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Mortgage demand rose on the back of slower inflation growth

Housing Wire

Mortgage demand rose as rates dropped following the October slowdown in inflation growth numbers. However, while purchase mortgage applications increased across all loan types, refinance activity remained depressed.

Avoid these 6 outdated real estate marketing trends

Real Trends

The real estate industry has radically evolved over the past decade, probably changing more in the past 10 years than it had in the preceding 50. Smart real estate agents need to keep up with new trends and strategies , or they risk falling behind the market.

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Why It May Be Time To Add Newly Built Homes to Your Search

Keeping Current Matters

If you put a pause on your home search because you weren’t sure where you’d go once you sold your house, it might be a good time to get back into the market. First Time Home Buyers For Buyers Move-Up Buyers New Construction

Inventory Watch

BubbleInfo

In the graph above, the active inventory hasn’t been decreasing like I thought it would be, given that Thanksgiving is a week and a half away.

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.

21 DIY Kitchen Renovation Tips for a Makeover On a Budget

Redfin

Kitchen renovations are one of the most popular home improvement projects – and one of the most daunting. There are many things to consider during a renovation, from appliances and cabinets to flooring and countertops. They can also be expensive and time-consuming.

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How Can I Generate More Online Leads For My Real Estate Business

Realty Biz

Generating leads is one of the primary functions of your digital marketing strategy as a real estate professional. Without leads, there can be no revenue, and if your current digital strategy isn’t generating new and potential customers, it can be hard to justify spending more on online marketing.

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Placester Review: Is It Really the Best Real Estate Website Builder?

The Close

Every agent needs a high-functioning, effective website. Your branding, prospecting, lead generation, and property marketing efforts begin and end with your website, but few agents have the time to actively manage one.

Streamline Accounting Operations for Improved Efficiency

App Folio

While the rental housing industry has undergone a number of seismic shifts over the last few years, our 2022 Property

7 Smart Ways To Lower the Cost of Buying a New-Construction Home

Realtor.com

Getty Images While buying any home is an expensive endeavor these days, buying a brand-new home—where everything is in pristine condition—will understandably cost a bit more. Recent data from the National Association of Home Builders and the U.S.

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.

Builders apply the brakes amid canceled contracts

Housing Wire

The best way to fight inflation is to add more supply, and when I look at the housing completion data for the past two years, it just makes me want to puke. In previous expansions, builders’ housing completion data would move in line with housing starts and permits.

Top Questions About Selling Your Home This Winter

Keeping Current Matters

There’s no denying the housing market is undergoing a shift this season, and that may leave you with some questions about whether it still makes sense to sell your house. For Sellers Housing Market Updates

Building Materials Prices Decline for Second Consecutive Month

Eyes on Housing

The prices of building materials decreased 0.2% in October (not seasonally adjusted) following a 0.5% decline in September according to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) report. The index has decreased four of five months for the first time since 2015.

Here’s why handwritten cards should still be part of your real estate strategy

Real Trends

Putting pen to paper through the end of the year will put you on the right track in 2023 ! Sometimes I find myself saying to my agents, “Real estate work is weird, isn’t it?” ” And it totally is.

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!

Mortgage buy downs on the rise as builders try to entice more buyers

Housing Wire

Homebuilder confidence continued to drop in November, hitting its lowest level since June 2012, with the exception of the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the spring of 2020, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) report, released Wednesday.

More People Are Finding the Benefits of Multigenerational Households Today

Keeping Current Matters

If you’re thinking of buying a home and living with siblings, parents, or grandparents, then multigenerational living may be for you. Baby Boomers Demographics For Buyers Gen Z Generation X Millennials

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Flat Readings for Single-Family Built-for-Rent

Eyes on Housing

Single-family built-for-rent construction leveled off during the third quarter of 2022 as the overall housing market slowed. This occurred after an exceptionally strong second quarter for rental housing production.

Jay Shetty’s 4 habits that will 100% lead to success

Real Trends

Real estate professionals and leaders are told to “grind through, push through and break through your challenges,” said Jay Shetty, host of the On Purpose podcast and the keynote speaker at the NAR NXT conference in Orlando. And, in this slowing housing market, that message is everywhere.

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!

Days on market grow despite low inventory for existing homes

Housing Wire

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported today on two trends in existing home sales that we have seen for many months now: sales are declining while total inventory data has fallen directly for the three straight months.

Home Equity: A Source of Strength for Homeowners Today

Keeping Current Matters

Experts agree there’s no chance of a large-scale foreclosure crisis like we saw back in 2008, and that’s good news for the housing market. For Sellers Foreclosures Housing Market Updates

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Townhouse Construction Market Share Rising

Eyes on Housing

According to NAHB analysis of the most recent Census data of Starts and Completions by Purpose and Design, during the third quarter of 2022 single-family attached starts totaled 38,000, which is 12% higher than the third quarter of 2021.

7 tips to engage your real estate sphere of influence

Real Trends

Any agent working in today’s market knows, that despite the ongoing struggles, you still have to bring in new business somehow. For new agents who haven’t experienced a down market before, this can seem especially intimidating.

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!

Lending standards tighten due to high rates, worsening economic outlook

Housing Wire

Lending standards tightened in October, largely due to higher mortgage rates and the worsening outlook for the economy, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) said. The mortgage credit availability index (MCAI) fell by 0.5% to 102.0 last month, marking eight consecutive months of decline.

5 Tips on Keeping Sales Strong During a Crisis

Realty Biz

The Great Depression. The Wall Street crash in 1929. The September 11th attacks. Katrina. The recession. COVID-19. There are many examples of major global crises that have taken their toll on businesses.

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Builder Confidence Declines for 11 Consecutive Months as Housing Weakness Continues

Eyes on Housing

Elevated interest rates, stubbornly high building material costs and declining affordability conditions that are pushing more buyers to the sidelines continue to drag down builder sentiment.

10 Instagram stories every real estate agent should post

Real Trends

Instagram Stories are a fun, alternative method of sharing real estate-related content that can actually help engage your audience. .

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