Mon.Jan 24, 2022

How to Break Up With a Difficult Client

RIS Media

As a real estate agent, you spend a great deal of time soliciting to build your roster. The goal is generally to garner clients that will give you repeat business —and good word of mouth. As such, the thought of ending a client relationship may seem unfathomable.

Caliber Home Loans CEO Sanjiv Das steps down

Housing Wire

Sanjiv Das, CEO of Caliber Home Loans , is stepping down as CEO of the company, less than one year after New Residential Investment Corp. Newrez) acquired the mortgage lender and servicer, sources familiar with the situation confirmed.

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Why Pre-Approval Is Key for Homebuyers in 2022

Keeping Current Matters

You may have heard that it’s important to get pre-approved for a mortgage at the beginning of the homebuying process, but what does that really mean, and why is it so important? First Time Home Buyers For Buyers Move-Up Buyers

Rocket rolls out mortgage teams for brokers

Housing Wire

Rocket Pro TPO will pair each of its brokers with a team of in-house mortgage experts, made up of underwriters, closing specialists and purchase title coordinators, to help brokers navigate the loan closing process. The program, dubbed “Crews” is live as of Jan.

The Only Business Plan You'll Ever Need in Real Estate

Overthinking your business plan? The old and tired process of building a 12-month business plan simply doesn’t make sense for the modern real estate business. Learn how to build one that will help you keep on track, stay nimble, and close more deals in 2022.

Homeownership Postponed

Eyes on Housing

The share of adults planning a home purchase within 12 months has fallen for two consecutive quarters, going from 17% in the second quarter of 2021, to 16% and 15% in the third and fourth quarter of the year, respectively.


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Boxes For Moving: Where to Find Them Free and Paid (Video)

Maximum Exposure Real Estate

Where to Get Moving Boxes Do you want to know where to find moving boxes? We are going to go over the best places to buy boxes to move as well as where you can get them cheap or even for free. Moving from one home to another brings many important but monotonous tasks that […].

Private-label RMBS deals continue their hot streak

Housing Wire

A total of 10 private-label deals valued at nearly $5.4 billion hit the market in the first two weeks of 2022, HousingWire reported last week , but that’s already old news. Since then, another nine private-label residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) offerings valued at $4.6

CRD Connect: How Can You Better Serve Your Clients in 2022?

RIS Media

Happy New Year and welcome to the new CRD Connect column!

The appraisal industry’s governance problem

Housing Wire

Imagine if the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ’s Board of Trustees was appointed by industry sponsors who paid a $7,500 fee. In this scenario, the majority of the board would be required to be industry creditors.

What Agents Should Be Doing Every Day to Succeed With Leads

Top agents do this every day to you? It’s all about the follow-up. Top agents shared their perfected processes, and we compiled it into a super easy visual to-do list for Real Estate lead follow up that wins. Get the list now!

Goal Get It: Set Your Sights on Success in 2022

RIS Media

January offers a fresh start, so set your business up for success in 2022 with a bit of planning now. Whether your aim is to grow your client base or secure more listings, knowing your objective will help you formulate the best path to achieving your goals.

Essential Google Updates You Must Know at the Beginning of 2022

Realty Biz

2022 begins with some critical online marketing and SEO Google updates you must know. These updates will affect the technical side of your site and its reach. Google will phase out third-party cookies in the Chrome browser by mid-2023.

Pandemic Accelerated Luxury Home Sales in Major Canadian Markets

RIS Media

Demand for Canadian luxury properties shifted into high gear from coast-to-coast in 2021 as both domestic and non-resident consumption of tangible assets such as residential real estate reached new levels, according to a report released this week by RE/MAX Canada.

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Ask Brian: What Should I Know Before Investing in a Short-Term Rental?

Realty Biz

Ask Brian is a weekly column by Real Estate Expert Brian Kline. If you have questions on real estate investing, DIY, home buying/selling, or other housing inquiries please email your questions to

The #1 Reason Why Sales Coaching is Critical to Your 2022 Sales Success

Speaker: Tim Hughes, Co-Founder and CEO of Digital Leadership Associates

Join Tim Hughes, Author of Social Selling – Influencing Buyers and Changemakers and Co-Founder/CEO of Digital Leadership Associates, as he details how investing in sales coaching will teach your team how to navigate social media and therefore create greater sales success.

Can We Expect a Hybrid Appraisal Model by 2023?

RIS Media

The pandemic has flipped the rulebook on longstanding real estate trends and processes. The flight to single-family homes and suburbia and the increasing role of virtual reality and digitalization in the home buying process has created lasting changes in the industry.

9 Tips for Successful Real Estate Marketing in 2022

Realty Biz

Whatever your field in real estate, you need marketing to generate leads and sales. Establishing yourself as a real estate consultant or gaining new partnerships with businesses within your community require savvy marketing strategies, too.

Report Highlights Affordability, Shifting Stock as Rental Costs Rise

RIS Media

Bedroom Decoration: Five Must-Haves

Realty Biz

Bedroom Decoration – These 5 Must-Haves Do Matter. The bedroom is where you should feel more relaxed and secure than any other room. It is the place to let go – not only of your clothes but also mentally and emotionally.

How Sales Enablement is Supporting Social Selling in 2022

Speaker: Brynne Tillman CEO | LinkedIn Whisperer at Social Sales Link

In this 1-hour session, Brynne Tillman from Social Sales Link will teach you why Sales Enablement teams should own Social Selling

December New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Decreased 7.1%

RIS Media

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for December 2021 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased 7.1% compared from a year ago. Compared to November 2021, applications decreased by 5%.

Shannon Ashkinos Named President of Greater Fort Worth Association of REALTORS®

Realty Biz

JPAR ® Real Estate, America’s #1 fastest-growing,100% commission brokerage, is pleased to recognize the appointment of Shannon Ashkinos as President of the Greater Fort Worth Association of REALTORS®.

More on Inventory


We had 1,782 new listings of houses and condos last month, in a county of 3.3 million people? And only 1,332 active listings (I believe that is the count at the end of the month). Look at Phoenix and Las Vegas for comparison, where they have 2x and 3x as many listings. If we get […].


Mortgage and refinance rates today, Jan. 24, 2022

The Mortgage Report

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates Average mortgage rates edged lower again last Friday. That week’s falls have been welcome. But they don’t even restore rates to their level the previous […]. Mortgage Rates Now

The Secret to Building Successful Digital Sales Programs in 2022 and Beyond

Speaker: Jordi Gili, International Speaker, Managing Director at Execus, Professor Geneva Business School

In this session Prof. Jordi Gili with the Geneva Business School will share key learnings from digital sales programs and will hint at the Key Performance Indicators that Digital Sales programs should aspire to in 2023.

Want To Buy Your First Home in 2022 | Top 5 Priorities

Mandrona Group

If you’re looking to buy your first home as your biggest goal this year, it’s crucial that you lay the. Read More. Buyer Presentation Financing Home Buyer Real Estate Blog

Inventory Watch


The NSDCC inventory is 30% behind the count from last year at this time, and that number was 20% below the previous year. Potential sellers – name your price! The $0 – $1,500,000 Market: Date NSDCC Active Listings Avg. LP/sf Avg. DOM # of Pendings Jan 3, 2022 9 $832/sf 35 36 Jan 10 9 […].

The Heat Is On!

Toronto Realty Blog

TorontoRealtyBlog. I want to tell you something a little embarrassing, so here goes. I’ve always liked the song, “The Heat Is On,” by Glenn Frey, as it reminds me of my childhood.

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The Mediterranean Style House: Blending Italian and Spanish Architecture


Picture this – a European villa in a warm seaside town, surrounded by ocean views, a patio, and large windows that seemingly pulls in the landscape around you into your home.

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