Tue.Nov 17, 2020

MBA predicts record purchase mortgage volume in 2021

Housing Wire

The Mortgage Bankers Association on Tuesday released revised estimates for the third and fourth quarter of 2020 as well as predicting record purchase volume for 2021. Although The MBA expects decreased numbers of refinancings will lower overall origination next year to around $2.56

Homes for Sale Are Rapidly Disappearing

Keeping Current Matters

Through all the challenges of 2020, the real estate market has done very well, and purchasers are continuing to take advantage of historically low mortgage rates.

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These are the top RON trends to watch for in 2021

Housing Wire

In 2020, remote online notarization became one of the key technologies being discussed among mortgage professionals. So what does 2021 have in store for RON?

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Susan Yannaccone Becomes First Woman to be Named President and CEO of Realogy Franchise Group

RIS Media

Realogy Holdings Corp has announced the appointment of Susan Yannaccone as president and chief executive officer of Realogy Franchise Group LLC, effective Nov. 30, 2020. Yannaccone will replace John W. Peyton, who was recently announced as the new chief executive officer of Dine Brands Global, Inc.

Real estate tech roundup: Shaker, zavvie and Homie

Housing Wire

Indianapolis-based High Alpha has launched Shaker , a collaborative CRM and real estate transaction management platform.

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4 Ways to Revamp Your Long-Forgotten Garage

Coldwell Banker

Join us today in exploring 4 tried and tested methods you can use to show your long-forgotten garage some much-needed TLC, revamping your cluttered space into one fit for function. The post 4 Ways to Revamp Your Long-Forgotten Garage appeared first on Coldwell Banker Blue Matter.


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Is Probate Necessary For All Estates or Can You Avoid It?


Disclaimer: This article is purely informational and is not meant to be legal advice. If you have any questions, please consult a probate attorney. Coping with loss when a beloved family member passes away isn’t easy.

Love is in the Air

The Living Room

I’ve known Jaime for 20 years; we’ve been through moves, graduations, child birth, celebrations and devastations. She is more than a friend to me; she is as close to a sister as I will ever experience.

Winterization: The Complete 35-Point Checklist To Get Your Home Ready For Winter


There’s something wonderful about winter. Imagine curling up in front of the fireplace of your new home with some hot chocolate and a good book. Sounds nice, doesn’t it?

Inside a Stately Home in Houston’s Tanglewood

Sotheby's International Real Estate

A classicism more typical of a handsome English manor characterizes this 10,203-square-foot home on a half-acre corner lot in Houston’s exclusive Tanglewood neighborhood.

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Nashville Real Estate Market Trends & Investment Outlook

Norada Real Estate

Nashville housing market remains one of the hottest markets in the US. Despite the pandemic led economic slowdown, there is healthy demand to purchase homes in the Nashville real estate market. Across the nation, we have seen people moving from big cities to the suburbs.

Regional Twists on a Thanksgiving Side Dish Staple

American Lifestyle

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Bidding War, Schmidding War…GET OVER IT!

Lab Coat Agents

It’s October 2020 and I just listed a small property – an adorable 3 bedroom split level, a mere 1550 square feet, comes with an open kitchen & a main bedroom w/ only a half-bath en-suite. Busy street aside, this house comes on the market at $479,000.

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3 Reasons Why You Should Put Your Rentals on the MLS

RIS Media

Much has drastically changed in rental markets nationwide since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Moving trends and rental prices have been significantly impacted by job losses, remote working, and more, leaving the marketplace a confusing place to navigate.

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Movers & Shakers: Realogy Franchise Names New CEO, LGBTQ+ Alliance

Real Trends

Realogy Names Longtime Franchise And Brokerage Leader Susan Yannaccone President And CEO Of Realogy Franchise Group.

Mortgage and refinance rates today, November 17, 2020

The Morgtage Report

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates Average mortgage rates edged lower yesterday. And conventional loans started out this morning at 3.0% (3.0% APR) for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage. Yesterday’s fall in […]. Mortgage Rates Now

Canadian Real Estate Sales Slow For The First Time Since The Beginning of Pandemic

Better Dwelling

Canadian real estate is still booming, but slowing faster than seasonally expected. Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) data shows sales made a small decline in October. The decline only shows in the board’s seasonally adjusted numbers.

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CoreLogic: U.S. Single-Family Rent Growth Gained Strength in September, But Still Below Pre-Pandemic Rates

RIS Media

CoreLogic® recently released its latest Single-Family Rent Index (SFRI) , which analyzes single-family rent price changes nationally and across more than 20 metropolitan areas. Data collected for September 2020 shows a national rent increase of 2.5

Norton Museum of Art Opens This Friday To The Public

Waterfront Properties

Ralph H Norton and his wife Elizabeth founded The Norton Museum of Art in 1941. Ralph Norton was an industrialist in Chicago who headed the Acme Steel Company. The museum came about because him and his wife used to collect items and art to decorate their home.

Home Builder Confidence Surges to New Record High as Sales Volume Grows


Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images The numbers: The construction industry’s outlook improved again in November, according to research from a trade group released Monday.

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Deck The Palms Holiday Market This Friday and Saturday

Waterfront Properties

Deck The Palms Boutique Holiday Market is back again for the 12th year and is happening this weekend at the Palm Beach Outlets. This year, the event will take place entirely outside.

Austin real estate will still be hot post-COVID, just different

The American Genius for Real Estate

(REAL ESTATE BIG DATA) While Austin real estate has gone through some changes in the pandemic, commercial and residential markets are still hot with no signs of slowing down. The post Austin real estate will still be hot post-COVID, just different appeared first on The American Genius Real Estate.

It’s Your Data—You Should Be Able to Use It

RIS Media

A case for open APIs in the real estate industry. As a real estate brokerage and an agent, you rely heavily on technology—maybe even more than you realize. How’s this for a quick list?

The Suburbs Where Buyers Can Score Big Homes for Less Money


Erin Culton | Images: Getty Images If COVID-19 has taught us anything—other than that life was pretty darn sweet before the onset of a health pandemic—it’s that cramped apartment living or small, starter homes can be rough going when you’re sharing your space with a significant other and a growing family.

Fighting over parking: A case of commercial easements

REM Online

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New ‘100 Days to Greatness®’ Program

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Mr. Cooper (Nationstar) Mortgage Review for 2020

The Morgtage Report

Review of Mr. Cooper (formerly Nationstar Mortgage) showing how it compares to other major lenders for mortgage rates, customer service, and loan options.

Building Materials Prices Little Changed in October

Eye on Housing

Prices paid for goods used in residential construction climbed 0.2% in October (not seasonally adjusted) according to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The index for inputs to residential construction, goods less food and energy (i.e.

How this investor built a single-family rental empire virtually


California-based investor Katy Klesitz shares how she and her husband, Frank, have grown their out-of-state rental portfolio during the pandemic.

Write On!

American Lifestyle

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