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The 3 Outdoor Landscaping Projects With the Highest ROI
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by The CE Shop Team

Many homeowners want a lush, beautiful yard, but some landscaping projects don’t pay off at resale. Let’s take a look at the projects with the highest ROI.

The Competitive Rental Market’s Price Growth Could Be Slowing Down
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by The CE Shop Team

The U.S. rental market is incredibly competitive, but as prices continue to soar, there are signs that its record-breaking price growth could be slowing down.

Queen Latifah, Shaquille O'Neal Build Affordable Housing In New Jersey
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by The CE Shop Team

Queen Latifah and Shaquille O'Neal are giving back to their hometown of Newark, New Jersey, with housing developments that include affordable housing units.

Private Islands Are Part of the Luxury Real Estate Boom
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by The CE Shop Team

Have you ever dreamed of escaping to a private island? For most of us, that’s only a fantasy, but some ultra-wealthy buyers can make owning an island a reality.

First-Time Homebuyers Are Facing a Starter Home Shortage
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by The CE Shop Team

It’s hard to be a first-time buyer in this market. We’re exploring what experts say is a major barrier to homeownership: the lack of available “starter homes.”

5 People You’ll Meet as a First-Time Homebuyer
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by The CE Shop Team

For many first-time buyers, navigating the real estate industry can feel overwhelming, but the more you learn about the process, the better prepared you’ll be.

6 Podcasts Real Estate Agents Should Be Listening to in 2022
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by The CE Shop Team

If you’re looking for informative, engaging content to listen to, you’re in luck. We created a list of our favorite 6 podcasts for real estate agents.

What You Need to Know About Crypto, Blockchain, & The Future of Real Estate
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by The CE Shop Team

As cryptocurrency markets bloom, many investors are looking to cash in on capital gains and diversify. Naturally, the tried-and-true world of real estate comes to the forefront.

How to Prioritize Your Mental Health As a Real Estate Agent
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by The CE Shop Team

In the real estate industry, you have endless opportunities and the freedom to be your own boss. But to build a lasting, sustainable career, you have to take care of your mental health, too.

DIWhy Did You Do This?: Do-It-Yourself Fails
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by The CE Shop Team

As an agent, you've likely come across homes with do-it-yourself renovations that made you think, "Why would anyone ever do this?" Let’s discuss DIY projects!