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The bulk of potential homebuyers cannot buy homes. That is the long and short of the issue. Existing home sales fell 2.5%, according to the National Association of Realtors' monthly report, and it doesn't look like things will change any time soon.

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Trelix, a provider of real estate, mortgage and technology services, announced the launch of a closing services solution that aims at helping mortgage lenders settle their loans. It will also provide a full suite of end-to-end fulfillment services for customers.

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New home sales fell by 1.5% in April, but industry professionals seem unconcerned and predict a continued upward trend in new home sales going forward.

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Tech startup First.io announced Tuesday it raised $5 million in its Series A funding round. Chicago-based startup investors MATH Venture Partners, Nine Four Ventures, and @properties’ co-founders Thad Wong and Mike Golden, leading the investment round.

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Hearing a lot of buzz about inclusionary housing but unsure of what it means or where it's going down? Grounded Solutions Network has you covered. The affordable housing advocacy group recently released an interactive map tracking inclusionary housing efforts in the U.S. Read all about it here.

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Recent research suggests that some of America’s most popular cities are fully prepared to tackle long-term socio-economic and commercial real estate momentum, according to firm Jones Lang LaSalle.

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It now takes an average of 1.96 years for the accumulated cost of renting a home to equal the cost of owning that same home, according to a recent report from Zillow.

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eXp, an agent-owned real estate brokerage, traded on the NASDAQ for the first time today.

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Affordable housing. It's the issue on everyone's tongue and HousingWire is here to help. Here, we take an in-depth look at the ins and outs of the issue.

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A group of real estate, financial services, and home services companies are joining together to help bring artificial intelligence to real estate and beyond. Austin, Texas-based OJO Labs announced on Friday that it raised $20.5 million in its Series B funding round. Taking part were Realogy, Royal Bank of Canada, Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures and ServiceMaster.

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By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Does your listing’s lighting need a contemporary makeover? Edison bulbs may be the answer. These clear glass light bulbs, in which the center is exposed, have a nostalgic-like appearance and let out a nice warm glow. They can make your lighting stand out. Edison bulbs may best fit in […]

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Have a home you recently staged that you'd like to show off here at Styled Staged & Sold? Check out this staged property from Cyndi Ryan with Staging Gracefully, Middle River, Md.

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By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine  Just when everyone was getting their hygge on—a new staging style has taken hold. Instead of it being all about cozying up your home décor, now it’s all about stripping it down and being minimal. The Scandinavian concept of lagom began taking hold last year and is catching on […]

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From rustic to modern to even the most luxurious interiors, homeowners are sprucing up their spaces with cowhide.

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Want to add some greenery or garden to a backyard but tight on space? Try a vertical garden. By going up with your plants instead of spreading them out, you’ll be able to squeeze a garden in even the smallest of spots.

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What's your home improvement persona: The Sensible Improver, the Project Planner, the Reliable Renovator, the Visionary, or the Extrovert? View this infographic.

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Calling all stagers! Realtor Magazine is on the lookout for great examples of staging a space in some of today’s most popular home styles, from farmhouse chic to modern or contemporary. I’m looking for some real estate professionals and stagers who would be willing to show off some of their favorite staging styles. If you […]

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By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine Pocket doors are not only getting a chic makeover in recent years, but they really can be key to solving some design challenges in small spaces too. And for the “wow” factor, try a double-pocket door. Pocket doors are those that slide right into the wall when opened. It’s […]

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Stringed bulbs of lights are becoming a “hot” outdoor trend this year. Use them to stage a dusk photo op or to spice up your next twilight open house.

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A new survey finds buyers are willing to make extreme sacrifices and even give up some basic rights for a chance at homeownership.

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“The root cause of the underperforming sales activity in much of the country so far this year continues to be the utter lack of available...Read more

Some economists are wondering if the higher price tags mixed with rising interest rates are starting to make buyers skittish.

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Could this be a precedent for booting older kids out of the house?

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Enhancing outdoor space can yield a strong return, both financially and in homeowner enjoyment.

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The millennial generation of real estate practitioners may be experiencing more stress in the workplace than their older colleagues,...Read more

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