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In Canada and Australia, the screening system led to a 35% drop in parties after considering things like weekend dates, renter proximity and their Airbnb history.

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Studies find rent control is a short-term solution that creates long-term problems. Florida Realtors has filed a lawsuit against Orange County to block a proposal.

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In a slower market, buyers and sellers shop for a Realtor who listens, advocates for them and knows the business inside and out.

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Three national nonprofits will split the money: Habitat for Humanity ($9M), Enterprise Community Partners ($15M) and Local Initiatives Support Corp. ($17M).

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Renters usually cut back expenses to save for a down payment, so downsizing their apartment to one less bedroom might get them into a house within a few years.

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Investors consider a 60/40 stock/bond portfolio standard, but real estate has provided solid returns over the past 12 months, convincing many to diversify.

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Strangers coming into their house? Remind sellers to hide valuables, prescription drugs and kids’ photos – and to check window locks after each buyer’s visit.

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Bubbles pop, and even with too-high home prices, “The housing market today is a far different beast than what we saw in the mid-2000s,” says economist Nicole Bachaud.

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Solar energy can save a homeowner money – but it will also first cost them for the installation. They should weigh all pros and cons before committing to an upgrade.

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Single-family starts decreased 10.1% to the lowest reading since June 2020. Multifamily also fell (8.6%) but ongoing construction is up 24.8% year-to-year for 5-plus units.

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