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|Real estate daily market update: March 23, 2018 |
- Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:33:39 +0000
All the latest real estate market news ...
|Preview: Hacker Connect at ICSF18 |
- Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:00:23 +0000
We’ve all heard the complaints that real estate is slow to innovate and adapt when it comes to technology. Join us on Tuesday, July 17, at Hacker Connect, where we will look at problems through the lens of the customer, with content that gives real estate tech developers a look into how these issues can and are already being solved ...
|Spring Forward: David Smith on building appreciation and trust |
- Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:00:19 +0000
We recently had the opportunity to chat with David Smith, an agent out of Langley, British Columbia, Canada. David generously shared with us his perspective on how to win listings and how to work effectively with sellers, and he gave us some insights into what he does every day to keep his sales momentum going ...
|How a snowy spring is impacting real estate |
- Fri, 23 Mar 2018 09:15:54 +0000
Oh, the weather outside was still frightful in much of the country as the first day of spring came and went. With low inventory in many areas, there’s a lot of pent-up demand out there, leading to high expectations for a hot, fast-moving market ...
|The history of expansion: How Airbnb is changing the global property market |
- Fri, 23 Mar 2018 09:00:19 +0000
Ten years ago, Brian Chesky and his flatmate Joe Gebbia could not afford the rent on their San Francisco apartment. To raise funds, they set up a website advertising their loft — complete with three air mattresses — to people looking for lodging ...
|ICNY 18 Data: It’s 2025 and there is no MLS. What does the world look like? |
- Thu, 22 Mar 2018 21:55:56 +0000
Always ready to challenge, managing partner at 7DS Associates Rob Hahn lays out a new world that may not be far off. Listen in to hear what our industry may have in store when the MLS as we know it is gone ...
|ICNY 18 Data: How I think about my data as a broker-owner |
- Thu, 22 Mar 2018 21:40:10 +0000
"The amount of usage that we're getting out of the data that we have is really pathetic," said author and real estate pro Joe Rand onstage at Inman Connect. Listen in as Rand discusses data from the broker-owner perspective ...
||National Association of Realtors - Real Estate Education, Information, Marketing Resources
||RISMedia Real Estate News, Industry Trends, Marketing - Residential & Commercial
|Existing-Home Sales Rally |
- Wed, 21 Mar 2018 21:17:46 +0000
Existing-home sales in February rallied, bouncing back from a slog at the start of the year, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) reports. Sales increased 3 percent to 5.54 million, marking a 1.1 percent increase from one year prior. Inventory increased, as well, 4.6 percent to 1.59 million, but remained 8.1 percent lower than one […]
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|Buyers Confronting ‘Perfect Storm’: Trulia |
- Wed, 21 Mar 2018 21:12:40 +0000
First-time homebuyers are in for it this spring, with an all but depleted inventory at their price point, according to the Q1 2018 Inventory and Price Watch from Trulia. Their challenges, however, are more than scarcity. “First-time homebuyers face a perfect storm this spring,” says Cheryl Young, senior economist at Trulia. “Affordable, move-in ready starter […]
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|Fed Hikes Rates—How Many More Are to Come? |
- Wed, 21 Mar 2018 21:07:32 +0000
The Federal Reserve carried out its first hike of 2018 on Wednesday, increasing interest rates one-quarter percentage point and leaving open the possibility of more raises this year. The action was anticipated by the market, which has been on a robust—and, at times, rollercoaster—run. “In view of realized and expected labor market conditions and inflation, […]
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|Exactly How Big Is the Military Market? |
- Wed, 21 Mar 2018 20:58:52 +0000
The following information is provided by the Center for REALTOR® Development (CRD). Current and former military are a huge demographic segment in the U.S. According to the most recent Demographics Report (2015) from Military OneSource, prepared for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) across active duty and reserve populations, there are 2.1 million military personnel. […]
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|Take Your Branding up a Notch |
- Tue, 20 Mar 2018 20:23:20 +0000
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|Build Your Brand by Being a Better Person |
- Tue, 20 Mar 2018 20:17:30 +0000
In the following interview, Mark Fields, president of CENTURY 21 Mark Fields and Associates in Asheville, N.C., discusses branding, culture, luxury marketing, and more. Region Served: Asheville, N.C., and surrounding areas Years in Real Estate: 40+ Number of Offices: 1 Number of Agents: 10 Favorite Way to Communicate With Clients: Face-to-face. A lot of communication […]
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|Fannie: Economy to Roar on Stimulus |
- Tue, 20 Mar 2018 20:13:52 +0000
The economy is expected to grow at a full-bodied pace for the year, and boosted further by the stimulus, according to Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research (ESR) Group’s recently released Economic and Housing Outlook for March 2018. Analysts at Fannie forecast GDP growth at 2.8 percent, barring consumers reining in their spending, the impact […]
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||The Wall Street Journal Real Estate News
|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.