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.

Housing Starts Rise Less than Expected



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The number of US housing starts increased, but was less than expected while the number of building permits dropped in March. The article in aol.com points out this shows an underlying weakness in the housing market, and there are fears could continue in spite of the improving weather as spring progresses. Figures from the Commerce […]

The Effects of Commercial Real Estate Investing With Rising Interest Rates



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Both Interest rates and inflation can be expected to have an effect on commercial real estate investing for months and possibly years to come. With positive economic data spanning most of the country, the Federal Reserve announced back in December that it would back off from its bond-buying program. Ever since then, interest rates have […]

Spring Home Buying Season Shows More Positive Signs



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Just recently, the housing market has been quite volatile from month to month which has slowed down the continued recovery. In spite of this the Fannie Mae National Housing Survey shows consumers still have a positive view on real estate which may lead to an increase in selling and buying this spring. Apparently some 38% […]

4 Ways Buyers Can Annoy The Hell Out Of Sellers



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Both parties have to come together in a transaction, and real estate professionals sometimes find themselves wedged in the middle of buyer and seller disagreements. Some sellers may accuse the home buyers of being too pushy with their demands.

Top 10 Cities With the Largest Inventory Increases



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As the spring real estate market begins to heat up, realtor.com reports that the national inventory has increased an average of 10%. However, not all cities are equal, and some have increased much more than others.

How to Get Your Expert Story Out



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It doesn’t matter if you’re a flipper or a landlord, maximizing your profits is what it’s all about. You can be the best expert at what you do but if the people you want to deal with don’t know it, it does you no good.