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House Rentals Outpace Apartment Boom

House Rentals Outpace Apartment Boom DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2018 The multifamily sector has seen a frenzy of apartment construction over the last decade, but it’s single

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More Consumers Say Its A Good Time To Buy

More Consumers Say It’s a Good Time to Buy DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2018 The latest consumer sentiment index from Fannie Mae shows that home buyers don

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Hottest Luxury ZIP Codes In The Nation

Hottest Luxury ZIP Codes in the Nation DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | MONDAY, APRIL 09, 2018 Median prices for luxury homes in the Santa Monica, Calif., ZIP code of 90401 have surged 60.7 percent over

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5 Home Improvement Personality Types

5 Home Improvement Personality Types DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | WEDNESDAY, APRIL 04, 2018 A homeowner’s personality can have a big influence on their behavior when it comes to home

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Homeowner Equity Is Hitting A Record High

Homeowner Equity Is Hitting a Record High DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | TUESDAY, APRIL 03, 2018 Homeowners are getting richer, thanks to rising home values. The amount of equity that homeowners can tap

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Spring Buyers Want This Type Of House

Spring Buyers Want This Type of House DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | MONDAY, APRIL 02, 2018 The typical spring home buyer this year is on the hunt for a three-bedroom, two-bathroom house with&

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How Much Renting Is Costing Millennials

How Much Renting Is Costing Millennials DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | TUESDAY, MARCH 27, 2018 By the time millennials turn 30, they will have paid $92,600 in rent, according to a new study by

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24 Ways To Add Value To Your Property

24 Ways to Add Value to Your Property DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2018 Size up improvement projects for resale: Access NAR’s Remodeling Impact Report Homeowners

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More Homeowners Appraisers Agree On Values

More Homeowners, Appraisers Agree on Values DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2018 Homeowners and appraisers are seeing more eye-to-eye when it comes to home values. Appraised values in

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IRS HELOCs Still Deductible For Renovations

IRS: HELOCs Still Deductible for Renovations DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2018 Taxpayers can continue to deduct the interest they pay on home equity loans when the funds are

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Home Maintenance Can Cost Up To 2K A Year

Home Maintenance Can Cost Up to $2K a Year DAILYREAL ESTATENEWS | TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2018 Homeowners may be surprised at how some extra costs really add up. A new survey by Bankrate.com

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Its Official Lennar CalAtlantic Merge

It’s Official: Lennar, CalAtlantic Merge DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2018 Homebuilding giant Lennar Corp. announced it has completed a merger with former rival CalAtlantic

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Airbnb Income Counts Toward Refinancing

Airbnb Income Counts Toward Refinancing DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2018 With the backing of Fannie Mae, home-sharing giant Airbnb has announced a new partnership with select

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Immigration Concerns Rattle Some Real Estate Moves

Immigration Concerns Rattle Some Real Estate Moves DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 08, 2018 Heightened concerns over the nation’s immigration policies and proposals caused some U.S.

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Utility Bills May Be Getting Cheaper

Utility Bills May Be Getting Cheaper DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 08, 2018 Utility companies will pay less tax from a recent tax overhaul, and many are planning to

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Owners Upbeat That Equity Rises Will Continue

Owners Upbeat That Equity Rises Will Continue DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 07, 2018 Homeowners are optimistic that their home’s value will continue to increase, and they’re

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Renters Are Getting Frustrated

Renters Are Getting Frustrated DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 07, 2018 The majority of renters say they want to own a home in the future and believe that homeownership is a critical

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Housing Data Points To Super Bowl LII Winner

Housing Data Points to Super Bowl LII Winner DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 02, 2018 If the housing market has a say, the Philadelphia Eagles will emerge victorious against the New

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Will Land Prices Keep Booming In 2018

Will Land Prices Keep Booming in 2018? DAILYREAL ESTATENEWS | TUESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2018 Higher prices are behind the land boom. The U.S. dollar volume of land sales increased at a stronger pace of

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Remind Buyers To Unfreeze Credit

Remind Buyers to Unfreeze Credit DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | TUESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2018 Following last year's Experian data breach, many people froze their accounts to safeguard them from potential

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Buying Better Than Renting In 54 Of Markets

Buying Better Than Renting in 54% of Markets DAILYREAL ESTATENEWS | FRIDAY, JANUARY 12, 2018 Despite rising prices, buying a home makes more sense than paying increasingly high rents in

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Employers Can Now Add To Down Payments

-AA+AEmployers Can Now Add to Down Payments DAILYREAL ESTATENEWS | FRIDAY, JANUARY 12, 2018 A new program allows employers to help workers' down payment on a home, similar to how 

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4 Growth Areas For Home Building In 2018

4 Growth Areas for Homebuilding in 2018 DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2018 A growing economy, supported by positive demographic trends, bodes well for the housing market in the

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Rates Rose At End Of 2017 But Buyers Undeterred

Rates Rose at End of 2017 But Buyers Undeterred DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | TUESDAY, JANUARY 09, 2018 Mortgage rates rose to the highest average in months at the end of 2017, but home buyer

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Instagr

Instagram Adds Ability to Follow a Hashtag DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2017 Image-focused social network Instagram announced that it is making hashtags more findable and

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States Focus On Helping First Time Buyers

States Focus on Helping First-Time BuyersDAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2017 With rising home prices, more state lawmakers are proposing legislation to help home shoppers tackle

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Hire A Robot For Your Next Home Showing

-AAHire a Robot for Your Next Home Showing DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | TUESDAY, DECEMBER 05, 2017 A robot could walk your buyers on a guided tour of a property, without you ever having to be there

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Top DYI Paint Tips

9 Pro Tips for a Top-Notch DIY Paint Job DAILYREAL ESTATENEWS | MONDAY, DECEMBER 04, 2017 When painting a room, the time, effort, and money you spend on the materials can make a big

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New Home Loan Helps Reduce Down Payments

New Loan Helps Reduce Down Payments DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | FRIDAY, DECEMBER 01, 2017 Many renters say saving for the down payment is a major obstacle that is preventing them from

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New Home Sales

New-Home Sales Surge to 10-Year HighDAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2017Sales of new single-family homes jumped 6.2 percent in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 685,000

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