Thu.Jan 13, 2022

Building Your Luxury Sphere of Influence from the Ground Up

RIS Media

So, you’re a new luxury real estate professional in the area, and you’re wondering how to go about building your luxury sphere of influence from the ground up. Without a real list of buyers and sellers, how on earth can you expect to do your job?

Mortgage rates see sizable increase

Housing Wire

The average 30-year fixed rate mortgage increased to 3.45% during the week ending Jan. 13, up from 3.22% the week prior, according to the latest Freddie Mac PMMS Mortgage Survey. A year ago, the 30-year fixed rate mortgage averaged 2.79%.


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What’s Going To Happen with Home Prices This Year?

Keeping Current Matters

After almost two years of double-digit increases, many experts thought home price appreciation would decelerate or happen at a slower pace in the last quarter of 2021. For Buyers For Sellers Housing Market Updates Pricing Content Hub

What are the drivers of housing demand in 2022?

Housing Wire

This article is part of our Housing 2022 forecast series. After the series wraps, join us on February 8 for the HW+ Virtual 2022 Forecast Event.

The Only Business Plan You'll Ever Need in Real Estate

Overthinking your business plan? The old and tired process of building a 12-month business plan simply doesn’t make sense for the modern real estate business. Learn how to build one that will help you keep on track, stay nimble, and close more deals in 2022.

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Drops to an All-Time Low in 2021

RIS Media

Foreclosure filings were down 29% from 2020 and down 95% from a peak of nearly 2.9 million in 2010, to the lowest level since tracking began in 2005, according ATTOM’s Year-End 2021 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, released this week.

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HUNT Real Estate Continues Expansion into Phoenix Real Estate Market

RIS Media

HUNT Real Estate Corporation has announced the merger of Conway Real Estate with its Arizona-based brokerage. Founded in 2009 by Mike Conway, the firm closed over $205 million in sales in 2021. Their 99 licensed real estate professionals will join HUNT effective immediately.

Freedom Mortgage dominates the MSR market

Housing Wire

Another large mortgage-servicing rights bulk offering is on the market this week on the heels of a $10 billion MSR package that went out to bid earlier this month. . The latest deal is being marketed by New York-based Mortgage Industry Advisory Corp. , or MIAC. It is a $6.23

January Is Radon Action Month

RIS Media

Any property can have a radon problem—old or new, well-sealed or drafty, with or without a basement. The EPA estimates that 1 in 6 homes in the U.S. is affected by radon.

What will servicing look like in 2022?

Housing Wire

The number of homeowners still in forbearance plans has been declining as foreclosure moratoriums expire. HousingWire recently spoke with Joe Davila, president and CEO of Selene Finance , about how servicers can best help homeowners with next steps as they exit forbearance plans.

What Agents Should Be Doing Every Day to Succeed With Leads

Top agents do this every day to you? It’s all about the follow-up. Top agents shared their perfected processes, and we compiled it into a super easy visual to-do list for Real Estate lead follow up that wins. Get the list now!

Weichert Real Estate Named a Top Franchise in Owner Satisfaction for Seventh Year in a Row

RIS Media

For a seventh straight year, Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc.

Understanding Realogy’s stance on commissions

Housing Wire

When Missouri federal judge Stephen Bough unsealed a sworn declaration last week from Coldwell Banker CEO Ryan Gorman in a sprawling antitrust lawsuit about real estate commissions, it prompted disquiet among real estate agents, including those who work at Gorman’s company. “My

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Grow Your Conversation Skills With Roleplay

RIS Media

We have a special place in our hearts for new agents, and one philosophy we subscribe to is, “You learn best by doing.”

What happens when forbearance ends?

Housing Wire

This video is part of our HousingWire 2022 forecast series. After the series wraps in January, join us on February 8 for the HW+ Virtual 2022 Forecast Event.

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The #1 Reason Why Sales Coaching is Critical to Your 2022 Sales Success

Speaker: Tim Hughes, Co-Founder and CEO of Digital Leadership Associates

Join Tim Hughes, Author of Social Selling – Influencing Buyers and Changemakers and Co-Founder/CEO of Digital Leadership Associates, as he details how investing in sales coaching will teach your team how to navigate social media and therefore create greater sales success.

HUD Awards Nearly $105 Million to Protect Families From Home Health and Safety Hazards

RIS Media

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced that it has awarded nearly $104.7 million to 60 non-profit organizations, and state and local government agencies located in 29 states to protect children and families from home health hazards.

8 Qualities to Look For in a Mortgage Broker

Realty Biz

Finding the right mortgage can be a daunting task. You want to make sure you get the best deal possible, but you may not know where to start. That’s where a mortgage broker comes in. A mortgage broker can help you find the best mortgage for your needs and budget.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Expands Pacific Northwest Region

RIS Media

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices has announced that it is expanding its network’s presence in Idaho with the opening of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Silverhawk Realty East Idaho. This addition marks the brand’s continued growth in the state and its ninth brokerage in Idaho.

Debt-to-income ratio for mortgage explained

The Mortgage Report

Learn how to calculate your Debt-to-Income (DTI). See which mortgage programs and mortgage rates may be available to you. About Mortgages Debt-To-Income DTI Mortgage mortgage rates Refinance

How Sales Enablement is Supporting Social Selling in 2022

Speaker: Brynne Tillman CEO | LinkedIn Whisperer at Social Sales Link

In this 1-hour session, Brynne Tillman from Social Sales Link will teach you why Sales Enablement teams should own Social Selling

Midwest Real Estate Data Announces 2022 Board Election Results

RIS Media

Real Estate Data (MRED) has announced that six real estate professionals will be added to its Board of Managers during 2022. These real estate professionals join 11 others already on the Board to direct MRED’s strategic vision.

Mississauga Real Estate Board appoints Nelson Goulart president

REM Online

The following content may have been republished here without the author's permission. The original post can be found at the following URL: Mississauga Real Estate Board appoints Nelson Goulart president.


CENTURY 21 Select Real Estate Welcomes CENTURY 21 MM

RIS Media

CENTURY 21 Select Real Estate has announced that CENTURY 21 MM will consolidate its operations under CENTURY 21 Select Real Estate in Yuba City, Calif, which is part of The Select Group of Real Estate Services, effective January 2022.

How to fix the affordable housing crisis

REM Online

The following content may have been republished here without the author's permission. The original post can be found at the following URL: How to fix the affordable housing crisis.


The Secret to Building Successful Digital Sales Programs in 2022 and Beyond

Speaker: Jordi Gili, International Speaker, Managing Director at Execus, Professor Geneva Business School

In this session Prof. Jordi Gili with the Geneva Business School will share key learnings from digital sales programs and will hint at the Key Performance Indicators that Digital Sales programs should aspire to in 2023.

Freddie Mac’s AIMI Shows Favorable Multifamily Investment Environment Across All Markets in Q3

RIS Media

The Freddie Mac Multifamily Apartment Investment Market Index ® (AIMI ® ) remained positive in Q3 2021 driven by net operating income (NOI) growth, bolstering the investment environment for multifamily properties, the organization has announced. Overall, the index is up by 2.6% quarterly and 3.5%

Billy Joel Tribute Band Concert - Jupiters Abacoa

Waterfront Properties

The first outdoor concert of 2022, in Downtown Abacoa, will be a perfect choice for all ages. This Saturday, January 15, 2022, the Downtown Abacoa Amphitheater, in Jupiter, will host a Billy Joel Tribute Band. The Turnstiles deliver an unforgettable Billy Joel concert tribute experience.


Preparing for the Future, Today

RIS Media

Danny Joyner. President, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices C. Dan Joyner, REALTORS®. Greenville, South Carolina. Region served: Upstate South Carolina, including Anderson, Greenville, Spartanburg, Pickens and Oconee Counties. Years in real estate: 57. Number of offices: 10.

How Technology Can Transform On-Site Roles From Tedious Jobs to Sought-After Careers

App Folio

When respondents in a recent NAA survey sponsored by AppFolio were asked to identify their three top challenges in terms

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