Sat.Sep 10, 2022 - Fri.Sep 16, 2022

Are we seeing a mortgage rate lockdown?

Housing Wire

The premise of a mortgage rate lockdown is simple: so many American households have such low mortgage rates that some will never move once rates rise, which then locks up housing inventory.

The best week to buy a home is coming up

Real Trends

It is general knowledge that spring time is home selling season , but the best time to buy a house can change from year to year. According to a report from Realtor.com published Wednesday, in 2022, the best week to buy a house is from September 25 to October 1.

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5 Proven Ways to Generate More Real Estate Listing Leads

Tom Ferry

Every agent wants to know how to generate more real estate leads, but if we could have our pick of any type of particular leads, what would they be? I bet the answer is listings, right? You want to generate more listing leads, win more listings, and close more listings.

More Women Working in Construction in 2021

Eyes on Housing

The number of women employed in the construction industry increased to over 1.24 million in 2021, as the construction industry was quickly recovering jobs lost earlier during the pandemic induced recession. Currently, women make up 11% of the construction workforce, up from 9.3% in 2002.

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.

Estimating NSDCC Monthly Sales

BubbleInfo

The latest CPI number is out today, and the over-reaction will put more pressure on mortgage rates. They are probably going to be around the 6% range for the foreseeable future. Let’s predict the NSDCC monthly sales count for the rest of the year.

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Buyers Are Regaining Some of Their Negotiation Power in Today’s Housing Market

Keeping Current Matters

If you're thinking about buying a home today, there's welcome news. First Time Home Buyers For Buyers Housing Market Updates Move-Up Buyers

Interview with an Appraiser: Market Value Isn’t Just What a Buyer Is Willing to Pay

HomeLight

?. Enjoying this episode? Be sure to follow The Walkthrough to get future episodes delivered automatically: Apple Podcasts/iTunes | Spotify | YouTube. About This Episode. There’s been a lot of tension between you and appraisers over the past two years.

14 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling a House in a Recession

HomeLight

The U.S. housing market is undergoing a rebalancing. Visit HomeLight’s 2022 Housing Trends Hub for information on how to navigate a shifting market — whether you’re a seller, buyer, or homeowner. Preparation and perspiration are great allies if the housing market shifts into a recession.

How to Market Your Appraisal Services for Divorce and Estate Work

McKissock

Looking to diversify your appraisal business? Taking on non-lender assignments like divorce and estate appraisals may be a great way to bring in different types of clients.

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.

House passes bill to modernize VA appraisals

Housing Wire

The U.S. House of Representatives this week passed a bill that streamlines the appraisal process for U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs mortgage loans.

Getting Your House Ready To Sell? Work with an Agent for Expert Advice

Keeping Current Matters

In a market that’s shifting as fast as it is today, many homeowners wonder what, if anything, needs to be renovated before they sell their house. For Sellers Selling Myths Content Hub

Gypsum Products, Transformers, and Concrete Prices Post Historic 12-Month Increases

Eyes on Housing

The prices of building materials rose 0.5% in August (not seasonally adjusted) even as softwood lumber prices decreased 5.2%, according to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) report. Building materials prices have climbed 4.9% through the first eight months of 2022 and 14.3% over the past year.

How Can I Estimate What My Property Is Worth?

HomeLight

You see homes selling for a lot of money in your neighborhood, and think, “I wonder what the value of my home would be?” In a changing housing market, the sold price depends on many factors, and sometimes you’re not sure where to start in finding the best information about your home.

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!

Wells Fargo to pay $94M to settle mortgage forbearance suit

Housing Wire

Wells Fargo will pay $94 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that argued it sent more than 200,000 mortgage borrowers into forbearance during the pandemic unlawfully and without their consent.

Three Things Buyers Can Do in Today’s Housing Market

Keeping Current Matters

It’s clear the 2022 housing market has been defined by rising mortgage rates. First Time Home Buyers For Buyers Housing Market Updates Move-Up Buyers

Lot Values Set New Records

Eyes on Housing

Lot values for single-family detached housing starts in 2021 increased across the nation, with the national value and six out of nine Census division values setting new records.

17 Tips to Sell Your House in a Down Market

HomeLight

When home prices and mortgage rates fluctuate it can make your head spin, especially if you need to sell a house in a down market. But that doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll lose money, especially if you know what actions to take to get the best price.

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!

HW+ Member Spotlight: Rodney Moss?

Housing Wire

This week’s HW+ member spotlight features Rodney Moss, executive vice president at LoanCare. HW Media: What is your current favorite HW+ article and why?

Is the Real Estate Market Slowing Down, or Is This a Housing Bubble?

Keeping Current Matters

The talk of a housing bubble in the coming year seems to be at a fever pitch as rising mortgage rates continue to slow down an overheated real estate market. For Buyers For Sellers Housing Market Updates Content Hub

Decline in Single-Family Permits in July 2022

Eyes on Housing

Over the first seven months of 2022, the total number of single-family permits issued year-to-date (YTD) nationwide reached 645,877. On a year-over-year (YoY) basis, this is a 5.3% decline over the July 2021 level of 681,949.

Why you won’t succeed at productivity by following the status-quo

The American Genius for Real Estate

We all have a notion of an 'ideal worker' in our heads - but it simply doesn't exist. Following the crowd won't improve your productivity. Op/Ed challenge job productivity Real Estate News working

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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!

Freddie Mac launches 9th STACR series offering in 2022

Housing Wire

Freddie Mac is unveiling its ninth credit-risk transfer transaction of the year via its Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR) program — bringing the total note offerings through its two flagship STACR series programs to $12.2 billion so far in 2022.

Is This a Slowdown or a Housing Bubble? [LIVE WEBINAR]

Keeping Current Matters

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Mortgage Activity Falls as Rates Top 6%

Eyes on Housing

Per the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) survey through the week ending September 9th, total mortgage activity declined 1.2% and the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) rate rose seven basis points to 6.01%. The FRM rate has increased 56 bps over the past month reaching a 14-year high.

Charitable giving by the real estate industry spikes

The American Genius for Real Estate

Charitable acts among Realtors remains high, despite several fallbacks regarding health in the US. Real Estate Associations brokers real estate associations Real Estate News

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!