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Are mortgage rates about to fall?

Housing Wire

Mortgage rates and the bond market have fallen a bit recently and the spreads between the 10-year yield and 30-year mortgage rate have improved over last year’s levels. In the past two years, demand has always picked up whenever mortgage rates have moved lower with some duration. Even last week, purchase apps grew week to week. What should we expect this week and what should we focus on for the rest of the year?

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Brokerage Beat: News from Real, Portside, KW

Real Estate News

Largest Fort Worth independent chooses Real; New England's Portside Real Estate acquires boutique Maine firm; KW celebrates annual RED Day.

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NAR attempts to reboot its rep at midyear conference: The Download

Inman

The National Association of Realtors membership gathered in the nation's capital to ctrl-alt-del its reputation. Did it work?

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Judge explains the ‘why’ of rulings on settlements, attorney fees

Real Estate News

In a 40-page filing, Judge Bough lays out his reasons for rejecting arguments from the May 9 hearing, and said lawyers can collect a third of settlement funds.

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The 4 Most Impactful Actions to Take in Real Estate in 2024

Strategic real estate professionals know that the name of the game right now is to stay informed, adaptable, and ready to make confident decisions. In this free download, Inside Real Estate CEO, Joe Skousen, shares what he believes are the top 4 most impactful actions in real estate right now. We've been actively engaging with industry experts, analyzing data, and listening intently to the experiences of our agents on the ground.

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Housing Market Trends: 90% of Metros See Price Rise Despite High Rates

Marco Santarelli

The US housing market continues to defy expectations in 2024. Data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) reveals a surprising trend: over 90% of metro areas across the country experienced rising home prices in the first quarter, despite persistently high mortgage rates that currently range between 6.6% and 7%. This upward trend is cause for both optimism and cautious analysis.

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How to lead when you’re moving out of a leadership role

Real Estate News

Stepping back from a top position can be tough, but great leaders set up their successors for success. A T3 Sixty talent expert explains how.

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Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: Abolitionist Place Park Opens to Public

Brownstoner

A Carroll Gardens Brownstone and More to See, Starting at $1.35 Million Our picks for open houses to check out last weekend were found in Carroll Gardens, Clinton Hill, Greenpoint, and Bay Ridge. They range in price from $1.35 million to $7.995 million. -- Decades in the Making, Abolitionist Place Park Opens to… Read More > The post Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: Abolitionist Place Park Opens to Public appeared first on Brownstoner.

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San Diego Housing Market Booms With 9.4% Growth: Expert Predictions

Marco Santarelli

Amidst the ebb and flow of the national housing market, San Diego stands as a beacon of stability and growth. San Diego's housing market , characterized by diversity and resilience, continues to capture the attention of analysts and homebuyers alike. In March, the CoreLogic Home Price Index (HPI) painted a vivid picture of the housing market in San Diego, revealing an impressive 9.4% increase in home prices year over year.

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Top 10 Rental Markets for College Grads in 2024

BAM Media

BAM Key Details: Realtor.com put together a report with the 10 best rental markets for new college graduates in 2024 based on factors including affordable and available rentals, an abundance of job opportunities, and a thriving social/cultural scene. Austin, TX, takes the number one spot, followed by Bloomington, MN, and Pittsburgh, PA. Recent college grads likely already know the going rate for rentals in their area.

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Tiny apartment costs $7 a month; scoring one is like winning the lottery

Seattle Times Real Estate

Part of a new public housing complex in Seoul, the heavily subsidized studio was built for young South Koreans struggling to find a place to live.

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Need Curated Pre-foreclosure Lists to Generate New Real Estate Leads? Trellis Has the Data!

Trellis is a state trial court research and analytics platform that provides Real Estate Professionals (Buyers, Foreclosure, Loan Modification, etc.) with LEADS on Pre-Foreclosures, Lis Pendes, Distressed Assets and more — to help uncover **new** opportunities and grow their business. The process is quick and easy — and all in real time. Trellis will supply you with a link to the relevant dockets, a Leads sheet and access to its UI where applicable.

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Best States

BubbleInfo

Their Top 10 states didn’t include California so obviously you should move to some place better! If you’re looking for a great place to live, you might want to check out Utah. For the second year in a row, Utah was named the best state in the nation, according to the 2024 rankings from U.S. […] The post Best States first appeared on bubbleinfo.com.

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