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How to Sell My House Fast in Riverside, CA: Notable Ways to Foster Swift Sales in 2021

Although we can’t get our hands on Google statistics now, we’re sure that one of the most common queries by property owners should be within the lines of “how do I sell my home... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Mortgage Rates Hold Firm Going Into Thanksgiving Weekend

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 3.10%, unchanged from last week, according to the latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS) from Freddie Mac. Mortgage details: 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.10% with an average 0.7 point for the week ending Nov. 24, 2021, unchanged from last week. A year ago, the 30-year FRM averaged 2.72%. 15-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 2.42% with an average 0.7 point, up from last week when it averaged 2.39%. A year ago, the 15-year FRM average...
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Mortgage Applications Up in November, With Refis Making Up More Than Half of the Share

Mortgage applications increased 1.8% for the week ending Nov. 19, 2021, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey. The refinance share of mortgage activity increased to 63.1% of total applications from 62.9% the previous week. The adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) share of activity increased to 3.4% of total applications. The FHA share of total applications decreased to 8.6% from 8.9% the week prior. The VA share of total applications decreased to 10....
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Regional Spotlight: Florida’s Median Prices March Forward

Florida’s housing market showed higher median prices, more cash sales and tight inventory levels in October compared to a year ago, according to Florida REALTORS® latest housing data. “In markets across the state, the for-sale inventory continues at low levels, and that puts pressure on prices and also impacts closed sales—some buyers may have paused their home search for now,” said 2021 Florida REALTORS®  President Cheryl Lambert in a statement. “Last month, the median time to a contract was 12...
Tags: Florida, Real Estate, News, Housing Market, Radio, Latest News, Industry News, Inventory, Freddie Mac, Real Estate News, Real Estate Market, Home Values, Home Prices, Florida Realtors, Florida Realtors ® Research Department, Cheryl Lambert

Fathom Adds Woodhouse Group to Network

Fathom Realty recently announced that the Woodhouse Group has joined Fathom with the addition of approximately 50 agents in the Idaho market. Effective immediately, Woodhouse Group agents will operate under the Fathom Realty umbrella. Terms were not disclosed. Based in the Boise foothills of Eagle, Idaho, Woodhouse Group Real Estate is a full-service brokerage that is consistently ranked among the top-ten residential real estate companies in Boise by the Idaho Business Review. “We are thrilled t...
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New-Home Sales Continue Upward Momentum as Buyer Demand Remains Strong

Sales of new single‐family houses increased 0.4% in October 2021, posting a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 745,000, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.  This is 23.1% below the October 2020 estimate of 969,000. Market breakdown: New-Home Sales: 745,000 For-Sale Inventory: 389,000 Months’ Supply:  6.3 Median Price: $407,700 What the industry is saying: “After a significant increase in September, new-home sales improved even further in Octo...
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Fair Housing Isn’t Enough: Report Shows Racial Disparity Fight Still Needs Support

Overall, overt housing discrimination has lessened through the years following regulations guided by Fair Housing laws; however, it is nowhere near completely dissipated. And while some may not be able to identify it in their day to day, the diversity homeownership gap is a clear example of the persisting challenges that must be addressed, as discussed by the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) (SHIBA) Report. In fact, the study found that the gap in homeownership between Black...
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Suburbia Trending as Work-From-Home Options Grow

Suburban housing demand is increasing, according to a new report from®, as work-from-home and flexible schedule options become the norm, allowing potential homebuyers to purchase outside their commuting zone. The findings: Share of suburban home shoppers increased 42.1% since the onset of COVID and took a 24% bigger share on September® views than listings in urban areas Suburban housing is still relatively affordable compared to expensive urban areas, but buyer demand i...
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Real Estate Webmasters Helps Usher RISMedia Into Next Era of Information With New Website

New SEO- and User-Friendly Site Improves Deliverability of RISMedia’s High-Quality Content In what’s been nothing short of a break-out year for Real Estate Webmasters (REW), the web design, branding and SEO powerhouse whose Renaissance website platform helps brokers compete with the Zillows and Compasses of the world, the firm also delivered a highly custom, transformational rebrand of RISMedia, as well as a complete overhaul and relaunch of the firm’s real estate news and events website, RISMe...
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Sotheby’s and Realogy Partner on Acquisition of Concierge Auctions

Sotheby’s and Realogy Holdings Corp. recently acquired Concierge Auctions, a global luxury real estate auction marketplace. Under the terms of the agreement, Sotheby’s and Realogy will take a joint 80% ownership stake in Concierge Auctions, while company co-founders Chad Roffers and Laura Brady will remain president and chief executive officer, respectively. Concierge Auctions will operate independently, continuing to partner with real estate agents affiliated with many of the industry’s leading...
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Fathom Announces Closing of Underwritten Public Offering of Common Stock

Fathom Holdings Inc. recently announced the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 1,750,000 shares, inclusive of 350,000 secondary shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $25.00 per share. The company also granted the underwriters of the offering a 45-day option to purchase up to an additional 15% of the shares of common stock offered in the underwritten public offering on the same terms and conditions. After the underwriting discount, the company rec...
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Updater Raises $60M in Funding to Grow in Relocation Market

Updater Technologies, a technology platform powering the relocation industry, has announced it closed approximately $60 million of funding. Investors in the new convertible note round include multiple long-time backers of Updater, including Second Century Ventures, the strategic investment arm of the National Association of REALTORS®. Updater has closed approximately $60 million, with an option to raise approximately $15 million in additional capital, for a potential total $75 million convertibl...
Tags: Real Estate, Technology, News, Radio, United States, National, Moving, SoftBank Capital, Latest News, Industry News, NAR, Real Estate News, David Greenberg, Relocation, Real Estate Technology, Josh Abrams

Zillow Subject of Multiple Lawsuits Over iBuying

The hits keep on coming for Zillow. After first pausing in October and then officially sunsetting its iBuying business earlier this month, Zillow has now been hit by two investor class-action lawsuits that claim, among other things, that the real estate giant “made materially false and/or misleading statements” in regards to iBuying, failing to disclose to investors many fundamental issues that plaintiffs claim made it “reasonably likely” that Zillow would have to abandon the model. Both suits a...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Radio, National, Seattle, Zillow, Latest News, Industry News, Real Estate News, Zillow Group, Jesse Williams, Jeremy Wacksman, Zillow Group Inc, Real Estate Brokerage, Allen Parker, Richard Barton

Millennials Collaborating to Attain the American Dream of Homeownership

The affordability issues in the housing market aren’t going away for younger buyers. The financial challenges hindering millennial homeownership have been well documented between overwhelming student loan debt and record-level home prices. However, some within the cohort are carving their own path to the American dream through teamwork. “Affordability is a key issue for young buyers or first-time homebuyers entering into the market with limited housing inventory, so pooling incomes with a roomma...
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4 Significant Benefits of Selling Your Home to Cash Buyers

When selling a home, you usually go to a real estate agent to have them evaluate your property, give a selling price, and advertise to potential buyers. However, this whole… Read more » The post 4 Significant Benefits of Selling Your Home to Cash Buyers appeared first on
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ERA® Report Examines COVID’s Impact on Global Real Estate

ERA® Real Estate recently released a first-of-its-kind report “The COVID-19 Pandemic’s Impact on Real Estate Around the World: An In-Depth Analysis.” The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the real estate industry has been well documented in the United States. Demand outpaced supply with record-low mortgage rates drawing so many buyers in while others took advantage of remote work to vacate urban centers for more affordable locations. To learn how COVID-19’s impact was felt in the housing market...
Tags: Europe, Japan, Real Estate, News, Singapore, Radio, South Africa, National, Latest News, Industry News, Real Estate News, ERA, Sherry Chris, Francois Gagnon, Real Estate Brokerage, Global Real Estate

HGTV’S Sherrod Raising Awareness of Carrier’s Healthy Homes and Real Estate Solutions

Carrier Global Corporation, a provider of healthy, safe, sustainable and intelligent building and cold chain solutions, is further amplifying its Healthy Homes program through a collaboration with Egypt Sherrod, real estate expert, author, radio personality and star of HGTV’s “Property Virgins,” “Flipping Virgins” and the upcoming “Married to Real Estate” series. Carrier’s Healthy Homes program offers a suite of targeted solutions for homes that can help improve the overall health of homes and, ...
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5 Qualities Every Real Estate Agent Needs to Become Successful

What does it really take to be a successful real estate agent? There is a lot more to it than simply trying to sell a product; it requires you to be a jack of all trades, adept in communication, research, and interpersonal skills.
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New Climate Action Plan to Reduce Carbon Footprint and Build More Equitable Housing

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released its Climate Action Plan, as part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s approach to confronting the climate crisis. The comprehensive strategy looks to reduce the agency’s energy and carbon footprint in order to build more equitable, efficient and sustainable housing infrastructure. On Thurs., Nov. 18, Secretary Marcia L. Fudge virtually attended the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties (...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Climate Change, Housing, Environment, Green, Radio, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, United Nations, Hud, Glasgow, National, Green Building, Biden, Department Of Energy, Latest News

FHFA Releases 2022 Scorecard for Fannie, Freddie and CSS

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released the 2022 Scorecard for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Common Securitization Solutions, LLC (CSS). The purpose of the 2022 Scorecard is to hold the enterprises and CSS accountable for fulfilling their core mission requirements by promoting sustainable and equitable access to affordable housing and operating in a safe and sound manner. “The 2022 Scorecard will better position the enterprises to support the housing market throughout the economic cycle...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Css, Radio, National, Latest News, Industry News, Affordable Housing, Freddie Mac, FHFA, Fannie Mae, Real Estate News, Federal Housing Finance Agency, Fannie Mae Freddie Mac, Sandra Thompson, Fannie Freddie

New York prosecutors are investigating whether the Trump Organization broke the law by offering dramatically different valuations of the same properties

A taxi passes by Trump Tower, the headquarters of the Trump Organization, in New York City on Wednesday, July 14, 2021AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey New York prosecutors are investigating the Trump Organization's history of claiming dramatically different valuations of its properties.  The company valued several properties up to 30 times more for potential lenders than for tax officials, The Washington Post reported. The differences in evaluations may amount to tax, bank, or insurance fraud, exper...
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‘Twilight’ for Australia’s housing boom as prices to fall 10% in 2023, CBA says

Commonwealth Bank expects a peak in 2022 and then a drop the following year as borrowing costs riseGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingAustralia’s “red hot” property market has started to cool, with prices to peak next year and sink 10% in 2023 as higher borrowing costs and “natural fatigue” set in, the nation’s largest mortgage lender predicts.Home prices in Sydney, which will post among the fastest gains in 2021 with a forecast 27% jump, will moderate to a 6% advance in 2022, ...
Tags: Real Estate, Australia, Housing, Interest Rates, Australia news, Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart, CBA, Commonwealth Bank, Gareth Aird

The affordable housing crisis has gotten worse — here's why just building more homes isn't the solution

The pandemic has made the affordable housing crisis a lot worse, in part by increasing the rate of evictions.Cory Clark/NurPhoto via Getty Images The housing affordability problem is pervasive in the US, and COVID-19 made it much worse. The problem isn't a lack of housing; even basic housing units are often unaffordable for those with low incomes. The solution: Cover the difference between what renters can afford and the actual cost of the housing. Even before 2020, the US faced an acute ...
Tags: Real Estate, New York, Housing, Opinion, White House, New York City, US, San Francisco, Trends, Housing Crisis, Cleveland, Memphis, Nordic, Housing Affordability, Alex Schwartz, Contributor

Home Prices Keep Shattering Records: How Can Buyers Cope?

(TNS)—Home prices can’t keep going up forever. Can they? During the COVID-19 contagion, Americans proved willing to pay a premium for homes—so much so that home prices shattered all records. Spurred by historically low mortgage rates, lack of inventory and a pandemic-inspired nesting instinct, buyers keep bidding up home prices. The median price of an existing home has topped $350,000 for the first time. The median price of new homes just eclipsed $400,000. This boom is a boon for sellers and a ...
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Evergrande is asking Hong Kong property agents to sell more apartments to get paid for the commissions they are owed for previous sales

An advertisement for China Evergrande's Emerald Bay property development in Hong Kong.Tyrone Siu/Reuters With $300 billion in liabilities, Evergrande is the world's most indebted developer. It's asking sales agents at a Hong Kong development to sell more flats before they can be paid commissions owed on previously sold units. Agents who reject the plan may have to wait until April to be paid due to cashflow issues. Debt-laden developer China Evergrande is asking property agents to...
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Post-Zillow, Offerpad Posts Strong Q3 Results On Strength of ‘Ground Game’

After the demise of Zillow’s iBuying service, real estate observers were anxious to hear from other players in the industry, with many positing that the entire iBuyer model might be in jeopardy. One of those players, relative newcomer Offerpad, announced its Q3 earnings last week—to the disappointment of anyone praying for the downfall of iBuying. The company, which only went public in September, reported stronger than expected growth across the board and CEO Brian Blair offered bullish predicti...
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NAR Travel Club to Provide Travel Discounts to Members

Washington, D.C. – November 18, 2021 ( The National Association of Realtors® has partnered with Panorama Travel Solutions to create NAR Travel Club, an exclusive travel experience platform with access to full-service travel booking capabilities, including hotel, resort, car and air. As part of the REALTOR Benefits® Program, NAR members and their families can access an optimized booking engine, deeply discounted inventory at more than 600,000 hotels and resorts worldwide, ...
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Name in the news: Puck

One of the newest media outlets in the US has a very old name: Puck. The digital publication, which launched in September, is owned and operated by a group of veteran New York journalists (Julia Ioffe, Barathunde Thurston, Joe Kelly, Matt Belloni, and others) and promotes itself as “a new media company dedicated to the power corridors of our culture: Wall Street, Washington, Silicon Valley, and Hollywood” and as “a platform for smart, engaging (and, yes, occasionally dishy) journalism.” Its ...
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What You Should Know About Becoming A Landlord In BC

Some Canadian homeowners may consider renting out their home for extra income or just to keep it occupied. Before becoming a landlord, here are a few things you should know about. The post What You Should Know About Becoming A Landlord In BC appeared first on Young Upstarts.
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