Welcome to the first Friday of March! Can you believe we’re already entering the last month of Q1 2015? While you’re busy wrapping up your day, we have put together the best stories of the week in our Real Estate Resource Roundup.
Housing Market Gets Stronger in 2015
Home sales are expected to rise in 2015 thanks to an improved economy and first-time homebuyers rejoining the market after being sidelined during the recession.
Spring Is Coming, and These 20 Markets Are Heating Up
More homes were sold in February than the previous year. These are the top 20 hottest markets in the country.
10 Reasons the Housing Market Could Go Ballistic This Spring
The U.S. housing market could get a major boost this year, specifically for single-family homes—especially among first-time buyers.
Home-Equity Borrowers Face Higher Payments as Loans Reset
Owners of about 3.3 million U.S. homes face higher payments on home-equity lines of credit over the next four years as interest-only periods expire on loans originated during the bubble era.
Social Media for Real Estate: 5 Steps to Success
Create compelling content. Post strategically. Learn the five steps to succeed in your real estate social media marketing.
Are You Ready to Become a Superstar Real Estate Agent?
Real estate coaches Tim and Julie Harris reveal sixteen habits shared by high-producing real estate agents.
Is Outside Coaching Worth It? Brokers Offer Valuable Insight in RISMedia Survey [INFOGRAPHIC]
Brokers from all over the country weigh in on the value of outside coaching in this insightful infographic.
Google is Looking to Bring a Mortgage Comparison Tool to the U.S.
New job postings suggest the online search giant is bringing Compare, a Google UK’s mortgage deal finder tool, to the U.S.
Instagram’s New Carousel Ads Are Like Print Magazine Spreads With Links
Instagram introduced a new ad product called “Carousel” which lets advertisers share multiple images in their promotional message.
And, in case you missed it here on Clean Slate, learn what it takes to seal the deal with millennials in Attract Millennial Homebuyers with Your City’s Unique Features.