Wed.Nov 23, 2022

Buydowns become key for buyers to beat the market

Housing Wire

It’s a terrible time for homebuyers. Mortgage rates for a 30-year fixed-rate loan are hovering around 7% levels and still-high home prices are slashing purchasing power.

What Buyers Need To Know About the Inventory of Homes Available for Sale

Keeping Current Matters

If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’re likely trying to juggle your needs, current mortgage rates, home prices, your schedule, and more to try to decide if you want to jump into the market. First Time Home Buyers For Buyers Housing Market Updates Move-Up Buyers

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Mortgage rates dropped again, so why are some borrowers on the sidelines?

Housing Wire

Recent declines in mortgage rates, which are due to a slowdown in inflation growth, have been enough to convince some borrowers to apply for new home loans, according to recent data on mortgage applications. .

New Home Sales Increase in October

Eyes on Housing

New home sales rebounded in October despite higher mortgage rates, likely due to low existing home inventory and builders using incentives to attract buyers to the new home market. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S.

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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.

Here’s why new home sales are up along with prices

Housing Wire

Today new home sales beat estimates , and new home median sales prices hit an all-time high. What is going on here? My job is always to be the detective, not the troll so let’s take a look at today’s data, as there is a constant theme here that I have talked about for some time.

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Demand for mortgages is on the rise as rates fall

Housing Wire

With mortgage rates down nearly 50 basis points from the recent peak about a month ago, borrower demand picked up again this week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). The market composite index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, rose 2.2%

10 Benefits of Hiring Property Management Services For Your Rental Property

Realty Biz

You might have a job or a business to take care of. Your busy life might not allow visiting your rental property often and ensure its proper management.

Nonbank lender job cuts could shorten the market downturn

Housing Wire

The current market downturn for mortgage lenders may be shorter than the previous cycles, mainly due to the recent rounds of workforce layoffs imposed by nonbanks.

How To Set Up E-Commerce In 2022

Realty Biz

It should be no wonder that there are more and more eCommerce websites, given that there are 2.2 billion digital consumers globally. People may buy everything they want online without worrying about transportation, parking, crowds, or poor weather. .

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.

New home sales continued to yo-yo in October

Housing Wire

Homebuilders must be feeling some whiplash, as new single-family home sales continued to yo-yo in October. After rebounding in August from a drop in July only to fall again in September , new home sales were back up in October, according to data released Wednesday by the U.S.

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8 cities where you need a $200k salary to buy a ‘typical’ home

The American Genius for Real Estate

What's up with West Coast housing prices? These 8 Western cities have such high prices, a 200k salary is necessary for a typical home. Homeownership affordability prices Real Estate News west coast


How to communicate rate changes to borrowers

Housing Wire

Mortgage rates are changing every day – and those changes can have big effects on borrowers. Over the last year, it seems that most of those changes have taken an upward trajectory, but there are times that monitoring mortgage rates means good news, such as the rate drop from 7.37% on Nov.

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Gratitude: The path out of any real estate rut

Real Trends

Do you ever feel frustrated, stuck, stressed or lacking direction in real estate? There’s a simple solution to changing your mindset immediately and getting right back on track as a result. Get out of frustration and into gratitude. Showing it, feeling it and living it.

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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!

27 Affordable Ways to Keep Your Home Warm This Winter

Realty Biz

The last paper is signed, the keys are in your hand, and you’re finally moving into your new home. Your head is probably filled with visions of fresh paint, furniture arrangements, and other exciting flourishes that will make your new house feel like home. .

Turkey Talking Points


Yesterday I was delivering pies throughout North County, and visiting with our great supporters – who were mostly past clients. Predictably, the conversation turns to real estate, and observations about what’s going on in the market, now and in the future.

Top 3 Tips Homebuyers Need to Know Right Now

Realty Biz

Whether you're buying a home for the first time, downsizing from an empty nest, or looking for a spacious pad for your growing family, you'll want to begin the home buying process with proper planning. Experienced homebuyers already know the real estate market changes.

3 ways to show buyers and sellers gratitude

Real Trends

In this new video series, Rogers Healy, the owner and CEO of Texas-based Rogers Healy and Associates Real Estate , will offer his perspective of the state of the real estate market and how real estate agents can find opportunity and fine-tune their business and marketing plans.

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!

How to Sell a House By Owner in West Virginia: A Mountain State FSBO Guide


When the time comes to move, some tenacious homeowners in West Virginia are eager to take over the reins of their home sale and figure out how to sell a house by owner.

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Most of Canada’s Peak Home Buyers With A Minimum Downpayment Are Underwater

Better Dwelling

The Canadian real estate bubble is bursting rapidly as rates rise, and peak buyers are in for a rough time. Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) data shows the national market peaked in March 2022. We ran the numbers to see how much equity buyers from that month would have at this point.

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6 Flat Fee MLS Companies in Arizona to Sell Your FSBO Home


Disclaimer: This post is meant to be used for educational purposes. Links and mentions of Arizona flat fee MLS companies in this story do not constitute an endorsement.

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26 Holiday Real Estate Memes to Inspire You Through the Season

The Close

The holiday season is upon us and it’s time to dust off those decorations and get ready to flex those seasonal marketing muscles. We know things have been weird in real estate these past few months, but fear not. You know you can count on the gang here at The Close to help you through it all.

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!

Flat Fee MLS Companies in New Jersey to Sell Your FSBO Home


Disclaimer: This post is meant to be used for educational purposes. Links and mentions of flat fee MLS NJ companies in this post do not constitute an endorsement.

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3 Easy Marketing Tips To Grow Your Real Estate Business

Jason Fox

3 Easy Marketing Tips To Grow Your Real Estate Business. Realtors are known to wear many hats in order to be successful in selling and listing homes. From negotiations, listings, staging, and closing, it can be hard for Realtors to find the time to market for new clients.

Will Plunging Mortgage Rates Spark a New Homebuying Rush? Here’s What the Latest Housing Statistics Say

Getty Images While mortgage rates are rarely great conversation fodder over Thanksgiving dinner, this Thanksgiving is a whole different story. If there’s a homebuyer or seller at your table, you can bet your good gravy the topic will pop up.

Sotheby’s International Realty Opens First Office in Kazakhstan

Sotheby's International Real Estate

Photo Credit:Alexander Serzhantov. Sotheby’s International Realty today announced the opening of Kazakhstan Sotheby’s International Realty, signifying the brand’s continued expansion to nearly 220 offices in the EMEIA region.

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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!