Tue.May 10, 2022

Will Home Prices Fall This Year? Here’s What Experts Say.

Keeping Current Matters

Many people are wondering: will home prices fall this year? For Buyers For Sellers Housing Market Updates Move-Up Buyers Pricing Content Hub

The current challenges to increasing the homeownership gap

Housing Wire

This article is part of our housing market economic update series. At the end of this series, you can join us on May 10 for a Housing Market Update webinar.

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Banks Report Weaker Demand for Home Loans

Eyes on Housing

In the first quarter of 2022, the Federal Reserve Board’s Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey (SLOOS) on Bank Lending Practices showed a significant net share of banks reporting more relaxed lending standards and weaker demand for most categories of residential real estate (RRE) loans.

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loanDepot reports loss of $91.3M in Q1

Housing Wire

Nonbank heavyweight loanDepot reported an unprofitable quarter largely due to a steep decline in origination volume and expense reductions that did not keep up with the rapidly changing environment.

Kick-Off Your Summer With Never-Ending Prospects

Speaker: Kevin Smullin, Founder, 2Q Lead Generation Strategies

In this webinar, Kevin Smullen will demonstrate a methodology that will help you create a pipeline with continuous prospects.

Annual Permits Per Capita: 2001-2021

Eyes on Housing

Population growth in the United States amounted to just 0.12% in 2021 (between July 2020 and July 2021), the slowest rate on record dating back to 1900.

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How to refinance a second mortgage: HEL, HELOC, or piggyback

The Mortgage Report

Learn how to refinance a second mortgage, including options to refinance a home equity loan, HELOC, or piggyback loan. Home Equity Refinance

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When will housing inventory recover?

Housing Wire

This article is part of our housing market economic update series. At the end of this series, you can join us on May 10 for a Housing Market Update webinar.

Britney Spears’ House is a $7.4M Palatial Estate Fit for the Princess of Pop

Fancy Pants Homes

Britney Spears’ name might be etched into our collective memory as the Princess of Pop that ruled the late 90s and early 2000s with hits like Baby One More Time , Oops!… … I Did it Again , and Toxic.

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United Wholesale Mortgage Q1 profits up 89% despite lower production

Housing Wire

The nation’s largest wholesale lender, United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), in the first quarter of 2022 posted an increase in margins and profits over the prior quarter, increasing its purchase volumes to record levels.

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!

Ask Brian: How Do We Sell a House That Needs Updating?

Realty Biz

Ask Brian is a weekly column by Real Estate Expert Brian Kline. If you have questions on real estate investing, DIY, home buying/selling, or other housing inquiries please email your questions to askbrian@realtybiznews.com.

Now more than ever in the mortgage industry, it’s critical to know your KPIs

Housing Wire

As the first quarter unfolded, macroeconomic risks created strong headwinds for mortgage companies. The greatest concern is quickly rising mortgage rates, resulting in overall margin compression and essentially a nonexistent market for refinances.

AREAA’S 2022 State of Asia America reveals AAPIs continue to have Large Coastal Presence

Realty Biz

The Asian Real Estate Association of America , a national nonprofit trade organization focused on improving the homeownership rates of the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community, today released its 2022 State of Asia America report , a comprehensive review of the housing trends and associated issues facing the AAPI community.

Risk of mortgage fraud is on the rise in the current market

Housing Wire

Eric Hill, an Atlanta real estate agent representing a nationwide homebuilder, had a plan to help more than 100 homebuyers get mortgages. The problem: They did not qualify for the loans.

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!

Mortgage and refinance rates today, May 10, 2022

The Mortgage Report

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates Average mortgage rates fell appreciably yesterday. They’d started the day rising but switched directions later in the day. This morning, it’s looking as if mortgage […]. Mortgage Rates Now

MSR offerings selling like hotcakes so far in Q2

Housing Wire

The mortgage-servicing rights (MSR) market went on a tear at the start of 2022, and that hot streak has continued into the second quarter as interest rates on 30-year fixed mortgages continue to rise — now up 2 percentage points since the start of the year and still seemingly upward bound.

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Spring and Summer Home Sales Yield Best Days of the Year to Sell a Home

RIS Media

The months of May, June and July offer seller premiums of 10% or more above market value—with the top 15 best days to sell in the month of May alone, according to ATTOM’s new analysis of single-family homes and condo sales over the past 11 years (from 2011-2021).

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Doma lays off 15% of work force as Q1 revenue declines

Housing Wire

Despite a 40% year-over-year increase in market share to 1.4% during the first quarter of 2022, Doma Holdings was unable to produce a net profit. During the first quarter of 2022 , Doma recorded a GAAP net loss of $50.026 million, compared to a net loss of $11.8 million a year prior.

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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!

Canadian Senior Homeowners Borrowed $5.4 Billion In Reserve Mortgage Debt

Better Dwelling

Canada’s house rich but cash strapped Boomers are back to tapping their home equity. Regulatory filings with the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) show reverse mortgage debt hit a new record in February. Over the past couple of years, the segment had seen a slowdown.

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It’s Just a Matter of Time

RIS Media

Join me in a quick thought experiment: You only have 30 days to get your business ready for the next year. You’ve got 30 days, and then you’re not allowed to do anything to develop your business again until a year from now.

In Oregon, real estate love letters live on

Real Trends

One year ago, the Oregon state legislature passed a bill to ban real estate-related “love letters” – informal communications from a prospective buyer to a home seller – which are meant to be persuasive and go beyond the “customary documents” exchanged during a sale.

Grow and Scale Your Teams with Effective Sales Meetings

RIS Media

Your team needs direction, coaching, communication, focus, accountability and culture. Your best vehicle for providing all of these at the same time is your sales meeting.

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#Trending: How to Leverage Instagram’s Algorithm to Build Your Pipeline

Speaker: Eric Simon, Founder of The Broke Agent Media | Matt Lionetti, Real Estate Salesperson at The Agency

In this session, The Broke Agent and Matt Lionetti will break down the strategies they utilize to grow their Instagram accounts to over 360,000 and 40,000 followers. They will also discuss vertical video, podcasting, and the importance of producing consistent content!

Inside Wine Country’s Round Hill Estate

Sotheby's International Real Estate

One of the most idyllic, picturesque areas in wine country, St. Helena is the heart of Napa Valley—home to some of the region’s finest wineries and restaurants, the world-renowned Auberge du Soleil Resort, and some of its most captivating estates.

Realtor.com® April Housing Report Shows Inventory Is Readying to Rebound

RIS Media

April data suggests that the U.S. housing supply is readying to rebound, as active listings posted the smallest year-over-year decline (-12.2%) since December 2019, according to the Realtor.com ® ‘s latest Monthly Housing Trends Report released this week.

Pets are influencing Americans’ home choices

Realty Biz

More Americans have adopted pets since the COVID-19 pandemic emerged, and those furry friends are having a big impact on the kinds of homes they desire. Home buyers and renters alike are both prioritizing the needs of their pets when looking for a new place to live.

SkySlope Launches Breeze to Make Sellers’ Disclosures Fast and Effortless

RIS Media

SkySlope, a real estate transaction software company, has launched Breeze, a streamlined application that aims to make disclosure forms easy for agents and sellers to complete, the company states.

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