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What’s in Store for Housing in 2016?

The overall tone for housing in 2016 is positive, according to a recently released Clear Capital Home Data Index™ (HDI™), with projected home price appreciation in the range of 1 percent to 3 percent by January 2017. Although this range historically has represented a ...


‘Doing a Gretzky’ on Generating Sellers Leads

The legendary hockey player Wayne Gretzky was once asked the secret of his success.  He responded with the now famous quote, “I skate to where the puck is going, not where it has been.” ...


NAR Power Broker Roundtable: How Is TRID Impacting the Industry?

Has the new TRID rule impacted your real estate business? Several months after its implication, real estate industry pros gather to discuss what it means for them. ...


One Big Step for Mortgages, One Giant Leap for Homeownership: Quicken Loans Launches Rocket Mortgage

Another Sunday afternoon, another open house. As you set out the guest book and pull the cookies out of the oven, you wonder (once again), if this is a waste of your valuable time. Is it really worth spending the next several hours ...


U.S. Jobs Report Slams Expectations

In 2015, American employers added 2.65 million jobs, the second best year of jobs gains since 1999, according to a recent employment data report. ...


10 Disciplines to Build Wealth

Looking to build more financial stability this year? The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals® (NAHREP®) has introduced 10 key practices that Gary Acosta, NAHREP CEO and co-founder, has created as one of the initiatives for the Hispanic Wealth Project ...


Commercial and Multifamily Lenders Expect Strong 2016

Commercial and multifamily mortgage lending is expected to increase in 2016, as lenders' and borrowers' appetites for new loans remain strong, according to a new Mortgage Bankers Association survey of the top commercial and multifamily mortgage origination firms. ...


Mortgage Rates Ring in New Year Below Four Percent

Mortgage rates mixed with the 30-year fixed-rate fell back below four percent to start the year, according to Freddie Mac's most recent Primary Mortgage Market Survey. ...


Bringing on the Best: Finding, Hiring and Keeping Your Next Superstars

New generation, new expectations. Learn how to stay a step ahead of tomorrow’s agent in RISMedia’s upcoming Broker Best Practices webinar, “Bringing on the Best: Finding, Hiring and Keeping Your Next Superstars,” sponsored by DocuSign. ...


Top Must-Have Apps for Real Estate Pros in 2016

As 2016 begins, so do many plans and resolutions. This year, whether your resolutions revolve around your business, yourself or something else, there are a number of tools that can help you achieve your goals. ...


Moving Motivations: What Would Make Americans Consider Uprooting?

A recent Harris Poll found Florida, California and Hawaii to be the states where Americans would most like to live (excluding where they live now), followed by Colorado and New York. But ...


2016 Industry Trends: More First Timers and Boomers Buying

First time buyers seem to be making a comeback, according to ERA Real Estate's recently conducted broker's survey report, which gathered information around what trends industry professionals are seeing in their current housing market. ...


The Impact of Revisions to Remodeling Spending

The most recent release of Census’ Construction Spending report included significant revisions to the residential improvements spending category. Residential improvements spending is calculated as the amount of total private residential spending on owner-occupied units after accounting for single-family and multifamily ...


How to Ask for Referrals On and Offline

If you’re like many real estate agents, you may feel shy about asking for referrals. After all, your clients are so happy with the great service you provide that they’ll automatically refer you to everyone they know, right? If only it was that ...


Home Warranties: A Must-Have Marketing Tool

When listing a home, the more marketing material, the better. But in an age where anything goes, marketing materials should not be restrained to print and digital content alone. And while glossy listing videos can seem like a draw, more appreciable marketing materials ...


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