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19 June 2015

Real Estate Resource Roundup – 6/19/15

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This weekend is Father’s Day and we can’t wait to spend time with Dad! But before you head out to celebrate your Pops, catch up on all the most important news from this week! Here is the Real Estate Resource Roundup!

1.5 Million Homeowners Could Re-Enter the Housing Market in the Next Three Years
The housing market could see a potential increase of 1.5 million homeowners within the next three years. Commonly known as “boomerang buyers”, the 1.5 million homeowners expected to reenter the market had previously been pushed out by the financial crisis.

Confidence Among U.S. Homebuilders Increases to Nine-Month High
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders rebounded in June to a nine-month high as warmer weather and a brighter economic outlook drew prospective buyers back to the market.

Chinese Dominate as Buyers of U.S. Real Estate
The Chinese have replaced the Canadians as the dominant buyer of real estate in the United States. The increase in Chinese buyers reflects a growing view of American real estate as a safe haven, as well as a weakening in Canadian currency.

How Will Mortgage Rate Hikes Impact Home Sales?
A recent increase in mortgage rates combined with an increase in home pricing may have adverse effects on home sales. This leaves room for more purchasers to enter the housing market and take advantage of the numbers.

A Beginner’s Guide to Using Google Ads for Real Estate Lead Generation
Every real estate agent should tap into the resource of digital marketing. Google Ads can be a great tool for agents looking to strengthen their online presence and generate profitable leads.

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Four Tips to Save Time on Social Media During the Busy Season
Summer is always an exciting time of year, which can lead to chaotic schedules. Don’t forget to keep up with your social media presence!

Four Reasons Google Plus is Advantageous for Real Estate Agents
The social media platform Google Plus is quickly becoming an extremely valuable tool for real estate agents in particular. Several features can be useful to agents looking to connect with clients and better market themselves.

Facebook Moments App Helps Users Swap and Organize Photos
A new app allows for users to better organize and directly share Facebook photos which could be highly useful for keeping track of photos and distributing them to clients.

In case you missed it here on Clean Slate, we shared five ways to help your client prepare for an open house! Let us know in the comments your best tips to get your client ready to show!

If you have a few minutes, please participate in our “Real Estate and Social Media” survey. We’d like to find out how you’re using social media to build your business, and if you’re not, we’d love to know why. As always, be sure to follow #BHGRE on Facebook and Twitter for more updates.

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