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Each weekday, REALTOR ® Magazine applies a real estate lens to top headlines from major news sources and trend reports, alongside timely updates from NAR.
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5 Kitchen Mistakes That Could Sink a Sale

July 22, 2019 - 12:00am

Make the heart of your listing stand out. Avoid these blunders that could lessen the appeal.

Hispanics Buyers Are Gaining Ground as Housing Customers

July 22, 2019 - 12:00am

Their demographic makes up 18% of the U.S. population, yet Hispanics accounted for nearly 63% of new homeownership gains over the last decade.

More Homes for First-Timers Are On the Way, Builders Vow

July 22, 2019 - 12:00am

Home builders say they are stretching their focus beyond higher-priced homes for move-up buyers.

Which States Dominate Vacation-Home Rankings?

July 22, 2019 - 12:00am

A breakdown of the vacation-home concentration by state.

Agent Steps in to Help Save Sellers’ ‘Pink House’

July 22, 2019 - 12:00am

Sometimes a sale isn’t the answer. Real estate pro Jeanne Keating offers another solution to a family with a beloved colorful house that needs a lot of TLC.

6 Tech Companies Poised to Shake Up Commercial Sector

July 19, 2019 - 12:00am

Second Century Ventures selects its inaugural commercial accelerator class. Find out the tech startups to watch.

Mortgage Rates Inch Up, But Buyers Are Still Getting Deals

July 19, 2019 - 12:00am

Rates still remain at multiyear lows and are keeping borrowing costs low for those shopping for homes this summer.

U.S. Census: 60.2M Live in Most Vulnerable Areas for Hurricanes

July 19, 2019 - 12:00am

Populations are rising in the areas most at risk for devastating hurricanes.

Bathroom Design Gets More High-Tech

July 19, 2019 - 12:00am

Smart thermostat controls, water-conserving technology, and internet-connected products are entering more bathroom design.

More Millennials Paying Mortgages Themselves: 'We've Got This'

July 19, 2019 - 12:00am

Young adults’ household incomes have been rising, and fewer millennials are asking their parents for financial help or finding a roommate in order to buy a home, a new study shows.

Take Real Estate’s Summer Splash Challenge to Support Disaster Relief

July 19, 2019 - 12:00am

Help raise funds for the REALTORS® Relief Foundation by drenching yourself in water. Learn how a California YPN started a national movement under the #ypn4rrf hashtag.

Slight Gain in Homebuilding Isn’t Enough

July 18, 2019 - 12:00am

Although more single-family home construction was underway last month, economists say keeping pace with demand is not feasible.

What Qualifies as a ‘Dream Neighborhood’?

July 18, 2019 - 12:00am

Seventy percent of homeowners say they’re not currently living in their ideal area. Here‘s what they‘re looking for.

Housing Could Turn Around Weakening Economy

July 18, 2019 - 12:00am

The longest economic expansion in the nation’s history—now running at 10 years—may be nearing an end. But real estate could still save it.

Agent, Buyer Sue Police Over False Arrests During Showing

July 18, 2019 - 12:00am

The two men who were detained have sued the city of Cincinnati and three police officers for arresting them after a neighbor falsely assumed they were breaking and entering the listing.

NAR: Steep Decline in Foreign Buyers Signals Broader Economic Woes

July 17, 2019 - 12:00am

“The magnitude of the decline is quite striking, implying less confidence in owning a property in the U.S.,” says NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun.

Owners Spend More to Spruce Up Newer Homes Than Older Homes

July 17, 2019 - 12:00am

Homes are aging in the U.S., but don’t assume the age of a home is prompting more spending.

Build More Homes or Else ... Get Fined?

July 17, 2019 - 12:00am

In a move to address the housing shortage, California cities could face fines of up to $600,000 per month if they don’t start building more homes for their residents.

Black Homeownership Plunges to Record Low

July 17, 2019 - 12:00am

The homeownership rate of black Americans hit an all-time low in the first quarter of this year as black communities continue to recover financially from the housing crisis.

Record-Setting Sale Was No Fluke

July 17, 2019 - 12:00am

More mega sales are coming, real estate pros say.