Wed.Nov 30, 2022

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Voxtur CEO on progress in the housing industry

Housing Wire

The HousingWire award spotlight series highlights the individuals and organizations that have been recognized through our Editors’ Choice Awards. Nominations for HousingWire’s TECH100 award are now open through Friday, December 23, 2022. Click here to nominate your organization.

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Why There Won’t Be a Flood of Foreclosures Coming to the Housing Market

Keeping Current Matters

With the rapid shift that’s happened in the housing market this year, some people are raising concerns that we’re destined for a repeat of the crash we saw in 2008. Distressed Properties For Buyers For Sellers Foreclosures Content Hub

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Mortgage group asks regulators to stop FICO’s price hikes of up to 400%

Housing Wire

Credit reports are getting a lot pricier, and some mortgage lenders are none too pleased about it. In a letter dated Nov.

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How to Pick a Real Estate Agent for Buying a Home

HomeLight

Today’s housing market looks very different from what we’ve experienced in the past few years. Rising interest rates and some sellers’ inability to adjust to a different demand has complicated market 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.

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The mortgage market right-sizing is well underway. When will normalcy return?

Housing Wire

Relief from the rate-driven volume reduction afflicting both the primary and secondary mortgage markets is expected to be elusive for some time to come, at least in terms of any renewed refinancing boost.

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Black Knight’s Borrower Digital leverages connectivity with Empower to give lenders a competitive edge

Housing Wire

Borrower Digital is Black Knight’s point-of-sale (POS) solution that is built using responsive-design to be used easily from any web-enabled device.

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Feels Like Fed Easing

BubbleInfo

This isn’t exactly new news – most prognosticators figured the Fed would only raise their rate by 0.5% in December, instead of the 3/4% hikes recently – but the stock market liked it (up 628) and the 10-year yield dropped a tenth.

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Pending home sales are down 37% from last year

Housing Wire

Pending home sales continued to fall in October, recording a 4.6% month-over-month drop that resulted in an index reading of 77.1, according to data released Wednesday by the National Association of Realtors. This is the fifth consecutive month of declines.

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Seller Hesitancy Will Persist

BubbleInfo

Every once in a while, a sliver of truth slips into the mainstream media articles.

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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.

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Banc of California sues Sprout Mortgage, Planet Home Lending 

Housing Wire

A recent lawsuit filed by Banc of California is claiming that mortgage lenders and servicers Sprout Mortgage (now defunct) and Planet Home Lending owe $1.5 million related to the proceeds of two notes it owned and funded.

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Replacement Roofing: Warning Signs You Need a New Roof

Maximum Exposure Real Estate

Signs Roofing Replacement is Necessary One of the questions that any homeowner should be asking themselves if they have a roof that is getting up in age is, “how do I know if replacement roofing is necessary? For obvious reasons, your roof is one of the most essential parts of your home.

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Cloudvirga’s POS platform provides loan officers with everything they need to prepare a loan in minutes

Housing Wire

One pain point affecting lenders today is around how they can differentiate themselves from the competition and increase efficiencies. Cloudvirga’s platform solves for both by creating the best experience for borrowers and loan officers.

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Pros and Cons of Paying All Cash For Your Home

Realty Biz

Certainly, not everyone can pay all cash for a home. But if you have the ability, should you? There are pros and cons to that decision that you need to apply to your specific situation.

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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!

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Point-of-Sale Solutions Special Report

Housing Wire

In today’s market, lenders are looking to differentiate themselves from the competition by providing a superior experience for the borrower. At the same time, they want to improve the experience for loan officers by streamlining as much as they can and providing valuable efficiencies.

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How to Use Your Real Estate Newsletter to Gain More Clients

Realty Biz

With over 2 million realtors active in the US, you need to do what you can to get ahead of the competition. One of the best things you can do for lead generation is to start a real estate newsletter.

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Tips for giving back to your community this holiday season

Real Trends

Real estate professionals play a pivotal role in their communities. And among every community, there are those who go above and beyond to make a genuine impact in the lives of their neighbors.

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Expert Advice for Selling Your Home During the Holidays

HomeLight

Waiting until the Spring to put your house on the market can be a missed window of opportunity. Contrary to popular belief, many homes also sell between November and January every year. In fact, more than one million homes get sold every winter. The U.S.

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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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5 marketing and lead generation ideas for thrifty new agents

Real Trends

So you got your real estate license, you found a brokerage firm you’re happy with — now what? Are you just going to wait for those calls to come in? If so, I have some bad news for you. It’s not likely to happen unless you invest some time, energy and money in marketing and lead generation. .

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Should You Flip a House in 2023? Well, It Depends

HomeLight

Home improvement shows have popularized the concept of “flipping” houses, bringing this segment of the real estate industry into the living rooms of everyday Americans, even inspiring some to take on the challenge of buying a home needing TLC, updating the home with old-fashioned sweat equity, and selling for a nice profit.

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4 questions to ask yourself before forming a real estate team

Real Trends

For the past few years, building a real estate team has been an all-consuming goal for many real estate professionals. Sure, it seems glamorous to have 10 to 12 people “working for you” and doing fun photo shoots of your group stepping off a private jet.

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17 Christmas Real Estate Ideas to Get You More Clients in 2023 (+ Card Templates)

The Close

The holiday season is here. And we’re ready to help you get into the holiday spirit with some creative Christmas real estate ideas to warm up your holidays. From social media campaigns to networking events to sending postcards, we’ve got you covered.

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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!

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Showing activity continues to slow in the housing market nationwide

Real Trends

Home showing activity continued to slow in October as prospective homebuyers encountered mortgage rates not seen for nearly two decades, according to ShowingTime’s Showing Index released on Monday. Nationwide, the Showing Index was down 7% month over month and 27.3%

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10 Ways to Transform Your Patio Into an Outdoor Entertaining Oasis

Realty Biz

Summer is in full swing, which means it's patio season. Like most homeowners, you probably use your patio to entertain guests. But if your patio is looking a little lacklustre, don't worry. We've teamed up with Fair Dinkum to help you transform your patio into an entertaining outdoor oasis.

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Revive Real Estate launches Revive Edge

Real Trends

Revive Real Estate, a company that provides home sellers with presale renovations, announced the debut of Revive Edge, a network that will provide top real estate agents with benefits to grow their businesses.

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Don’t Discount The End Result!

Toronto Realty Blog

TorontoRealtyBlog. I rarely wade into these waters. Discussing the value of a real estate agent in an open forum is never going to convince those who already have their minds made up.

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Become THE Social-Savvy Agent With This Free eBook

Close more deals from social media leads in 2022! This three-chapter eBook covers the fundamentals of building a digital strategy. You’ll hear from top industry experts and get exclusive insights into how you can become the social-savvy agent. Get your copy today!