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.

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Sitting around a fireplace is a great way to warm up in the winter and spend time with friends and family, but it is essential to make sure that the fireplace and chimney are safe and well maintained all year long. 
NAR will spend 2018 recognizing the history of fair housing in the nation and how REALTORS® are constantly improving their commitments to fair housing and property rights
After finding a REALTOR®, being pre-approved for a mortgage is one of the most critical steps potential homebuyers should complete. 
The FCC’s rollback of the Open Internet Order will mean higher costs and slower service for millions of American consumers and businesses.
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.