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Automation and Customization: Renter Wishes

Apartment dwellers' preferences are shifting…toward what owners want, new research shows.

According to the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC), an apartment industry organization, convenience, personalization and smart home technology are high on renters' wish lists. In the NMHC's 2018 Consumer Housing Insights Survey, 92 percent of respondents believe convenience and...

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FHFA: Home Prices Rose in November

Home prices rose 0.4 percent month-over-month in November 2017, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency's (FHFA) recently released House Price Index (HPI). The HPI year-over-year—based on prices for homes with Fannie Mae- or Freddie Mac-backed mortgages—was up 6.5 percent.

Per the Index, month-over-month home prices changes ranged from -1.1...

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The Real Deal

Pam O'Connor Builds a Network, Influences an Industry, and Impacts Lives

Editor's note: A PDF file version of this article is available here.

Everyone knows real estate is a “relationship business,” but unfortunately, the phrase is overused and often unsubstantiated. Talk to people who have known Pam O'Connor over...

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