Buyer & Seller Tips


    How to Handle Tech Overload and Choose What Will Work for Your Agents

    WHAT: In today’s real estate landscape, technology is a necessity. From sourcing leads to digital marketing, finding a tech solution that works for your agents—especially the right tech solution—can be an overwhelming task. In this Broker Series webinar, panelists will discuss strategies and tips for brokers to determine the best technology tools and resources for…

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    Would Student Loan Forgiveness Impact the Housing Market?

    One in eight people across the country has student loan debt, including nearly one in two millennials. There are more student loan holders in America than there are people in Canada. These loans provide millions of Americans access to higher education, whether at community colleges or four-year universities. But after caps are tossed and diplomas…

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    The Mortgage Mix: Big Lenders Buckling and a Market Hitting Milestones

    Editor’s Note: The Mortgage Mix is RISMedia’s weekly highlight reel of need-to-know mortgage-industry happenings. Watch for it each Friday afternoon. All aboard the mortgage roller-coaster! Rates snapped back again this week after briefly falling below 5%, jumping almost 25 basis points in the last seven days. Freddie chief economist Sam Khater suggested that the market…

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    Opportunity Zones Keep Pace with Nationwide Home-Price Growth in Second Quarter

    Homes in Opportunity Zones across the country experienced price gains in the second quarter of 2022 that largely kept pace with growth in the broader housing market, according to newly released data from ATTOM, a data curator which analyzed 5,198 different zones. Opportunity Zones are defined as census tracts in or alongside low-income neighborhoods that…

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    Pros and Cons of an Adjustable-Rate Mortgage

    An adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) can look attractive with low introductory rates and more flexibility. But is an ARM the right choice for you? If you get move around the country for work frequently, a variable-rate mortgage might be the perfect fit. We will look at the pros and cons of this type of mortgage and…

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    Headliners Week of 8/7 – 8/13

    RISMedia Executive Editor Maria Patterson spotlights the top stories of the week, including Inflation (Finally) Dips, Housing Still a Concern, and BCI Up as Brokers Roll With the Punches.

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    Level Up Your Business and Catapult Your Success

    In this exclusive interview, Rocket Mortgage® Executive Vice President of Purchase Adam Speck discusses growth strategies and how real estate professionals can set themselves up for success as the future unfolds. Paige Tepping: Tell us how you got started with Rocket Mortgage, how it led to your current role, and what exactly your role is.…

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    Four in Five Metro Areas Notched Double-Digit Price Gains in Q2

    Despite escalating mortgage rates and slumping home sales in the second quarter of 2022, a greater number of markets experienced double-digit annual price gains compared to the prior quarter, according to the National Association of REALTORS®’ latest Metropolitan Median Area Prices and Affordability and Housing Affordability Index, released Thursday.  Key findings Eighty percent of metro…

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    Nearly 200 Agents Attend BHHS Ambassador Real Estate’s ‘Explosion’ Conference

    The 6th annual Explosion Real Estate Conference hosted by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices (BHHS) Ambassador Real Estate held this week hosted nearly 200 of the nation’s top-producing real estate agents, managers, and CEOs. The once again sold-out event kicked off with a high-energy entrance to lively music and Vince Leisey, BHHS Ambassador Real Estate’s CEO, and…

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    Zillow and UNCF open registration for HBCU Hackathon

    Zillow has announced that registration is now open for its second annual HBCU Housing Hackathon for students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The program, in collaboration with United Negro College Fund (UNCF) and Amplify 4 Good helps HBCU students develop critical tech and business skills as they compete for nearly $90,000 in cash…

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