First-Time Gardener? Here’s How to Prepare for Fall

Before COVID-19 hit, millions of Americans had never gardened. With more time at home this spring, they planted perennial beds and borders, vegetable and herb patches, and fruit trees to improve their yards’ aesthetics and provide food for their families. They also may have constructed outdoor spaces for lounging, cooking, [...]

First-Time Gardener? Here’s How to Prepare for Fall

Guide to Residential Styles

Every house has a style. Sometimes it has two or more; because of renovations and new, eclectic mixes, fitting a home into one specific category can be daunting or even impossible. Thankfully, there’s no need to memorize complicated architectural terminology. REALTOR® Magazine has compiled a convenient compendium of common styles. [...]

Guide to Residential Styles

Ways to Better Protect Homes Against Wildfires

As wildfires rage in the West, scorching millions of acres and burning homes and businesses, researchers are investigating what more can be done to better protect homes against blazes. Researchers at the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety first determined what causes homes to ignite during a wildfire. They found [...]

Ways to Better Protect Homes Against Wildfires

Quick Ways to Make Some Shade, But Don’t Forget: Trees Are the Best

By: Lisa Kaplan Gordon  Published: May 24, 2011 NAR If you prefer a drier cool, as opposed to the misters we mentioned yesterday, read on to find some quick ways to make some shade. Plus, get some tips on getting shade with some quick-growing trees. For immediate relief: Umbrellas, awnings, and [...]

Quick Ways to Make Some Shade, But Don’t Forget: Trees Are the Best

Existing-Home Sales Climb Record 20.7% in June

NAR -WASHINGTON (July 22, 2020) – Existing-home sales rebounded at a record pace in June, showing strong signs of a market turnaround after three straight months of sales declines caused by the ongoing pandemic, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Each of the four major regions achieved month-over-month growth, [...]

Existing-Home Sales Climb Record 20.7% in June

Will McMansions Trend Once Again? Big Houses vs. Small Houses

In recent years, Americans have favored smaller homes, while interest in supersized suburban homes has waned. But the pandemic may be changing those preferences, and big homes may be “in” once again. As millions of Americans may be looking at where they live with a new lens, having been more [...]

Will McMansions Trend Once Again? Big Houses vs. Small Houses

How to Minimize Your Home-Buying Stress

Know What You Want, but Be Flexible. ... Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage Loan, and not just Pre-Qualified– saves time and last minute stress trying to find documents or learn about an unpaid balance that will now need to paid. Listen and use Your Real Estate Agent. ... that is [...]

How to Minimize Your Home-Buying Stress

NAR Reaffirms Its Stand on Fair Housing in National Ad

“We believe that fairness is worth fighting for, and we won’t stop until the fight is won,” reads a new full-page ad from the National Association of REALTORS® that will appear in The New York Times on Sunday and The Wall Street Journal on Monday. The ads, which focus on REALTORS®’ commitment to fair [...]

NAR Reaffirms Its Stand on Fair Housing in National Ad
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