Real Estate

Confronting Your Unconscious Bias

Daily Real Estate News - July 31, 2020 - 1:00am

Are you in touch with prejudices that may be affecting your business dealings? Here are suggestions for building a more inclusive business.

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Visually Accessible Websites Aid ADA Compliance

Daily Real Estate News - July 31, 2020 - 1:00am

<>The 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act serves as a reminder to ensure your online presence is compliant.

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Asking Prices Surge to a Record High

Daily Real Estate News - July 31, 2020 - 1:00am

Are your buyers looking for housing bargains? They're few and far between.

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Brokerage Survey: 45% of Contracts Are ‘Sight Unseen’

Daily Real Estate News - July 31, 2020 - 1:00am

Real estate pros cite health concerns from the pandemic as well as heated competition from a shortage of homes for sale in sparking buyer urgency.

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30-Year Mortgage Rate Drops to 2.99% Average

Daily Real Estate News - July 31, 2020 - 1:00am

“It’s Groundhog Day in the mortgage market,” says one analyst, as rates continue to remain near historic lows.

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7 Client Behaviors Emerging From COVID-19

Daily Real Estate News - July 31, 2020 - 1:00am

Here's how the pandemic may be influencing buyer and sellers' housing preferences.

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Fed to Keep Rates Near Zero

Daily Real Estate News - July 30, 2020 - 1:00am

While closely monitoring the impact of COVID-19, the Federal Reserve vows to use its full range of tools to support the economy.

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Top 25 Cities for Young Professionals

Daily Real Estate News - July 30, 2020 - 1:00am

Despite the unknowns in the economy, young professionals may have the most success in these areas based on unemployment rates, cost of living, median earnings, and more.

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Why Garden-Style Apartments Are Now a Hot Commodity

Daily Real Estate News - July 30, 2020 - 1:00am

These smaller multiunit buildings, constructed around a courtyard or open area, are in high demand because they offer something tenants suddenly crave.

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9 Rules Tenants Most Often Break

Daily Real Estate News - July 30, 2020 - 1:00am

Landlords, be prepared: There are some rules that tenants in your rental properties are likely to ignore.

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Contract Signings Make a ‘Remarkable’ Move

Daily Real Estate News - July 29, 2020 - 1:00am

Given the positive turnaround in home sales in recent weeks, NAR has revised its overall forecast for the year. Read more from NAR’s latest housing report.

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Senate Confirms Dana Wade as FHA Commissioner

Daily Real Estate News - July 29, 2020 - 1:00am

“I’m extremely grateful for this opportunity to hit the ground running during this critical time for our nation’s housing markets,” Wade says.

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A Bathtub in the Kitchen?!

Daily Real Estate News - July 29, 2020 - 1:00am

Contemporary renters may be startled to come across listings with a quirky feature dating back more than a century.

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Buyers Are Waiving Contingencies to Sweeten Their Offers

Daily Real Estate News - July 29, 2020 - 1:00am

Competition is getting heated: “I put a house on the market the other day and within about 24 hours I already had 42 showings booked,” says one LA real estate pro.

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Homeownership Rate Rises Close to Housing Boom Levels

Daily Real Estate News - July 29, 2020 - 1:00am

While a change to the Census Bureau’s survey process may have affected the results, young adults and minorities still showed striking increases in ownership.

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The Top Stressors When Selling a Home

Daily Real Estate News - July 29, 2020 - 1:00am

One big source: getting the house ready for showings. Sellers plan to spend an average of $10,000 on repairs and upgrades.

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Tech Giants Step in to Address Housing Shortages

Daily Real Estate News - July 28, 2020 - 1:00am

Technology has been cited as a factor contributing to more competitive housing markets that have priced out many buyers. Now technology companies are trying to ease this burden.

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Upcoming Video App May Be Your Next Tool

Daily Real Estate News - July 28, 2020 - 1:00am

Instagram Reel is expected to be TikTok's major competitor.

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States Where Real Estate Pros Earn the Most

Daily Real Estate News - July 28, 2020 - 1:00am

Income for brokers and agents was on the rise last year but varied significantly from one area to the next.

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Where Buyers Can Find the Most Space for Their Money

Daily Real Estate News - July 28, 2020 - 1:00am

COVID-19 has motivated buyers to search for bigger homes. Find out which markets offer the most affordable options.

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