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Real Estate News Now: March 28, 2017

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Take a look at our latest roundup of real estate news from our Real Estate News Now Blog Series! Don’t forget that there’s something for everyone to read, so whether you click to increase your awareness of the real estate innovations, trends and news article making waves around our country or simply want to share with your circle of influence, make sure to share what articles resonated with you the most in the comments at Champions School of Real Estate’s Facebook and Twitter pages!

Texas Takes Home Award For Most Economic Development Projects For Sixth Straight Year // ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

“For the sixth consecutive year, Texas took home Site Selection Magazine’s Governor’s Cup, awarded to the state with the most economic development projects. Texas dropped from 642 projects in 2016 to 594 in 2017 but still finished well in front of runner-up Ohio’s 467. Nebraska took home the title for most projects per capita.” – Bisnow News

Case-Shiller: All top 20 U.S. cities see home price increases in January // HOME PRICES

“Home prices increased in all top 20 U.S. cities, with the highest annual gains seen in Seattle, Las Vegas and San Francisco, according to the latest report released by S&P Dow Jones Indices and CoreLogic. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, which covers all nine U.S. Census divisions, reported an annual gain of 6.2% in January. This is down from the 6.3% increase in December.” – HousingWire

Houston declared No. 3 best real estate market for first-time homebuyers // INDUSTRY TRENDS

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“Companies like Home Depot, Pepsi and Amazon are setting up enormous fulfillment centers to feed America’s appetite for online shopping, jumpstarting local economies as new businesses open to support the influx of workers.” – NBC News

Online shopping trend creates boom towns across the U.S. // INDUSTRY TRENDS

“Companies like Home Depot, Pepsi and Amazon are setting up enormous fulfillment centers to feed America’s appetite for online shopping, jumpstarting local economies as new businesses open to support the influx of workers.” – NBC News

6 tricks to keep your home safe during travel // VACATION TIPS

“As you cross chores off your to-do list before an extended vacation, don’t forget to secure one of your most precious possessions: your home. According to the most recent data from the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting Statistics, roughly 1,515,096 homes were burglarized in the US in 2016.” – Fox News


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