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Each weekday, REALTOR ® Magazine applies a real estate lens to top headlines from major news sources and trend reports, alongside timely updates from NAR.
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Property Frenzy Ahead of Amazon’s HQ2 Announcement

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 22:00

Buyers are targeting Crystal City, Va., and Long Island City, N.Y, in anticipation that they’ll be chosen for the online retailer’s new headquarters.

‘Most of the Residential Area Is Gone’

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 22:00

Californians get first glimpse of destruction left behind as wildfires rage across the state.

3 Mind-Boosting Tips to Retain More Information

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 22:00

These exercises will help train your brain, improve both memory and concentration, and give you an edge in business.

Fed Votes to Leave Rates Unchanged

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 22:00

The Federal Reserve has signaled that rate hikes and tightened borrowing costs are likely poised for its December meeting.

Credit Scores Take a Ding After a Home Purchase

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 22:00

How quickly will the number recover post-purchase? A new study details where buyers’ scores are taking the longest to bounce back.

Mortgage Rates Climb to 7-Year High

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 22:00

The increase has triggered a slowdown in national home price growth.

Realtor.com® Lands 11-Year Industry Win Over Patent Troll

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 22:00

The legal battle centered on the use of mapping technology to pinpoint properties online.

‘Alexa, Get Me a Mortgage’

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 22:00

Could voice assistants soon be used to help aspiring buyers on their way to homeownership? Some renters are already paying their rent through artificial intelligence technology.

Wells Fargo Admits to More Than 500 Wrongful Foreclosures

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 22:00

The finance giant says a calculation error resulted in foreclosing on hundreds of homeowners.

Housing is the Second Highest Industry for Cyberattacks

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 22:00

Real estate is being increasingly targeted by cybercriminals. New data shows why you should be doing more to safeguard your data.

1 in 4 Homeowners Are Now ‘Equity Rich’

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 22:00

Despite the recent slowing in rates of home price appreciation, a record-high number of owners who are staying put longer are build up more wealth, a new report shows.

Big Night of Midterm Wins for REALTORS®

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 22:00

Candidates promising to support the real estate industry’s goals of strong communities and healthy residential and commercial property markets enjoyed victories across the country at federal, state, and local levels.

‘Zombie’ Vacancies Are Dying Out

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 22:00

It turns out the hot housing market is a threat to one notorious housing market scourge: the zombie foreclosure.

The Garage Isn’t Obsolete—Yet

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 22:00

While many expect vehicle sharing and driverless cars to change the calculation in the future, homeowners still want a lot of garage space.

Where (and Why) Budgets Are Stretched the Farthest

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 22:00

In certain areas of the country, residents are living beyond their means. But researchers find it's not necessarily home prices that cause the disconnect. 

Gen Z Is Already Planning for Homeownership

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 22:00

Your next big client pool is getting an earlier start saving for a home than their predecessors did. 

REALTORS®, Renters May Be Swing Votes in Midterms

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 22:00

NAR says this midterm election has seen a 64 percent increase in REALTOR® turnout during early voting, which is way ahead of overall voters.

In Memoriam: Former NAR Top Exec Almon R. “Bud” Smith

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 22:00

An inspiring leader who championed fiscal responsibility and the power of new technologies in the 1990s, Smith found joy in helping others succeed—and driving tractors.

Ex-Agent Reflects on Mistakes That Sent Her to Prison

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 22:00

Former REALTOR® and convicted felon Holly Pasut says lapses in business judgment landed her behind bars.

Amazon’s HQ2 Reportedly Being Divided Into Two Cities

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 22:00

The hunt for Amazon’s second headquarters location could result in a “pick two” situation. See which spots are the likely contenders.

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