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19 February 2016

Real Estate Resource Roundup – 2/19/16

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Welcome to Friday!

Time is just flying by, isn’t it? Well never fear, the real estate resource roundup is here. We’ve got all the latest news and industry updates to keep you connected and help you be better. Let’s get to it!

Mortgage Rates Could Cross a Record Low
When the Federal Reserve raised its funds rate, the average rate on the popular 30-year fixed mortgage began a free fall, reacting to financial markets overseas rather than monetary policy in the United States.

Closing Times Lengthen Again
Over the past year, the average time to close on a loan has grown 10 days longer. In January 2015, the average time to close was 40 days, according to Ellie Mae’s report.

Housing Starts in U.S. Drop to Lowest Level in Three Months
New-home construction in the U.S. unexpectedly slowed in January, indicating there is a limit to how much gains in residential real estate will boost growth at the start of 2016.

U.S. Residential Loan Originations Decrease Fourteen Percent 
The most recent loan origination report from records collected by RealtyTrac reveals loans on residential properties experienced a 14 percent decrease this quarter.

Six Social Media Trends We’re Watching in 2016
Learn about the biggest social media trends before they happen and optimize your digital marketing strategy.

Powerful Quotes to Motivate and Inspire
Need a boost? These twenty-five quotes are sure to motivate and inspire you to be better!

In case you missed it here on Clean Slate, Vice President of Brand Marketing and Strategy Chris Zoeller revealed how to use Twitter to maximize your marketing! As always, be sure to follow #BHGRE on Facebook and Twitter for more updates.

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