Real Estate

Hackathon, Pitch Battle Add Dynamism to iOi

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 31, 2018 - 1:00am

Interactive demos and app-building exercises at NAR’s inaugural tech conference brought a distinctive element missing from many real estate events.

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Mortgage Rates Mostly Holding Steady

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 31, 2018 - 1:00am

Rates have barely budged over the last few weeks and may be offering a window of opportunity for prospective buyers.

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Home Prices Are Climbing Three Times Faster Than Rents

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 31, 2018 - 1:00am

Only 41 percent of the U.S. population now lives in a county where a median-income household can afford to buy a home at the median list price.

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Judge Orders Aid Cutoff to Hurricane Maria Victims

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 31, 2018 - 1:00am

More than 1,000 Puerto Rican families who fled to the U.S. mainland will lose federal housing assistance by Sept. 14.

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‘A very strong indication’ that the Australian property market is slowing

Real Estate CNBC - August 30, 2018 - 8:24pm
After being at “very elevated levels” in the last few years, the property market in Australia is finally seeing signs of slowing down, says Tim Reardon of the Housing Industry Association.
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Looking for a mansion? Here are some mega market deals

Real Estate CNBC - August 30, 2018 - 2:14pm
CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the real estate deals for a number of multi-million dollar mansions.
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Jimmy Carter says Trump administration is ignoring affordable-housing shortage

Real Estate CNBC - August 30, 2018 - 2:12pm
Former President Jimmy Carter told CNBC that the Trump administration is ignoring a national housing crisis, and he urged voters to support candidates who promote affordable housing. 
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Retail industry not going away despite negative headlines, CBRE CEO says

Real Estate CNBC - August 30, 2018 - 12:55pm
Bob Sulentic, the CEO and President of the CBRE Group, said that the strong economy has had a positive impact on commercial real estate.
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Where to find mega-deals in the mansion market

Real Estate CNBC - August 30, 2018 - 7:52am
CNBC's Robert Frank reports on some multi-million dollar mansions with steep price cuts.
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How Consumers and Businesses Can Both Win

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 30, 2018 - 1:00am

The state attorneys general who addressed attendees at the iOi Summit stressed the importance of tech companies, real estate, and the law all working together to foster the future of the American dream of homeownership.

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First-Time Buyers Have Bought 985K Homes This Year

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 30, 2018 - 1:00am

New buyers under the age of 35 have been increasing their homeownership rates and are “showing a determination and resiliency to become homeowners,” according to a new report.

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News Corp to Buy Tech Platform Opcity

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 30, 2018 - 1:00am

The acquisition will bring more lead generation offerings to realtor.com® with a platform that matches qualified home buyers and sellers will real estate professionals in real time.

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Community Searches for Missing Texas Real Estate Agent

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 30, 2018 - 1:00am

Police continue to investigate the disappearance of a 28-year-old real estate professional in Killeen, Texas, who was last seen on Sunday.

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10 Good Neighbor Finalists Represent Hearts of Servants

NAR Daily News Magazine - August 30, 2018 - 1:00am

These REALTORS® make an extraordinary impact on their communities through volunteer service.

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Despite booming economy, recovery in U.S. housing sector has been slow: Economist

Real Estate CNBC - August 29, 2018 - 8:10pm
Mark Vitner, managing director and senior economist at Wells Fargo Securities, says housing has been 'most troubling,' with recovery slow to get back on track.
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'Climate gentrification' altering home values in Miami

Real Estate CNBC - August 29, 2018 - 12:57pm
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how rising tides and increasingly intense storms are impacting the value of Miami real estate.
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Pending home sales fall for seventh straight month in July

Real Estate CNBC - August 29, 2018 - 10:00am
The index was down 2.3 percent compared with July 2017. Buyers have been struggling to find affordable homes this year, as the supply of homes for sale has fallen annually for most of the year. 
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Property experts see a 1-in-3 chance of a London house price crash

Real Estate CNBC - August 29, 2018 - 9:54am
Brexit fears are keeping international investors on edge.
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Miami home values show how 'climate gentrification' is changing coastal real estate

Real Estate CNBC - August 29, 2018 - 8:00am
A new study finds home values are both rising and falling in certain areas due to climate change and the rising risk of more extreme weather. The study looks at Miami and dramatic changes taking place in Little Haiti. 
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Rising Risks: Climate gentrification takes hold in Miami

Real Estate CNBC - August 29, 2018 - 8:00am
The threat of rising tides and increasingly severe weather are already changing home values in Miami.
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