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Mortgage News Daily - Blogs, Posted To: Pipeline Press. With the backdrop of a global bond market rally today, lets look back at Randy Newman singing, It's money that matters, hear what I say. It's money that matters, in the USA. What does $5.6 million buy you these days? A road-gray Yankees jersey that was worn by Babe Ruth sold for $5.64 million at an auction on Saturday at Yankee Stadium, making it the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold. Out on the Left Coast, and its hard to believe it was 50 years ago, you can pick up the Western Whitehouse for $57.5 million: a 5.45-acre oceanfront estate in San Clemente acquired by former president Richard Nixon in 1969 and would go onto become the setting for several political and social gatherings hosting t.

Advise and Consent: Business Advisors in the Real Estate Industry:

Mon, 17 Jun 2019

Realty Times, Its epicenter is within the ethereal realm of technology: everywhere yet elusive just the same, because there is no one location for the algorithms that govern electronic commerce, including real estate advertising, sales, and the rankings of individual agents or brokers.

Virtual Staging for Ultra Luxury Homes is On The Rise:

Fri, 14 Jun 2019

Luxury Real Estate Blog, Courtesy of LRE Partner Ilaria Barion Design Top real estate agents are embracing virtual staging to market their most exclusive and expensive listings.

eClose, Non-QM, Broker Products; VA and FHA Investor Shifts:

Fri, 14 Jun 2019

Mortgage News Daily - Blogs, Investor Access extends real-estate investment opportunities to more borrowers by providing the ability to qualify based on property cash flows.

HGTV Teams With Real Estate Firms in Ultimate House Hunt 2019:

Thu, 13 Jun 2019

Realtor Magazine, All the homes featured are represented by real estate pros associated with Luxury Portfolio International and Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, a global network of independent residential real estate companies, counting more than 565 companies and 130,000 sales associates.

Tax Reform May Be Making Renters Feel Richer:

Wed, 12 Jun 2019

Realtor Magazine, Renters are unlocking savings on their federal taxes, and a real estate watchdog believes that will translate into greater home sales.

NRT names new executive vice president of operations:

Tue, 11 Jun 2019

HousingWire, NRT, the largest residential real estate brokerage by sales volume, recently appointed Tim Foley to the position of executive vice president of operations.

Airbnb Guests Raise Concerns About Surveillance:

Mon, 10 Jun 2019

Realtor Magazine, The majority of short-term renters say theyre worried about hidden cameras watching them during their stay at a vacation property.

Whats So Hot About Cold Investments Lately?:

Thu, 6 Jun 2019

Realtor Magazine, But cold storage real estate appears to be in limited supply, making it increasingly valuable to investors as it grows in demand.

How to Make Sure Your Home Closes EscrowSellers Version:

Wed, 5 Jun 2019

Realty Times, You just heard those magic words: We have a deal. Now, you just have to get through escrow and you can move on to the next stage in your life. That means making sure your home doesnt end up back on the market. Here are 6 steps you can take both before you list and during the escrow process to make sure everything goes smoothly all the way to closing. 1. Carefully consider your sales price. If youre working with an experienced real estate agent, he or she should have a recommended pricing strategy based on area comparables. Pressuring your agent for a higher sales price could cause the home to sit on the market and, if you do get an offer, the appraisal may not match the sales price. If the appraisal comes in too low, the seller will hav.

Weather Is No Longer a Safe Topic:

Tue, 4 Jun 2019

Realty Times, An October 2018 study of the exposure of real estate investment trusts (REITs) to climate risk evaluated 73,500 properties owned by 321 listed REITs.

Closing, U/W Products; Vendor Capital Infusion; URLA Webinar, Training:

Mon, 3 Jun 2019

Mortgage News Daily - Blogs, Notarize is taking the step towards making real estate markets more liquid, so its easier for people to move to better neighborhoods, better job prospects, and a better life.

Builders Launch Initiatives to Capitalize on Rental Demand:

Mon, 3 Jun 2019

Realtor Magazine, Builders who typically serve the homebuying market are beginning to allocate some of their real estate stock to the rental market, hoping to capitalize on strong rental demand.

Experts: Mexican Tariff Would Hurt Housing Affordability:

Mon, 3 Jun 2019

Realtor Magazine, Housing analysts say President Donald Trump's proposal to hike taxes on Mexican imports would make homebuildingand home buyingmore expensive.

What Millennials Are Willing to Give Up to Own a Home:

Fri, 31 May 2019

Realtor Magazine, Seventy percent of young adults recently surveyed say theyd make these sacrifices in order to buy a home within a year.

Uber Drivers Being Used as Scouts for Home Flippers:

Thu, 30 May 2019

Realtor Magazine, Real estate firms are hiring ride-hailing drivers to serve as their personal searchers for their next house flip project.

University of Alabama to return donor's $21.5 million gift over interference allegations:

Wed, 29 May 2019

Beverly Citizen - Wicked Local (United States), The University Alabama Systems announcement Wednesday afternoon came hours after Hugh Culverhouse Jr. called for a boycott of state institutions, including the University of Alabama, over the states new abortion law.

Petty Issues That Can Disrupt Deals:

Tue, 28 May 2019

Realtor Magazine, One transaction was nearly scuttled because of a disagreement over a $100 foosball table. Read about more frivolous problems agents have seen.

The Rental Inventory is Problematic Too:

Fri, 24 May 2019

Mortgage News Daily - Blogs, Posted To: MND NewsWire. There probably hasn't been a report on home sales or prices in the last four years that hasn't referred to the role of housing inventory in the depressed level of the former or the rapid acceleration of the latter. According to data from CoreLogic, there was a 4.5-month supply of homes available at the current rate of sales in March. (We assume that number includes both new and pre-owned homes.) This is less than half the supply, 9.1 months, available in March 2009. Shu Chen writes in CoreLogic's Insights blog that that both new construction and the mobility of homeowners have traditionally driven inventories and those are at low levels, but the shifting of homes to the rental market has also played a large role. Thi.

Deadly Tornadoes Rip Through Midwest, Shredding Homes:

Fri, 24 May 2019

Realtor Magazine, The last 24 hours have been devastating for our community, the Jefferson City Area Board of REALTORS posted on its Facebook page.

Industry Mourns Death of Ken Harney:

Fri, 24 May 2019

Realtor Magazine, ... thinking, Harney remained widely regarded within the industry for his ability to cut through complexity and deliver consumers a straight account of everything from economic and tax policy to the effects of technological disruption on real estate sales and finance.

5 Reasons Every Agent Needs Video Marketing:

Thu, 23 May 2019

Realty Times, Here are five reasons why every real estate agent should be using video marketing: 5.

Room for Real Estate Pros in Facebooks Living Room?:

Wed, 22 May 2019

Realtor Magazine, She points out that Facebook owns Instagram, which is tailor-made for real estate professionals.

Freddie Mac expands its multifamily executive team:

Tue, 21 May 2019

HousingWire, In her new position as VP of Multifamily Investor Relations, Nunnink will lead the investor relations team as it markets the companys multifamily securities platform to bond and real estate investors.

Country Club of Charleston Hosts U.S. Women's Open:

Tue, 21 May 2019

Luxury Real Estate Blog, Courtesy of NV Realty Group - South Carolina. A quiet community neatly nestled along the scenic Ashley River, the Country Club of Charleston will host the 74th U.S. Women's Open Championship this Memorial Day Weekend, May 27 - June 2. The prestigious tournament attracts the top LPGA tour players from around the world and promises to be an exciting event. Single day tickets and weekend packages can be purchased via the USGA website.