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Five Remodeling Trends to Watch as More Owners Upgrade

Facing lean housing inventory, more would-be move-up home buyers may be feeling stuck in...
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Instant Reaction: Mortgage Rates, May 18, 2023

Mortgage rates rose this week, going back to the same level as a couple of weeks ago....
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NAR Vice President of Policy Advocacy Bryan Greene discusses the affordability crisis with FHFA Director Sandra Thompson

Housing Is a Rare Chance for Bipartisan Action, Experts Say

Policymakers and industry leaders discuss possible affordability and inventory solutions at...
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Mortgage Rates Continue to Slide Despite Fed Hike

Mortgage rates continued to slide this week, even after recent bank failures failed to stop...
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Cooling Inflation Boosts Home Affordability

As the economy improves, mortgage rates could dip as low as the 4% range, bringing buyers back...
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Growth of the ‘Rentvestor’

Younger generations are showing a desire to buy investment properties before—or even instead...
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Experts: Buyers Should Shop Around for a Mortgage as Rates Rise

Borrowers stand to save thousands by gathering multiple quotes from lenders. As mortgage...
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What Happens When Mortgage Rates Break 7%?

NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun paints a picture of what could happen with borrowing costs...
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Home Prices, Bidding Wars Withstand Sliding Sales

There’s some encouraging news in NAR’s latest housing report, though sales of existing...
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Aging Housing Stock Prompts Remodeling Boom

The median age of a home in the U.S. is 39 years old. The aging housing stock signals a...
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Results of National Call for REALTOR® Volunteerism Are Huge

From volunteering at local homeless shelters to community cleanup efforts, REALTORS® turned...
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Smart-Home Tech That Helps Homeowners Age in Place

Smart-home technologies may help a growing number of older adults age in place, enabling them...
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