These housing and real estate story ideas are designed to help media generate content for news stories. Three timely topics, accompanied with background information and facts related to the real estate market, are featured each month. REALTOR® associations and members can also take these story ideas and create content for their local newspaper, magazines, newsletters, blogs and websites.

For more information or to arrange an interview with a REALTOR®, contact Jane Dollinger at 202-383-1042 or jdollinger@realtors.org.

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Cold weather can keep homeowners cooped up inside for months, so why not use that time to take on some quick and easy DIY home repairs.
Taking small steps such as giving up buying coffee or bringing a homemade lunch to work can help potential homebuyers put aside thousands without making huge lifestyle sacrifices
As more and more real estate transactions take place online and through email, it has become even more important for real estate professionals to implement best practices to stay cybersecure.
Homeowners are constantly on the lookout for clever hacks to make managing and cleaning a home easier, but some of these tricks may be costing them money in the long run.
Flexible hours, interest in the industry, and working with people are reasons many REALTORS® were attracted to a career in real estate. People skills, self-motivation and negotiation skills were rated as the top traits needed for success.
Buying a home is a significant financial transaction, and according to a new report from NAR, 87 percent of all buyers will use a real estate agent to help navigate it.
The typical millennial student loan debt load is $41,200, which is greater than their average annual income, $38,800. This has delayed several major financial and personal milestones, including buying a home. 
Autumn’s arrival means sweater weather, pumpkin flavored everything and getting the house ready for winter. Smart homeowners know that the perfect time to start preparing for cold weather is before the weather arrives.

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