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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.

Cryptocurrency Craze: Buying a House With Bitcoin
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by The CE Shop Team

Buying with Bitcoin has never been easier — or trendier. But can you use digital currency to buy a house? Some sellers are warming up to the idea.

Fair Housing Act Extends to Protect LGBTQ+ Community
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by The CE Shop Team

For the first time in the history of the United States, lesbian, gay, and transgender people are protected from housing discrimination under federal law.

NAR’s Clear Cooperation Policy
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by The CE Shop Team

In this video, our COO Dan Harris and real estate expert Nick D'Ambrosia explain why MLS Statement 8.0 (NAR’s Clear Cooperation Policy) was deemed necessary, how it impacts the way you post listings, and the penalties associated with violations of the policy.

The Pandemic: One Year Later
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by The CE Shop Team

It’s been one year since the coronavirus pandemic upended our lives. What has changed over the past year within our country and the real estate industry?

Sunburns or Tax Burns: COVID-19 Pushes Retirement for Many
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by The CE Shop Team

Coronavirus is accelerating retirement for baby boomers located in high-taxed states. Their departure is an interesting sign of COVID-19’s lasting influence.