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20 March 2015

Real Estate Resource Roundup – 3/20/15

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Happy First Day of Spring! Things are finally start to warm up and if that wasn’t enough to put a smile on your face, today is also International Happiness Day! To bring you even more joy, we’ve rounded up all the hottest real estate news items for this week in our Real Estate Resource Roundup.

The Global Property Markets: Slowdown in Asia, US, Dubai and the Pacific, but Europe’s Boom Accelerates
Data from Q4 of 2014 showed definite signs of recovery in the housing markets across the world.

Foreclosures Decrease to Lowest Amount Since Summer of 2006 
According to RealtyTrac’s Foreclosure Market Report for February 2015, foreclosure filings were down 9% since last year  and at the lowest amount since July 2006.

Generation X Homeowners Finally Have Some Good News
The housing crisis was not kind to Generation X, many of home had to go into foreclosure when the market crashed. Luckily, as millennials begin buying up more property, Gen X finally finds themselves in a sellers market according to NAR’s latest study.

5 Things We Found Out About the New Home Market
Lennar Corp.’s released their quarterly results on Thursday, providing some much needed relief about the new home market. The study indicate a surge in orders, balanced price hikes, and moderated incentives.

These Facts About Selling to Baby Boomers May Surprise You
The new Merrill Lynch/Age Wave survey, “Home in Retirement: More Freedom, New Choices” yielded some interesting results regarding senior home buyers last year, including the fact that 83% chose to remain in the same state.  

Creating Buyer Loyalty in Real Estate
Learn what it takes to build buyer’s loyalty and see them to the finish line.

Twitter Is Experimenting With A Major Homepage Design Overhaul
Twitter, the ever evolving social network that it is, will soon launch a new homepage design that will group content together in categories, making easier for users to discover. 

And, in case you missed it here on Clean Slate, catch the preview of our upcoming international brand conference Fusion 2015, which kicks off this Sunday March 22 and runs through Tuesday March 24 in Las Vegas, and find out what dynamic and engaging events are set to take place this year. Can’t make it to Fusion with us? Keep up with the latest conference happenings by following @AllThingsBHGRE and the hashtag #BHGRE on social media.

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