Fri.Jul 30, 2021

5 steps to choosing a home that will appreciate

Housing Wire

In 2020, the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller price index reported the highest annual housing growth since 2013. Due to low inventory, sellers are able to put their homes up at a higher rate. And with today’s low interest rates, buyers have been rushing to purchase what’s available.

Prospective Buyers Continue to Turn into Active Buyers

Eyes on Housing

Of the 17% of American adults considering a future home purchase in the second quarter of 2021, 61% have moved beyond planning and are already actively trying to find one to buy.


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FHA, FHFA re-up eviction bans at Biden’s urging

Housing Wire

A day before the federal eviction ban lapses, the Biden administration is using the levers it has through federal agencies to keep evictions on ice until September.

LoanDepot’s ‘Grand Slam’ offer bundles agent, mortgage and title insurance


LoanDepot and its agent matching subsidiary, mellohome, will offer cash rebates of up to $7,000 on bundled services. Agent Marketing Mortgage anthony hsieh LD Settlement Services LLC loanDepot Mello Home Services LLC mellohome MelloInsurance Services LLC

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Millennials are Determined and Prices are Soaring: The Step-by-Step Formula for Closing More Sales to Millennial Buyers Fast!

Speaker: Paul Moya - CEO, Millennial Labs, and The Go-To Performance Marketing Strategist and Realtor Coach for the Best in the World

Join Paul Moya, CEO of Millennial Labs and the Go-To Performance Marketing Strategist and Realtor Coach for the Best in the World, as he shares insights and information about the importance of understanding a buyer and how their needs change with each generation.

Is there a political fix to the housing shortage?

Housing Wire

The issue of tight housing inventory is multifaceted but is there a political solution? Arch MI investigates this and more in its Spring Housing and Mortgage Market Review. We’ve broken down some of the data below, but be sure to take a deeper dive into the report by clicking here.

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Lumber prices are falling, but builders still feel the pinch

Housing Wire

After a tumultuous year for lumber prices and the homebuilding industry, a light has finally emerged at the end of the tunnel. But builders aren’t out of the woods quite yet.

3 brokers share 7 tips for guiding new real estate agents


Three real estate brokers share how they help new agents navigate bidding wars, manage finances, and keep their sanity while building their business.

Reverse mortgage industry courts financial planners

Housing Wire

‘It’s a two-way conversation:’ 8 tips for social media naysayers


If you question what value social media really adds to your business, don't. Point blank, it gives real estate agents way more reach than they could get offline. It's not for everyone, but here are some tips to make getting started easier.

Reimagining How Construction Companies Capture Progress Tracking

Speaker: Felipe Engineer-Manriquez, Christopher Gagliardi, George Hedley, and Jason Nichols

Join our esteemed panelists for their discussion on the importance of progress tracking which ultimately touches upon every digital aspect within the construction cycle. Our thought-leaders' years of experience on the job sites can help you build a better future at your company.

How to be a Savvy First-Time Homebuyer

Housing Wire

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Olympian to agent: Swimmer Ryan Cochrane talks to Inman about his transition


Prior to becoming an agent, Ryan Cochrane had already brought home two Olympic medals and was a four-time champion of the Commonwealth Games. Agent Lifestyle News Brief Select Technology Ryan Cochrane the agency The Olympics

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Overcoming the challenges direct-to-consumer lenders are facing

Housing Wire

HousingWire recently sat down with Total Expert Director of Technology Alliances Josh Lehr to learn more about recent trends around direct-to-consumer lending. HousingWire: How have trends around direct-to-consumer lending changed over the past year?

Is over-the-top luxury real estate marketing coming back in style?


"People had that initial 'I want, I want, I want,' and then they got very clear on what they wanted," Institute for Luxury Home Marketing President Diane Hartley told Inman.

Why another foreclosure tsunami is still unlikely

Housing Wire

It was August 2020 , six months into a global pandemic, when I laid out what I thought at the time was a compelling case against a wave of foreclosures similar to the one that the nation experienced during the Great Recession.

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Inman Top 5: The biggest stories of the week


Catch up quickly on the biggest stories of the week, as determined by Inman website visitors. Here's the Inman Top 5 for the week of July 24-30, 2021. Industry News Service Inman top 5

Big Money Moving In


NEW YORK, July 29 (Reuters) – Beset by COVID-19 and its fallout, local landlords are offloading their properties to cash-rich institutional investors, and America’s real-estate market may never be the same.

Auctm updates empower brokers and team leaders to coach, decide and plan


From rich charts to simple lists of effective lead sources, Auctm quickly diagnoses a brokerage's performance shortcomings and offers alerts and recommendations on how they should be fixed.

NSDCC July Sales, Preliminary


It’s looking more normal every day, though by the time the last sale is recorded, this month’s total should be around 300 sales (though the median SP will say about the same at +29% YoY): NSDCC (La Jolla to Carlsbad) July Sales Year Number of Detached-Home Sales Median Sales Price Median DOM 2016 273 $1,100,000 […].

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Homes listed in the MLS sell faster and for nearly 17% more: Study


Bright MLS looked at 442,829 home sales across its six-state Mid-Atlantic footprint that sold over a 24-month period. MLS & Associations Select bright mls christy reap off-mls off-mls listings on-mls pocket listings real estate commissions

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4 Ways to Boost Your Productivity

RIS Media

As a real estate professional or affiliate service provider, do you ever wonder, “How can I elevate my productivity?”. If the answer is yes, you’ll find value in this post. The latest numbers show there are roughly 2 million licensed real estate agents in the United States.

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7 truths new agents need to know about short sales


Short sales can help homeowners in need get out of a financial obligation they can no longer afford ethically — but only if agents handle it right. Here are a few things agents need to consider before handling a short sale.

Will Housing Inventory Increase in 2021?

American Lifestyle

The post Will Housing Inventory Increase in 2021? appeared first on American Lifestyle Magazine. Buying & Selling First Time Home Buyer Home Advice Home Selling Homebuying Housing Housing Market Inventory Real Estate Real Estate Agent Real estate market Real Estate Questions Real Estate Tips

Day before eviction moratorium set to expire, Dems scramble for extension


President Biden called on Congress on Thursday to extend the moratorium through the end of 2021, citing concerns over the quick spread of the Delta variant. Democrats were sent scrambling to respond.


CFPB Releases Survey of Mortgage Originations

RIS Media

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) published updated loan-level data for public use collected through the National Survey of Mortgage Originations (NSMO).

Aaron Kirman Group expands operations into Orange County


Former NFL cornerback-turned luxury agent Morgan Trent will serve in the role of managing director for the new market. Agent Brokerage Industry News Luxury Lens Select Aaron Kirman Aaron Kirman Group California luxury real estate compass L.A.

Safety Tips Every Real Estate Agent Should Know

RIS Media

Real estate agent safety is an important topic that is often overlooked in many discussions. While no one plans to be in a dangerous situation, agents should be prepared for any possibility.

Compass makes its move into Minneapolis


Compass has expanded into its ninth new market since its April initial public offering. Seven top agents will establish the brokerage's presence in Minneapolis. Agent Brokerage Select Andrew Spilseth compass Compass expansion Holly Connaker John Adams Real Estate John C. Adams John F.

If I make $50K a year, how much house can I afford?

The Mortgage Report

You may be able to buy a home on $50,000 a year with today's low interest rates and special mortgage programs. Learn more here. Mortgage Products Affordable Homes Housing Michelle Lerner Mortgage mortgage rates Real Estate

The Real Word: Does this new Connecticut law jeopardize teams?


In this edition of The Real Word, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss a new law put into place that affects Connecticut real estate teams, how telling a couple to get counseling led to more deals for one agent, and Brad Inman’s big announcement.