Main Content

Home » News

News

Fewer Buyers Waive Contingencies

Rising home prices create greater risk for buyers. As a result, they’re less likely to forego inspections, appraisals and other contract contingencies. ..

Read more

Be the Go-To Local Agent on Instagram

Instagram provides a strong foundation for marketing, but only if prospective customers quickly understand who you are and what you can do for them. ..

Read more

Interest Rate Hikes Don’t Always Affect Mortgages

Rates on short-term credit, such as credit cards, will likely rise at the same pace as interest rates. But the link to long-term rates, such as mortgages, isn’t as clear. ..

Read more

Little Change in Weekly Mortgage Rates: 3.55%

The 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage changed little from last week’s 3.56%. While still historically low, any rise in rates may dampen demand later this year. ..

Read more

NAR: Dec. Pending Sales Slide 3.8%

“Diminished housing supply offered consumers very few options,” says NAR’s chief economist. He predicts a 2.8% sales decline by the end of 2022. ..

Read more

Use a Realtor? 80% of Millennials Say Yes

Survey: 72% of consumers have used a Realtor, but the level of trust varies by generation: 80% of millennials plan to use one but only 71% of Gen Zs say the same. ..

Read more

Fed Says It May Raise Interest Rates in March

In the face of persistent inflation, the Fed announced Wed. it would soon raise interest rates. That’s likely to push all types of credit rates – including mortgages – higher. ..

Read more

Condo Q&A: New Board Members Must Take Classes?

Also: May condo unit owners request a list of fellow owners who are delinquent? And what are the rules for replacing carpets with hardwood floors? ..

Read more

Dec. New Home Sales Up 11.9% Month-to-Month

Buyers worried about rising interest rates and home prices pushed new-home sales to a 10-month high in Dec. ..

Read more

Will That Lead Convert? How to Assess the Chances

Gathering leads isn’t the goal. It’s a step. To effectively convert leads into customers, agents should know how to identify the likeliest candidates. ..

Read more