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Where Are Mortgage Rates Headed?

Keeping Current Matters

There’s never been a truer statement regarding forecasting mortgage rates than the one offered last year by Mark Fleming, Chief Economist at First American. For Buyers Housing Market Updates Interest Rates Content Hub

Some lenders won’t survive the purchase mortgage market of 2022

Housing Wire

Consolidation in the mortgage industry is likely in 2022, analysts and lending executives said. Justin Woodward has experienced the best and the worst of the mortgage industry in only 18 months.

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21 Real Estate Videos Top Agents Use To Generate & Nurture Leads

The Close

While it seems like every Realtor is making real estate videos these days, most shouldn’t even bother. They don’t focus on why they’re making videos in the first place— to generate and nurture leads!

Building Materials Prices Rise Further

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 1.4% in March, following an upwardly revised increase of 2.2% in February and 4.1% in January.

Kick-Off Your Summer With Never-Ending Prospects

Speaker: Kevin Smullin, Founder, 2Q Lead Generation Strategies

In this webinar, Kevin Smullen will demonstrate a methodology that will help you create a pipeline with continuous prospects.

On the Fence of Whether or Not To Move This Spring? Consider This.

Keeping Current Matters

If you’re thinking of selling your house, it may be because you’ve heard prices are rising, listings are going fast, and sellers are getting multiple offers on their homes. For Buyers For Sellers Housing Market Updates Move-Up Buyers Content Hub

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Elliman Magazine Column - A Symptom of Chronic Inventory Lows: Bidding Wars Are Everywhere

Miller Samuel

For each issue of Elliman Magazine produced by Douglas Elliman , the same company that publishes most of our U.S. market research , I write a brief column and create a graphic to illustrate an important issue facing the luxury housing market.

Inflation Hits Another New 40-Year High in March

Eyes on Housing

Driven by higher food, gasoline and housing cost, consumer prices continued to accelerate in March. This marked the sixth straight month for inflation above a 6% rate and was the fastest annual pace since December 1981.

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Why a Real Estate Professional Is Key When Selling Your House

Keeping Current Matters

With today’s real estate market moving as fast as it is, working with a real estate professional is more essential than ever. For Sellers FSBOs Pricing Selling Myths Content Hub

Mortgage applications continue fall amid 5% rate

Housing Wire

Mortgage application volume dropped 1.3% for the week ending on April 8, from the previous week, as mortgage rates eclipsed the 5% mark. Refinance applications fell 5% from the prior week and 62% from the same week a year ago, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association ‘s weekly survey.

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!

Real Estate Agents vs. Realtors vs. Brokers: What’s The Difference

Maximum Exposure Real Estate

Differences Between Real Estate Agents, Realtors, and Brokers One of the questions I often get is if there is a difference between a Realtor®, Real Estate agent, and a broker. The difference between a real estate agent and Realtor® is significant.

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Slight Pick-Up in Single-Family Permits February 2022

Eyes on Housing

Over the first two month of 2022, the total number of single-family permits issued year-to-date (YTD) nationwide reached 170,716. On a year-over-year (YoY) basis, this is a 3.5% increase over the February 2021 level of 164,901.

Using Your Tax Refund To Achieve Your Homeownership Goals This Year

Keeping Current Matters

If you’re buying or selling a home this year, you’re likely saving up for a variety of expenses. First Time Home Buyers For Buyers For Sellers Housing Market Updates Move-Up Buyers

Why housing inventory is so low right now

Housing Wire

Given the current housing inventory crisis, it might surprise people to realize this: we built too many homes during the housing bubble years. Wait, what? But we have a housing shortage, right?

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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!

Inflation cuts homebuyer budgets by $40,000

Real Trends

Home buyers looking for a home in 2022 will have to look for properties that are roughly $40,000 cheaper, according to a report released by the National Association of Realtors on Wednesday. According to NAR, rising inflation is to blame for the smaller home buying budgets.

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Remodeling Market Remains Stable Year-over-Year

Eyes on Housing

The NAHB/Westlake Royal Remodeling Market Index (RMI) for the first quarter of 2002 posted a reading of 86, unchanged from the first quarter of 2021.

Smart Moving Tips for Homeowners With Pets

Coldwell Banker

You may be ready to start an exciting adventure in a new home, but what about your pets? Some furry family members may find moving to an unfamiliar place stressful, but there are ways to ease them into it with a little advance planning.

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The growing threat of phishing attacks on the mortgage industry

Housing Wire

Phishing remains the go-to attack for hackers targeting the mortgage and real estate industries. Loan officers and mortgage executives alike continue to click on links in seemingly routine emails, ultimately giving bad actors complete access to lenders’ systems and mortgage transactions.

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!

Will the inventory of homes for sale rebound in 2022?

The Mortgage Report

With mortgage rates growing significantly to begin 2022, a bump in for-sale homes could be coming by the end of summer. Real Estate News

Married Couple Homeownership

Eyes on Housing

NAHB analysis of the Current Population Survey’s (CPS) 2020 Annual Social and Economic Supplement (ASEC) estimates the national homeownership rate at 66.4%. This analysis provides a further breakdown of this rate through the lens of married couple homeownership, which we estimate at 79% for 2020.

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Making Offers on Houses: What You Need to Know

Maximum Exposure Real Estate

How to Make an Offer For a House Buying a house in today’s competitive market can be a real challenge. Potential buyers need to understand that making offers could become a routine before landing your dream house.

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Purchase mortgages cross dreaded 5% threshold

Housing Wire

The 5% threshold has been crossed, and given all the headwinds in the U.S. economy, it doesn’t appear that mortgage rates will be dropping below that mark anytime soon.

#Trending: How to Leverage Instagram’s Algorithm to Build Your Pipeline

Speaker: Eric Simon, Founder of The Broke Agent Media | Matt Lionetti, Real Estate Salesperson at The Agency

In this session, The Broke Agent and Matt Lionetti will break down the strategies they utilize to grow their Instagram accounts to over 360,000 and 40,000 followers. They will also discuss vertical video, podcasting, and the importance of producing consistent content!

How Fast Will My Home Sell? Factors that Influence Sale Speed in 2022

HomeLight

If you find yourself punching “how fast will my home sell?” into your search bar, you’re not alone. Most home sellers want their home sale process to be quick and painless.

First-time home buyer loans for 2022

The Mortgage Report

These first-time home buyer loans can help put you in a home with lower upfront costs and easier requirements to qualify. First-Time Home Buyers

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The Complete Guide to Downsizing for Retirement

Realty Biz

You’ve finally arrived and can retire after a lifetime of sacrifices and hard work professionally, it’s time to relax, travel, pursue hobbies, and visit grandchildren.

Here’s why the housing market needs higher mortgage rates

Housing Wire

In this HW+ Slack Q&A , HousingWire Lead Analyst Logan Mohtashami gives the inside scoop on where rates are headed, his insights on the latest economic reports and more.

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!