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Get The Home You Want, Millennials: Smart Strategies For First-Time Homebuyers:

Realty Times, Get The Home You Want, Millennials: Smart Strategies For First-Time Homebuyers. Hey, Millennials. Come on into the real estate market. We really need you to buy some homes so we can keep chugging along. Oh, wait. Prices are rising and so are interest rates, plus inventory is scary low.

Mile-high appreciation:

Tue, 17 Apr 2018

HousingWire, In Denver's scorching-hot real estate market, the supply of homes is no longer measured by traditional standards such as months of inventory, but in numbers of days," said Anthony Rael, a RE/MAX Alliance broker in Arvada, Colorado. Currently we are at ten days for homes priced from $200,000 to $399,999 and three weeks for homes priced ...

How to Tell If Your Buyer Should Purchase Now:

Tue, 17 Apr 2018

Realtor Magazine, How to Tell If Your Buyer Should Purchase Now Even though the costs of homeownership are on the rise as home prices and mortgage rates increase, more consumers say its a good time to buy a home. But that isnt reason enough for unprepared buyers to jump into the market before theyre ready.

NAR Unveils New Logo and Brand:

Mon, 16 Apr 2018, Technology, shifting market conditions, and consumers are reshaping the real estate industry at a breakneck pace; and when I became NARs CEO last fall, I vowed to lead the association into the future and ensure that our members can compete and thrive in a dynamic marketplace, said Bob Goldberg, CEO ...

NAR, the DOJ and Procompetition:

Fri, 13 Apr 2018

Realty Times, However, what the DOJ and FTC fail to recognize, is that these websites compete in a different antitrust market, argues Flyer, as neither Zillow nor Trulia broker real estate transactions as licensed real estate practitioners do. In fact, part of their business models is to provide lead generation services to the brokers using the brokers and their competitors data.

A New Time for the Real Estate Industry: The Blockchain and Professional Services:

Thu, 12 Apr 2018

Realty Times, Let us accelerate the arrival of this revolution within and beyond the real estate industry, so we can rally buyers and sellers on behalf of a better tomorrow. A writer and branding consultant, Lewis Fein covers the real estate industry, technology, and marketing, among other issues. A graduate of The Emory University School of Law, Lewis resides in Southern California.

Brokerage Sues Competitor Over Sales Figures:

Thu, 12 Apr 2018

Realtor Magazine, Properties, based in Chicago, is accusing Baird & Warner Real Estate of exaggerating its 2017 sales volume in advertising materials to consumers, according to a lawsuit filed by @properties in U.S. District Court. Both real estate brokerages are based in Chicago and are competitors serving customers in similar surrounding territories.

Q&A: Real Estate Agent Kelsey Kroon on What Millennial Home Buyers Want:

Wed, 11 Apr 2018

Robb Report, In 2016, millennial real estate agent Kelsey Kroon merged her love for marketing, architecture, and business by facilitating the sale of a ... to discuss how she got involved in the luxury real estate market, what millennials are looking for when buying a home ... for over 10 years provided exposure to top luxury real estate markets, primarily Beverly Hills, Bel Air, and Holmby Hills ...

Record Commercial/Multifamily Volume in 2017:

Wed, 11 Apr 2018

Mortgage News Daily - Blogs, 2017 was a very strong year, driven by solid property fundamentals, rising property values, low interest rates, and a ready supply of mortgage capital all contributing to extraordinarily attractive finance markets," said Jamie Woodwell, MBA's Vice President of Commercial Real Estate Research. We expect another robust year in 2018, even with the slight increase in interest rates, although perhaps not ... adds Min Alexander as chief operating officer:

Tue, 10 Apr 2018

HousingWire, Alexanders team will include the more than 500 remote auctioneers and local market real estate specialists that host over 16,000 auctions annually. Additionally, Alexander will be a key influencer of the strategic development of's marketing, data science and technology initiatives, the company said in a release. Adds Min Alexander as COO:

Tue, 10 Apr 2018, Her team includes the 500+ remote auctioneers and local market real estate experts that host over 16,000 auctions and 2,000 customer ... estate industry, Alexander has a proven track record of managing residential real estate investments and driving sales performance and revenue, focusing on quality, innovation, and customer experience in ...

Is Housing Ready for a Rebound?:

Mon, 9 Apr 2018, The other four sub-indices comprising the LegalShield Law Index include the Consumer Financial Stress Index, Real Estate Index, Bankruptcy Index, and the Foreclosure Index. The Real Estate Index, Foreclosure Index, and Bankruptcy Index indicate that existing home sales, foreclosure activity, and bankruptcies, respectively, will likely remain muted in the ...

What's Next for Your Home?:

Mon, 9 Apr 2018

Realty Times, The real estate market is difficult to predict and periodically it stalls... or country, even if they are in touch with their local real estate market, they may not have sufficient relevant detail to feel comfortable making ... options, and clarify decision-making criteria gain the advantage in any real estate market.

REALTORS Are Well-Advised To Pay Attention To Market Disruptors:

Mon, 9 Apr 2018

Realty Times, The company gives buyers $1,000 toward closing costs." "Sellers are assigned a Local Real Estate Expert' to manage the sale. Buyers who use the experts to represent them pay the traditional buyer's agent's commission and receive $1,000 back from Purplebricks for closing costs." "The company pays agents a portion of the buyer's agent's commission on the buy side ...

New Executives Join CitiBank Mortgage:

Mon, 9 Apr 2018, New Executives Join CitiBank Mortgage Citis Mortgage and Retail Bank, a leading global bank with approximately 200 million customer accounts and business dealings in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions, has appointed three new executives to its Mortgage team. David Smith will serve as the COO of U.S. Retail Bank and Mortgage, driving business strategy, operations, and financial planning across Citis newly combined business, and will also continue to lead the launch of digital end-to-end mortgage originations capability.

Training, Jobs, and Resources for LO's; Capital Markets Update:

Mon, 9 Apr 2018

Mortgage News Daily - Blogs, Training, Jobs, and Resources for LO's; Capital Markets Update Whats the retail residential competition up to? Eave (not to be confused with Eaze !) launched a new software that automates mortgage applications and decisions and claims to provide buyers with a response within two days based on 10 documents. The company targets loans for high-end homes, from $665,000 up to $8 million, management includes a Capital One executive and Hailo executive, and its backers include Bessemer Venture Partners and Two

NAR Announces Brand Evolution:

Mon, 9 Apr 2018

Realtor Magazine, Technology, shifting market conditions, and consumers are reshaping the real estate industry at a breakneck pace, Goldberg says. The new brand embodies the associations rich history, but better reflects our forward-thinking focus and how well stay ahead of industry evolution and disruption and continue to lead the real estate industry in the years ahead.

The Week Ahead: Examining the State of the Housing Market:

Sun, 8 Apr 2018, ... sales trends, mortgage industry trends, tax reform, the impact of immigration policy on the market, and the outlook for the real estate market for the balance of 2018... Sharga was the CMO at Ten-X, which operates, the largest online real estate marketplace for REO and foreclosure properties.

Broad Access to Listings Fuels Industry Competition:

Fri, 6 Apr 2018

Realtor Magazine, ... arrangement, which is facilitated by multiple listing services in real estate markets across the United States, allows consumers to easily access ... access to information about as many homes on the market as possible, real estate brokers empower consumers to make informed choices when selecting ... information to other firmshelp new players enter the real estate market.

Shopping Malls Are Getting Emptier:

Wed, 4 Apr 2018

Realtor Magazine, A shift in consumer shopping patterns toward online marketplaces continues to hit the retail sector and its real estate market hard. The vacancy rate for large U.S. shopping malls rose to 8.4 percent in the first quarter of 2018, the highest since the fourth quarter of 2012, according to new study from real estate data firm Reis Inc. For ...

Home Buyers Are Blowing Their Budgets:

Wed, 4 Apr 2018

Realtor Magazine, A big part of the problem is the increasing costs of buying, particularly for starter homes. Clearly, were in an environment of rising prices, Daniel Maloney, national head of sales for real estate brokerage, told USA Today. Download a customizable worksheet that can help your buyers determine a budget.

Realty Times Furthers DroneView Initiative By Creating The Leading National Drone Database Of Real Estate Listings:

Tue, 3 Apr 2018

Realty Times, Technology is changing the way consumers are buying and businesses are selling, and the real estate market is no exception. By taking this initial step toward becoming the number one source for drone real estate listings, Realty Times is creating visibility for agents in a way that has never been done before, offering a new edge to the way agents ...
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Predicting real estate depreciation:

Tue, 3 Apr 2018

HousingWire, The nine markets in which real estate values are projected to show an average depreciation are Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey (-2.9%), Joplin, Missouri (-1.4%), Goldsboro, North Carolina (-1.1%), Longview, Texas (-0.8%), Peoria, Illinois, (-0.6%), Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey (-0.6%), Springfield, Illinois (-0.5%), Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, New Jersey (-0.5%), and ...

More Commercial Deals Dont Need an Appraisal:

Tue, 3 Apr 2018

Realtor Magazine, Evaluations provide a market value estimate. The final rule responds, in part, to concerns, financial industry representatives raised that the current threshold level had not kept pace with price appreciation in the commercial real estate market, the agencies wrote. The $250,000 limit was originally established in 1994. The Federal Reserve, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and ...

INTERACTIVE: Top 5 residential real estate sales in MetroWest:

Sun, 1 Apr 2018

Beverly Citizen - Wicked Local (United States), INTERACTIVE: Top 5 residential real estate sales in MetroWest - News - Wicked Local. Here is a look at the top five residential real estate transactions this week as well as a listing of all of the transactions published so far this year. Caitlyn Kelleher Director of Multimedia @CMKelleher. 1 $5,345,000.
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