Real Estate

Home Sales Dip, But First-Timers Return to Market

Daily Real Estate News - February 21, 2020 - 1:00am

Low mortgage rates entice rookie buyers, and more robust housing starts should boost sales in the near future, according to NAR.

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House Bill Seeks to Extend VA Loans to Co-op Buyers

Daily Real Estate News - February 21, 2020 - 1:00am

“Our veterans shouldn’t be priced out of these housing options because they’re excluded from the VA’s loan program,” one lawmaker says.

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Cobuying Gains Traction Among Young Adults

Daily Real Estate News - February 21, 2020 - 1:00am

Faced with rising home prices and student loan debt, some cash-strapped millennials are teaming up with friends to purchase a home.

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Entrepreneur Sues Compass, Claims to Be Cofounder

Daily Real Estate News - February 21, 2020 - 1:00am

Technology investor Avi Dorfman says he helped create the strategy to get the multibillion-dollar brokerage off the ground but was later shut out of the firm.

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Mortgage Rates Inch Up Slightly This Week

Daily Real Estate News - February 21, 2020 - 1:00am

Still, the low mortgage rate environment continues to spur homebuying activity.

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Home Prices Rise in Nearly Half of Opportunity Zones

Daily Real Estate News - February 20, 2020 - 1:00am

The recent upswing could "change on a dime if the broader housing market flattens out or sags," according to ATTOM Data Solutions.

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The Burning Question: Can This Home Fit Multiple Generations?

Daily Real Estate News - February 20, 2020 - 1:00am

More than 40% of Americans are looking for a home where they and their relatives can live together comfortably, research shows. 

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It’s a Better Time to Buy Than 10 Years Ago

Daily Real Estate News - February 20, 2020 - 1:00am

While low mortgage rates are improving buyers' purchasing power, the cheaper borrowing costs are drawing more house hunting competition.

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2020's Hot Luxury Markets Aren't On the Coasts

Daily Real Estate News - February 20, 2020 - 1:00am

A new report notes that the migration of new markets within the high-end sector are being driven by several factors.

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Housing Permits Surge to 13-Year High

Daily Real Estate News - February 20, 2020 - 1:00am

The housing industry is upbeat about the spring market now that more construction is on the way.

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Opportunity Zone Projects Gain More Clarity, Expected to Rise

Daily Real Estate News - February 19, 2020 - 1:00am

The Treasury Department’s latest guidelines on the tax-incentive program are finally helping developers feel more confident to move forward, analysts say.

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Mall Developers Try to Reinvent in Order to Survive

Daily Real Estate News - February 19, 2020 - 1:00am

The nation’s ailing malls are using entertainment venues and restaurants as anchors to attract new business.

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Real Estate ‘Micro Investing’ Could Create New Crop of Investors

Daily Real Estate News - February 19, 2020 - 1:00am

Curious consumers can try becoming part owners of property on a small scale.

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Buyers Drawn to ‘Right-Sizing,’ But Also Leery of Losing Space

Daily Real Estate News - February 19, 2020 - 1:00am

Homes can be small without feeling cramped. Strategic planning and smart design can help maximize the space.

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Presidential Elections Can Sway Home Sales, Study Finds

Daily Real Estate News - February 19, 2020 - 1:00am

A new study tracks home sales over three presidential election years to find out what impact the real estate industry can expect heading into election season.

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New Perspectives on the R

Daily Real Estate News - February 18, 2020 - 1:00am

An 85-second video takes you into the real estate world created by Havas Chicago and director Brett Foraker.

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Caribbean-Style Lagoons Make a Splash As Hot Amenity

Daily Real Estate News - February 18, 2020 - 1:00am

They’re cheaper to build than community golf courses and appeal to a wider pool of buyers, developers say.

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Single-Family Rentals Continue to See Escalating Prices

Daily Real Estate News - February 18, 2020 - 1:00am

Landlords are still finding the niche to be lucrative as economic growth propels demand and record-low vacancies fuel price increases, a new report shows.

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Study: Many Homeowners Have No Clue About Their Mortgage Rate

Daily Real Estate News - February 18, 2020 - 1:00am

The lack of knowledge may be why 11 million homeowners are missing out on potentially saving $268 per month by refinancing.

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Owner Sues Zillow Claiming $1M Home Was Wrongly Listed as a Foreclosure

Daily Real Estate News - February 18, 2020 - 1:00am

A plastic surgeon in the Charleston, S.C., area alleges defamation and humiliation to his reputation after his home was erroneously listed on Zillow’s website.

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