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Open Floorplans Getting Closed Off? Demand Grows for Separate Kitchens

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine Open floorplans have been in high demand in recent years, with buyers showing preferences for open kitchens and dining areas tucked into great rooms. But could that be changing? A New York Times article highlights a

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Buyer Traffic Index Shows Demand Stronger Than Supply in March 2014

Buyer demand was on the upswing in March 2014 with the onset of the spring season, according to the latest REALTORS® Confidence Index. The REALTORS® Buyer Traffic Index notched up to 63, while the Seller Traffic Index stayed about at 42.

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Norfolk, Va: The Best Cities for Entrepreneurs

BY JOHN PATRICK PULLEN “Because of people like Zack Miller, Norfolk came out of nowhere,” Reiser says. Miller is managing director of Hatch, a startup accelerator that launched in late 2011 and has attracted talent from around the country. Miller also

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Existing Home Sales Up 0.4 Percent, Point to Faster Sales

Demand is steadily increasing for housing, but inventory continues to tighten, leaving existing home sales in a steadily improving position, restricted by the low number of available units for sale. Existing home sales up 0.4 percent According to the National

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The End Of The Buyer’s Market

The housing market’s price recovery may only be beginning. The supply of homes nationwide has dropped to its lowest point since May 2005, and low mortgage rates continue to fuel demand. For this year’s home buyers, the best “deals” may

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