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3 June 2016

Real Estate Resource Roundup – 6/3/16

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Happy June!

Did you know the first Friday this month is always National Doughnut Day? Grab your favorite sweet, doughy treat and catch up on the latest news in the real estate resource roundup!

Home Selling Fast As Prices Hit Record High, Says Realtor.com
The 2016 home buying season is in full swing, with homes moving as fast as we’ve seen since the housing recovery began – even as asking prices continue to hit new record highs.

Home Prices in 20 U.S. Cities Increase Faster Than Forecast
Home prices in 20 U.S. cities rose faster than projected in March from a year earlier, adding to signs of healthy demand at the onset of the industry’s busy selling season.

Housing Recovery Picks Up Steam
The housing market is gaining strength and all indicators point to an even stronger real estate market moving forward. Learn more here.

Mortgage Applications Drop 4.1% Over Fed Rate Uncertainty
Despite strong buyer demand in the housing market, mortgage applications decreased 4.1 percent, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Home Flipping Increases 20 Percent in Q1 2016 to a 2-Year High
According to a recent report, 6.6 percent of all single-family home and condo sales in the first quarter of 2016 were flips, a 20 percent increase from the previous quarter and the highest level since 2014.

Is There a Gender Gap in Homeownership?
A recent study from RealtyTrac finds single women homeowners face lower home values and slower appreciation than single men.

5 Ways to Improve Your Millennial Marketing Strategy
Millennials are one of marketers’ biggest challenges. Here are five concrete steps to improve your brand’s millennial-marketing appeal.

In case you missed it here on Clean Slate, Vice President of Platform Development Amy Chorew revealed the top 5 most common mistakes made during an open house. As always, be sure to follow #BHGRE on Facebook and Twitter for more updates.

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