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|Indie Broker Summit NY 18: Is now the time to sell? |
- Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:06:55 +0000
Redfin going public, the iBuyer invasion, Compass's massive funding round -- there's no doubt that a lot of money is being poured into the real estate brokerage space right now, Michele Conn (SVP of mergers acquisitions and research at Swanepoel T3 Group) told the audience at Indie Broker Summit, a special day of programming at Inman Connect New York ...
|Homeowners spend $2,000 a year on maintenance, study finds |
- Wed, 21 Feb 2018 22:25:55 +0000
As all first-time buyers quickly discover, the cost of homeownership is more than a down payment, monthly mortgage, insurance and utilities — it's also paying for the maintenance services that keep your home running smoothly every day ...
|Could tax cuts overheat booming US economy down the road? |
- Wed, 21 Feb 2018 21:07:25 +0000
"Most economists we surveyed see a stronger outlook for the housing market over the next year or two but a more pessimistic outlook on the longer horizon." ...
|Leadership Lens: Investing in a singular goal |
- Wed, 21 Feb 2018 19:42:04 +0000
David Marine is the Senior Vice President of Brand Engagement for Coldwell Banker where he positively influences consumers on a mass scale from his management of world-class, award-winning advertising campaigns to elevating Coldwell Banker’s digital footprint each year with his creativity in regard to content and video creation which has garnered over 60 million viewers in 2016 alone ...
|Tech Connect NY 18: Productivity hacks that will save you time and money |
- Wed, 21 Feb 2018 19:00:54 +0000
Studies show that texting, gossiping, surfing the web and snacking are some of the biggest wastes of time for people at work. So what can you do to shift your focus and increase productivity instead of letting the day get away from you ...
|Tech Connect NY 18: The app that wants to keep you safe |
- Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:00:14 +0000
"Who are you? And should I trust you?" These are the two essential questions asked and answered by the artificial intelligence (AI) built into Trust Stamp, an app meant to keep you and your clients safe by automatically screening your leads, home site visitors and potential customers ...
|Leadership Lens: Robert Reffkin on offering the big problems to solve |
- Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:30:37 +0000
Robert Reffkin is the founder and CEO of Compass. Combining the country's top agents, proprietary market insights and integrated mobile and web technologies, technology-driven real estate platform Compass is dedicated to creating a seamless and intelligent homebuying, selling and renting experience. We recently sat down with Robert to pick his brain about the future of real estate leadership ...
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|Experts on Housing Less Optimistic as a Result of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act |
- Wed, 21 Feb 2018 20:55:24 +0000
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is affecting the housing outlook, according to new research. Approximately two-fifths (41 percent) of experts in Zillow’s 2018 Q1 Home Price Expectations Survey have a less optimistic outlook as a result of the reform; 31 percent, however, are more positive. Twenty-eight percent have not amended their forecast at all. […]
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|Why Your Mortgage Is Getting More Expensive |
- Wed, 21 Feb 2018 20:48:48 +0000
(TNS)—World events are conspiring to make it more expensive for you to borrow money to buy a house. Mortgage rates have increased for five consecutive weeks, according to Bankrate data, bringing interest on a 30-year fixed rate loan to 4.44 percent—the highest level in 11 months—while home prices continue to rise due to a lack […]
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|Equity Growing in Lowest Tier: Report |
- Tue, 20 Feb 2018 20:46:48 +0000
Buyer demand is highest for starter supply—and entry-level homes are appreciating faster than others as a result, according to an analysis by Zillow. “When the housing market crashed, owners of the least valuable homes were especially hard hit and lost more home value than homeowners at the upper end of the market,” says Aaron Terrazas, […]
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|4 Steps to Real Estate Success With ‘Webinar Wednesdays’ From RPR® |
- Tue, 20 Feb 2018 20:43:52 +0000
NAR PULSE—Each webinar will cover one essential aspect of your real estate business and show you how to use RPR® data and reports to realize the full potential of every transaction. You’ll hear from REALTORS® who have successfully used the app to lead clients to the closing table, as well as pick up strategies for […]
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|Creating a Positive Mindset and Leading by Example |
- Tue, 20 Feb 2018 20:32:20 +0000
In the following interview, Charleen Newhouse, branch manager of Realty ONE Group in Irvine, Calif., discusses the advantages of the brand, leading a team, and more. Region Served: Coastal California, from San Diego to Ventura County Years in Real Estate: 23 Number of Offices: 1 Number of Agents: 387 Best Tip for Getting the Right […]
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|Consistency Is Key for Market Domination |
- Mon, 19 Feb 2018 21:06:45 +0000
In the following interview, Alex Iskenderian, owner/REALTOR® with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Maui Properties in St. Lahaina/Wailea, Hawaii, discusses agent development, culture and more. Region Served: Maui, but also licensed in California Years in Real Estate: 6 Number of Offices: 2 Number of Agents: 25 Favorite Time-Saving Tech Tool: The Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices franchise provides a […]
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|Economic Forecast Rosy, but Susceptible to Volatility |
- Mon, 19 Feb 2018 21:05:14 +0000
Economic growth likely will not succumb to volatility, with GDP forecasted at a healthy 2.7 percent for the year, according to Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research (ESR) Group’s recently released Economic and Housing Outlook for February 2018. There is, however, potential for upheaval, which could have effects in housing. “‘Fiscal Policy and the Fed: […]
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|Greece Impact on Property Limited But Investors Are Concerned About Spain |
- Tue, 07 Jul 2015 14:55:04 +0000
So far, commercial real-estate analysts looking at Europe’s booming market are not too concerned that Greece’s turmoil will spread further afield.
|Blessing in Disguise: Greece Crisis Could Cool Property Market |
- Fri, 03 Jul 2015 20:59:57 +0000
Greece appears to be slipping ever closer to an exit from the euro zone. While a potential catastrophe for the country, it might actually be a good thing for Europe's booming commercial real-estate markets.
|Millennials Just Like the Rest of Us When it Comes to Home Renovations |
- Fri, 26 Jun 2015 21:19:44 +0000
Contrary to popular perception, younger people aren’t more keen on trendy upgrades such as green materials and smart technology when it comes to renovating their homes, a new survey finds.
|Economists Assign Blame For Housing Shortage |
- Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:43:07 +0000
The national supply of homes for sale is getting squeezed by the small amount of equity millions of would-be sellers have in their properties and relatively weak output from home builders, according to economists speaking Friday at a real-estate conference in Miami.
|Low Income and Underwater |
- Thu, 25 Jun 2015 20:14:09 +0000
Even in places where negative equity has mostly vanished, areas with lower median incomes are doing worse.
|Economists: Home Builders Neglecting Entry-Level Market |
- Thu, 25 Jun 2015 17:56:46 +0000
Nela Richardson, chief economist for brokerage Redfin Corp., and Selma Hepp, chief economist for Zillow Group’s Trulia real-estate website, both said builders aren’t constructing enough entry-level housing to meet demand. They’re focusing more of their resources instead, the economists said, on building pricey homes for buyers with ample credit.
|Principal Reduction: A Mortgage Quandary With No Easy Answers |
- Wed, 24 Jun 2015 19:34:59 +0000
Pretty much ever since he took the helm in January 2014, Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Melvin Watt has been under pressure from housing advocates and some lawmakers to allow mortgage-finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to reduce the mortgage principal on at least some home loans.