October, 2022

The case for mortgage rates to fall in 2023

Housing Wire

On Thursday, the gross domestic product data for the third quarter showed the U.S. economy grew at a rate of 2.6%, breaking the negative GDP streak we had in the past two quarters.

Advice for Buyers & Sellers in Today’s Market

Ryan Lundquist

The housing market has shifted, and today I have some practical advice for buyers and sellers. This is coming from hundreds of conversations every month as well as stats I'm pulling. Some new memes too. Enjoy if you wish. UPCOMING (PUBLIC) SPEAKING GIGS: 8/11/22 Realtist Lunch & Learn (sign up here (open to anyone)) 8/15/22 YouTube

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How To Prep Your House for Sale This Fall

Keeping Current Matters

Today’s housing market is different than it was just a few months ago. For Sellers FSBOs Selling Myths

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The 18-year Property Cycle and What it Means

George Dibb

Many believe that the property market is driven by an 18 year property cycle. This post explains what the 18 year cycle is

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.

The Difference Between a Real Estate Agent, REALTOR®, and Broker

Amanda Ryan

Not sure how agents, brokers, and Realtors® differ? Click here to learn more about each of these job titles as well as what the jobs entail

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What It Costs to Remodel a Kitchen: Here’s the Typical Price Tag

HomeLight

A stunning, well-appointed kitchen makes cooking and entertaining a breeze. Plus, upgrading the heart of the home attracts buyers and helps raise home value. But before you can host your next dinner party in your dream kitchen, you’ll have to drum up the cash for upgrades.

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Well Inspectors Provide Inspections When Buying Homes With Wells

Maximum Exposure Real Estate

Things To Consider When Buying A Home With A Well Well inspections are critical when buying a home with a well as the primary water source. Buyers considering homes in rural settings will often encounter houses for sale that get their water from wells.

11 Real Estate Memes You Need to See If You’re Addicted to HGTV

Lighter Side of Real Estate

Home and Garden Television, better known as HGTV, is a great way to get your real estate fix without leaving the comfort of your own home. You can vicariously sell a house, buy a house, flip another, and go look for a vacation home in the matter of a couple of hours.

Why Content Marketing Is Important in Real Estate

Realty Biz

Content marketing for real estate agents is a simple concept but incredibly important for any business in the real estate industry. The basic concept of content marketing is creating valuable, relevant content for a targeted audience.

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.

Pending home sales are down 31% from last year

Housing Wire

Pending home sales continued their downward spiral in September, recording a 10.2% month-over-month decline that resulted in an index reading of 79.5, according to data released Friday by the National Association of Realtors. This is the fourth consecutive month of declines.

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Saving for a Down Payment? Here’s What You Should Know.

Keeping Current Matters

As you set out to buy a home, saving for a down payment is likely top of mind. Buying Myths Down Payments First Time Home Buyers For Buyers Move-Up Buyers

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Are Interest Rates Going Up or Down?

Luke Feldbrugge

Are interest rates going up or down? This post covers recent mortgage rate trends and the future forecasts of industry leading experts

Type of Parking Facility of New Single-Family Houses Completed: 2021 Data

Eyes on Housing

A majority of new homes that completed construction in 2021 included two-car garages (67%), according to NAHB analysis of 2021 Census Bureau Survey of Construction data.

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!

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What is the Impact of Artificial Intelligence on the Real Estate Industry

Realty Biz

The real estate industry is one of the many industries being disrupted by artificial intelligence (AI). From chatbots to predictive analytics, AI is changing the way real estate agents do business.

Housing completions key to lower mortgage rates

Housing Wire

In June of this year, I raised the fifth recession red flag , putting the housing market in a traditional recession where sales, incomes, jobs, and production would be falling, which is happening now.

Should You Still Buy a Home with the Latest News About Inflation?

Keeping Current Matters

While the Federal Reserve is working hard to bring down inflation, the latest data shows the inflation rate is still high, remaining around 8%. First Time Home Buyers For Buyers Housing Market Updates Move-Up Buyers Rent vs. Buy Content Hub

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 Analyze Short-Term Rental Market Potential

Madison McCracken

The short-term rental market continues to grow! Let's go over the pros and cons along with how to analyze short-term rental markets

All-Cash New Home Sales Outnumber FHA-Backed for the First Time Since 2007

Eyes on Housing

NAHB analysis of the most recent Quarterly Sales by Price and Financing published by the U.S. Census Bureau reveals that new home sales financed through FHA numbered 11,000 and accounted for 7.5% of the total in Q3 2022–the smallest share since the fourth quarter of 2007.

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What’s the Best Real Estate Company to Work for in 2022?

The Close

According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR) research, the median agent tenure at a brokerage is five years (even less in the COVID era), so it’s likely that at some point in your career, you’ll consider making a switch. But how do you decide which company is best for you?

Looking for a Sign That It’s Time To Sell Your Home? Look No Further Than These 11 Memes

Lighter Side of Real Estate

It doesn’t matter what the real estate market is like, homeowners often wonder if it’s the right time to sell. If only there were a clear sign that it’s the perfect time for you…. Well, maybe there is!

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!

What happens after the Fed’s rate hike?

Housing Wire

The Federal Reserve will hold another meeting this week, where everyone assumes we will get another 75 bps rate hike. The question is: how many more rate hikes are left? And, once they’re done hiking rates, will the Fed need to keep rates high because the consumer balance sheet looks so good?

Four Things That Help Determine Your Mortgage Rate

Keeping Current Matters

If you’re looking to buy a home, you probably want to secure the lowest interest rate possible for your home loan. Down Payments First Time Home Buyers For Buyers Interest Rates Move-Up Buyers

Renter to Owner: A Homebuyer's Guide for Tenants

Alyssa Adams

Homeownership is still the American dream for many! Check out this home buying guide for tenants ready to make the leap from renter to owner

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More Buyers Taking a Look at New Construction

Eyes on Housing

After bottoming out at 19% in the first quarter of 2022, the popularity of new homes continues to rebound, as the share of buyers looking for new construction rose to 21% and 27% in the second and third quarters of the year, respectively.

Become THE Social-Savvy Agent With This Free eBook

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!