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Homeownership Stabilization Amid COVID-19

As families and communities across the country begin to navigate the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people face the challenge of not knowing where to go for help.

COVID-19 Drives Interest in Rural Homeownership

Homebuyers are looking at rural and suburban areas as their need to be located in an urban center dwindles and desire for more space increases.

3 Pandemic Inspired Buying Trends With Staying Power

A look at how the pandemic has changed which features are the most important to prospective home buyers.

Homeowner Insurance Rates Are Rising

See the list of states with some of the fastest rising home insurance rates in the country.

How the Preservation of Historic, African American Sites Benefits the Whole Community

Historic preservation projects funded by grants through organizations like the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund are good for cities.

Using tax law to create new housing opportunities is outside-the-box thinking

Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code allows a real estate property, used for business or held as an investment, to be exchanged for another property that is of “like-kind.”

3 Common Backyard Fire Pit Laws and Regulations Homeowners Should Know

Before you install that backyard firepit, learn which regulations you need to be aware of.

Home Renovations are Booming During COVID-19: Here’s What You Need to Know

As the pandemic continues, homeowners are feeling the need for to increase the space or layout of their home. As a result, home renovations are booming.

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s New Adverse Market Fee: What It Means for Homeowners and Homebuyers

Learn how Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s new fees might impact your refinancing costs.


Iowans Looking to Rebuild After Derecho Have Options for Assistance

Help is available for east-central Iowa homeowners after a line of fast-moving windstorms tore across the state, leaving half a million Iowans without power.

Bonita Springs REALTORS® Restore a Damaged Park with NAR Grant

Learn how Bonita Spring REALTORS® worked quickly to restore a park that had been damaged by hateful graffiti.

How West Virginia Homeowners Can Protect Their Flood-Prone Homes

Learn how to protect your WV home from flood damage as well as how to recover from damage done.

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