Mon.Nov 21, 2022

Mortgage Rates Will Come Down, It’s Just a Matter of Time

Keeping Current Matters

This past year, rising mortgage rates have slowed the red-hot housing market. Buying Myths First Time Home Buyers For Buyers Housing Market Updates Interest Rates Move-Up Buyers Content Hub

FinCEN expands GTOs on all-cash real estate transactions

Housing Wire

In late October, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), a bureau within the U.S. Treasury Department , announced its decision to again expand its Geographic Targeting Orders (GTOs).

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Gain for Custom Home Building

Eyes on Housing

NAHB’s analysis of Census Data from the Quarterly Starts and Completions by Purpose and Design survey indicates custom home building expanded during the third quarter of 2022 despite broader market weakness. There were 59,000 total custom building starts during the third quarter of the year.

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Forbearance rate increased in October for the first time in 29 months

Housing Wire

The forbearance rate increased marginally in October after more than two years of declines, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) reported Monday. The trade group previously noted that it expected pressures due to worsening economic conditions. .

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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.

New Single-Family Home Size Trending Lower

Eyes on Housing

An expected impact of the virus crisis was a need for more residential space, as people use homes for more purposes including work. During the housing boom after covid, this led to a rise for new single-family home size.

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RE/MAX Premier team joins Coldwell Banker

Real Trends

Fourteen agents from Bear, Delaware-based RE/MAX Premier Properties joined the Wilmington, Delaware, office of Coldwell Banker Realty, based in Greater Philadelphia and Central Pennsylvania. The agents bring a combined $51 million sales volume in 2021.

Housing data’s role in furthering affordable homeownership

Housing Wire

The housing industry is at an unprecedented moment in time. The COVID-19 pandemic brought interest rates to record lows and spurred a $4 trillion purchase and refinance mortgage boom in 2021.

A Relationship Between Housing and Inflation

Realty Biz

Whether it is rent or mortgage payments, housing is the single biggest chunk of spending for the average consumer. That means housing has an outsize impact on overall inflation from month to month.

HUD to allow borrowers of FHA mortgages to obtain private flood insurance

Housing Wire

Homeowners with the Federal Housing Administration -insured mortgage financing will now be allowed to obtain private flood insurance policies, expanding consumer options to protect borrowers from the country’s major natural disaster. . The U.S.

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.

What is Home Buyers’ Marketing? : A Guide for Real Estate Agents

Realty Biz

Whether you’ve just gotten into the real estate business or you’ve been an agent for years, you should know employing effective marketing techniques will be crucial to your success. Today, we will talk about marketing to potential buyers and answer the question, “What is home buyers’ marketing?”

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Why this small lender is running straight into the non-QM fire

Housing Wire

Amid surging rates, declining volumes and a reduced appetite from investors in the secondary market, there are a growing number of casualties in the mortgage space, especially in the riskier non-QM segment. First Guaranty Mortgage Corp.

Dr. Lee Davenport on prospecting by personality

Real Trends

Today’s RealTrending podcast features Dr. Lee Davenport, a real estate coach and author specializing in helping real estate professionals grow and teaching others about fair housing.

The Value of Pay Per Click Campaigns in Real Estate

Realty Biz

With the rise of digital marketing and social media, Pay Per Click (PPC) campaigns have become an important part of any online strategy for real estate businesses. PPC is a form of online advertising where a business pays a specific amount every time someone clicks on their ad.

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!

Employment Situation in October: State-Level Analysis

Eyes on Housing

Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 42 states in October compared to the previous month while eight states and the District of Columbia lost jobs.

The 9 Best FSBO Scripts of 2022 (+ Why They Work)

The Close

There is no doubt that FSBOs are some of the most crucial leads a real estate agent can pursue. My broker used to say, “FSBO sellers have already told you they want to sell and want to sell now—all you have to do is convince them you’re the right person for the job.” How do you convince them?

Inventory Watch


There have been 80 NSDCC closings in November, which should mean we should get to at least 100 sales for the month. But with only 108 pendings today, the monthly sales in December and January sales will probably be under 100.

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With buyers on the sidelines, real estate agents play the long game

Real Trends

Johnson Tsai’s business is usually 50-50: evenly split between representing buyers in and doing rental deals in New York City. Soaring mortgage rates has changed that dynamic. .

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!

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I’ve been on a fortunate lucky streak this year, and it’s not going to last forever so if you don’t mind, I’m going to enjoy it while lasts. More than anything, I want to give hope to sellers and buyers that you can make smart and friendly transactions these days.


How to Sell a House By Owner in Nebraska: A FSBO Guide


When the time comes to move, some tenacious homeowners in Nebraska are eager to take over the reins of their home sale and figure out how to sell a house by owner.

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15 Must-Read Tips for Organizing Small Spaces


If you live in a small space, you know the struggle of trying to keep it organized. It can seem like an impossible task, but some organizing hacks for small spaces can help.

How to Sell a House By Owner in Louisiana: A Pelican State FSBO Guide


When the time comes to move, some tenacious homeowners in Louisiana are eager to take over the reins of their home sale and figure out how to sell a house by owner.

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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!

Gas vs. Electric Stove: Sustainability, Cost, and Maintenance Debunked


If you’re in the market for a new stove, choosing a replacement can be challenging. Along with size, brand, and aesthetic, an important decision is deciding which fuel source you want it to use. Both have their advantages and disadvantages, especially when it comes to sustainability and price.

What’s The ‘Profile’ Of Today’s Landlords?

Toronto Realty Blog

TorontoRealtyBlog. My first landlord was named John. I even remember his last name, but I don’t need to share it. I remember quite a bit about John.

This $899K Chateau Beachwood unit was reportedly once home to Marilyn Monroe

Fancy Pants Homes

Nestled under the Hollywood sign in Beachwood Canyon sits a landmark French Normandy-style building steeped in Hollywood history that’s looking for its newest residents. Chateau Beachwood — a 10-unit complex designed in 1937 by architect Walter C.

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[VIP] Redfin 3Q22: Back to the Future

Notorious ROB

I have had to think about Redfin after Q3 of 2022. Redfin has been my favorite brokerage for years now for a few reasons. I have thought their commitment to the consumer was unshakable, and the desire to save consumers money and to improve things for buyers is written into the DNA of the company.

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