December, 2021

Logan Mohtashami: The 2022 housing forecast

Housing Wire

Most of the time, the economy is like a slow-moving ocean liner that changes direction gradually and without much effort. But when a new, powerful variable presents itself, like the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, the economy can change on a dime.

What Everyone Wants To Know: Will Home Prices Decline in 2022?

Keeping Current Matters

If you’re thinking of buying a home in today’s housing market, you may be wondering how strong your investment will be. You might be asking yourself: if I buy a home now, will it lose value? Or will it continue to appreciate going forward?

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October Single-Family Permit Gains

Eyes on Housing

Over the first ten months of 2021, the total number of single-family permits issued year-to-date (YTD) nationwide reached 948,321. On a year-over-year (YoY) basis, this is a 17.3% increase over the October 2020 level of 808,301.

82% Of Unmarried People Would Rather Buy a House Than Have a Wedding

Lighter Side of Real Estate

Having a wedding and buying a house: two of the biggest moments, with two of the biggest price tags in adult life. But lately, it seems the word “and” is being replaced with the word “or”, at least according to this REALTOR Magazine article !

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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.

How To Negotiate After A Home Inspection

Maximum Exposure Real Estate

Real Estate Home Inspection Negotiations Are you wondering how to negotiate after a home inspection? A home is never truly bought or sold until the money has exchanged hands.

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Will the housing market continue its hot streak in 2022?

Housing Wire

As we approach the end of another hot year for the market, homebuyers and sellers are eagerly looking ahead to the 2022 housing market. Will the market continue its streak of strong growth, or are we finally about to see a slow down?

Two Reasons Why Waiting To Buy a Home Will Cost You

Keeping Current Matters

If you’re a homeowner who’s decided your current house no longer fits your needs, or a renter with a strong desire to become a homeowner, you may be hoping that waiting until next year could mean better market conditions to purchase a home.

One in Four New Homes are Infills or Teardowns in Older Neighborhoods

Eyes on Housing

According to the latest Annual Builder Practices Survey (ABPS), one in four new single-family detached homes were built in established neighborhoods in 2020.

Top 5 Social Media Strategies for Realtors in 2022

Realty Biz

Social media marketing has become an integral part of digital marketing since Facebook exploded in the early 2000s. These days, nearly every notable company has not only a social media presence, but a strategy to help them grow even more. Realtors are no different.

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.

Nail Your Listing Presentations by Making Them More “Meme”orable

Lighter Side of Real Estate

Landing yourself a listing appointment is hard enough, but then you still have to nail your presentation in order to walk out of it with a signed listing agreement in hand. It’s not an opportunity you want to squander.

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How to Buy a House at Auction

Maximum Exposure Real Estate

Buying Houses at Auction One of the questions home buyers often ask is how do real estate auctions work? The question is often asked because they want to know how to buy a house at auction.

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Housing inventory has never been lower

Housing Wire

It’s official – housing inventory in America is at a crisis level. The number of active listings hit an all-time low during the week ending November 28, according to a Redfin report published on Wednesday.

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Tips for Single Homebuyers: How To Make Your Dream a Reality

Keeping Current Matters

If you’re living on your own and looking to buy a home, know that you can make your dream a reality with thoughtful planning and the right team of experts. Research from Freddie Mac shows 28% of all households (36.1 million) are sole-person, and that number is growing.

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!

Housing Starts Show Strength in November

Eyes on Housing

Single-family housing showed strength in November despite supply-chain limitations for materials and ongoing access issues for labor and lots. Overall housing starts increased 11.8% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.68 million units, according to a report from the U.S.

Step Inside Bing Crosby’s Estate — That Once Welcomed JFK and Marilyn Monroe

Fancy Pants Homes

Bing Crosby’s midcentury modern home in Rancho Mirage, Calif. is back on the market Asking $4.5

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Nail Your Listing Presentations by Making Them More “Meme”orable

Lighter Side of Real Estate

Landing yourself a listing appointment is hard enough, but then you still have to nail your presentation in order to walk out of it with a signed listing agreement in hand. It’s not an opportunity you want to squander.

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U.S. housing inventory hits new all-time low

Realty Biz

American housing inventory is officially at crisis level, according to a new report. Redfin revealed this week that the number of active listings in the U.S. housing market hit an all time low on November 28, down a whopping 23% from the same period one year ago.

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 rates move slowly despite tightening market

Housing Wire

Mortgage rates decreased one basis point to 3.10% in the week ending Dec. 9, remaining low and stable despite tighter housing supply and affordability, according to the latest Freddie Mac PMMS mortgage report.

The Average Homeowner Gained $56,700 in Equity over the Past Year

Keeping Current Matters

When you think of homeownership, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Chances are you might focus on the non-financial benefits , like the security or stability a home provides. But what about equity? While it can be overlooked, a homeowner’s equity helps build long-term wealth over time.

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Strong Regional Growth Amid Lessened Suburban Shift: Q3 2021 HBGI

Eyes on Housing

The suburban shift for single-family home building, which was precipitated in large part by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic last year continues.

What Makes Your Property Value Increase? 12 Key Factors To Watch

HomeLight

If you own a home or are considering buying or selling a home, you may be wondering what makes property value increase. Bloomberg claims that the recent increase in property values across the U.S. can be attributed to supply and demand.

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!

14 of the Best Christmas Real Estate Memes

Lighter Side of Real Estate

‘Tis the season to be jolly! And, what better way to be jolly than to joke around a little bit! Here are 14 of our favorite Christmas real estate memes we’ve created over the years to help you stay top of mind while entertaining your friends, family, and past clients.

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Will home prices drop in 2022? (Podcast)

The Mortgage Report

If you're eyeing a new home purchase, you're probably wondering where home prices are headed in 2022. Here's what you should know. Mortgage News Real Estate

The 2021 housing market recap by Logan Mohtashami

Housing Wire

A bullish housing market. What a year 2021 has been. We started the year with many pundits saying that the U.S. economic recovery was a false story and that we were about to embark on a second housing bubble crash due to forbearance. However, not only did the U.S.

Key Things To Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage

Keeping Current Matters

Once you’ve found your dream home and applied for a mortgage, there are some key things to keep in mind before you close. Buying Myths For Buyers

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