Sat.Oct 01, 2022

Another lender settles redlining accusations with DOJ

Housing Wire

The Department of Justice reached a $12 million-plus settlement with Lakeland Bank over claims the lender engaged in redlining in the Newark, New Jersey metropolitan area.

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NAHB Builders’ Businesses Showed Significant Growth in 2021

Eyes on Housing

The business of the typical NAHB (National Association of Home Builders) builder grew significantly between 2020 and 2021, according to results from NAHB’s latest member census. The 2021 NAHB census shows that the median gross revenue of an NAHB builder in 2021 was $3.3 million, up 26.9


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Opinion: Here’s the latest data on what Realtors are witnessing in the housing market

Housing Wire

The real estate market has shifted, and we are in a new housing paradigm. Mortgage interest rates have risen quickly in the past few months further eroding affordability.

8 Risk Factors to Consider Before Investing in Real Estate

Realty Biz

It is said that with great risk comes great reward. All sorts of investments come with some degree of risk. And to ensure the highest success, all investors need to realize the risk versus the return rate, and so is investing in real estate.

Rise of The Apps: Building Your Dream Tech Stack For Real Estate Success

Speaker: Trey Willard, Realtor/Team Leader at Keller Williams Realty, Inc.

In this webinar, Keller Williams Team Leader Trey Willard will teach you how to create a winning tech stack, and how to leverage apps for real estate success.

Appraisers voice opinions on AMCs, appraisal delays

Housing Wire

If discrimination is committed by appraisers – as the news headlines would suggest – fellow appraisers and real estate agents say they rarely witness or experience it.

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A key area where lenders can improve the bottom line

Housing Wire

As rates continue to rise and lenders adjust to markedly tighter profit margins, the hunt is on for opportunities to improve operational costs. In light of that, HousingWire Content Solutions Managing Editor Maleesa Smith sits down with Sara Kodikara, Sr.

Reverse Offer


The local market conditions appear to be getting worse every day, mostly because the headline writers and social-media experts are piling on now. What can listing agents do? When most agents are content to show their listings and then go wait by the phone, there are alternatives.

Homepoint hits the ‘reset’ button

Housing Wire

Willie Newman, president and CEO of wholesale lender Homepoint. Michigan-based lender Homepoint leadership effectively “reset the organization” amid the mortgage downturn, Willie Newman, the CEO and president, told HousingWire in an interview on Friday.

Sam Mizrahi: A Great City Needs a Dynamic, Graceful and Inspiring Center

Realty Biz

As an admirer of architecture, Canadian developer Sam Mizrahi knows that the great cities of the past were centered around thriving urban cores. The central city was a showcase, often for the power and majesty of an empire.

Real Estate Solutions: How to Crush Your Sales Goals and Fuel Your Pipeline

Speaker: Mary Maloney, Founder & Team Leader at Hometown Realty

In this webinar, Mary Maloney will demonstrate a methodology that will help you create a pipeline with continuous prospects.

HW+ Member Spotlight: Sharon Park?

Housing Wire

This week’s HW+ member spotlight features Sharon Park, co-founder and CEO at Home Starter Inc. Below, Park answers questions about the housing industry: HW Media: What is your current favorite HW+ article and why?

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How to Sell a House By Owner in Ohio: A Buckeye State FSBO Guide


When the time comes to move, some tenacious homeowners in Ohio are eager to take over the reins of their home sale and figure out how to sell a house by owner.

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We can’t wait to see you at HW Annual Oct. 3-5

Housing Wire

The road to HousingWire Annual has been filled with a lot of excitement and strategic planning. After months of preparing and anticipation, the week is nearly here. Everyone on the HW team is so excited to see our friends and colleagues from across the industry in Scottsdale, Arizona. .

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Game on! 14 ways to sell more in a shifting market

Real Trends

The market is shifting, not crashing. Tuck your drama in and get back to work! If you expect buyers and sellers to transact with you, you must be educated, motivated and proactive. Knowledge = Confidence. Ignorance = Fear.

The Complete Realtor: Tools to Successfully Manage Your Personal Life, Career, and Health

Speaker: Marki Lemons Ryhal, REALTOR, Keynote Speaker, 4X International Best Selling Author, and Podcaster at ReMarkiTable, LLC

In this webinar, Marki Lemons Ryhal will teach you how you can pivot and succeed as a real estate agent in the face of adversity!

The importance of loan quality debt monitoring

Housing Wire

In the mortgage industry, the time between when a hopeful borrower submits their loan application and the loan actually closing is 50 days on average, according to the Origination Insight Report by ICE Mortgage Technology. During this period, a borrower’s credit profile may change drastically.

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Top 10 Coldwell Banker Stories of the Month – September 2022

Coldwell Banker

Extra, extra! Read the top 10 news items that ran in September about Coldwell Banker and its stellar agents. This is just a sampling of the 1,000+ mentions that occur every month. The post Top 10 Coldwell Banker Stories of the Month – September 2022 appeared first on Coldwell Banker Blue Matter.

Historic NYC brownstone that was once home to Gloria Vanderbilt lists for $11.995M

Fancy Pants Homes

Nearly three years after Gloria Vanderbilt’s passing, we’re still getting glimpses into the heiress’ epic life. Gloria Vanderbilt, the great-great-great-granddaughter of railroad tycoon Cornelius Vanderbilt, was a stand-out presence among New York’s elite.

5 Rules for Appraising Barndominiums


B arndominium properties are typically found in more rural areas. They could be existing barns that were converted into homes or brand-n ew m etal pole buildings that are finished to create a residence.

Database Restoration: How to Revive Dead Leads and Generate New Ones

Speaker: Rivers Pearce, CEO of W8LESS

In this session Rivers Pierce, CEO of W8LESS, will teach you how winning agents restore and revive their database to continue to gain market share!

First National Realty Partners: Invest or Avoid?

Realty Biz

Accredited investors have many different options to choose from once they decide to invest in real estate. Some opportunities are commercial; others are residential, and some may be a mixture of both property types.

“Back on the market:” How agents are navigating the uptick in contract cancellations

Real Trends

Buyers – and sellers – are blowing up deals as the housing market cools. Thebe Warren has received some interesting messages in her inbox of late. “I I have seen a lot of emails coming to me that say ‘back on the market,’” Warren, a Houston-based Compass agent, said. “I

Everything You Should Know if You’re Considering a Month-to-Month Rental Agreement


If you’re a tenant looking for convenience and flexibility, a month-to-month lease might be a good fit for you. This type of lease commits you to only a month at a time and allows you to cancel the lease at any point.

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Final Week in September 2022

Sotheby's International Real Estate

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles, and home. Palos Verdes Estates, California | Vista Sotheby’s International Realty. The home is majestically perched in one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in Palos Verdes Estates.

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The Real Estate Pulse: Analyzing the 2022 Housing Market

Speaker: Grier Allen, CEO and Co-Founder of BoomTown

In this session, Grier Allen, CEO and Co-Founder of BoomTown, will breakdown the top housing trends for 2022, and help you navigate the constant changes in the market so that you can achieve success!

The 10 Fastest-Growing Cities in Missouri


When you think of Missouri, the Gateway Arch, barbecue, or the St. Louis Cardinals probably come to mind. The Show-Me-State” is home to around 6.1 million people spread across many wonderful cities like Kansas City , Springfield, and St. Louis.

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Canada’s Young Adults Are Dumping Ontario For Alberta, BC, & Nova Scotia

Better Dwelling

Ontario real estate will rise forever, since young adults wouldn’t move, right? That’s not what interprovincial migration data from Statistics Canada (Stat Can) shows. We talked about Ontario’s record outflows in Q2 2022, yesterday.

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Everything You Need to Know About Apartment Key Fobs


Maybe you just moved into a new high rise in Philadelphia, PA or a studio apartment in Columbus, OH , and you just got your new keys. When you go to unlock your apartment, you may notice that there isn’t a hole for a key but instead, there’s a small box next to your door.

Telling A Story To A Storyteller

Toronto Realty Blog

TorontoRealtyBlog. I mentioned in an Instagram video earlier this week that I have been writing on Toronto Realty Blog for fifteen years. June of 2007, folks. That’s when this started.

Become THE Social-Savvy Agent With This Free eBook

Close more deals from social media leads in 2022! This three-chapter eBook covers the fundamentals of building a digital strategy. You’ll hear from top industry experts and get exclusive insights into how you can become the social-savvy agent. Get your copy today!