Vacation Home Sales Surges During Pandemic

June, 15 2021

In 2020, vacation home sales rose by 16.4%, outpacing the 5.6% growth in total existing-home sales.

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Q&A Corner with Lawrence Yun: Vacation Homes, Inflation, and Cash Sales

June, 2 2021

NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun shares his thoughts on what's happening in vacation home sales, with rising inflation, and the high number of recent all-cash home sales in the latest data.

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Mortgage Rules Toughen Up for Condos in Vacation Hot Spots

January, 13 2021

The new rules could make it tougher for some buyers to get a mortgage on condos in resort areas.

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Vacation Home Sales are Getting a Pandemic Boost

November, 9 2020

Vacation home sales are outperforming total existing-home sales. Sales of homes intended for vacation use rose to 109,100 in the past three months of July-September, a 44% gain from the level of 75,600 sales during the same period last year

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Resort and Second Home Real Estate Market Trends

November, 5 2020

These slides were presented by Gay Cororaton at the virtual Resort and Second Home Committee meeting on November 6, 2020, during the 2020 REALTORS® Conference & Expo.

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Center for REALTOR® Development podcast: Resort and Second-Home Properties

January, 17 2020

Holly Mabery talks about her own experience working with investment and second home clients in Sedona, AZ. She shares ideas for marketing, building connections with buyers, and highlighting what’s so special about your community.

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Court Upholds Denial of Short-Term Rentals

October, 23 2019

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court upheld the ruling that a local zoning ordinance clearly and unambiguously excluded purely transient uses of property.

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Top Vacation Home Counties

October, 10 2019

NAR has identified vacation home counties, the least expensive and most expensive areas, and the income profile of buyers who can afford to purchase a vacation home.

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5 Questions for "The Housing Muse" Podcast Host Melissa Dittmann Tracey

November, 29 2021

5 Questions for "The Housing Muse" Podcast Host

The host of the popular new podcast dishes on the hottest home design and staging trends—and explains why you should never comb your furniture.

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Which Home Improvement Show Should You Be On?

September, 17 2021

Which Home Improvement Show Should You Be On?

Take Culture Scan’s quiz to see which popular renovation reality series matches your style.

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How Well Do You Know Real Estate on the Silver Screen?

August, 19 2021

How Well Do You Know Real Estate on the Silver Screen?

Take Culture Scan's "reel" estate trivia quiz to see if you know these films about agents, homeowners, and real property.

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Marketing Listings with a Delicious Twist

August, 6 2021

Marketing Listings with a Delicious Twist

REALTOR® Tina Newby hosts an online cooking show in her sellers’ kitchens, and buyers are eating it up.

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Making the Most of Your Career

July, 6 2021

Making the Most of Your Career

Real Estate Rockstars is ranked in the top 20 for business podcasts on the Apple podcast charts.

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Your Critical Role in Today's Market

April, 19 2021

Your Critical Role in Today's Market

New reality series asks couples to choose between a wedding or a down payment on a house—and demonstrates the difference a real estate agent can make.

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The Addictive and Hopeful World of 'Cheap Old Houses'

March, 8 2021

The Addictive and Hopeful World of 'Cheap Old Houses'

How the couple behind a popular Instagram account featuring historic homes inspired people to move for the chance to restore a fixer-upper.

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7 Home-focused Instagram Accounts You'll Swoon Over

January, 15 2021

7 Home-focused Instagram Accounts You'll Swoon Over

Whether you just love looking at beautiful homes or have a passion for a specific niche, the photo-centric social media app has an account for you.

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    Are REALTORS® Sold on "Selling Sunset?" Going behind the scenes of the luxury real estate business, the reality show has been a hit during the pandemic among largely homebound viewers. By:  Emily Swenson Read more »