Truth is, those recent housing numbers aren't so shiny

Truth is, those recent housing numbers aren't so shiny

Housing starts? More like housing stops, amirite?

This man pretends to be a Realtor and no one can stop him

Canadian fines don’t seem to slow down Derek Johnson

The top 10 critical issues facing GSE reform

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This man pretends to be a Realtor and no one can stop him

Canadian fines don’t seem to slow down Derek Johnson
Jacob Gaffney
The Real Estate Council in Alberta, Canada, seems to have a real problem on its hands with real estate agent Derek Johnson, who doesn’t seem licensed to conduct business as an agent and broker. But that’s not stopping Johnson.
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NAR secures .REALTOR website domain

Changes standard URL endings
Brena Swanson
Finally coming to the housing industry, the National Association of Realtors’ new .REALTOR top-level domain will be available Oct. 23 to members of NAR and the Canadian Real Estate Association.
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5 signs you’re ready to get a mortgage

Want versus need
Brena Swanson
Interest rates remain at historic lows and the housing market continues to steadily recover, creating a strong environment for buying a home. However, this doesn't mean the timing is right for everyone.
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Fatal tragedy after open house reminds Realtors of dangers

10 steps every real estate agent should take to protect themselves
Trey Garrison
Philadelphia police arrested and charged two men this week in connection with the July 25 carjacking of a Realtor that tragically ended with the death of three children, one adult and the injury of several others in the city’s Tioga section.
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Should real estate agents disclose murder?

Modern day haunted houses...
Brena Swanson
A majority of states don’t consider psychological stigmas to be material defects to a home; which means you can purchase a home that hosted a murder, suicide or another gruesome event without even knowing it.
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Move selects first chief economist

Jonathan Smoke joins team
Brena Swanson
Move is expanding its grasp on the housing market and hired Jonathan Smoke as Realtor.com's first chief economist, where he will lead a team of real estate analyst reporting on housing trends.
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Move receives ransom demand to stop cyber attack

Strategic DDoS attack clogs website
Brena Swanson
Move faced a distributed denial of service attack starting mid-day June 17. Since then, the company has received a ransom demand, which it chose not to respond to.
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Move, Realtor.com hit by denial of service attack

Websites took forever to load
Brena Swanson
Distributed denial of service attacks continuously pop in the industry, leaving websites slow to load. This time, the Realtor website was in the line of fire.
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Realtors expect median home prices to rise 4%

Going against the surge of negative reports, survey shows optimism
Trey Garrison
Realtors expect home prices to continue to appreciate over the next year, with a median price increase expected of 4% over the next 12 months, according to the latest survey of the National Association of Realtors in their confidence index.
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3 reasons right now is the best time to buy a home

The advantage is on the buyer side
Trey Garrison and Brena Swanson
Most markets have fully recovered, home prices are leveling out and mortgage rates are at a yearly low.
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