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‘Zombie’ Vacancies Are Dying Out

Realtor - 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

Realtor - 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

Realtor - 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

Realtor - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 22:00

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

Cluster of life science offices sell for $112 million

Los Angeles Time Real Estate News - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 15:10

A Boston company bought a cluster of San Diego office buildings this week for $112 million, one of the biggest local real estate sales of the year.

The cluster of 12 buildings had been owned by San Diego-based Parallel Capital Partners, a real estate investment firm. The total area sold equals...

Wells Fargo says it improperly foreclosed on more borrowers than originally estimated

Los Angeles Time Real Estate News - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 10:40

Wells Fargo & Co. acknowledged Tuesday that it failed to offer mortgage modifications to hundreds more borrowers than were due them and that many ultimately lost their homes because of the error.

The San Francisco bank reported in August that it miscalculated certain fees when determining whether...

REALTORS®, Renters May Be Swing Votes in Midterms

Realtor - 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

Realtor - 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

Realtor - 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

Realtor - 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.

Red vs. Blue: America’s Split in Housing

Realtor - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 22:00

In midterm elections across the country, how do these political parties divide when it comes to housing?

Owning your home doesn't make you rich. Owning somebody else's does

Los Angeles Time Real Estate News - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 17:15

In the United States more than almost anywhere else, wealth and income are concentrated among business owners and landlords. That club, blessed by capitalism, is becoming increasingly difficult to join.

Business owners and landlords tend to be about four times as wealthy as the average American....

NAR Board Supports New Notary Technologies

Realtor - Sun, 11/04/2018 - 22:00

Approves future-focused initiatives, including remote notarization and a five-year strategic framework.

Make Everyone Love Your Brand

Realtor - Sun, 11/04/2018 - 22:00

There are many ways you can set yourself apart from competitors, including becoming a media source for real estate news and using a storytelling approach in your marketing.

Ideas for Capturing New Business in 2019

Realtor - Sun, 11/04/2018 - 22:00

What will be some of the best untapped growth markets next year? Learn about the consumers you should be keeping an eye on.

 

What’s Fact and Fiction About Tech Disruption?

Realtor - Sun, 11/04/2018 - 22:00

Keeping the issues in check, including driverless cars, bitcoin transactions, and the potential for discrimination in targeted advertising.

Another Southern California home-price boom is cooling. Is a crash looming?

Los Angeles Time Real Estate News - Sun, 11/04/2018 - 06:10

The Southern California housing market has been on a nearly seven-year tear, with prices in many communities reaching all-time highs.

But now, as mortgage rates rise, the boom appears to be fading. Sales are dropping; inventory is swelling; more sellers are scaling back their ambitious asking prices.

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Solutions for Your Toughest Legal Challenges

Realtor - Sat, 11/03/2018 - 22:00

From managing emotional client relationships to complying with legal rules in your marketing, these five tips will help your business run smoothly.

The News You Missed in Boston

Realtor - Sat, 11/03/2018 - 22:00

Big events are happening both in the country and your association. All eyes will be on the midterm election Tuesday, and NAR leaders helped members brace for the potential impact.

Hot Property: Chris Pratt and Anna Faris seek $5 million for marital home

Los Angeles Time Real Estate News - Sat, 11/03/2018 - 09:35

Actors Chris Pratt and Anna Faris have listed what was their marital home for sale at $4.995 million.

The former couple extensively updated the Hollywood Hills West property during their ownership, paying attention to details both inside and outside the Mediterranean-style spread.

Built in 1979,...

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