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Homes Are More Affordable Than 20 Years Ago

Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, November 08, 2017 Homes are actually more affordable now than they were in the late 1990s, according to the latest Mortgage Monitor Report by Black Knight Inc., a mortgage data and performance information provider. … Continue reading

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5 Horrors at Home Showings

Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, October 31, 2017 From the artwork to the odor, your listing may be inadvertently giving buyers the creeps. Realtor.com® recently interviewed real estate professionals about the items that have scared off their buyers the … Continue reading

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When to Drop Your Listing Price

Daily Real Estate News | Monday, October 30, 2017 Though low inventory is prompting buyers to raise their offers in order to beat out competitors, you still want your sellers to know: an overpriced listing will linger on the market. … Continue reading

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What Home Insurance Doesn’t Cover

Daily Real Estate News | Friday, October 27, 2017 A home insurance policy won’t cover every thing that could possibly go wrong with a home. The details are all in the fine print within the policy. “Insurance policies are like … Continue reading

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Existing-Home Sales Inch 0.7 Percent Higher in September

WASHINGTON (October 20, 2017) — After three straight monthly declines, existing-home sales slightly reversed course in September, but ongoing supply shortages and recent hurricanes muted overall activity and caused sales to fall back on an annual basis, according to the … Continue reading

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How Big a Gamble is a Condemned Home?

Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, October 11, 2017 It could be the deal of a lifetime or your client’s worst nightmare. But just because a house has been condemned doesn’t mean it can’t be a fit for buyers who … Continue reading

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The “Bonus Room” Makes a Comeback

Daily Real Estate News | Monday, October 02, 2017 Home builders and designers say demand is increasing for more flexible living spaces, giving rise once again to “bonus” or “multipurpose” rooms, The Wall Street Journal reports. Such rooms offer extra … Continue reading

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8 Exterior Renovations to Boost a Home’s Value

Daily Real Estate News | Friday, September 29, 2017 Replacing the roof may be the most important upgrade your client can make to the exterior of his or her home, according to the National Association of REALTORS®’ 2017 Remodeling Impact … Continue reading

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Mortgage Rates Stuck in Holding Pattern

Daily Real Estate News | Friday, September 29, 2017 The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage barely budged this week, staying well below the 4 percent mark. “Rates held relatively flat this week,” says Freddie Mac Chief Economist Sean Becketti. “The 10-year Treasury … Continue reading

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