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Congress still trying to pass long-term flood insurance solution

Congress still trying to pass long-term flood insurance solution


The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) has been a subject of debate for years…

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Remote workers more likely to own than rent

Remote workers more likely to own than rent


For most Americans, the average commute is less than 90 minutes. However, extreme commuters…

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Real Estate in Brief: Lender sentiment, housing starts and more

Real Estate in Brief: Lender sentiment, housing starts and more


Lender optimism jumps as rates drift lower The latest survey of mortgage industry sentiment…

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Why technology (probably) can’t replace agents

Why technology (probably) can’t replace agents


Will technology one day replace the role of the real estate agent? In an…

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Global wealth growth could offset ultra-lux home glut

Global wealth growth could offset ultra-lux home glut


Global economic growth will add 43,000 more people to the list of ultra-high net worth individuals by 2023. That’s good news for the luxury real estate industry in the U.S. and elsewhere, as sales and price growth have plateaued in recent years.

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Real Estate in Brief: Insurance bills, photo fraud and more

Real Estate in Brief: Insurance bills, photo fraud and more


Experts warn of misleading listing photos Has photo retouching gone too far? Some brokers…

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The industry’s glass ceiling problem

The industry’s glass ceiling problem


Real estate is a field that traditionally counts more women among its ranks than…

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Chase chief economist on managing client uncertainty

Chase chief economist on managing client uncertainty


American homeowners have a vested interest in the U.S. economy, and by association, so…

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New 2019 housing forecasts reflect brighter outlook

New 2019 housing forecasts reflect brighter outlook


Only three months ago, the consensus among economists studying the U.S. housing market was…

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Big data solutions for housing’s most pressing problems

Big data solutions for housing’s most pressing problems


The U.S. Census Bureau is renewing its push to stimulate innovative technological developments through…

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