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Fannie Mae sees dark days ahead for the housing market

Housing Wire

It will get worse for the housing market – and mortgage industry – before it gets better. That’s the takeaway from a group of economists at Fannie Mae who slashed their forecast for 2022 home sales this week.

How to Find and Pick Inspectors For Houses

Maximum Exposure Real Estate

What is a Home Inspector? Are you looking to find an outstanding home inspector? Choosing a home inspector is part of the home buying process, a decision that can significantly impact your satisfaction with your future home.

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Make Your Home Stand Out with These Budget-Friendly Curb Appeal Ideas

Redfin

We all want visitors and families to feel welcome when they come to our homes. You also want your home’s exterior to look its best when you’re ready to sell.

Why You May Want To Start Your Home Search Today

Keeping Current Matters

If you’re thinking about buying a home, you likely have a lot of factors on your mind. First Time Home Buyers For Buyers Housing Market Updates Move-Up Buyers

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.

Silver lining in cooled down housing market is homebuyer affordability ?

Housing Wire

Real estate and mortgage professionals are lamenting the slowdown in the housing market caused largely by inflation and economic uncertainty. But there is one benefit – some buyers are catching a (relative) break.

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What Sellers Need To Know in Today’s Housing Market

Keeping Current Matters

If you’re thinking about selling your house, you may have heard about the housing market slowing down in recent months. For Sellers Housing Market Updates Pricing Content Hub

Are we in the middle of a housing bubble?

The American Genius for Real Estate

The phrase "housing bubble" is beginning to percolate in some circles, so let's break that down. The post Are we in the middle of a housing bubble? appeared first on The American Genius Real Estate. Real Estate Big Data housing bubble housing recession Real Estate News

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The Cons of an Adjustable Rate Mortgage

Realty Biz

Over the last few years it has been an extreme seller’s market characterized by low inventory and rising home prices. Home sellers have been in the drivers seat. Most homes listed for sale have experienced bidding wars with sales prices ending up far over the asking price.

New Home Sales Plummet in July

Eyes on Housing

New home sales in July fell to their lowest level since January 2016 as the industry grapples with supply chain disruptions that are delaying new home building projects and raising housing costs as mortgage interest rates increased. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S.

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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.

Movement Mortgage acquires brokerage Superior Rate

Housing Wire

South Carolina-based Movement Mortgage has acquired the brokerage Superior Rate Mortgage of New England to expand operations in the region, the company announced Wednesday. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

3 Tips for Buying a Home Today

Keeping Current Matters

If you put off your home search at any point over the past two years, you may want to consider picking it back up based on today’s housing market conditions. Buying Myths First Time Home Buyers For Buyers Interest Rates Move-Up Buyers Pricing Content Hub

What Does a Real Estate Agent Do For Buyers and Sellers

Maximum Exposure Real Estate

What Does a Real Estate Agent Do All Day Anyway? Lots of people wonder what a real estate agent does on a daily basis. In the real estate business, a real estate agent’s day can be constantly different. Do they sit around all day waiting for the phone to ring?

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Jump for Multifamily Rental Development

Eyes on Housing

According to NAHB analysis of quarterly Census data, the count of multifamily, for-rent housing starts surged during the second quarter of 2022. At 142,000 units started, this was the largest quarter for rental multifamily construction since the second quarter of 1986.

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!

First American launches digital platform for title agents

Housing Wire

Title insurance underwriter First American has launched a new digital platform for title agents, according to an announcement on Thursday.

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Lower Income Home Options Explained

Realty Biz

Low Income Housing Choices. Are you looking for low priced housing options due to having a smaller income? With home prices having skyrocketed across the country over the last few years it has been harder than ever to find affordable housing.

Common Home Seller Mistakes to Avoid

HomeLight

Selling a house often seems easier in theory than it actually is, especially since most people only do it once or twice in their lives. There’s lots of work to do before that “For Sale” sign ever gets put in the ground, and then even more work before you sign on the dotted line.

Share of Non-Conventional Financing Down in 2021

Eyes on Housing

NAHB analysis of the 2021 Census Bureau Survey of Construction (SOC) data shows that, nationwide, the share of non-conventional financing for new home sales accounted for 28.8% of the market, while conventional financing dominated the market at 71.2%.

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!

Real estate startup Reali to shut down

Housing Wire

California real estate startup Reali is shutting down, with plans to lay off most of its employees on Sept. The firm is the latest to fall victim to rising mortgage rates and a drop in home sales. .

What is the importance of Real Estate SEO Now

Realty Biz

There are more than 1.9 billion websites currently active on the internet, and if you plan on generating leads and getting yourself known on the internet, you’ll have a lot of other websites to compete with. But how is it even possible to compete with so many other websites, you might ask?

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Selling to Florida Cash Home Buyers: Tips from Experts

HomeLight

Disclaimer: A friendly reminder, information in this blog post is meant to be used for educational purposes only, not as a substitute for professional tax or legal advice.

Employment Situation in July: State-Level Analysis

Eyes on Housing

Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 46 states and the District of Columbia in July compared to the previous month while four states lost jobs.

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!

Blend releases new home equity software solution

Housing Wire

Mortgage tech firm Blend launched a software solution for home equity products amid a mad dash from lenders into the space.

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Multiple Listing Service: What You Need to Know

Realty Biz

Have you heard the term MLS in real estate and wondered what it meant? When you begin the process of either buying or selling a home, you are likely to hear about the multiple listings service. The multiple listing service or MLS is a way for real estate agents to connect buyers and sellers better.

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Homebuilders pull back as demand cools

Real Trends

New home sales fell for the second consecutive month in July, according to data released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau. Sales of new single-family homes in June were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 511,000, down 12.6%

Slight Uptick for Missing Middle?

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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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!