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Markets in the Midwest, East Coast are weathering headwinds the best
Tue, 27 Sep 2022 21:56:37
A new Redfin report finds markets in the Midwest and East Coast are weathering the market slowdown better than anywhere else. Chicago, Milwaukee and Albany, New York, top the list. read more»

PNC Bank partners with Blend to digitize mortgage applications
Tue, 27 Sep 2022 20:42:49
"Strategic partnership" is a win for mortgage tech and title insurance provider Blend, which has cut its workforce by about 25 percent this year and racked up an accumulated $995 million deficit. read more»

Propy unveils new avatars for the crypto-savvy real estate agent
Tue, 27 Sep 2022 19:45:30
The images, sold as unique digital tokens called NFTs, can be used on social media to market real estate agents to the crypto community. read more»

Homebuyers/sellers wanting to live in legal abortion states spikes to 19%
Tue, 27 Sep 2022 19:28:00
As different states' laws on sensitive subjects like abortion rights and gender-affirming care for children have changed in the last year, consumers take a harder stance this year on where they consider living based on political views, a new Redfin survey shows. read more»

Engel & Völkers Americas promotes NYC leader as chief strategy officer
Tue, 27 Sep 2022 18:46:00
Stuart Siegel will identify and manage new areas of growth opportunity and keep his existing roles as a leader at the brand's New York City office and as global head of Private Office and Development Services. read more»

Mixed signals in rental market as half of cities post declines
Tue, 27 Sep 2022 17:59:34
One economist notes rental demand looks weak through the rest of the year as price growth tapers toward a historically normal pattern. read more»

With rent high and sales slow, more owners are becoming landlords
Tue, 27 Sep 2022 17:08:36
The slowdown in home sales, paired with the meteoric rise in rent, has more homeowners looking to become landlords rather than sell their homes in this market. read more»

The path to ownership is expanding. But so is the meaning of ‘ownership’
Tue, 27 Sep 2022 16:40:14
Real Estate 3.0 and its web3 components are by no means perfect, writes Pete Flint, founder of Trulia and a general partner at NFX. But it's finally giving people a fair opportunity to invest. read more»

The pandemic-era home price boom has ended — and now we know when
Tue, 27 Sep 2022 16:03:46
Two major estimates of home prices now concur: The uninterrupted string of monthly increases came to an end this July, according to new data released Tuesday from CoreLogic and the FHFA. read more»

Zillow Gone Wild poked your weird listing. Don’t worry — it might help
Tue, 27 Sep 2022 15:27:40
For some agents, a listing shared on the real estate-skewering Instagram page provided a boost — for others, not so much. Inman investigates five listings that got put through the wringer on ZGW. read more»

Should you invest in real estate in 2022 as a new investor?
Tue, 27 Sep 2022 15:04:20
How does real estate stack up to other investments as a hedge against inflation and a long-term plan for wealth-building? Jeff Roth breaks down the numbers and analyzes the upside potential of REI for new investors. read more»

New-home sales soar 28.8%
Tue, 27 Sep 2022 14:32:49
Sales of new single family homes clocked in at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 685,000 in August, up from 532,000 in July, according to new U.S. Census data released Tuesday. read more»

Moody’s says odds of recession have risen to ‘uncomfortably high’ 59.5%
Tue, 27 Sep 2022 12:43:37
Investors who fund mortgages are demanding unusually high premiums in comparison to government bonds, out of fears the loans they make now could quickly be refinanced if rates drop. read more»

Judge ‘baffled’ why Anywhere won’t give up NAR commission rule docs
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 20:36:54
Judge M. Page Kelley pushed back against the real estate holding company formerly known as Realogy, noting that NAR's buyer broker commission rule is "virtually identical" to that of MLS PIN. read more»

Real acquires lending arm of LemonBrew Technologies
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 17:35:23
Agents working under the banner of The Real Brokerage can now extend mortgage services to their clients as a result of the company's acquisition of LemonBrew Lending. read more»

How to read and use body language to close more deals
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 17:07:50
Understanding body language, both your own and that of others, can help you negotiate more effectively on each side of a transaction. read more»

51 blog or video topics for marketing to homesellers
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 16:18:57
Whether you're creating a new blog post, a YouTube video or content for your social media channels, these topics are geared toward hopeful homesellers. Broker Teresa Boardman offers a host of ideas designed to help you fill your listing pipeline. read more»

Homebuyers in these US cities are backing out of deals at a higher rate
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 15:58:59
Phoenix, Las Vegas, Tampa and Austin attracted homebuyers at a higher rate during the height of the pandemic. But according to Redfin, those same Sun Belt cities are now cooling the fastest. read more»

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