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.

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.

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.

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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.

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

Most Competitive Seattle Neighborhoods to Buy a House


Known for its thriving coffee culture, natural beauty, and booming tech hub, Seattle, WA is attracting people from all over the country looking for a taste of the Pacific Northwest lifestyle.

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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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 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!

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

What Is a Lien on a House?


Image: Teacher Photo / Liens often have negative connotations for homeowners. Yet if you’re reading this article, you may be surprised to find out that you already have a lien on your home and that liens are not always as bad as they sound. Here’s what you need to know.

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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.


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.


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!

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.

Toronto Then & Now: Overnight Changes, Years in the Making


It takes years to become an overnight success. This is true for most of the successful, accomplished people out there. But it’s also true for the myriad projects and developments these people set up to create and build.

Single-family Homeowners Typically Accumulated $225,000 in Housing Wealth Over 10 Years

RIS Media

Homeownership is the largest source of wealth among families, with the median value of a primary residence worth about 10 times the median value of financial assets held by families.

Most Competitive Neighborhoods in Richmond, VA to Buy a House


Thinking of buying a house? Consider house-hunting in Richmond, VA. The River City is well-known for its history and role in the Civil War, commemorated with interesting museums and historical sites, lively food scene, and easy access to the James River.

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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!

Mortgage Rates Spike to Highest Level Since March 2020

RIS Media

Elevated inflation and the concerns over how federal officials intend to address it led to a significant surge in mortgage rates across the board, according to recent reports from Freddie Mac.

Are Smoke Detectors Required When Selling a House? Don’t be Alarmed, Be Informed


Did you know that there were an estimated 1.4 million fires in the United States in 2020 alone? Of those fires, 26% occurred on residential property and are responsible for 74% of civilian fire deaths and 76% of civilian injury?

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.

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.


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