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National Homeownership Month: Tales of triumph, yet challenges linger

The American Genius for Real Estate

(HOMEOWNERSHIP) Every June, America celebrates National Homeownership Month. It’s a time to celebrate ownership opportunities, and see where to improve. The post National Homeownership Month: Tales of triumph, yet challenges linger appeared first on The American Genius Real Estate.

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How to Find Comps for My House: An Illustrated Guide

HomeLight

Once upon a time, the only place you could find property data was the MLS (multiple listing service) , a series of private databases real estate professionals use to share listing information among one another and broker deals.

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A Guide On How To Sell Your House Fast

Redfin

Selling your home can be stressful, especially if you’re on a time limit or have financial constraints. Whether moving quickly for a new job or personal reasons, you’ll need to get creative with your plans to increase your chances of selling your house fast.

After implosion, FGMC files for bankruptcy

Housing Wire

Less than a week after laying off hundreds of workers and refusing new mortgage applications, First Guaranty Mortgage Corp. FGMC) and its affiliate Maverick II Holdings filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection late Wednesday. .

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.

A Key Opportunity for Homebuyers

Keeping Current Matters

There’s no denying the housing market has delivered a fair share of challenges to homebuyers over the past two years. First Time Home Buyers For Buyers Housing Market Updates Move-Up Buyers

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The Squeeze on Buyer-Agents

BubbleInfo

We are witnessing the demise of buyer-agents. The squeeze is coming from several directions, and all are rooted in the fact that there isn’t enough business to go around. Thankfully, half of the realtors are of retirement age, and will drift away naturally.

Mortgage delinquency rate falls to historic low

Housing Wire

The national mortgage delinquency dropped to an all-time low in May, continuing two consecutive months of a decline since March. The overall delinquency rate slightly dropped five basis points from April to 2.75% in May, according to Black Knight.

Two Reasons Why Today’s Housing Market Isn’t a Bubble

Keeping Current Matters

You may be reading headlines and hearing talk about a potential housing bubble or a crash, but it’s important to understand that the data and expert opinions tell a different story. For Buyers For Sellers Housing Market Updates Pricing Content Hub

Top 10 Builder Share Reaches Highest Percentage in 2021

Eyes on Housing

The top 10 builders captured 34.2% of new single-family home closings in 2021, the highest percentage on record based on data released by BUILDER Magazine. This share represents 264,426 closings out of the 774,000 new single-family home sales reported by the U.S. Census in 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.

The psychology behind why customers blame you for everything

The American Genius for Real Estate

(BROKERAGE) When things don't go our way, we search for a cause, and tend to blame others. Psychology explains why customers point the blame at you. The post The psychology behind why customers blame you for everything appeared first on The American Genius Real Estate.

How home-price growth has damaged the housing market

Housing Wire

The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index just recorded 20.4% year-over-year growth nationally and a record 21.2%

If You’re Selling Your House This Summer, Hiring a Pro Is Critical

Keeping Current Matters

It can be tempting, especially with how hot the housing market has been over the past two years, to consider selling your home on your own. For Sellers FSBOs Content Hub

Regulation: 40.6 Percent of the Cost of Multifamily Development

Eyes on Housing

Recently, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) undertook a joint research effort to find out how much government regulation adds to the cost of building new multifamily housing via a survey distributed to multifamily developers.

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!

Sellers adjust to a new reality as asking prices fall

Real Trends

Asking prices for newly listed homes are beginning to drop, according to a new report from Redfin. During the four-week period that ended on June 26, the median home sales price rose 13.6% year-over-year to $399,249. The median asking price of newly listed homes was up 14.7%

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Freddie Mac to include on-time rent in underwriting

Housing Wire

Freddie Mac announced Wednesday that on-time rental payments will be included in its underwriting system. The government-sponsored enterprise said that it hopes to incentivize “responsible” renters to make a leap into homeownership.

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Homeownership Could Be in Reach with Down Payment Assistance Programs

Keeping Current Matters

A recent survey from Bankrate asks prospective buyers to identify the biggest obstacles in their homebuying journey. Buying Myths Down Payments For Buyers

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Private Residential Spending Inches Up in May

Eyes on Housing

NAHB analysis of the Census Construction Spending data shows that private residential construction spending stood at a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of $938.2 billion in May. It was 0.2% up over the upwardly revised April estimates of $935.9 billion.

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!

Cleaning House to Sell? Checklist for Homeowners

HomeLight

Deep cleaning a house for sale sets the stage for professional-quality photos and effective staging that enables buyers to visualize a property as their future home, according to 82% of buyers agents surveyed for the 2021 Profile of Home Staging published by the National Association of Realtors®.

US housing market is at a crossroads

Housing Wire

The real estate market is cooling down. Reports released this week by several respected market observers point to less good and increased bad and ugly ahead for the housing market. For some of the good, a U.S.

Lakeland FL Real Estate Market Outpacing Most Florida Metros

Realty Biz

The Lakeland FL Real Estate Market recorded the 3rd highest YOY increase in median home price out of all US Metros in 2021. Lakeland’s 1-year median price growth of +29.29% was only exceeded by nearby Tampa (+29.69%) and Las Vegas (+37.67%).

State-Level GDP in the First Quarter of 2022

Eyes on Housing

Real gross domestic product (GDP) decreased in 46 states and the District of Columbia in the first quarter of 2022. New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, and Michigan saw modest GDP growth. According to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), the percent change in real GDP ranged from 1.2

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!

20-Acre Gated Waterfront Estate Near Annapolis is the Pinnacle of Luxury

Fancy Pants Homes

A chateau-style home set within a one-hour drive to the nation’s capital is eyeing a $15.9 million sale — and has all the goods to deliver.

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How “generation rent” is approaching home buying in 2022

Housing Wire

Millennials and Gen Zs make up the largest cohort of potential homebuyers today, the majority of which are first-time buyers bullish to get a foot on the property ladder.

Home values are on the rise – What will homes be worth in 2023?

The American Genius for Real Estate

(BIG DATA) The housing market is on fire. Will we continue to see home values increasing over the next 2 years? This prediction poll has the answers. The post Home values are on the rise – What will homes be worth in 2023? appeared first on The American Genius Real Estate.

Uncover the Best of Boston: A Local’s Guide to the City’s Hidden Gems

Redfin

If you’re a local living in Boston , you already know how your city is a lively coastal mecca full of history, diversity, a vibrant restaurant scene, and endless attractions for entertainment. You most likely have a favorite spot not many know about too.

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!