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Pending Home Sales Weaken in January

MEDIA CONTACT: ADAM DESANCTIS / 202-383-1178 / EMAIL(LINK SENDS E-MAIL) WASHINGTON (February 27, 2017) — Insufficient supply levels led to a lull in contract activity in the Midwest and West, which dragged down pending home sales in January to their lowest level in a year, according to the National Association of Realtors®. The Pending Home…
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The Number One Design Style for 2017 Is …

Posted in Home Trends, Uncategorized, by Melissa Tracey on January 23, 2017 By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine The Modern Farmhouse is on trend in home design this year, according to a newly released survey by Next Day Blinds. We may have Joanna and Chip Gaines from the HGTV hit show “Fixer Upper” to thank…
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Stable Growth Expected for Commercial Real Estate in 2017

MEDIA CONTACT: ADAM DESANCTIS / 202-383-1178 / EMAIL(LINK SENDS E-MAIL) WASHINGTON (February 23, 2017) — Steered ahead by strengthening demand in smaller markets, the commercial real estate sector should remain on stable ground in 2017 and offer decent returns for investors, according to the latest National Association of Realtors® quarterly commercial real estate forecast. National…
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NAR, Realtor.com® Identify Growing Rift Between Housing Availability and Affordability

MEDIA CONTACT: ADAM DESANCTIS / 202-383-1178 / EMAIL(LINK SENDS E-MAIL) MEDIA CONTACT: LEXIE PUCKET HOLBERT / 805-557-3151 / EMAIL(LINK SENDS E-MAIL) WASHINGTON (February 16, 2017) — Existing-home sales are forecast to expand 1.7 percent in 2017, but a new housing affordability model created jointly by the National Association of Realtors® and realtor.com®, a leading online…
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Bathroom Trends for 2017

Posted in Home Trends, by Blog Contributor on February 13, 2017 Bathrooms came a long way from just merely plain, white spaces used merely for washing and go. Blog Contributor This post was contributed exclusively for REALTOR® Magazine. More Posts - Website - Twitter - Facebook
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Stop Your Smart TV From Spying on You, and More

Posted in Five for Wednesday, by Joseph Sullivan on February 8, 2017 10 You may have heard that TV manufacturer Vizio has been fined $2.2M for tracking what users were watching and then offering that data to advertisers. No other TV companies have been found to be doing the same, but just in case, here’s…
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A Modern-Day Fortress House With A Timeless Design

This contemporary residence is located in Bellinzona, Switzerland and it’s a modern-day fortress. With 260 square meters of living space, it’s big enough to be perfect as a family home. The construction and interior design were completed in 2017. It was a project conducted by Davide Macullo Architects. The house was built for a client…
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