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Congratulations to 2013's Class of 30 Under 30

April 2, 2013: 

Every spring, a new crop of promising pros is uncovered by REALTOR® Magazine staff. This year's honorees are ready to put recession behind them and embark on a whole new era of real estate.

18 Ways to Prep a Home's Exterior for the Spring Market

April 1, 2013: 

The busy spring market will be upon us before you know it, so here are some tips for getting the exterior shipshape.

Mortgage Counseling Pays Off, Study Shows

April 1, 2013: 

A new study finds after prepurchase counseling, borrowers were nearly a third less likely to fall behind on their mortgage payments.

Strict Zoning May Increase Foreclosure Risk

April 1, 2013: 

A study finds communities that zoned too strictly for the development of large, single-family homes are at greater risk for foreclosure than areas that accommodate a wider range of housing options.

Is the 'Great Senior Sell-Off' Coming?

April 1, 2013: 

One researcher predicts 1.5 to 2 million homes belonging to seniors will come on the market by the end of this decade.

Trump Sues Critic for 'Cybersquatting'

April 1, 2013: 

Real estate mogul Donald Trump is accusing a Brooklyn man of operating four web sites that bear Trump's name and real estate brand.

Millennials Embrace Unique, High-Tech Spaces

April 1, 2013: 

Homebuilders have recently conducted surveys revealing the Millennial generation's top home preferences, which differ greatly from previous generations.

'Zombie' Foreclosures Haunt Housing Market

April 1, 2013: 

A new study finds that 301,874 "zombie" homes—properties where home owners receive foreclosure notices and move out, leaving the home vacant and deteriorating—exist in the U.S.

Prospecting: Persistence, Consistency Win Out

March 29, 2013: 

Agents must expect to hear "no," knowing they'll soon hear a "yes."

New Database Allows Americans to Post Mortgage Gripes

March 29, 2013: 

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau debuted this week the nation's largest public database for consumer financial complaints, and mortgage gripes are dominating the list of complaints.