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Latest real estate scam turns for sale homes into ‘for rent’ homes

Is it time for the real estate industry to cut ties with Craigslist and other websites that don’t police their ads or take action against violators? It the industry moving to fast with digital marketing?

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Apartment developers target Millennials

The apartment housing sector isn't about to be left out of the Millennial movement. A huge demographic group, 80 million strong and aged about 13 to 35, is now

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Multifamily dip drives housing starts lower in June

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS - Nationwide housing starts declined 9.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 836,000 units in June as construction of multifamily buildings

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Racial, ethnic minorities face covert housing discrimination

“To detect housing discrimination today, HUD and local fair housing organizations need to conduct proactive testing, especially in the sales market, where discrimination appears higher than in the

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Rental property investments require cash, but much more valuable landlording skills

ADA VASSILOVSKI - In 2012, investment buyers, cashing in on affordable home prices, purchased the second highest share of all new and existing homes sold in a given

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Gen Yers buying homes sooner than expected in Silicon Valley

Generation Y or Gen Y, also known as the Millennial Generation, is poised to be the next big demographic to enter the housing market. Gen Y elders are already

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April is ‘Fair Housing Month,’ for good reason

Welcome to National Fair Housing Month. On April 11, 1968, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1968, an expansion of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The

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Why your neighbors hate you

Your dog's a pig, your lawn is scrub land, your driveway looks like a campground and your garage band sounds like someone is banging on all that junk

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HUD rolls out fair housing app

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today unveiled the first housing discrimination mobile application (app) for iPhone

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New home building recovery’s labor shortage makes new home inspection mandatory

You'll be asking to suffer through building defects if you plan to buy a new home from the current supply on the assembly line and don't also make

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Vacation rental owners cashing in on Austin’s 2013 SXSW

The impending influx of South by Southwest Music Conference and Festival (SXSW) visitors will give the Austin, TX vacation home rental market a big boost this spring. An estimated

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Looking for love in all the right places

If your journey for love is on its last legs and being on the make has been so unproductive that you're moved to leave town to hook up,

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2013 housing starts to approach 1 million mark

"The possibility of one million starts in 2013 should not be dismissed as all 50 states will see increases in single family housing this year." PORTLAND CEMENT ASSOCIATION -

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Tips for first-time landlords

You can't or don't want to sell your existing home. You can move to another home for less than the income you could get for renting your home.

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NAR: The Digital House Hunt

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS - The National Association of Realtors, in conjunction with Google.com, recently released "The Digital House Hunt: Consumer and Market Trends in Real Estate" to

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