Wed.Sep 15, 2021

The purchase mortgage market continues to pick up steam

Housing Wire

Mortgage loan application volume rebounded from the week prior, increasing by 0.3% for the week ending Sept. 10, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s weekly report.

5 Tips for Making Your Best Offer

Keeping Current Matters

In today’s sellers’ market , standing out as a buyer is critical. Multi-offer scenarios and bidding wars are the norm due to the low supply of houses for sale and high buyer demand. If you’re buying this fall, you’ll want every advantage, especially when you’ve found the home of your dreams.


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Rocket Mortgage’s Rachel Robinson to speak at HW Annual

Housing Wire

As the housing economy becomes increasingly digital, appraisal modernization may hold the key to not only providing a better experience for borrowers and lenders but also reducing potential appraisal bias.

Mortgage Refinancing Activity Tapers in Latest Month

Eyes on Housing

The last four weeks’ mortgage purchasing and refinancing activities, as reflected in the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) latest weekly application surveys, shows a general withdrawal of refinancing and a very slight increase in purchasing from the prior month.

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.

FHFA proposes changes to GSE capital rule

Housing Wire

The FHFA proposed a rule on Wednesday to amend the Enterprise Regulatory Capital Framework (ERCF) for the GSEs that would refine the leverage buffer and the risk-based capital treatment for CRT transactions.

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Reverse mortgage volume drops in August

Housing Wire

The reverse mortgage volume boom appears to have diminished for now, at least if new data is any indication. Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) endorsements fell in August, 2021 by 14.3%

DOJ quietly resumed NAR probe days after settlement withdrawal


In a 418-page petition filed Monday, NAR contends the antitrust regulator swiftly reopened its investigation into the Clear Cooperation Policy and buyer broker commissions in July.

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Mortgage Applications Reach Highest Level Since April

RIS Media

Mortgage applications increased 0.3% from the previous week, according to the latest Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) for the week ending Sept. 10, 2021. This week’s results include an adjustment for the Labor Day holiday.

Bright, serene & classic Alberta bungalow

The Living Room

*OPEN HOUSES: SATURDAY, Sep. 18th, 2-4p and S UNDAY, Sep. 19th, 2-4p*. This sun-filled and serene Alberta Arts bungalow is an absolute classic that sits high off the street, and has been lovingly cared for and updated in so many ways.


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.

6 Tax Breaks to Offset Capital Gains When Selling a Home


DISCLAIMER: This article is meant for educational purposes only and is not intended to be construed as financial, tax, or legal advice. HomeLight always encourages you to reach out to an advisor regarding your own situation.

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Publicizing The Listing Agent


The old rule was that any agent could advertise any MLS listing via the IDX, as long as the listing agent’s name and brokerage was displayed. But now you have to include their contact information too.

The Key Paperwork You Need to Sell a House, With or Without a Realtor


Even if you’re listing your home without a Realtor’s® help, you’ll still need to gather the necessary paperwork for the sale and fill it out correctly.

United Wholesale Mortgage to launch in-house appraisal capability


The service, UWM Appraisal Direct, is optional and mortgage brokers will still have the option to choose from roughly 100 UWM-approved appraisal management companies.

3 Ways to Improve Your Authenticity on Social Media

RIS Media

Being authentic on social media can seem like a marketing buzzword, but it must be essential to every agent’s online presence. Showing people you’re a relatable and genuine professional can go a long way toward branding yourselves as an agent worth hiring.

It looks like the US is headed for a 2nd wave of homeowner reshuffling


A large share of employees want to work remotely, but some say their employers' lack of guidance on this policy is delaying big decisions. Markets & Economy Select Technology Websites Chris Glynn employees employers home market Meghan Reibstein pandemic remote work survey workers Zillow

Successful Auctions


Nicolas Berggruen, a real estate investor who earned the moniker “homeless billionaire” through his jet-setting lifestyle and lack of a permanent address, just shelled out $63.1

REX takes new jab at NAR in blistering ‘cartel economics’ attack


The discount brokerage struck on Wednesday following the National Association of Realtors' petition two days earlier to compel the DOJ to uphold its antitrust settlement.

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Coldwell Banker Partners With Supreme Auctions

RIS Media

Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC has partnered the Coldwell Banker Global Luxury® program with Supreme Auctions®, a luxury real estate auction brand.

7 of the most ridiculous requests agents have received from clients


From a ghost inspection to a complete and total ban on police, homebuyers and sellers expect a lot from their agents — and they're not afraid to make some pretty big asks.

Topics That I Do Not Want To Discuss!

Toronto Realty Blog

TorontoRealtyBlog. Is there an emoji for that? If I put the word “sigh” in brackets, will WordPress populate a tired, frustrated, emotionally-withdrawn emoji?

SEE: First pictures of SERHANT’s new state-of-the-art Soho office


Boasting studios for podcasting and video production, Ryan Serhant's flagship brick-and-mortar office in Manhattan aims to reimagine the modern brokerage.

Science at Loxahatchee River Center - Jupiter

Waterfront Properties

The Loxahatchee River Center, located at 805 N. Highway One in Jupiter presents “Science with Sam”. The program is on select Wednesdays from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Join the Loxahatchee River Center Scientist Sam for different science activities for our Kindergarten through 5th grade aged children.


10 tips that can save your business’ online reputation


As business greats like Warren Buffett and Benjamin Franklin have pointed out, it takes hard work to build your business’ reputation — and only one mistake to swiftly ruin it. What can you do to protect your business? Here are 10 tips for protecting your online reputation on social media.

Rapid home equity growth calms foreclosure crisis fears

Realty Biz

As government backed foreclosure moratoriums edge closer to expiration, the number of borrowers who’re still under some kind of bailout program is declining fast. But the future is not as bleak as some may have feared for those who’re still in trouble.

How to implement 5 marketing strategies in 20 minutes


With 30 years of industry experience, Marki Lemons-Ryhal is known for her marketing strategies and tactics that maximize returns. And she is sharing them with you.

Thousands of Professionals Now Equipped to Tackle Real Estate’s Next Phase

RIS Media

RISMedia Real Estate CEO & Agent Leadership Exchange General Sessions Featured Industry Powerhouses Like NAR’s Charlie Oppler, LeadingRE’s Paul Boomsma, C.A.R’s ’s Leslie Appleton-Young and More. Yesterday, Sept.

Some real estate industry thoughts, inspired by John Lennon’s Imagine

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: Some real estate industry thoughts, inspired by John Lennon’s Imagine.

Tips to Extend the Life of Perishables

RIS Media

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