Consumers Still Have A Lot To Learn About Housing



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Consumers are knowledgeable about some aspects of the real estate process, but gaps in their housing knowledge persist, particularly when it comes to understanding the mortgage process

Listing Ads: Choose Your Words Carefully, They Could Be Worth A Fortune



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The words that real estate professionals choose to describe a property in listing ads could potentially result in the home selling for a premium, suggests an analysis that looks at listing descriptions and their effect on sales price and probability of sale.

The History of Prefab Homes



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If you work in a housing niche or simply appreciate the knowledge it takes to work in a niche, a new book might find a spot on your desk or waiting area table.

Real Estate is #1 Long-term Investment for Americans



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Americans have renewed confidence in real estate as a great investment. In fact, Americans believe real estate is the “best” long-term investment, followed by gold, stocks, mutual funds, savings accounts/CDs, and bonds

More Homes For Sale Nationwide This Spring



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The number of homes for sale is on the rise, a long-awaited welcome to home buyers who are finding more selection than last spring and less competition, according to realtor.com’s National Housing Trend Report for March of the 146 markets it tracks.

The End of Suburbia is Nigh



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Young professionals are heading to cities and some have vowed to stay, forsaking the suburban life completely.

Fun New App Helps Buyers Find The Perfect Home



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Doorsteps Swipe, a free app powered by realtor.com, allows potential home buyers to collect listings that appeal to them in one spot.

States Selling Pot Legally Attract Renters In Their Droves



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Apparently, legalizing marijuana can do wonders for the rental market.

eXp Realty International Launches Reward Plan for Brokers + Agents



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Brokerage eXp Realty International Corp. announced that it is allowing its agents and brokers to become significant shareholders in the company.

Building Costs Rise Due To Lot Shortages



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Homebuilders who did not buy up land during the housing downturn are facing much higher costs today — and that may get passed on to home buyers.