Real Estate

Bidding Wars Hit 8-Year Low, But Buyers Still Face Competition

Daily Real Estate News - December 13, 2018 - 1:00am

Home buyers are less likely to face bid wars than in previous months, but that doesn't exclude them from other shoppers’ clashing offers.

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Could Ending Single-Family Zoning Stop Segregation?

Daily Real Estate News - December 13, 2018 - 1:00am

Minneapolis has voted to end single-family zoning, attempting to address its housing crisis and fix its historically discriminatory housing practices.

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Tech’s Bigger Role in House Hunting: What Agents Rely On

Daily Real Estate News - December 13, 2018 - 1:00am

Consumers increasingly rely on the web in their home search, and real estate pros are finding it’s vital to meet them in that digital space.

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This Grinch Is Trying to Sell a Home

Daily Real Estate News - December 13, 2018 - 1:00am

You have to see it to believe it. That’s what the listing agent hopes prospective buyers will say.

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Freddie Mac Slashes Utility Bills for Low- and Middle-Income Renters

Daily Real Estate News - December 12, 2018 - 1:00am

Higher utility costs are hitting tenants’ pocketbooks, but a new program aims to lower utility bills for hundreds of thousands tenants.

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FTC Warns of Tropical Real Estate Scam Targeting Retirees

Daily Real Estate News - December 12, 2018 - 1:00am

The Federal Trade Commission warns that a tropical resort has bilked Americans out of $100 million in investments.

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Why You Shouldn’t Put a Home Search on Hold in December

Daily Real Estate News - December 12, 2018 - 1:00am

December is typically the slowest month in the housing market, which is exactly why your buyers should be busiest.

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How Commercial Pros Can Build an International Presence

Daily Real Estate News - December 11, 2018 - 1:00am

Industry leaders offer everyday business advice for drumming up more opportunities for global investors.

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How Long Does It Take to Pay Off a Net-Zero Home?

Daily Real Estate News - December 11, 2018 - 1:00am

Eventually, the savings add up and the home can pay for itself, no matter where you live, a new study shows.

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Fannie, Freddie’s Holiday Gift: No Foreclosures

Daily Real Estate News - December 11, 2018 - 1:00am

The mortgage financing giants announced a nationwide suspension of eviction lockouts on foreclosed homes for the season.

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More Phishing Scams Reported: Here’s What You Can Do

Daily Real Estate News - December 11, 2018 - 1:00am

The latest email ploy pretends to be a solicitation from the REALTOR® Party. Here are some additional security tips to make sure you don’t fall victim to such attempts.

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California Passes Solar Panel Requirement on New Homes

Daily Real Estate News - December 10, 2018 - 1:00am

The mandate, which will take effect in 2020, won’t be cheap to homeowners. Will other states follow suit?

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10 Counties With the Most Second, Vacation Homes

Daily Real Estate News - December 10, 2018 - 1:00am

There are about 7.4 million vacation and second homes in the U.S., or about 5.6 percent of the total housing stock.

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Builder Rep’s Murder Thrusts Safety Back Into Spotlight

Daily Real Estate News - December 10, 2018 - 1:00am

After a death in Anne Arundel County, Md., last week, the local association considers new safety measures for members.

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The 2019 Color of the Year Is...

Daily Real Estate News - December 10, 2018 - 1:00am

This hue is poised to make a splash as a bold accent color in home design next year.

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Luxury Care Communities for Seniors Surge in Demand

Daily Real Estate News - December 10, 2018 - 1:00am

Upscale communities offering personal care for residents—from independent living to nursing assistance—are sprouting up. But entrance fees can reach about $1 million.

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Why 90% of Millennial Renters Want to Own But Can’t

Daily Real Estate News - December 10, 2018 - 1:00am

The reasons the majority of young adults won’t make a move to homeownership in the near term.

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