Real Estate

Government shutdown would create roadblocks in the housing market

cnbc real estate - January 19, 2018 - 12:05pm
If the budget standoff forces a government shutdown, homebuyers and sellers could face headaches trying to close deals.
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Rising mortgage rates could mean even fewer homes for sale this spring

cnbc real estate - January 19, 2018 - 8:07am
The spring housing market is just around the corner and this year it will be more competitive than ever.
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London's 'almost toxic' housing market might not give investors the returns they are looking for

cnbc real estate - January 19, 2018 - 6:14am
London housing has become less attractive for investors as they see limited room for prices to pick up in the U.K.'s expensive capital city, according to analysts.
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Mortgage rates on the rise in 2018

cnbc real estate - January 19, 2018 - 4:42am
CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at the breakout in mortgage rates this year and what it means for the Spring housing market.
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Why Your Clients Hate Automated Messages

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 19, 2018 - 12:00am

Only 14 percent of consumers say they will respond to a message they perceive to be automated, while the rest say they’ll ignore it and move...

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Have We Seen the Last of 3% Mortgage Rates?

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 19, 2018 - 12:00am

For the first time since last summer, the 30-year fixed rate mortgage shot above 4 percent.

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Where Amazon’s HQ2 May Help Housing Most

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 19, 2018 - 12:00am

As the tech giant eyes 20 cities as finalists to be the home base of its second headquarters, these are the markets that stand to gain the most...

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‘Disappointing’ Housing Starts Close Out 2017

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 19, 2018 - 12:00am

Fewer new homes entered the construction pipeline at the end of 2017, further depressing already low inventory levels in many markets.

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6 Steps to Update Your Company Culture

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 19, 2018 - 12:00am

Changing with the times is important to a brokerage’s long-term success. If your company needs a refresh, here’s how to get there.

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Zillow Faces New Lawsuit Over ‘Zestimates’

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 19, 2018 - 12:00am

In a lawsuit filed this week, a New Jersey brokerage is accusing Zillow of hiding its home valuation tool on certain residential listings at the...

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NYC opens homeless shelter on billionaire's row

cnbc real estate - January 18, 2018 - 12:31pm
CNBC's Contessa Brewer reports that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced a plan to open a men's homeless shelter in one of New York's most expensive neighborhoods.
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Ignore the bad housing starts number. Builder optimism and buyer demand are high

cnbc real estate - January 18, 2018 - 8:48am
Despite the latest housing starts figures, homebuilders are optimistic as homebuyer demand rises.
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Labor shortage and material costs worsened in 2017 under Trump

cnbc real estate - January 18, 2018 - 6:38am
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the impact for homebuilders under President Trump in his first year in office.
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US housing starts down sharply on drop in single-family units

cnbc real estate - January 18, 2018 - 6:30am
U.S. homebuilding fell more than expected in December, recording its biggest drop in just over a year.
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Initial jobless claims down 41,000 to 220,000

cnbc real estate - January 18, 2018 - 6:30am
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman discuss the latest read on jobless claims, housing starts and the Philly Fed index.
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NAR Leaders Are Well-Represented in Power Rankings

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 18, 2018 - 12:00am

Elizabeth Mendenhall is the first NAR president to be named twice to the prestigious list of real estate industry leaders.

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Fannie Offers ‘Healthy Housing’ Incentive

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 18, 2018 - 12:00am

A new program gives financial motives to multifamily owners who are providing services that improve the health and well-being of tenants...

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Report: Homes Are Getting Even Less Affordable

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 18, 2018 - 12:00am

All four regions saw a decrease in affordability compared to a year ago, with the Midwest seeing the deepest cut.

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Foreclosed Homes Dip to 12-Year Low

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 18, 2018 - 12:00am

Foreclosure activity plunged in 2017, and the distressed properties remain increasingly difficult to find in many markets. 

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Housing Advocates Push for Rent Control

NAR Daily News Magazine - January 18, 2018 - 12:00am

With rising rents, advocacy groups are urging lawmakers to pass laws that cap just how much rents can go up.

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