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Real Estate Basics

NAR Confederate flag ban

The National Association of Realtors determined that Confederate flags are hate symbols that have no place in listing photos.

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Rental assistance resources

As tenants struggle to make rent payments due to the coronavirus pandemic, lawmakers bicker over why aid is so slow.

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Eviction moratorium overturned

In a 6-3 ruling, the Supreme Court decided that only Congress has the authority to continue pandemic rental protections.

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