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November News Brief

Residential Hipsturbia, Co-Living and More Emerging Trends that Will Shape Real Estate in 2020 The Urban Land Institute and PwC have just released the real estate industry’s widely anticipated industry forecast, Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2020. By: Brenda Richardson, Senior Contributor, Forbes, October 3, 2019 Read more: https://www.forbes.com/sites/brendarichardson/2019/10/03/emerging- trends-that-will-shape-real-estate-in-2020/#e72ae0429405 Young Adults Lead Spike in […]

October News Brief

Residential Eight Real Life Haunted Homes For Sale In every town, there’s always a creepy-looking house that becomes legendary among neighborhood kids. Here are a few great family homes … if your last name is Addams. By: Trulia.com Blog Read more: https://www.trulia.com/blog/8-real-life-haunted-homes-for-sale Why Homeownership Makes People Happier Most Americans have no regrets about buying a […]

September News Brief

Residential Best Time to Show, Best Day to List Houses listed for sale on a Thursday tend to sell more quickly, and at higher prices, than those listed on any other day of the week, research shows. By: Lew Sichelman, UExpress, August 16, 2019 Read more: https://www.uexpress.com/housing-scene/2019/8/16/best-time-to-show-best-day National Association of REALTORS® Applauds Long-Awaited FHA Condo […]

August News Brief

Residential Can Robots Solve the Affordable Housing Crisis? 3D-printing has revolutionized manufacturing, but changing an industry that still clings to sticks and nails might be harder. By: Shawna Chen, Politico, July 11, 2019 Read more: https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2019/07/11/robots-solve- affordable-housing-crisis-227276 8 Key ‘E’ Definitions Trying to explain electronic mortgages and closings to your customers and staff can be […]

July Real Estate News Brief

Residential REALTORS® Get a Jump on Home Sales with Help from Facebook More and more, closed neighborhood groups and area “buy/sell/trade” sites are actually becoming quite a viable avenue for real estate agents in buying and selling homes. By: Melonee Hurt, Nashville Tennessean, June 19, 2019 Read more: https://www.tennessean.com/story/money/homes/2019/06/19/realtors- get-jump-home-sales-neighborhood-facebook-pages/1458080001 The FBI’s Recovery Asset Team […]

June 2019 News Brief

Residential NerdWallet: There Are Now 12.1 Million Homeowners Getting Ready To List Their House Spring home buying season is heating up and thousands of prospective homebuyers are projected to enter the housing market by placing their current homes up for sale. By: Alcynna Lloyd, HousingWire, May 15, 2019 Read more: https://www.housingwire.com/articles/49051-nerdwallet-there-are-now-121-million-homeowners-getting-ready-to-list-their-house Florida Family Loses $77,000 […]

May 2019 News Brief

Residential 2019’s Housing Market Is Likely to Be Stronger Than We Thought—Here’s Why Despite a real estate slowdown gripping the nation, this year’s housing market is expected to be busier than realtor.com® economists originally predicted late last year. By: Clare Trapasso, realtor.com®, April 23, 2019 Read more: https://www.realtor.com/news/real-estate-news/2019-housing- market-is-likely-to-be-stronger-for-this-one-reason BEC Scams Cost $1.2 Billion in […]

April 2019 News Brief

Residential Why The Stage Is Set For A Stronger Spring Home-Buying Season So far in 2019, we’ve seen mortgage rates decline and wages rise – both trends work to boost house-buying power and fuel greater market potential for home sales, setting the stage for a stronger than expected spring home-buying season. By: Mark Fleming, First American […]