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Student Loans Affect Americans’ Ability to Purchase a Home
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by The CE Shop Team

Many Americans are burdened with large amounts of student loan debt that affect their daily lives, including their ability to purchase a home, data shows.

U.S. Census Data: What Real Estate Professionals Should Know
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by The CE Shop Team

Data from the U.S. Census Bureau can be a powerful tool for real estate professionals seeking to better understand their communities & adapt to market trends.

Retail Giants Bet on Small Concept Stores to Lure Shoppers
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by The CE Shop Team

Bloomingdale’s is joining several retail chains in experimenting with smaller storefronts — an apparent effort to compete amid the rise of online shopping.

Natural Disasters and Real Estate
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by The CE Shop Team

The U.S. is seeing more natural disasters than ever, to the tune of nearly $2 trillion. Agents may need to learn to dance in the rain or otherwise take cover.

Foreign Investment in U.S. Residential Real Estate Plummets
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by The CE Shop Team

Foreign buyers spent $54.4 billion on existing homes in the United States from April 2020 through March 2021, a 27% decrease from the previous 12-month period.

Land of the Renters: U.S. Homeowners Pay More Per Month
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by The CE Shop Team

Owning a home is the “American Dream,” but new data shows that it’s often more expensive to buy than it is to rent. What if buying is no longer the best option?

President Biden Addresses Home Appraisal Racial Disparities
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by The CE Shop Team

Biden announced new initiatives “to build Black wealth and narrow the racial wealth gap,” including an effort to address racial disparities in home appraisals.

The CE Shop Helps Feed Tens of Thousands of Denver Families
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by The CE Shop Team

In the first five months of 2021, The CE Shop Foundation has collected $181,297 — enough to feed about 45,324 families of four through Food For Thought Denver.

Vacation Home Sales Skyrocket During COVID-19 Pandemic
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by The CE Shop Team

In the months after COVID-19 hit the U.S., vacation home sales shot up. For real estate agents working in hot vacation home markets, it’s been a busy year.

How Biden’s Jobs & Infrastructure Plan Would Affect Housing
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by The CE Shop Team

President Joe Biden’s $2.3 trillion jobs and infrastructure proposal, called the American Jobs Plan, includes a $213 billion investment in affordable housing.