Real Estate Trends

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How Real Estate Brokers Can Find New Opportunities in a Pandemic

There’s no doubt the COVID-19 pandemic has caused trauma to the United States economy. However, out of crisis also comes some opportunity.  Many companies across the country are diversifying their product or service offerings and adapting to the challenges before them. As a real estate broker, you can also adapt your business to find valuableRead More

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COVID-19: Moving your Real Estate Business Forward

There’s no doubt the world right now is different from the world we lived in just last year. COVID-19 is impacting the economy in the United States and around the globe. The impact on families, business, and employment is especially devastating at this time.  The real estate industry is adapting and changing as conditions aroundRead More

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Managing the Real Estate Buying and Selling Process in Unpredictable Housing Markets

Real estate is a dynamic industry with ever-changing market conditions. This unpredictability brings with it significant risks and many potential issues for real estate professionals. Let’s take a look at what pitfalls you should watch out for and what you can do to protect your real estate business.  Current State of the Industry  Some commentatorsRead More

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High-demand Housing Markets – what your buyers should know about the housing shortage

The housing market is tough for homebuyers right now, especially in California (as well as some areas of WA, IN, GA, and OH). There are simply more prospective buyers than homes available to purchase. To understand how to deal with the housing shortage, your buyers may first want to know why it’s happening. The housingRead More

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Baby Boomer Real Estate Trends: They Will Surprise You

There are currently around 78 million baby boomers. According to a survey by the AARP, 87% of baby boomers said they wanted to stay in their homes upon retirement, so they can be near family and friends and remain a part of the communities they have been in for so long. The idea of stayingRead More

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Eco-friendly Home Buyers: What They Want and How You Can Meet Their Needs

These days looking green and being green are two very different things. As the eco-friendly movement has picked up momentum over the last twenty years, a shift has occurred where it is now fashionable to be green. Bamboo floors, native landscaping, reclaimed barn wood — it looks good, but it may or may not beRead More

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What Rising Mortgage Rate Trends Mean for Your Clients

Rising interest rates, and rising mortgage rates, mean that the economy is doing better. Even though rates have been increasing since hitting an all-time low in 2008, it’s important to stress to clients that rates continue to remain at historic lows. The Fed last raised interest rates (for the first time in seven years) onRead More

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Top Five Millennial Real Estate Trends

Millennials account for more than 32 percent of the US housing market. They are the largest generation to date and make up 68 percent of all first-time homebuyers. And now that the economy has improved a bit, that number will grow. So who are they? A Millennial is a person who was born between 1980Read More

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Spring Home Sales: What’s Trending?

Real estate is one of the most fascinating market segments in this country. Market trends can be affected by everything from oil prices, to crime rates, to the seasons. So what’s happening this spring? What can we reasonably expect? The Experts According to Realtor.com, Spring 2016 is shaping up to be the best housing marketRead More

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