May, 2022

Purchase apps are at 2009 level: where’s the inventory?

Housing Wire

It’s an excellent time to discuss housing inventory. The housing market shifted in March of this year. As the 10-year yield broke above 1.94% and mortgage rates rose, we saw the impact on housing data.

What Are Comps in Real Estate

Realty Biz

When you are looking to sell your home, it is essential to have a fair and accurate price. Overpricing leads to failure. Under pricing leads to money left on the table. On the other hand, when you’re buying a home, the last thing you want to do is overpay.


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The One Thing Every Homeowner Needs To Know About a Recession

Keeping Current Matters

A recession does not equal a housing crisis. For Buyers For Sellers Housing Market Updates Content Hub

Gains for Custom Home Building

Eyes on Housing

NAHB’s analysis of Census Data from the Quarterly Starts and Completions by Purpose and Design survey indicates custom home building posted a year-over-years gain for the first quarter of 2022. There were 46,000 total custom building starts during the first quarter of the year.

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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.

Easy Ways to Increase Summer Curb Appeal

Feeling like it's time for a home refresh? Take your summer curb appeal to the next level with these five easy projects! The post Easy Ways to Increase Summer Curb Appeal appeared first on Curb Appeal curb appeal selling summer projects upgrades


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This savagely unhealthy housing market needs higher rates

Housing Wire

The National Association of Realtors reported Thursday that existing home sales for April came in at 5.61 million , with double-digit home-price growth driving a housing market that is still savagely unhealthy.

5 Killer Tips For Beating a Cash Buyer

Realty Biz

Tips For Beating Cash Offers. If you are looking to buy a home in a hot seller’s market, there is a strong likelihood you’ll be up against buyers who will be making a cash offer.

Are There More Homes Coming to the Market?

Keeping Current Matters

According to a recent survey from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), one of the top challenges buyers face in today’s housing market is finding a home that meets their needs. First Time Home Buyers For Buyers Housing Market Updates Move-Up Buyers Content Hub

Townhouse Construction Growing

Eyes on Housing

According to NAHB analysis of the most recent Census data of Starts and Completions by Purpose and Design, during the first quarter of 2022 single-family attached starts totaled 36,000, which is 16% higher than the first quarter of 2021.

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.

Selling a House During the Summer

If you’re thinking of listing your home soon, here’s how to ensure that selling during the summer doesn’t burn you — or anyone else — in the process! The post Selling a House During the Summer appeared first on


Hate Your Neighbor? New Survey Shows You’re Not Alone

Lighter Side of Real Estate

Do you have a neighbor that annoys you? The chances are, you do! According to this REALTOR Magazine article , a recent survey done by Lending Tree revealed that 75% of Americans don’t like their neighbor. What bugs people about their neighbors the most?

Lenders see appraisal modernization as a top priority

Housing Wire

A Fannie Mae survey published in mid-May found that mortgage lenders see value in appraisal modernization, specifically in the implementation of non-traditional appraisals and inspection-based appraisal waivers.

Nine ways to beat rising interest rates as a home buyer

The Mortgage Report

Rising interest rates are tough on home buyers. But there's plenty you can do to fight the market and lower your mortgage rate. Here's how. Mortgage Rates Mortgage Strategy

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!

Things That Could Help You Win a Bidding War on a Home

Keeping Current Matters

With a limited number of homes for sale today and so many buyers looking to make a purchase before mortgage rates rise further, bidding wars are common. Buying Myths Down Payments First Time Home Buyers For Buyers Move-Up Buyers Pricing Content Hub

Builder Confidence Plunges on Rising Interest Rates, Growing Affordability Woes

Eyes on Housing

In a sign that the housing market is now slowing, builder confidence took a steep drop in May as growing affordability challenges in the form of rapidly rising interest rates, double-digit price increases for material costs and ongoing home price appreciation are taking a toll on buyer demand.

How AI is Revolutionizing the Real Estate Market

Realty Biz

Time marches on, and so does the sophistication of the technologies we use in our everyday lives like AI.

Beverly Park’s Ultra-luxurious Villa Firenze Re-lists for $120 Million

Fancy Pants Homes

The ultra-luxurious Villa Firenze in Beverly Hills, which once held the title of most expensive home in the U.S. , is once again trying to bank a $100+ million sale.

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!

Almost 45% of homeowners are now equity rich

Housing Wire

Soaring home prices continue to serve existing homeowners, with nearly 45% of all property owners now considered equity rich, a year-over-year jump that boosted 13% more homeowners into the prime position.

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Clean and Green: Here’s How to Compost In an Apartment


People eat a lot of food in the U.S. In fact, the average citizen ate 1,996 pounds of food in 2021. Composting even half of that would reduce methane emissions, help the food supply, and cut agricultural water needs significantly. Unfortunately, composting is still unavailable to many people. .

Your House Could Be Closer to List-Ready Than You Think

Keeping Current Matters

One of the biggest concerns for a homeowner looking to sell is the time they’ll have to put in before listing their house. For Sellers Selling Myths Content Hub


Building Materials Prices Move Higher, Up 19% Year-over-Year

Eyes on Housing

According to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) report released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the prices of goods used in residential construction ex-energy (not seasonally adjusted) climbed 0.5% in April, following upwardly revised increases of 1.9% and 2.4%

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!

6 Creative Tips to Write Interesting Listing Descriptions

Realty Biz

An interesting listing description is likely to get more attention from a buyer than one that is not. When you’re selling a home, the description of your property is very important. In fact, the description is of equal importance to the listing photos.

Midcentury Modern ‘Treehouse’ Incorporates Century-Old Sycamores and Native Oaks in Its Design

Fancy Pants Homes

In the picturesque, tree-lined Rustic Canyon neighborhood of Pacific Palisades , Los Angeles sits an architectural gem that makes the most out of its ideal location.

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Purchase mortgage rates drop to 5.25% as demand wanes

Housing Wire

Purchase mortgage rates this week averaged 5.25%, down five basis points from a week ago , as some individuals put the American homeownership dream on standby due to higher rates and surging home prices, according to the latest Freddie Mac PMMS.

Has REX Homes finally ceased operations?

The American Genius for Real Estate

After two rounds of layoffs, a restructure to join MLSs, and swirling rumors regarding leadership, staffers tell us the company has crumbled. The post Has REX Homes finally ceased operations? appeared first on The American Genius Real Estate. Real Estate Corporate Real Estate News REX Homes


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