Sat.Mar 04, 2023 - Fri.Mar 10, 2023

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Gary Keller’s 6 steps for doing more in today’s market

Inman

In this shifting market, agents will have to do more to achieve the same results they were getting before, writes Adam Hergenrother. Here, he breaks down Gary Keller’s formula for doing more and how you can take action to do more and achieve more this year.

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2 Things Sellers Need To Know This Spring

Keeping Current Matters

A lot has changed over the past year, and you might be wondering what’s in store for the spring housing market.

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Zillow Says Bottom is Near

BubbleInfo

We know that the perception is more important than the reality, especially for potential sellers.

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What You Say Matters: How to Talk To Buyers and Sellers in Today’s Market

Broke Agent Media

What you say to consumers matters more than ever. There’s a lot of volatility in the housing market right now. We’ve seen the 10-Year Treasury Yield go up and down by a full point on either end of the spectrum. We’re seeing interest rates near 7% again. And we’re seeing inventory decline. So with all of this uncertainty, how can you present to clients with empathy?

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3 Real Estate Office Hacks to Help Kickstart the Busy Season

Ready to better your Back Office? Dive into the secrets to a powerhouse back office with Brokermint expert, Jessica Souza. In this free download, she shares her 3 transformative hacks designed to clean house, get everyone on the same page, and set yourself up for success. From optimizing agent profiles to ensuring flawless transactions and boosting agent retention, these strategies are your ticket to a seamless operation.

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Selling Your Home in a Balanced Market

Windemere Selling

Your local market conditions dictate the real estate climate around you. Where things are on the buyer’s/seller’s market spectrum will impact how you and your Windermere real estate agent approach selling your home. As a part of this process, it’s important to understand the different types of markets and how their conditions play into accurately pricing your home.

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Agents, buyer’s financing denied? Here’s what to do.

Real Trends

Agents, stop letting your deals die. Stop giving up so easily. Deals go sideways for many reasons, so there are many solutions to solving these issues. Use this guide to get your transactions back to the closing table and don’t give up. What do you do when your buyer’s financing is denied? Whether it’s your buyer or the buyer on your listing, there are solutions you can turn to.

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Essential Things to Know About Credit Scoring

Realty Biz

Do you plan on buying your first house? If so, understanding your credit scores are essential. When you are applying for a loan, your credit score is all-important. FICO and VantageScore commonly use a range of 300 to 850, but what is a good credit score? Understanding what a good credit score is when you are a potential first-time buyer is vital. Let's examine the key considerations to know about credit scoring.

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Working with iBuyers can mean easy money for agents

Real Estate News

The commissions are lower, but so is the effort. Representing a client in an iBuyer transaction takes less time and can supplement an agent's business.

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A Guide to Selling Rental Property in Another State

CT Homes

Investing and owning rental properties can be a lucrative route to success within the real estate market. Whether someone wants a vacation home away or wants to take advantage of the steady revenue stream coming from renters, there are dozens of ways a rental property pays for itself. Depending on where you’re based, it’s very possible that your rental properties are out of state, and at some point in your real estate journey you may explore selling that out of state rental property.

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Housing Market Tracker: Inventory drops by 11,000

Housing Wire

The housing market faced some serious obstacles last week as the 10-year yield broke over 4%, mortgage rates rose to over 7%, purchase apps fell again and we are still trying to find the elusive seasonal bottom for housing inventory. Here is a quick rundown of the last week: Purchase application data was down 6% weekly. Weekly inventory fell much more than the previous two weeks, down 11,021; new listing growth had its lowest weekly calendar print for this previous week.

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Need Curated Pre-foreclosure Lists to Generate New Real Estate Leads? Trellis Has the Data!

Trellis is a state trial court research and analytics platform that provides Real Estate Professionals (Buyers, Foreclosure, Loan Modification, etc.) with LEADS on Pre-Foreclosures, Lis Pendes, Distressed Assets and more — to help uncover **new** opportunities and grow their business. The process is quick and easy — and all in real time. Trellis will supply you with a link to the relevant dockets, a Leads sheet and access to its UI where applicable.

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Is It Really Better To Rent Than To Own a Home Right Now?

Keeping Current Matters

You may have seen reports in the news recently saying it’s better to rent right now than it is to own your home. But before you let that impact your decisions, you should understand what these claims are based on.

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How Corcoran grew from a boutique brand to a global presence

Real Estate News

For most of its 50 years, Corcoran was a regional player. But in 2020, its affiliate network took off, and “it’s just the beginning of the story.

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Egypt Sherrod is married to real estate. But that’s only half her story

Inman

Inman's inaugural Influencer ran from real estate as a kid because it was all her family talked about. But with four TV shows, a podcast and a team under her belt, she lives and breathes it in 2023.

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Fannie Mae rumored to be looking at forgoing title insurance

Housing Wire

The title insurance industry is often bemoaned for being antiquated and making minimal changes, but that has not been the case for the past 12 months. Nearly a year after announcing that it would begin accepting attorney opinion letters (AOLs) in lieu of title insurance in limited circumstances, Fannie Mae is yet again making waves in the title insurance industry.

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Accelerating Real Estate Sales Pipelines to Streamline Buyer Journeys

Navigated 360° tours, like YourVRTours, advance pipelines by engaging clients further along the sales funnel. These immersive experiences provide comprehensive property insights, increasing buyer intent and readiness. By embracing navigated tours, agents can optimize property exposure, better qualify leads, and streamline the sales process. Stay ahead in the ever-evolving real estate landscape with innovative technology that elevates buyer journeys and progresses pipelines more effectively.

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Facebook Marketing Strategies: Types of Social Media Ads to Use on the Platform

Realty Biz

As one of the biggest and arguably most influential social media platforms today, Facebook Marketing represents a major avenue for building brand awareness. This, of course, is why it’s the first stop for just about any marketer looking to grow their own company’s reach. If you’re running a social media marketing campaign, it simply must include content created specifically for Facebook; there’s simply no getting around that fact.

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Boosting without boasting: How to sell yourself as a local expert

Real Estate News

Many agents brand themselves as experts. If you've done the work to earn that title, how do you stand out and get noticed?

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There are 1.25 million fewer million-dollar homes in America in 2023

Inman

The share of $1 million homes in the U.S. dropped from a high of 8.6 percent in June 2022 to approximately 7 percent in January, due in part to higher mortgage rates that have cut into homebuyer purchasing power.

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Guaranty Home Mortgage opens new retail branches in Tennessee

Housing Wire

Guaranty Home Mortgage Corporation (GHMC) on Monday announced its expansion with three new licensed retail branches in Tennessee. The new branches are located in Brentwood, Lebanon and Chattanooga. GHMC originates and purchases loans through multiple channels. The expansion is part of the company’s strategy to grow its presence and focus on residential mortgage lending.

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Maximizing Your Online Presence: Tips for Real Estate Agents on Social Media

Speaker: Sarah Santa Ana, Real Estate Coach, Move4Free Realty

Networking is one of the crucial elements in every real estate organization's success. Both agents and real estate companies need to maintain robust networking links. This is why social media is essential for any real estate professional! Social media enables you to stay in touch with your present clients, maintain connections with your past clients, and engage potential customers and investors.

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4 Tips for Making Your Best Offer on a Home

Keeping Current Matters

Are you planning to buy a home this spring?

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Brokerage Beat: Expansions in the heartland, the coasts and the Caymans

Real Estate News

Howard Hanna merges with Coach, BHHS enters the Caymans, Sotheby's Realty expands in Finger Lakes, BIRCH joins Side, new owners at Seattle RE/MAX, E&V in Ohio.

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How bedroom design can deliver big ROI for your sellers

Inman

Bedrooms that promise great comfort and sanctuary can generate a visceral response. Well-designed bedrooms can inspire a heartfelt reaction that buyers won’t be able to ignore.

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Single-family construction is shifting away from large urban areas

Housing Wire

As the housing market cooled further during the fourth quarter of 2022, homebuilders also continued to pull back on single-family construction. In Q4 2022, the year over year growth rate for single family construction fell across all geographic areas, according to the National Association of Home Builder’s (NAHB) Home Builder’s Geography Index published Tuesday.

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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 order to create continued success in today’s real estate market, realtors need to utilize an arsenal of technology that will increase their efficiency and presence on social media. Using technology to manage your prospects and tap into their needs through websites, social media, and other channels is critical for real estate success in 2022 and beyond.

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Cost of Constructing a Home in 2022

Eye on Housing

The NAHB recently published its latest Cost of Construction Survey. Results show that 60.8% of the average home sale price consisted of construction costs, essentially unchanged from the 61.1% posted in 2019. Since the inception of this series in 1998, this was the fourth time construction costs represent over 60% of the total price of the home (2013: 61.

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Industry Decoded: Why risk prevention is critical for brokerages

Real Estate News

Lawsuits aren't just a risk for large, national firms. Brokerages of all sizes are exposed to legal and regulatory threats and need to be proactive.

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Corcoran breaks into Europe with forthcoming Italian affiliate

Inman

The firm, previously known as Immobiliare Magri, will officially launch as Corcoran Magri Properties sometime in the next several weeks led by Maddalena Magri, the brokerage exclusively told Inman.

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Fannie Mae approves six vendors for controversial new valuation initiative

Housing Wire

Fannie Mae has approved six firms to handle its new valuation initiative, which cuts traditional appraisers out of the process and potentially represents the biggest shift in the valuation space in years. Fannie Mae last Wednesday updated its Selling Guide to include more options for property valuations, saying that the GSE is “moving away from implying that an appraisal is a default requirement.

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5 Data Proven Ways Agents Can Do 18% More Business

Curious as to how you could do 18% more business? How about 14 more transaction sides per year? Check out this infographic with data from a RealTrends study to learn more.

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Inside the Snyder House

Sotheby's International Real Estate

Not long after the dual towers of architect Bertrand Goldberg’s striking Marina City were opened in Chicago in the early 1960s, they were recognized for heralding a residential renaissance in U.S. cities. But Goldberg’s innovative approach was already on bold display further east, on New York’s Shelter Island, where he designed this midcentury marvel for CEO John Snyder in the early 1950s.

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Will the housing supply gap ever close?

Real Estate News

Housing completions went up in 2021, but builders tapped the brakes in 2022. At the same time, more households formed, leading to an ongoing shortage.

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AI will upend content marketing. 4 ways to stay ahead of the curve

Inman

Focus on creating high-quality pieces that resonate with your target audience and meet their evolving needs. With the right approach, you can stay ahead of the curve in the age of AI-powered search engines.

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The housing market faces a three-pronged challenge

Housing Wire

Growing supply shortages are holding housing prices higher, and affordability constraints coupled with elevated rates lock potential sellers in place. Home prices fell in January, pulling back by 0.24% from December to mark the smallest monthly decline in seven months, according to Black Knight ‘s mortgage monitor report. The annual home price growth rate fell to 3.43% in January, more than a full percentage point below the 30-year average.

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How Enriching the Lives of Your Clients Leads to Greater Sales Success

Speaker: Ari Capogeannis, Director - Revenue Marketing at NVIDIA and Bill Pappa, Sales and Marketing Leader at Ai Media Group

Building strong personal and professional relationships with clients is a critical success factor. Sales professionals who focus on relationship building generate more leads and raise their brand awareness. Because this can take time, having regular engagements can help you cultivate these relationships more efficiently. The most effective way to accomplish this is through direct hyper-personalized touchpoints.