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California REALTORS® Receive NAR Good Neighbor Awards

Published Thursday, October 5, 2017

Two California REALTORS® who give back are earning kudos for their charitable efforts within their communities and beyond.

 

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What makes Los Angeles such a unique global city?

Published Monday, October 2, 2017

As the global center of entertainment, Los Angeles is a familiar city even to those who have never cruised the freeways crossing its infamous urban sprawl, drawing visitors from around the world – not to mention filmmakers, dancers and musicians seeking their fortune.

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Millions of Middle-Income Homeowners Stand to Lose Under "Big 6" Tax Proposal

Published Wednesday, September 27, 2017

WASHINGTON (September 27, 2017) – A group of legislators and administration leaders known as the “Big 6” today released an outline for comprehensive tax reform that if enacted, according to the National Association of Realtors®, could lead to a tax on homeownership for millions.

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Demand will outstrip supply in global luxury market: report

Published Wednesday, September 27, 2017

The world’s population is getting richer, and they want to spend that wealth on luxury real estate.

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Pending Home Sales Fall 2.6 Percent in August; 2017 Forecast Downgraded

Published Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Pending home sales sank in August for the fifth time in six months, and slower activity in the areas hit hard by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will likely pull existing sales for the year below the pace set in 2016, according to the National Association of Realtors®.

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Monterey Park - 3rd Best Place to Live in America

Published Monday, September 25, 2017

This year, for the first time, realtor.com® teamed up with Money magazine to release the 10 Best Places to Live in America in 2017. Monterey Park was ranked as the 3rd best place to live in America. Congratulations to Monterey Park for getting to the top 10 places to live, according to Money Magazine.

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Existing-Home Sales Subside 1.7 Percent in August

Published Monday, September 25, 2017

WASHINGTON (September 20, 2017) — Existing-home sales stumbled in August for the fourth time in five months as strained supply levels continue to subdue overall activity, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Sales gains in the Northeast and Midwest were outpaced by declines in the South and West.

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Illinois REALTORS® help economic development effort for the state

Published Monday, September 25, 2017

llinois REALTORS® President Doug Carpenter, CEO Gary Clayton and Liaison to Japanese Consulate Ayumi Deloney were invited by Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner to participate and represent the real estate industry in Japan earlier this month. The trip, the governor’s first international trade mission, was coordinated by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Intersect Illinois, which is the state’s private economic development partner.

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