Mon.Nov 22, 2021

Existing home sales now outperforming

Housing Wire

The National Association of Realtors ‘ existing home sales report for October came in at a solid beat of estimates at 6.34 million. This number is above my trend sales peak of 6.2 million and that means we have had back-to-back existing home sales prints of over 6.2 million.

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4 Ways Homeowners Can Use Their Equity

Keeping Current Matters

Your equity is a powerful tool that can help you achieve your goals as a homeowner. And chances are, your equity grew substantially over the past year. According to the latest Equity Insights Report from CoreLogic , homeowners gained an average of $51,500 in equity over the past year.

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Stewart Title shows no signs of slowing down expansion

Housing Wire

Stewart Title has acquired Las Cruces Abstract and Title according to an announcement made Friday. Founded in 1926, Las Cruces Abstract and Title serves Dona Ana, Hidalgo and Luna Counties in southern New Mexico.

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Single-Family Home Size Continues to Trend Higher

Eyes on Housing

An expected impact of the virus crisis is a need for more residential space, as people use homes for more purposes including work. Recent data confirms this impact on the market continues to occur.

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.

Second term for Powell, Brainard to be Fed vice chair

Housing Wire

President Joe Biden nominated Jerome Powell for a second term as Federal Reserve chair, and elevated Lael Brainard to vice chair, the No. 2 position at the central bank.

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Lunch & Learn about Low Housing Supply, Lumber and Homebuilding

Housing Wire

This Lunch and Learn will examine the nation’s lack of housing inventory and the factors that have contributed to a decline in homebuilding.

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2022 Loan limits edge toward $1 million

The Mortgage Report

2022 loan limits will be announced this month. And it's likely we'll see FHA and conforming loan limits close to $1 million. Here's what it means for you. Mortgage News

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Opportunities and Challenges: Unpacking the lender’s vital role in increasing minority homeownership

Housing Wire

The challenges that lenders, real estate professionals and communities face as they work to increase homeownership among minorities and promote equity in lending can seem too big to tackle.

Coldwell Banker Around the World: November 2021

Coldwell Banker

Riccione, Italy is full of magic that comes from the friendliness of its inhabitants, the richness of the territory, and the collective desire to live well.

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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.

How Mortgage Blockchain Works & When It Will Go Mainstream

Housing Wire

Mortgage blockchain disruption is already here, so it’s time to learn how blockchain works instead of saying it’s “a solution looking for a problem” in housing finance.

How to Get Rid of Ants in the Kitchen

Point2Homes

Image: RHJPhtotoandilustration / Shutterstock.com. If you’re having problems with an ant infestation in your kitchen, it’s important to deal with it as soon as possible. Ants can multiply extremely quickly and cause damage to your home in the process.

Inside the Realogy-Blackstone iBuying venture

Housing Wire

Realogy says it is real serious about its two-year-old iBuying division, RealSure.

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10 Questions to Ask When Buying a House

Point2Homes

Image: Monkey Business Images / Shutterstock.com. While buying a house is exciting, it’s seldom a straightforward process. There are a lot of processes to take care of, and a lot of money is at stake.

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!

The latest economic and policy trends facing mortgage servicers

Housing Wire

As 2022 rapidly approaches, industry experts are gathering to give an industry update on all things servicing. Join us for an in-depth roundtable discussion on economic and policy trends impacting servicers as well as a look ahead at strategies servicers should employ in the next year.

The Top 8 Home Improvement Projects for Winter

American Lifestyle

The post The Top 8 Home Improvement Projects for Winter appeared first on American Lifestyle Magazine. Home Improvement Basement Garage Home Projects Kitchen Winter Cleaning

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RE/MAX Gold Nation’s James O’Bryon on growing a top real estate brokerage

Housing Wire

If you added up the impact that HousingWire’s Vanguard winners have had on the industry, you’d likely have a comprehensive list of the initiatives that have moved markets forward. These are the leaders who have dreamt, shaped and molded a better way to execute the home-buying journey.

5 Sure-Fire Ways To Add Value To Your Commercial Property

Realty Biz

Whether it be an office block, a shopping center, or a leisure facility, investing in a commercial property can be exceptionally lucrative. Particularly if you find effective ways to add value, the potential return on your investment can be enormous. Be careful, though.

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!

What is the next step for NAR?

Housing Wire

In this Q&A, Senior Real Estate Reporter Matthew Blake gives HW+ members the inside scoop on what happened at NAR ‘s annual conference. Blake breaks down his biggest takeaways from the conference as well as what realtors should expect from the NAR agenda next year.

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Inventory Watch

BubbleInfo

There have been more new pendings than new listings for four weeks in a row. This week’s 54 new pendings is the highest weekly amount since the end of August! There are more pendings than actives today (232 vs. 229) and it’s the week of Thanksgiving!

ERA® REAL ESTATE REPORT EXAMINES IMPACT OF COVID-19 AROUND THE WORLD

Realty Biz

ERA ® Real Estate , a global franchising leader within the Realogy family of brands, today released a first-of-its-kind report “ The COVID-19 Pandemic’s Impact on Real Estate Around the World: An In-Depth Analysis.”.

These 5 Homes For Sale Are Every Thanksgiving Host’s Dream

First Team Real Estate

Thanksgiving can be a tricky holiday to host, trying to fit the whole family into your home with room to eat, cook, and entertain. However, with the right floor plan and functional layout, holiday magic can be made.

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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!

Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge -

Waterfront Properties

Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Has Four contiguous beachfront lots on Jupiter Island’s North Beach Road, in Hobe Sound. They were donated by the Coast Guard, increasing the federally protected sea turtle nesting habitat.

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Real Estate Cloud Software: Running Your Business on the Cloud

McKissock

Five years ago if someone would have told you in the future there would never be a need for you to save another file to your computer again—you probably would have been confused and mystified. However, today more real estate professionals are transitioning over to the cloud either part- or full-time.

FHFA tells Fannie & Freddie to focus on housing affordability in 2022

Realty Biz

The Federal Housing Finance Agency has put affordability at the top of its agenda in its annual to-do list for government-sponsored enterprises, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Mortgage and refinance rates today, Nov. 22, 2021

The Mortgage Report

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates Average mortgage rates fell last Friday. And by a worthwhile amount. Indeed, the last three business days have dragged those rates down from a recent […]. Mortgage Rates Now

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