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What Does an Economic Slowdown Mean for the Housing Market?

Keeping Current Matters

According to a recent survey, more and more Americans are concerned about a possible recession. For Buyers Housing Market Updates Interest Rates Content Hub

10 Signs Your Real Estate Market Is Shifting

Realty Biz

It is not unusual for real estate markets to change. It happens all the time. Quite often real estate markets stay the same for quite a while and then something happens that causes a shift.


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What is an Appraisal Contingency and Why Should I Care?

Maximum Exposure Real Estate

What is an Appraisal? Appraisals and appraisal contingencies are a normal part of most real estate transactions and the home buying process in general. When purchasing a home and getting a mortgage there will often be a real estate appraisal conducted.

Sprout Mortgage to shutter

Housing Wire

Non-QM lender Sprout Mortgage is shutting down operations, multiple workers said on Wednesday. The company informed workers of the shut down in a conference call on Wednesday, a former staffer said.

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.

Is Homeownership Still the American Dream?

Keeping Current Matters

Defining the American dream is personal, and no one individual will have the same definition as another. First Time Home Buyers For Buyers


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How Much House Can I Afford If I Make $70,000 a Year?


After several years of renting and moving in and out of different spaces, you’re (finally!) in a comfortable enough space financially to take the plunge and start looking for a more permanent place to call home.

Will mortgage lending get tighter in the next recession?

Housing Wire

As recession talk becomes more prevalent, some people are concerned that mortgage credit lending will get much tighter.

How Your Equity Can Grow over Time

Keeping Current Matters

It’s true that record levels of home price appreciation have spurred significant equity gains for homeowners over the past few years. For Sellers Move-Up Buyers Pricing Content Hub

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Property Taxes Make Up More Than One-Third of State and Local Tax Revenue

Eyes on Housing

NAHB analysis of the Census Bureau’s quarterly state and local tax data shows that $672.9 billion in taxes were paid by property owners in the four quarters ending Q1 2022 (not seasonally adjusted), a 0.1% quarterly increase.[1] 1] State and local governments collected $1.9

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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.

An inside look at Chrissy Teigen and John Legend’s house, a Beverly Hills trophy home

Fancy Pants Homes

When it comes to Hollywood power couples , it doesn’t get much more famous than Chrissy Teigen and John Legend.

What does another good job report mean for a recession?

Housing Wire

What does it mean to get a positive job report with all the talk about a recession, which ramped up starting in January 2022? Let’s look at the U.S. jobs and economic numbers as five of my six recession red flags are up today.

Is the Housing Market Sustainable?

Realty Biz

With interest rates and inflation both on the rise, the US housing market has recently taken a hit. In fact, the cost of buying a home jumped more than 20% this April compared to the same month in 2021.

Solid Job Gains in June

Eyes on Housing

Despite interest rate hikes, job growth remained solid in June. Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 372,000 and the unemployment rate remained at 3.6% in June. Construction industry employment (both residential and non-residential) totaled 7.7

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!

How to Become a Landlord: A 16-Step Beginner’s Guide


Investing in residential real estate and renting it to tenants can be a great way to own assets that create passive income and may gain value over time. But becoming a landlord takes plenty of planning, investment, and patience. How does someone actually become a landlord?

Home price growth expected to dip as demand normalizes

Housing Wire

Home price appreciation, which skyrocketed during the pandemic, is showing signs of slowing, according to a monthly report published by CoreLogic Tuesday. In May, home prices increased by 20.2% year-over-year, the report said.

Leucadia Developments


More review of the latest developments in Leucadia as I cruise by the next Toll Brothers community and take a look at what the planning commission just approved: The 3.79-acre project site, which is just south of the Alila Marea hotel on N.

Higher Rates Reduce Mortgage Demand

Eyes on Housing

Per the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) survey through the week ending July 1, total mortgage activity decreased, with the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) rate reaching 5.8% on average.

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!

No Design Needed: What is a Furnished Apartment?


For many first time renters and seasoned renters alike, designing your apartment or rental home is the way to put your stamp on the place.

Purchase mortgage rates fall 40 bps amid recession fears

Housing Wire

Purchase mortgage rates this week continued their recent downward trend, dropping 40 basis points to 5.30%, according to the latest Freddie Mac PMMS Index. A year ago at this time, 30-year fixed rate purchase rates were at 2.90%.

100% Sold In Ten Days or Less


Here is a good sampling of the NSDCC pricing decisions made in May (mortgage rates started going up the first of April). The days-on-market are on the left. Days on Market: All 28 found their buyer quickly – only one took as long as ten days! Paid Over List: 21 of 28 paid over the […].

Slightly Longer Time to Build Apartments in 2021

Eyes on Housing

The average length of time to complete construction of a multifamily building, after obtaining authorization, is 17.5 months, according to the 2021 Survey of Construction (SOC) from the Census Bureau.

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!

10 Pros and Cons of Living in Pennsylvania


Pennsylvania, also known as the Keystone State, is one of the most populous states in the US. It’s the 33rd largest state by land area and has a population of over 12 million people.

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Ex-workers sue Sprout Mortgage over unpaid salaries

Housing Wire

Just two days after it abruptly shut down its operations, non-QM lender Sprout Mortgage became the target of a class-action-seeking lawsuit.

Most Important Questions Investors Should Ask Before Investing In Real Estate

Realty Biz

Real estate investing is the process of acquiring, managing, and developing real estate properties with the intention of generating income. Real estate investors may choose to invest in either residential or commercial properties or both. Real Estate Investor shake hands

Hispanics Comprise 61% of the Construction Workforce in Texas

Eyes on Housing

The earlier June post highlighted the rising number and share of Hispanics in the construction industry. Hispanics now account for almost a third of the construction workforce, according to the 2021 Current Population Survey.

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