24 March 2016

Real Estate Resource Roundup – 3/24/16


Happy Spring!

Start real estate’s busiest season on the right foot or the left, if that’s your good foot! Read the latest news and industry updates in our Real Estate Resource Roundup.

Financial Market Conditions Move Forward
Financial market conditions show signs of improvement as we move further into 2016. Learn more here.

Fast-Rising Home Prices Plus Slower Wage Growth Could Equal a Problem
According to a recent RealtyTrac report, home prices are rising at a faster pace than wages across the U.S., which could cause trouble for those looking to get into the market.

Further Proof This Isn’t a Housing Bubble
Despite low interest rates causing a jump in home price, the monthly cost of buying a home remains well below historic norms, building a strong housing market, not a housing bubble.

Six Ways to Explain Low Inventory
The lack of homes on the market is driving up prices, but what’s the reason behind this trend? Here are the six biggest factors, according to a recent article at Real Estate Economy Watch.

One Million Borrowers Regain Mortgage Equity in 2015
See what factors lead to borrowers regaining their mortgage equity last year. [INFOGRAPHIC]

Mortgage Rates Reverse Course for First Time in a Month
According to the latest data released by the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp., mortgage rates trended down for the first time in a month. Find out why here.

Sellers Should Focus on Millennials
Millennials are entering the housing market in huge numbers, creating an opportunity for homeowners eager. Here are tips for marketing to millennial buyers!

Three Ways to Raise Your Referral Rate
Build your business with these tips for increasing your referral rate!

Persuasion Made Simple: Three Things That Make People Say Yes
Whether you’re advising a client to stage their home or accept an offer, persuading people to say yes is an incredibly useful skill for real estate professionals. Here’s how to influence your clients and coworkers to make the right decision.

In case you missed it here on Clean Slate, Vice President of Platform Development Amy Chorew revealed the best ways to negotiate during the home buying process! As always, be sure to follow #BHGRE on Facebook and Twitter for more updates.

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