Real Estate

Experts: Mortgage Rate Declines Won’t Last

Daily Real Estate News - May 14, 2021 - 1:00am

Historically low rates are helping home buyers with affordability, but economists warn that upticks are inevitable.

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5G Network Availability Becomes Major Selling Point for Homes

Daily Real Estate News - May 14, 2021 - 1:00am

Most house hunters prioritize access to fast home internet and cellular networks above schools, commute time, and neighborhood amenities, a new survey shows.

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Sen. Joe Manchin: ‘It’s Hard to Say No to Your Friend’

Daily Real Estate News - May 14, 2021 - 1:00am

West Virginia’s two senators from opposing parties disclose the secret behind stronger bipartisanship.

From the virtual 2021 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings, May 3-14

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Yun: Consumer Spending Likely to Spur Economy

Daily Real Estate News - May 14, 2021 - 1:00am

Americans could unleash the savings they built throughout the pandemic, driving increases in home sales and prices, says NAR’s chief economist.

From the virtual 2021 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings, May 3-14

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How REALTORS® Influence Lawmaking: 3 Case Studies

Daily Real Estate News - May 14, 2021 - 1:00am

State association leaders provide insights into key legislative wins.

From the virtual 2021 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings, May 3-14

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How to Preserve Housing Stock

Daily Real Estate News - May 13, 2021 - 1:00am

Strategies focused on people and properties could help to keep at-risk single-family homes in circulation, says a new report.

From the virtual 2021 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings, May 3–14​

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State Laws Key to Remote Online Notarization

Daily Real Estate News - May 13, 2021 - 1:00am

RON has helped to sustain the real estate industry throughout the pandemic, but more work is needed to ensure the whole country has access.

From the virtual 2021 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings, May 3–14​

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Why Bipartisanship Matters

Daily Real Estate News - May 13, 2021 - 1:00am

CNN commentator Van Jones and NPR's Mara Liasson talk with REALTORS® about how the White House and Congress can come together to bring change that benefits all.

From the virtual 2021 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings, May 3–14​

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Bidding Wars Over Zoom?

Daily Real Estate News - May 13, 2021 - 1:00am

A South Florida real estate pro suggests using video conference calls in multiple-offer situations to increase transparency between buyers and sellers.

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Fast Home Sales Leave Some Sellers Homeless

Daily Real Estate News - May 13, 2021 - 1:00am

Nearly 60% of listings are going under contract within two weeks, according to housing data from Redfin.

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Quicken Loans Rebrands to Rocket Mortgage

Daily Real Estate News - May 13, 2021 - 1:00am

Beginning July 31, the lending giant will be going by a new name.

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How Latest Tech Is Transforming Real Estate Transactions

Daily Real Estate News - May 12, 2021 - 1:00am

Learn about three companies bringing speed, convenience, and greater certainty to property sales.

From the virtual 2021 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings, May 3–14​

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Perks of ‘15-minute Neighborhoods’

Daily Real Estate News - May 12, 2021 - 1:00am

With careful planning, communities can build neighborhoods that offer economic mobility, increased access to jobs, and a safer, healthier environment for residents.

From the virtual 2021 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings, May 3–14

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The Biggest Hurdle for Buyers? Winning a Bidding War

Daily Real Estate News - May 12, 2021 - 1:00am

Sixty-four percent of house hunters have been searching for at least three months.

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Remote Workers Less Willing to Commute for Jobs

Daily Real Estate News - May 12, 2021 - 1:00am

Many owners who moved during the pandemic want to split work hours between their offices and homes.

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5 Appraisal Topics Every Agent Should Know

Daily Real Estate News - May 11, 2021 - 1:00am

These practical tips for real-life scenarios will help real estate pros work more cohesively with appraisers. 

From the virtual 2021 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings, May 3-14

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How the Pandemic Spurred Cybercrime

Daily Real Estate News - May 11, 2021 - 1:00am

While internet crime rose in 2020, losses from real estate wire fraud fell, suggesting real estate pros and clients are tuning into hacking risks.

From the virtual 2021 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings, May 3-14​​​​​​​

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NAR: Home Prices Soar Nationwide

Daily Real Estate News - May 11, 2021 - 1:00am

The median existing single-family sales price reached a record high in the first quarter. Find out the places seeing the largest upticks.

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Worst DIY Home Blunders Over the Past Year

Daily Real Estate News - May 11, 2021 - 1:00am

Certain age groups may be overconfident in their home DIY abilities, and it’s costing them hundreds of dollars in repairs, a new study finds.

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Buyers Expect Prices to Rise Further but Remain Eager

Daily Real Estate News - May 11, 2021 - 1:00am

Americans who believe it’s a good time to buy are placing more weight on the long-term value of homeownership, a new Gallup survey finds.

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