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1 July 2016

Real Estate Resource Roundup – 7/1/16

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Happy Fourth of July!

Before you enjoy the sun, surf, and sand, catch up on the latest real estate news and industry updates. Or better yet, read this week’s real estate resource roundup on the beach:

Sales at Highest Pace in 9 Years [Infographic]
Home sales are closing at the quickest pace in nearly a decade. Learn more here.

Mortgage Rates Keep Housing on Track
According to recently released data from Freddie Mac, June numbers show that low mortgage rates are keeping housing on track despite rapidly rising house prices.

Why Brexit Is Great News For U.S. Homebuyers
Find out what impact the U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union will have on the American housing market.

Pending Home Sales Down 3.7 Percent
The final push of the spring housing season turned out to be weaker than expected with signed contracts to buy existing homes falling 3.7 percent in May. Details here.

Where Are America’s Most Stable Housing Markets?
Although pending home sales dropped in May, just-released figures on the market’s overall stability indicate that it has been moving towards stable ground, especially in these markets.

Real Estate Is A Good Investment During Economic Upheaval
Real estate tends to hold its value, generate more stable returns, and therefore, be less vulnerable in volatile economies. These aspects may be particularly useful as an investment in the current post-Brexit climate.

New Construction Spending Not Keeping Pace With Inventory Demand
The U.S. Census Bureau reported that new private residential construction spending last month has not been keeping up with current housing demand.

Facebook to Change News Feed to Focus on Friends and Family
Learn more about the latest changes to the social media platform’s news feed and how it can affect your business page!

In case you missed it here on Clean Slate, we revealed the 5 best real estate apps to boost your productivity. As always, be sure to follow #BHGRE on Facebook and Twitter for more updates.

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