Wed.Jul 06, 2022

Avoid These 7 Listing Photo Mistakes When Selling Your Home

Mandrona Group

A photograph can be worth more than a thousand words. This is especially true in real estate. You might have. Read More. Home Seller Real Estate Blog Seller Presentation


Sprout Mortgage to shutter

Housing Wire

Non-QM lender Sprout Mortgage is shutting down operations, multiple workers said on Wednesday. The company informed workers of the shut down in a conference call on Wednesday, a former staffer said.


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How Your Equity Can Grow over Time

Keeping Current Matters

It’s true that record levels of home price appreciation have spurred significant equity gains for homeowners over the past few years. For Sellers Move-Up Buyers Pricing Content Hub

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Will mortgage lending get tighter in the next recession?

Housing Wire

As recession talk becomes more prevalent, some people are concerned that mortgage credit lending will get much tighter.

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.

Construction Job Openings Leveling Off

Eyes on Housing

The construction labor market remains tight, but the total number of open construction sector jobs has likely reached a cyclical peak as economic activity slows in response to tighter financial conditions.

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Higher Rates Reduce Mortgage Demand

Eyes on Housing

Per the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) survey through the week ending July 1, total mortgage activity decreased, with the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) rate reaching 5.8% on average.

FHFA to increase GSE fourth-party oversight

Housing Wire

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) will increase its oversight of fourth parties – companies that contract with firms doing business with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The FHFA is also considering beefing up its fourth-party oversight guidance for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

10 Signs Your Real Estate Market Is Shifting

Realty Biz

It is not unusual for real estate markets to change. It happens all the time. Quite often real estate markets stay the same for quite a while and then something happens that causes a shift.

Home price growth slows but affordability pressures remain: Black Knight

Housing Wire

Home price growth slowed in May, showing signs of a cooling housing market. But housing is the least affordable it has been since the mid-1980s as mortgage rates rise and home values soar, driven by low housing inventory, a new Black Knight report suggests.

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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.

Leucadia Developments


More review of the latest developments in Leucadia as I cruise by the next Toll Brothers community and take a look at what the planning commission just approved: The 3.79-acre project site, which is just south of the Alila Marea hotel on N.

Feds release list of poor rural areas that need affordable-housing lending

Housing Wire

The federal banking regulators responsible for overseeing the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) obligations of lenders they regulate have released the 2022 list of distressed or underserved rural census tracts where community-development loans, investments and services are eligible for special CRA consideration.

Over List, June


Paying over the list price must have some addictive qualities! Either that, or the superior homes are still attracting a lot of attention. Well into the higher-rate environment, more than half of the June buyers paid over the list price!

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Mortgage apps slide 5.4% despite lower rates

Housing Wire

Fewer applications show borrowers’ demand for mortgage loans fell this week, despite a decline in rates due to concerns of an economic recession, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). .

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!

A Guide to Pet-Safe Plants: Decorate Your Apartment or House Without Worry


Pets and plants are excellent additions to any home – they can provide companionship, relieve stress, and create beauty in your home. Unfortunately, the two don’t always live in harmony, as many plants are poisonous to pets.

Pennymac launches two MSR-backed private offerings

Housing Wire

Subsidiaries of Pennymac Financial Services Inc. PFSI), which ranks as one of the top five mortgage lenders nationally, are seeking to raise more than $700 million in the debt markets through the sale of notes secured by mortgage servicing rights.

What a recession would mean for the housing market (Podcast)

The Mortgage Report

Is a recession coming? And what would it mean for the U.S. housing market? One real estate expert explains in this podcast. Real Estate News

New Residential makes another round of layoffs

Housing Wire

Lender and servicer New Residential Investment Corp. laid off originations staffers last week, sources told HousingWire. The lender has made several rounds of cuts since February.

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!

Manhattan Housing Market: Prices | Trends | Forecast 2022

Norada Real Estate

Manhattan and New York City are synonymous for all intents and purposes. More than 1.6 million people live in Manhattan. In this article, our focus will be on the Manhattan real estate market trends in 2022.

Open House Etiquette

Open houses can be great for buyers, sellers, and agents. But if you've never attended or hosted one before, you might be wondering what's considered appropriate and what isn't. The post Open House Etiquette appeared first on Buying Selling a Home open house

Dreaming of Places Far, Far Away: New Coldwell Banker Data Shows High Rate of Out-of-State Searches

Coldwell Banker

Fresh Coldwell Banker data from the Move Meter? reveals where Americans are dreaming of moving. The post Dreaming of Places Far, Far Away: New Coldwell Banker Data Shows High Rate of Out-of-State Searches appeared first on Coldwell Banker Blue Matter. Press Release move meter


Real Estate Agents: The Smart Home Technology You Need to Succeed

Realty Biz

The competition in the real estate market is stiff. Every real estate agent you come across has its own strategy for winning clients and getting sales. Meanwhile, you’re still trying to win clients and get sales with your own strategies.

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!

4 Ways to Help Manage Client Expectations


Real estate transactions are similar to putting together a jigsaw puzzle. Every transaction involves multiple parties, motives, challenges, and timelines.

The Pros and Cons of Open Kitchens


Open kitchens have had their heyday, but some think the trend could be waning as people spend more time at home and with each other. The design offers fantastic opportunities for families to connect but can also be seen as lacking privacy and making it difficult to establish “zones” in the home.

How to save on a car and home insurance bundle

The Mortgage Report

As a homeowner, you can lower you monthly bills with a car and home insurance bundle. Learn how to maximize your insurance savings here. Homeownership Topics

10 Costly Mistakes to Avoid with a Turn Key Rental Property

Realty Biz

Many perceptive investors know that turn key rentals can bring in a reliable, low-risk, and highly rewarding passive income. What you want from a professionally managed rental property is strong passive income from reliable tenants who maintain the house and the landscaping.

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!