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Mortgage Rates Will Come Down, It’s Just a Matter of Time

Keeping Current Matters

This past year, rising mortgage rates have slowed the red-hot housing market. Buying Myths First Time Home Buyers For Buyers Housing Market Updates Interest Rates Move-Up Buyers Content Hub

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With buyers on the sidelines, real estate agents play the long game

Real Trends

Johnson Tsai’s business is usually 50-50: evenly split between representing buyers in and doing rental deals in New York City. Soaring mortgage rates has changed that dynamic. .

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The Value of Pay Per Click Campaigns in Real Estate

Realty Biz

With the rise of digital marketing and social media, Pay Per Click (PPC) campaigns have become an important part of any online strategy for real estate businesses. PPC is a form of online advertising where a business pays a specific amount every time someone clicks on their ad.

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FinCEN expands GTOs on all-cash real estate transactions

Housing Wire

In late October, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), a bureau within the U.S. Treasury Department , announced its decision to again expand its Geographic Targeting Orders (GTOs).

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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 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.

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New Single-Family Home Size Trending Lower

Eyes on Housing

An expected impact of the virus crisis was a need for more residential space, as people use homes for more purposes including work. During the housing boom after covid, this led to a rise for new single-family home size.

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Are Lower Mortgage Rates a Holiday Gift for Homebuyers—or a Temporary Reprieve?

Realtor.com

Design by Realtor.com / Getty Images (2) The drumroll of bad tidings in the housing market was interrupted last week by a glimmer of good news. Finally.

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HUD to allow borrowers of FHA mortgages to obtain private flood insurance

Housing Wire

Homeowners with the Federal Housing Administration -insured mortgage financing will now be allowed to obtain private flood insurance policies, expanding consumer options to protect borrowers from the country’s major natural disaster. . The U.S.

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A Relationship Between Housing and Inflation

Realty Biz

Whether it is rent or mortgage payments, housing is the single biggest chunk of spending for the average consumer. That means housing has an outsize impact on overall inflation from month to month.

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Gas vs. Electric Stove: Sustainability, Cost, and Maintenance Debunked

Redfin

If you’re in the market for a new stove, choosing a replacement can be challenging. Along with size, brand, and aesthetic, an important decision is deciding which fuel source you want it to use. Both have their advantages and disadvantages, especially when it comes to sustainability and price.

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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.

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What Buyers Need To Know About the Inventory of Homes Available for Sale

Keeping Current Matters

If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’re likely trying to juggle your needs, current mortgage rates, home prices, your schedule, and more to try to decide if you want to jump into the market. First Time Home Buyers For Buyers Housing Market Updates Move-Up Buyers

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Buydowns become key for buyers to beat the market

Housing Wire

It’s a terrible time for homebuyers. Mortgage rates for a 30-year fixed-rate loan are hovering around 7% levels and still-high home prices are slashing purchasing power.

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New Home Sales Increase in October

Eyes on Housing

New home sales rebounded in October despite higher mortgage rates, likely due to low existing home inventory and builders using incentives to attract buyers to the new home market. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S.

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RE/MAX Premier team joins Coldwell Banker

Real Trends

Fourteen agents from Bear, Delaware-based RE/MAX Premier Properties joined the Wilmington, Delaware, office of Coldwell Banker Realty, based in Greater Philadelphia and Central Pennsylvania. The agents bring a combined $51 million sales volume in 2021.

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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!

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What Homeowners Want To Know About Selling in Today’s Market

Keeping Current Matters

If you’re thinking about selling your house, you’re likely hearing about the cooling housing market and wondering what that means for you. For Sellers Housing Market Updates Move-Up Buyers Selling Myths Content Hub

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Mortgage rates dropped again, so why are some borrowers on the sidelines?

Housing Wire

Recent declines in mortgage rates, which are due to a slowdown in inflation growth, have been enough to convince some borrowers to apply for new home loans, according to recent data on mortgage applications. .

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Gain for Custom Home Building

Eyes on Housing

NAHB’s analysis of Census Data from the Quarterly Starts and Completions by Purpose and Design survey indicates custom home building expanded during the third quarter of 2022 despite broader market weakness. There were 59,000 total custom building starts during the third quarter of the year.

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Dr. Lee Davenport on prospecting by personality

Real Trends

Today’s RealTrending podcast features Dr. Lee Davenport, a real estate coach and author specializing in helping real estate professionals grow and teaching others about fair housing.

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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!

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8 cities where you need a $200k salary to buy a ‘typical’ home

The American Genius for Real Estate

What's up with West Coast housing prices? These 8 Western cities have such high prices, a 200k salary is necessary for a typical home. Homeownership affordability prices Real Estate News west coast

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Here’s why new home sales are up along with prices

Housing Wire

Today new home sales beat estimates , and new home median sales prices hit an all-time high. What is going on here? My job is always to be the detective, not the troll so let’s take a look at today’s data, as there is a constant theme here that I have talked about for some time.

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97% Built-for-Rent Multifamily Construction Share

Eyes on Housing

According to NAHB analysis of quarterly Census data, the count of multifamily, for-rent housing starts remained elevated during the third quarter of 2022. At 141,000 units started, this was the largest quarter for rental multifamily construction since the second quarter of 1986.

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Ribbon reduces staff by 85%, retains less than 30 employees

Real Trends

Employees at power buying firm Ribbon are the latest to feel the sting of the housing market slowdown. On Monday, the Shaival Shah-helmed firm laid off 170 employees, or 85% of its staff.

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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!

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Mortgage Rates Today

BubbleInfo

The Spring Selling Season could get a real boost if mortgage rates stay in the 5s.

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Demand for mortgages is on the rise as rates fall

Housing Wire

With mortgage rates down nearly 50 basis points from the recent peak about a month ago, borrower demand picked up again this week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). The market composite index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, rose 2.2%

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Small Increase for Missing Middle Multifamily

Eyes on Housing

The missing middle construction sector includes development of medium-density housing, including townhouses, duplexes and other small multifamily properties.

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Top agent tips for navigating holiday listings and showings

Real Trends

Along with the holidays come those predictable holiday objections. Your sellers want to ‘take a break’ and your buyers are constantly rescheduling. It’s a busy time of year for everyone. How can you take a breath, enjoy the merrymaking and still keep your momentum ?

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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!