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19 August 2016

Real Estate Resource Roundup – 8/19/16

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Stay up to date on the latest industry news in this week’s real estate resource roundup!

Homebuilder Stocks Rise On Strong Housing Data
Homebuilder stocks gained this week as builders showed more confidence in the market for new homes in August. Find out how it affects the market.

‘Old Millennials’ Are Diving Head-First into Homeownership [Infographic]
Recent research shows older millennials, defined as 25-36-year-olds, are dominating the housing market. See the stats in this infographic.

Consumer Spending Expected to Bolster Economic Growth for Second Half of 2016
Economic growth is expected to rebound in the second half of 2016, keeping the full-year growth outlook at 1.8 percent, according to Fannie Mae’s (FNMA/OTC) Economic & Strategic Research Group’s August 2016 Economic and Housing Outlook.

Homeowners, Home Buyers Enjoy Prolonged Rate Slide
Freddie Mac published its weekly average 30-year fixed rate, signalling an opportunity for home buyers to take advantage of lower rates.

Mortgage Applications Decrease
Mortgage applications decreased from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey. Learn more.

A Beginner’s Guide To Technology For Real Estate Agents
New technologies are constantly changing the way we do business in the real estate industry. If you haven’t been keeping up with the times, get started with this easy guide!

The Importance Of Word Choice When Posting A Listing
In its study, CoreLogic looked at over one million single-family home transactions, taking into account their physical housing characteristics, listing prices and geographic variations, and found that certain phrases can help a home to sell faster.

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One thought on “Real Estate Resource Roundup – 8/19/16

  1. Great article. I would love to see more tech-driven real estate blog posts. I think that technology is definitely helping more than it has in the past, especially with VR and Smartwatches being on the fore front.

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