Tue.Apr 06, 2021

Here’s how to fix the housing market inventory crisis

Housing Wire

The U.S. housing market is in the midst of an inventory crisis. The number of homes for sale in the U.S. is hovering near record lows , caused by a pandemic-induced housing inventory death-spiral.

Don’t Sell on Your Own Just Because It’s a Sellers’ Market

Keeping Current Matters

In a sellers’ market , some homeowners might be tempted to try to sell their house on their own (known as For Sale By Owner , or FSBO ) instead of working with a trusted real estate professional.

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The appraisal gap is complicating deals across the country

Housing Wire

The home checked off every box on Linda’s list. It had a large, fenced-in yard, modern appliances in an updated kitchen, a “man cave” for her husband, beamed ceilings, a massive master suite and was located in a good school district. The house, in the Nashville area, was listed at $405,000.

Five reasons it’s not a “horrible time to buy a house”

The Mortgage Report

Many experts are saying it's a horrible time to buy a house. But that's not true for everyone. Here are 5 reasons it could be a great time to buy a home. Buying a home First-Time Home Buyers Mortgage News

Two Southern banks complete mortgage eNote transfer

Housing Wire

Truliant Federal Credit Union is the first Southeast financial institution to officially complete a transfer of an eNote – or an electronic promissory note – to Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta (FHLBank Atlanta), as part of FHLBank Atlanta’s eNote pilot program, the lender said Tuesday.

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How to Get Rid of Junk in Your Home

Point2Homes

Image: Palabra / Shutterstock.com. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the average American produces 4.4 pounds of waste each day. And, although most of this finds its way into the trash, some will remain in your home.

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices to Bridge the ‘Real Estate Loyalty Gap’

RIS Media

A Real Estate Loyalty Gap exists, according to Chris Stuart, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices.

Calgary’s Jonathan Popowich moves to eXp Realty

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: Calgary’s Jonathan Popowich moves to eXp Realty.

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United Real Estate Ranks 8th Largest in Nation

RIS Media

United® Real Estate’s company-owned operations have recently been recognized as the eighth largest residential real estate brokerage in the nation ranked by number of transactions.

Thrifty Staging Secrets

American Lifestyle

The post Thrifty Staging Secrets appeared first on American Lifestyle Magazine. Staging Home Selling Homebuyer Real Estate Real Estate Agent Real Estate Tips Selling

Janice Konkol of First Team Real Estate Sells $3 Million Irvine Home, 6.8% Over List Price

First Team Real Estate

IRVINE, CA – Janice Konkol —one of Orange County’s most sought-after real estate professionals—recently closed the sale of a stunningly remodeled single-family in Turtle Rock Crest, featuring city light views from the Pacific Ocean to Mount Baldy. Originally listed for sale at $2.8

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A Large Canadian Bank Just Blamed The Bank of Canada For The Property Bubble

Better Dwelling

One of Canada’s largest banks made an unusual move — they called out the role the Bank of Canada (BoC) played in the property bubble. Well, they subbed them. BMO senior economist Robert Kavcic sent clients a housing analysis this morning.

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6 Backyard Design Rules You Should Break in 2021

Realtor.com

Getty Images By now, the birds are chirping, flowers are blooming, and cloudless sunny skies are ahead. Warmer weather means more people will be spending time outdoors—and there’s no better time to rethink your backyard design and try something new.

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REALTORS® Can Access Exclusive Offers on Appliances and Life Insurance

RIS Media

NAR’s REALTOR Benefits® Program, the association’s exclusive member benefits program, has rolled out two new home and personal offers for members.

Mortgage and refinance rates today, April 6, 2021

The Mortgage Report

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates Average mortgage rates just inched lower yesterday. That surprised me because it looked that morning as if a small rise was more likely. But these […]. Mortgage Rates Now

Outdoor Music Friday and Saturday Nights: Palm Beach Gardens

Waterfront Properties

Downtown Palm Beach Gardens hosts a free weekly outdoor concert every Friday and Saturday night. The concert series features a diverse lineup of local and regional bands playing jazz, rock, pop, country, and everything in between.

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realtor™ Is More Than a Landing Page

RIS Media

NAR PULSE—With all the marketing and business optimization tools you need, an intuitive interface, and the ability to boost your brokerage’s brand to the next level,realtor and.realestate web addresses deliver much more than a landing page.

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4 Home Features That Need to Be in Top Condition to Fight the Summer Heat

RISMedia

By Anita Ginsburg If hot weather is just around the corner in your area, you need to be sure that your home is ready for the summer heat.

HGAR, OneKey™ MLS Adds New Members

RIS Media

The Hudson Gateway Association of REALTORS®, Inc.

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When The Frenzy Busted Loose

BubbleInfo

The real estate market was boisterous in last half of 2020, which made it easy to predict that once we got past the election and into the new year we’d probably see the Greatest Real Estate Frenzy Ever. Let’s use February 22nd as the day the frenzy really kicked in.

5 Resources to Save Time and Grow Your Appraisal Business

McKissock

Looking for ways to increase your efficiency and save time in your work day? Whether your goal is to work fewer hours and improve your work-life balance or increase productivity and scale your business, there are many technology tools available to help you complete more appraisals in less time.

Toronto Real Estate Prices Rise More Than Half The Median Wage In A Month

Better Dwelling

Greater Toronto real estate is now earning far more than most owners could make working. Toronto Regional Real Estate Board (TRREB) data shows home prices soared in March. A typical home saw prices rise by half the region’s median wage in just over a single month. That’s a typical home.

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Hot Tickets: 10 In-Demand Cities Where Home Prices Are Soaring the Most (Some Will Surprise You)

Realtor.com

Getty Images Has the arrival of spring ever seemed so overdue? Renewal! Longer days and warmer nights! This would normally be the long-awaited start of peak season for home buyers looking to purchase their first abode or trade up into a larger residence.

High-performing RE/MAX team joins eXp Realty

Inman

The Lahey Group operates in the Washington, D.C., The move is the second big get for eXp in less than a week. Industry News News Brief Select Teams exp eXp Realty maryland perry group re/max teams The Lahey Group Virginia washington washington dc

Historical Photos

BubbleInfo

If you want to go down a rabbit hole of historical photos, click below – it may cost you 30-60 minutes! link]. Historic Homes

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Houston company pays out $50K+ to settle age discrimination lawsuit

The American Genius for Real Estate

(REAL ESTATE MARKETING) This latest age discrimination lawsuit offers an important lesson for businesses to consider in their employee management and care. The post Houston company pays out $50K+ to settle age discrimination lawsuit appeared first on The American Genius Real Estate.

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3 ways to set buyers expectations during this sizzling-hot spring

Inman

By setting expectations early, agents can put their clients in a better position and educate them on the often frustrating marketplace so they can make quick, sound decisions. Here's how.

Re/Max of Western Canada announces top agents for 2020

REM Online

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Building Blocks for Homes of Tomorrow

Notorious ROB

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The Best Items for Your Dollar Store DIY List

American Lifestyle

The post The Best Items for Your Dollar Store DIY List appeared first on American Lifestyle Magazine. Crafts & DIY Projects Budget Crafting Decor DIY Home

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