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Selling a home in the spring of 2023

Real Estate Today

Release Date: 03/24/2023

Investing in Real Estate show art Investing in Real Estate

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Are you looking to build wealth and revenue by investing in real estate? REALTOR® Stacey Johnson-Cosby shares how to get started, from finding the property to filling it with reliable tenants. Then, REALTOR® Sam Bowers explains whether or not land is a good option for a first-time real estate investment. Plus, Cynthia Shelton with LandQwest Commercial explains everything you need to know about real estate investment trusts (REITs). Finally, Melissa Dittmann Tracey shares what rug and furniture mistakes homeowners should avoid.

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Are you a first-time seller looking to attract the most lucrative offer? REALTOR® Rebecca Donatelli shares the steps that lead to a fast sale at a great price. Then, luxury home stager Leia Ward explains how to turn a good property into a great property by staging. Realtor.com Chief Economist Danielle Hale shares an update on the housing market and how it impacts home buyers and sellers. Tom Monahan from AT&T shares the importance of fast internet when selling your home. Finally, Melissa Dittmann Tracey shares what hot items in a house home buyers are looking for.

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Are you a first-time home buyer looking for the top tips and strategies to make sure you get the most bang for your buck? Broker-associate with RE/MAX Results Janet Judd shares what first-time buyers should know, from reading contracts ahead of time to looking at homes priced under your cap. Then, Executive Vice President at Down Payment Resource Sean Moss explains how down payment assistance programs are changing for the better in today's market. Plus, Melissa Dittmann Tracey weighs in on if traditional style homes are hot or not. Finally, Laura Adams, host of the Money Girl Podcast, shares...

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What does the American dream really mean? For many, homeownership is a key part of it. REALTOR® and broker Greg Herb joins to talk about the strong, historic connection between the United States and homeownership. Then, Chris Birk from Veterans Home United talks about VA loans. Plus, CEO of the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute Kris Kiser discusses how to turn your yard into a sanctuary for bees, birds, and butterflies. Finally, Melissa Dittmann Tracey weighs in on the latest home design trends.

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Top Real Estate Transaction Tips from Real Estate Professionals show art Top Real Estate Transaction Tips from Real Estate Professionals

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Curious how real estate pros handle their own transactions? REALTOR® Lorraine Arora shares how she personally buys and sells a home and lists her must-haves. Robert Dietz, Chief Economist at NAHB discusses buying a new home construction. Shell Brodnax, CEO of the Real Estate Staging Association, explains the advantages of home staging while NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun examines the latest existing-home sales data. Also, Melissa Dittmann Tracey weighs in on whether dark stained wood and painting brick exterior is hot or not.

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The 2024 Summer Real Estate Market show art The 2024 Summer Real Estate Market

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What will it be like to buy or sell a home this summer? REALTOR® Leslie Rouda Smith from the Dallas metroplex talks about buying and selling in the summer real estate market and shares tips for a successful transaction. NerdWallet’s Elizabeth Renter shares data from their First-Time Home Buyer Affordability Report and strategies first-time home buyers can use to buy a home in a challenging market. AccuwWeather’s Paul Pastelok discusses the summer weather forecast while Melissa Dittmann Tracey tells us whether utilizing smart home tech for those aging in place or smart refrigerators are...

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Looking for the top tips on how to thrive in today’s real estate market? REALTOR® Mabél Guzmán gives her best financial advice for buying a home in 2024 before REALTOR® Dale Mattison shares what you need to know if you’re planning on selling your home this year. Plus, REALTOR® and investing expert Bill Brown shares how to get started in real estate investing. Then, Vice President at HSH Keith Gumbinger discusses the best path to getting a home loan. Finally, Melissa Dittmann Tracey weighs in on if cold plunge tubs are hot or not.

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Keeping Your Home Cool In The Summer show art Keeping Your Home Cool In The Summer

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Looking to keep your home cool during the hot summer months? Manager of energy efficiency at Eversource Energy Ricky Jordan shares energy-saving strategies designed to cut your utility bills while keeping your home cool. Then, REALTOR® and broker Patrick Lewis joins to discuss how summer heat impacts selling a home and tips for keeping open houses cool for potential buyers. Plus, REALTOR® Karley Chynces shares insight on the commercial real estate market in the summer. Then, Chief Economist at NAR Lawrence Yun forecasts interest rates for the rest of 2024.

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Are you a member of the military or a veteran looking to buy or sell a home? REALTOR® and broker Candice Skinner shares why military members are determined to own their own homes even when they can live on base for free. Then, Executive Director of Loan Guaranty Service (LGY) Veterans Benefits Administration at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs John Bell walks us through the VA loan. Plus, REALTOR® and Navy veteran Mark Solomon shares how Veterans Community Project, the nonprofit he cofounded, helps veterans return to their communities by providing housing, benefits and more. Then,...

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Your Guide To Short-Term Rentals show art Your Guide To Short-Term Rentals

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Want to learn how your home can make you money? REALTOR® and broker Radha Herring joins to share the step-by-step process of buying, owning and renting out a short-term rental property. REALTOR® George Harvey shares the rules and regulations for those rental properties. Then, Eric Smith from the IRS reminds rental investors that the income they generate is taxable. Finally, Melissa Dittmann Tracey shares if ‘Soft Spring Aesthetic’ is hot or not.

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Are you ready to sell your house this spring? NAR Deputy Chief Economist Dr. Jessica Lautz explains why the latest existing-home sales data saw the largest increase since the summer of 2020, what the median home price in the United States is, and if home sellers are once again getting multiple offers for their houses. REALTOR® J. Lennox Scott discusses how home sellers are dealing with higher interest rates and what they need to do to get their homes ready to sell for the best price. And interior designer Karen Post gives tips on how to prepare your home to sell without spending a lot of money. Also, are floor-to-ceiling mirrors on walls and closets or barn doors HOT or not? Melissa Dittmann Tracey lets us know.