Mon.Aug 01, 2022

How Do I get Good Real Estate Leads from My Website?

Realty Biz

As a real estate agent, you likely know how crucial it is to have a strong online presence.

HousingWire Magazine: August 2022

Housing Wire

Brena Nath, Director of HW+ and Events. Over a year ago, Sarah Wheeler, who serves as our HW Media editor-in-chief, and I got to work on a passion podcast together: GirlFunds.

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Why Are People Moving Today?

Keeping Current Matters

Buying a home is a major life decision. First Time Home Buyers For Buyers Move-Up Buyers

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Rocket gets into home equity game, joining rival nonbanks

Housing Wire

Rocket Mortgage , the nation’s largest lender, is expanding its product portfolio to home equity loans amid a significant slowdown in mortgage origination volume.

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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.

Buyers’ Expectations of Housing Availability Improve

Eyes on Housing

For the first time since 2020, prospective buyers expect housing availability to improve. After falling steadily for five quarters, the share expecting the home search to get easier in the months ahead grew from 17% to 22% between the first and second quarters of 2022.

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Private Residential Spending Declines in June

Eyes on Housing

As mortgage rates reached 3-year high, private residential construction spending decreased 1.6% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of $923.7 billion in June, according to NAHB’s analysis of the Census Construction Spending data. It was the first decline since May 2020.

Guaranteed Rate Affinity sues divisional manager for causing ‘mass departure’

Housing Wire

Mortgage lender Guaranteed Rate Affinity is suing a divisional manager for allegedly orchestrating a “mass departure” to competitor Cardinal Financial Company , a violation of the employment agreement.

Why You Need a Real Estate Attorney When Buying or Selling a House

Maximum Exposure Real Estate

Buying a home isn’t the same as many other purchases you might make. Ownership is legally changed from the seller to the buyer, and there’s a lot of documentation and contracts involved with that.

A cooling housing market could slow even further in coming months

Housing Wire

June saw both record-low home price appreciation and the largest single-month increase of for-sale inventory in 12 years, resulting in a cool down in the housing market. And the housing market would likely slow further in the coming months if mortgage rates remain persistently high.

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.

How Long Does It Take to Learn Real Estate SEO?

Realty Biz

The internet is a ubiquitous tool that we all use every day, sometimes several times a day. We use it for entertainment, to get our news, to communicate with friends and family members, and to do all sorts of business.

AJ Barkley to speak at HW Annual Oct. 3-5

Housing Wire

Especially evident since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, work-life balance, or should we say work-life harmony, is a key priority for many of today’s professionals. However, we get that this is probably an area we’re all still trying to navigate regularly.

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Inventory Watch

BubbleInfo

Even if there was a concerted effort to inform the public that mortgage rates are in the 4s (with jumbos in the mid-4s!), it is probably too late in the season to revive much enthusiasm with home buyers. But there are still people in the hunt.

10 Pros and Cons of Living in Tennessee

Redfin

As the birthplace of country music, Tennessee boasts excellent culture and beautiful scenery for all residents to enjoy. The state is home to over 7 million people, making it the 16th most populous state in the US.

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!

6 Reasons You Should Never Buy or Sell a Home Without an Agent

Realtor.com

Manfred Rutz/Getty Images It’s a slow Sunday morning. You’ve just brewed your Nespresso and popped open your laptop to check out the latest home listings before you hit the road for a day of open houses.

2022 Top Property Management Trends

App Folio

Global events over the past few years simultaneously influenced an economic recession and a booming housing market. These unique market

Short-term rental pricing platform PriceLabs raises $30M

Realty Biz

The vacation rental revenue management startup PriceLabs said last week it has raised $30 million in a “minority growth investment” round. The sole investors in the round was Summit Partners.

6 Most Affordable Savannah Suburbs to Live In

Redfin

Savannah, a coastal Georgian city, has risen in popularity for those looking to live in the south.

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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!

JPAR® The Sears Group Wins Battle of the Brokers

Realty Biz

JPAR® – Real Estate, America’s #1 fastest-growing, 100% commission brokerage, is pleased to announce Chris Sears was recognized by his peers at the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals’ “Battle of the Brokers”.

The 10 Best—and Most Affordable—Places To Retire in America, 2022 Edition

Realtor.com

Photo Illustration by Realtor.com. Source: Getty Images/MLS After a lifetime of hard work, two-plus years of dealing with COVID-19, and the current uncertain stretch of economic rockiness right around the curve, many older adults are chomping at the bit to exit the 9-to-5 hustle. Pronto.

Ask Brian: Is It Better To Be a Buying or Listing Agent?

Realty Biz

Ask Brian is a weekly column by Real Estate Expert Brian Kline. If you have questions on real estate investing, DIY, home buying/selling, or other housing inquiries please email your questions to askbrian@realtybiznews.com.

9 Most Affordable Columbus Suburbs to Live In

Redfin

Columbus, OH, the “Arch City,” has become one of many areas people are moving to the Midwest. From famous foods, like Buckeye candy and Shaker lemon pie, and neighborhoods like the historic German Village, it’s not a surprise that about 900,000 people live in Columbus.

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!

Over 1 In 10 of Canada’s Non-Resident Real Estate Owners Have Multiple Properties

Better Dwelling

Non-resident investors find Canada’s real estate markets so nice they’re buying it twice… or thrice, sometimes more. Data from the Canadian Housing Statistics Program (CHSP) shows substantial non-resident homeownership.

10 Pros and Cons of Living in South Carolina

Redfin

Known for its sandy beaches, golf courses, historic landmarks, and welcoming culture, the Palmetto State has something for everyone. Find yourself wandering down the streets of colorful buildings in downtown Charleston or enjoy roaming with monkeys at the famous Morgan Island.

Exit Strategies: How to Buy or Sell a Retiring Agent’s Business (Part 2)

HomeLight

?. Enjoying this episode? Be sure to follow The Walkthrough to get future episodes delivered automatically: Apple Podcasts/iTunes | Spotify | YouTube. About This Episode. Taking over a retiring agent’s business can be an instant jolt to your business…if you do it right. In his book, The Golden Handoff , Nick Krautter shares a step-by-step process for buying another agent’s business without losing their clients.

Anticipating Cold Weather, Ticket Sales Launch for Return of Lightscape to Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Brownstoner

It is months away, but perhaps thinking about an illuminated cold-season walk through the crisp air at Brooklyn Botanic Garden will get you through the rest of the summer heat.

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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!