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Will the Presidential Election Affect Real Estate?

September 5, 2012: 

"The next president, whoever it turns out to be, is going to have a couple of big housing issues to address," says a housing analyst.

More Investors See Promise in REITs

September 5, 2012: 

Real estate investment trusts are increasingly being eyed by investors as a potential income source—possibly delivering yields of 4 percent or more—at a time when other investments are drying up.

Bulk REO Sales Program Faces More Criticism

September 5, 2012: 

The government's plans to proceed with a bulk sales program of foreclosure properties is creating an outcry among many in the real estate industry.

Housing Market Shows 'Sustainable' Improvement

September 5, 2012: 

The rebounding market has economists predicting that housing will likely add to economic growth this year for the first time in seven years.

Tips: Opening and Closing a Vacation Home

September 5, 2012: 

Stay in touch with recent second-home purchasers by sharing valuable end-of-summer info they'll thank you for.

Where Foreclosures Are the Biggest Problem Still

September 4, 2012: 

While foreclosures are falling, some states continue to battle a high number. Find out where.

3 Buyer Pet Peeves When Touring Homes

September 4, 2012: 

What makes buyers grimace when they tour a home for-sale? Don't let one of your listings fall prey to one of these common buyer pet peeves.

The Leaders in Luxury Real Estate

September 4, 2012: 

This new luxury real estate leader boasts the highest number of homes sold in the nation in the $1 million or more range, and it has seen sales more than double in the past year.

Fannie, Freddie to Hike Loan Fees

September 4, 2012: 

The increase in fees is expected to be passed along to borrowers. Find out what borrowers can expect.

NAR Names Good Neighbor Finalists

August 31, 2012: 

Meet the 10 REALTORS® vying for REALTOR® Magazine's 2012 Good Neighbor Awards. Five winners will be chosen in October, and will earn a $10,000 grant for their community cause. The five honorable mentions will receive a $2,500 grant.