August, 2021

Homebuyers flock to Florida real estate

Housing Wire

The Sunshine State seems to be getting a lot more foot traffic these days, with the number of homebuyers moving to Miami tripling year-over-year, a new analysis found.

What Buyers and Sellers Need To Know About the Appraisal Gap

Keeping Current Matters

It’s economy 101 – when supply is low and demand is high, prices naturally rise. That’s what’s happening in today’s housing market. Home prices are appreciating at near-historic rates, and that’s creating some challenges when it comes to home appraisals.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Annual Home Price Gains Hit Record High in June

Eyes on Housing

In June, national home prices continued to rise at a fast and unsustainable rate. Strong demand and low housing inventory have been driving home prices at double-digit growths for eleven months.

What to Know About a 203k Rehab Loan

Realty Biz

203k FHA Loans Explained. Are you considering buying a home that needs work? When buying a fixer-upper, one of your primary considerations should be how you will finance the project. One of the better options is what’s known as an FHA 203k loan.

The Only Business Plan You'll Ever Need in Real Estate

Overthinking your business plan? The old and tired process of building a 12-month business plan simply doesn’t make sense for the modern real estate business. Learn how to build one that will help you keep on track, stay nimble, and close more deals in 2022.

Wait! Read This Before You Sell Your House for Cash

HomeLight

On the surface, fast-cash companies in real estate may not have the most pristine reputation, but you’re not crazy to consider selling your house for cash.

iBuyer 113

More Trending

Here’s where the oldest and youngest homeowners live

Housing Wire

Have you ever considered the median age of homeowners in your area? According to a study conducted by LendingTree, homeowners gravitate towards specific parts of the country depending on their age.

With Rents on the Rise – Is Now the Time To Buy?

Keeping Current Matters

According to recent data from realtor.com , median rental prices have reached their highest point ever recorded in many areas across the country. The report found rents rose by 8.1% from the same time last year.

Builder Confidence at 13-Month Low on Higher Material Costs, Home Prices

Eyes on Housing

Builder sentiment in the market for newly-built single-family homes fell five points to 75 in August, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). The index is at its lowest point since July 2020.

How to Avoid Real Estate Capital Gains Taxes

Realty Biz

If you have decided to sell a house or are in the process of selling it, you need to keep in mind that usually, there are taxes on real estate capital gains. Generally speaking, the higher the price you sell at, the bigger your tax bill from Uncle Sam.

What Agents Should Be Doing Every Day to Succeed With Leads

Top agents do this every day to succeed.do you? It’s all about the follow-up. Top agents shared their perfected processes, and we compiled it into a super easy visual to-do list for Real Estate lead follow up that wins. Get the list now!

26 Questions You Should Ask Before Hiring a Real Estate Agent

HomeLight

Updated August 31, 2021. Imagine this: You find an amazing salon, pick out a picture of the perfect haircut, and schedule an appointment with a stylist sight unseen. It’s a professional salon, so what can go wrong?

Agents 104

Is It Worth Adding a Powder Room to Your Home? Consider These Things First

Lighter Side of Real Estate

The number of bathrooms in a home can be a major selling point for potential buyers. And, as such, an extra bathroom can make your home more attractive and easier to sell—which is why a lot of homeowners consider adding a half-bath (or “powder room”) to their property.

Is the Fed creating a housing bubble by keeping rates low?

Housing Wire

Remember that pretty girl from your history class in college — the one who would blow hot and cold, so you never really knew what she was thinking? The U.S. housing market can be like that girl: you can get many mixed messages (especially about a housing bubble) unless you are paying attention.

Equity 425

Key Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying a Home

Keeping Current Matters

Sometimes it can feel like everyone has advice when it comes to buying a home. While your friends and loved ones may have your best interests in mind, they may also be missing crucial information about today’s housing market that you need to make your best decision.

The #1 Reason Why Sales Coaching is Critical to Your 2022 Sales Success

Speaker: Tim Hughes, Co-Founder and CEO of Digital Leadership Associates

Join Tim Hughes, Author of Social Selling – Influencing Buyers and Changemakers and Co-Founder/CEO of Digital Leadership Associates, as he details how investing in sales coaching will teach your team how to navigate social media and therefore create greater sales success.

New Single-Family Home Size is Rising

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 is occurring.

Will hemp homes solve the building material shortage?

Realty Biz

Sky rocketing prices for building materials have been a common complaint from home builders over the past year. The costs of lumber, steel and concrete have all soared, and now some are promoting the idea of hemp as a more affordable alternative.

Is My House in a Flood Zone? Search FEMA Flood Map by Address and So Much More

Redfin

Considering all that’s happening with climate change and the potential risk it brings to homeowners, you may be wondering if your house is in a flood zone.

Mortgage and refinance rates today, August 28, and rate forecast for next week

The Mortgage Report

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates Average mortgage rates nudged lower yesterday. But the week’s rises and falls have canceled each other out. And Friday evening’s average rate was precisely the […]. Mortgage Rates Now

How Sales Enablement is Supporting Social Selling in 2022

Speaker: Brynne Tillman CEO | LinkedIn Whisperer at Social Sales Link

In this 1-hour session, Brynne Tillman from Social Sales Link will teach you why Sales Enablement teams should own Social Selling

This is not 2008 all over again for the housing market

Housing Wire

When you hear people say that the current housing market is like 2008 all over again, you may want to remind them of the huge differences between this market and that one. The previous economic expansion, from 2010-2019, wasn’t a housing bubble.

What Does Being in a Sellers’ Market Mean?

Keeping Current Matters

Whether or not you’ve been following the real estate industry lately, there’s a good chance you’ve heard we’re in a serious sellers’ market. But what does that really mean? And why are conditions today so good for people who want to list their house?

Lot Values Surge at Record Breaking Pace

Eyes on Housing

Lot values for single-family detached homes started in 2020 surged 18%, according to NAHB’s analysis of the Census Bureau’s Survey of Construction (SOC) data. As a result, the median lot price reached a new record high of $53,000.

3 Post-Pandemic Real Estate Trends That Are Here to Stay

Realty Biz

The real estate industry is one of the top industries that have been impacted by the pandemic. To make home buying and selling more accessible while adhering to CDC guidelines, realtors have sought new effective methods to show properties virtually.

The Secret to Building Successful Digital Sales Programs in 2022 and Beyond

Speaker: Jordi Gili, International Speaker, Managing Director at Execus, Professor Geneva Business School

In this session Prof. Jordi Gili with the Geneva Business School will share key learnings from digital sales programs and will hint at the Key Performance Indicators that Digital Sales programs should aspire to in 2023.

Millennials Show Overwhelming Interest in 3D Printed Homes

RIS Media

What would you say if someone offered you the chance to live in a home that was not traditionally built, but printed?

The Meaning of Off Market Properties in Real Estate

Maximum Exposure Real Estate

Everything to Know About Off-Market Homes For Sale Are you ready to learn all there is to know about off-market properties? Key things you’ll discover: What are off-market properties? How to find off-market homes. Understanding real estate listing status terminology.

Home sales beat estimates: no housing crash in sight

Housing Wire

The National Association of Realtors reported 5.99 million home sales for July, which was an excellent beat of estimates and a dagger into the hearts of the 2021 housing crash crew.

Sales 423

The Difference in Net Worth Between Homeowners and Renters Is Widening

Keeping Current Matters

Becoming financially secure is an important goal for many people today, but some don’t realize just how much homeownership can help them achieve that dream. A recent report, The Journey Toward Financial Freedom , surveys Americans about their perspective on financial wellness and their goals.

Equity 223

Get More Referrals from Staying Top of Mind with Your Own Magazine!

Staying top of mind with your sphere is a proven way to gain referrals. Your own branded publication will be received as a gift to your top clients, and creates an easy opportunity for you to follow up and ask for referrals. Get your free magazine sample today!