Daily Real Estate News

Cold Calling in Real Estate Under Fire in New Lawsuit

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 8, 2019 - 12:00am

The common practice used to find new business is being called into question in a class-action complaint filed in a U.S. District Court in California.

Where Rental Costs Are Running Up Budgets

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 8, 2019 - 12:00am

These ritzy locales are costing the typical renter hundreds of thousands per month. 

Homelessness Isn’t Illegal, Federal Court Rules

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 8, 2019 - 12:00am

A new court ruling may set a precedent nationwide that points at city ordinances trying to criminalize homelessness.

Places Where Young Adults Are Still Living With Parents

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 8, 2019 - 12:00am

“Moving out of your parents’ home has long been considered the ultimate rite of passage into full-fledged adulthood,” according to a new study. But the failure-to-launch mantra has struck these cities the most.

What’s the Average Cost of Common Home Repairs?

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 8, 2019 - 12:00am

Homeowners believe their improvements pay off. Find out which projects are costing them the most to do.

Property Taxes Are Up Nationwide

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 8, 2019 - 12:00am

Find out which places posted the highest—and the lowest—numbers in 2018.

Feds Warn of Fake Bank

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 5, 2019 - 12:00am

Federal authorities are issuing warnings about an entity falsely claiming to be a "financial institution offering business banking services."

Mortgage Rates Hold Steady After Last Week’s Big Drop

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 5, 2019 - 12:00am

Following their biggest drop in a decade, mortgage rates remain at multi-month lows—and borrowers are rushing to take advantage.

Lawsuit Filed Over ‘Thousands’ of Text Messages Promoting Listings

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 5, 2019 - 12:00am

Two South Florida brokerages have been sued over their use of an automated texting service to market their properties, a practice that the lawsuits say violates federal antispam laws.

Listing Prices Just Hit a New High, and They’re Still Heading Up

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 5, 2019 - 12:00am

“The typical U.S. home list price has set a new high right on the cusp of the spring homebuying season … [and] home prices will likely continue to set new records later this year,” says realtor.com®’s chief economist.

REALTORS® Raise Funds for Nebraska Flood Victims

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 5, 2019 - 12:00am

Learn how you can contribute to relief efforts for those affected by record-breaking floods in the Midwest last month.

Self-Employed Clients? Loan Approval Chances Just Got Better

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 4, 2019 - 12:00am

New procedures from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are trying to remove some of the friction that self-employers face when homebuying.

Study: Can High Rents Cause Health Problems?

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 4, 2019 - 12:00am

Skyrocketing rental prices may be causing more damage beyond Americans’ bank accounts.

12 Cities for Dog Lovers

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 4, 2019 - 12:00am

Home shoppers are increasingly factoring in pets with their buying decisions. See where the top spots are specifically for dog-friendly buyers.

‘Death Cleaning’ Is Officially a Thing

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 4, 2019 - 12:00am

Dictionary.com added the morbid phrase this week to its online entries. Find out what this new term means in real estate. 

New Home vs. Existing Home: What Motivates Buyers’ Choices

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 4, 2019 - 12:00am

What lures some shoppers to new construction over an existing property?

Bank Giant to Give Borrowers Up to $10k to Close a Loan

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 3, 2019 - 12:00am

Bank of America is rolling out several new loan programs, including grants for up to $10,000 to help low- and moderate-income and multicultural home buyers close on a loan.

20 Cities Hit Hardest By Rising Rents

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 3, 2019 - 12:00am

“Rental affordability is a significant challenge for metropolitan areas across the United States,” says a Freddie Mac spokesman about new research showing where it’s worse.

What Buyers Most Want From You

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 3, 2019 - 12:00am

NAR's Generational Trends report shows 87 percent of all buyers used a real estate agent for their purchase, and often found them through referrals.

T360 Releases Brokerage, Franchise Rankings: See Who Tops the List

NAR Daily News Magazine - April 3, 2019 - 12:00am

T3 Sixty releases its annual Swanepoel Mega 1000 report that compares brokerages and franchises' annual sales volume, transaction sides, and agent count.

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