusing rates may be causing more confusion over which mortgage is right for them, a new study finds.

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Cramer Remix: Zillow's risky move has not paid off

Real Estate CNBC - October 8, 2018 - 7:03pm
Jim Cramer reveals why the real estate company's strategy in the housing market was the wrong move at the wrong time.
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Cramer Remix: Zillow's risky move has not paid off

Real Estate CNBC - October 8, 2018 - 6:59pm
Jim Cramer reveals why the real estate company's strategy in the housing market was the wrong move at the wrong time.
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Plan to House Teachers in Schools Draws Backlash

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 8, 2018 - 1:00am

Housing costs have soared higher than what many teachers can comfortably afford in San Jose, Calif. But the local school district's affordable housing plan is drawing criticism from parents and neighborhood residents.

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Vacation-Home Markets That Offer High ROI

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 8, 2018 - 1:00am

Find out which cities offer the most lucrative second-home investments, where sellers stand to cash out with some of the largest profits.

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Where Rent May Increase By $300 Over the Next Year

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 8, 2018 - 1:00am

In some cities, renters may end up having to pay hundreds of dollars more in rent over the next 12 months.

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Lawmakers Call for Investigation Into All-Cash Deals

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 8, 2018 - 1:00am

Two senators are leading the charge to force the government to do more to identify and prevent money laundering in the high-end housing market. 

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Could an Old Cruise Ship Provide Affordable Housing?

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 8, 2018 - 1:00am

One nonprofit in Portland, Maine, offers an unconventional solution to the area's growing affordability crisis.

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More Borrowers Caught Lying About Income

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 8, 2018 - 1:00am

The lending industry warns that lying on loan applications is a growing problem, with websites popping up to help borrowers get away with it. 

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A look inside a $50M New York City house with bulletproof windows that's owned by a billionaire

Real Estate CNBC - October 6, 2018 - 3:17pm
"The architectural value of the property has no precedent."
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