Elements of Value

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Elements of Value

The foregoing concepts describe why people might be willing to pay more for one property than an alternative choice, or even choose not to buy property. These are the basic elements understood to influence real estate value. Perhaps the most overlooked and underestimated consideration influencing value in real estate is timing. In my opinion, timing […]

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Rural Communities Protected Through 2020

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More than 900 communities that were at risk for losing access to federal rural housing programs are now protected through 2020.  For the last three years, NAR has worked with Congress extend the eligibility of communities under a 40-year old definition of rural. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) had been required to revise […]

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