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Effective Social Media Strategies for Realtors:

Realty Times, Hashtags are part of the bigger social media picture for a real estate agent which means conducting thorough social media research and having active accounts where you follow other real estate agents in order to stay up-to-date, suggests Kirk Forrester, a ...

Broker, Non-QM, Digital Products; Changes at Freddie; USDA Primer:

Wed, 9 Oct 2019

Mortgage News Daily - Blogs, Whats your price hit for a non-owner-occupied loan? Currently, there are 12 million single-family homes being rented in the United States, 35 percent of all rental housing around the country, worth $2.3 trillion. Historically, single-family homes were rented out by owners or small real estate companies, but as we know thats changing as. . It is estimated that the homeownership rate decline, from 67% to 63%, from 2007 to 2014 means that about 1.5 million households shifted from owning their home to renting it. Thats $220 billion in housing wealth transferred from once-homeowners directly to larger corporations. Think Invitation Homes, American Homes 4 Rent, Progress Residential, Main Street Renewal, and Tricon American Homes who own approx.

Now That Its Fall, Did You Miss the Home Selling Boat?:

Wed, 9 Oct 2019

Realty Times, Worried you missed your window when it comes to selling your home this year? Its true that spring and summer are the hottest (literally) seasons of the year, with more buyers out there looking to purchase a home and get settled before school starts. Also, there is some recent data out there that says that October and December are two of the slowest months of the year for home sales. But that doesnt mean you cant offload your home now, or that you wont get a good price if you do. If you have to list now and you want to get your home in the best position to sell quickly and for a good number, heed these tips. Make sure your home is market ready. Buyers at this time of year tend to be serious. They may not be any more excited about buying r.

Bob Pedler's Lion has been Roaring for 50 years:

Tue, 8 Oct 2019

Luxury Real Estate Blog, Today, Bob Pedler Real Estate Limited, Brokerage has a team of 30 sales representatives and is led by Bobs sons.

Top Remodels and Renovations That Actually Pay Off:

Sun, 6 Oct 2019

Realty Times, Talk to a local real estate expert to get an idea of what the market requires in your area.

Mortgage Rates Definitely Aren't Flat This Week:

Thu, 3 Oct 2019

Mortgage News Daily - Blogs, Posted To:. Mortgage rates are much lower today compared to last Thursday, or any other day last week. Despite that fact, major news outlets--even those dedicated to the mortgage and real estate markets--are running some iteration of a headline claiming rates are flat this week. The culprit is the weekly mortgage rate survey compiled by Freddie Mac which has been the mortgage world's go-to rate index for decades. There's nothing wrong with Freddie's data or the quotes it receives from loan originators. It's just stale. Because the survey really only covers mortgage rate quotes on the first few days of any given week, any significant movement in the 2nd half of the week can create a significant gap between Freddie's survey conclusion and inte.

Baby Boomers Unprepared for Retirement? An Inside Look at the Generation Gap:

Tue, 1 Oct 2019

Realty Times, Its safe to say that most of the talk in todays real estate industry is focused on millennials. But some compelling stuff is happening among Baby Boomers, still the largest percentage of homeowners and a group that is nearingor reachingretirement age in greater numbers every day. conducted a and found that, overall, boomers are woefully underprepared for retirement, and many are experiencing financial difficulties that could put their homes at risk. The report is a jumping-off point that can provide insight into this critical portion of the population, especially as it relates to real estate and personal finance. Among their key takeaways:. 3 out of 5 (Boomers) have less than $100,000 saved for retirement; only 4% ha.

Understanding the Hidden Fees and Costs of Selling Your Home:

Wed, 25 Sep 2019

Realty Times, Traditionally, a real estate commission comes to 6% of the final sale price.

BSI Financial Services names new SVP for sales and business development:

Mon, 23 Sep 2019

HousingWire, BSI Financial Services, a Texas-based mortgage servicer, has named industry veteran Allen Price senior vice president of sales and business development, the company announced recently. Price will aim to grow BSI Financial's loan subservicing, quality control, mortgage servicing rights purchase and real estate business lines offered through Entra Solutions, a company launched by BSI Financial this month.

Engel & Vlkers Snell Strikes Partnership with Lifestyle Asset Group:

Mon, 23 Sep 2019

Luxury Real Estate Blog, Courtesy of Tania Ashby of Engel & Vlkers Snell Real Estate. LOS CABOS, MEXICO - Engel & Vlkers Snell Real Estate has announced its strategic partnership with Lifestyle Asset Group, a rapidly growing industry power player of luxury second home ownership

Engel and Vlkers Snell Strikes Partnership with Lifestyle Asset Group:

Mon, 23 Sep 2019

Luxury Real Estate Blog, Courtesy of Tania Ashby of Engel & Vlkers Snell Real Estate. LOS CABOS, MEXICO - Engel and Vlkers Snell Real Estate has announced its strategic partnership with Lifestyle Asset Group, a rapidly growing industry power player of luxury second home ownership

Five Good Judgement Calls for Agents:

Mon, 23 Sep 2019

Realty Times, When asked to make a judgement call, are you ready? You signed on for a lot of responsibility. Youre committed to high professional standards, but seemingly-small things could undermine your judgement. You are a real estate professional. You are expected to perform and communicate using competence, skill, and knowledge at professional levels that you maintain above the average:. In our continually-changing world, that also includes keeping up with relevant technology and online practices that impact buyers, sellers, and the industry. In ever-changing real estate markets, that demands an in-depth understanding of listed, sold, and expired properties, including the pace at which different types of properties sell. In continually-shiftin.

The Role of iBuying in Today's Market:

Thu, 19 Sep 2019

Realty Times, Historically, real estate values trend up, making it a smart investment, so large firms jumping into the real estate investment game made perfect sense.

DSRE REALTOR Lori Davis Lists Magnificent Baytree Ocean Villa for Sale:

Wed, 18 Sep 2019

Luxury Real Estate Blog, Courtesy of Jeannette Weiss of Dale Sorensen Real Estate. VERO BEACH, FL Dale Sorensen Real Estate (DSRE) is pleased to announce that sales agent Lori Davis has acquired the listing for one of Vero Beachs most beautifully designed homes, a Villa at Baytree Ocean Villas on Vero Beachs Barrier Island.

Christies International Real Estate Honors Harry Norman, REALTORS Agents:

Wed, 18 Sep 2019

Luxury Real Estate Blog, Courtesy of Harry Norman, REALTORS. ATLANTA, GA Harry Norman, REALTORS agents Price Curtis, Travis Reed and Studie Young were named members of Christies International Real Estate Masters Circle. Christies International Real Estate announced the formation of the Masters Circle with the naming of its 2019 Members.
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The 9 Best Tips on How to Find a Property for Profitable Investing:

Wed, 18 Sep 2019

Realty Times, Thus, the first thing which any investor preparing to buy a property should do is to read about and research the best places for real estate investing in the US housing market.

Pricing, Capital Markets Products; Vendor Tools and Capital Raise:

Wed, 18 Sep 2019

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Creating the Smart Home of Tomorrow, Today:

Tue, 17 Sep 2019

Realty Times, The real estate agent, in turn, has particularly good eyesight.

Broker Products; Vendor Developments; Rate Volatility Increase:

Mon, 16 Sep 2019

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