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How Elon Musk’s Starbase plans are influencing the Texas housing market

Agents in the southernmost tip of Texas, which is home to SpaceX's rocket production facility and launch site, are seeing buyers and investors flock to formerly sleepy towns.[...]

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Economic recovery sends mortgage forbearance level plummeting

The share of mortgages in forbearance dropped for a sixth straight week, showing one of the largest decreases in the rate since the pandemic began.[...]

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WATCH: ‘Have you heard Spencer Rascoff referred to as the serial entrepreneur?’

At the next Connect Now on April 20, Spencer Rascoff and Brad Inman will talk about the latest innovations in real estate. The dynamic duo will cover everything from SPACS to iBuying. Be there for t[...]

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Title premium volume surges more than 20% in 2020

The industry generated $19.2 billion in title insurance premiums, according to the American Land Title Association’s latest Market Share Analysis.[...]

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The perks and pitfalls of house flipping and wholesale real estate

New investors often lump wholesale real estate and house flipping into the same category, but these investment paths are not the same, and each come with perks and challenges. Here's what you need to [...]

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Here are the top 10 mortgage lenders for 2020

The release of 2020 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data reveals a growth surge across mortgage lending. One lender recorded more than 340 percent growth from the previous year.[...]

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Millennials are refinancing their homes at record pace

Younger millennials are increasingly entering the housing market for the first time as older millennials drove refinances to peak highs.[...]

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Realogy rolls out customized fair housing training courses

Realogy partnered with AREAA, NAGLREP, NAMMBA and the LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance to create a more robust fair housing training course, available today.[...]

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Inventory insanity: The secret economic forces fueling the housing shortage

Many consumers may not realize it, but they're increasingly competing against institutional investors and contending with soaring building costs.[...]

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So you want to be an agent? Here are 7 truths about the job

Being a real estate agent is much more like operating your own business than working any other regular job. There's a huge learning curve, and it can often feel overwhelming. That's why, if you're a n[...]

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3 ways to stay competitive in a low inventory market

In the above session from Connect Now, Olivia Mariani and Kathryn Russell of Curbio discuss how in today’s competitive market, it’s more important than ever for real estate professionals to differ[...]

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New bill could make NYC co-ops explain why they reject buyers

New York State Senator Brian Kavanagh is sponsoring a bill that would require co-op boards to reveal why they turned down a potential buyer.[...]

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Pulse: Readers share how they’re staying organized this year

There's no better time than spring to tend to the messy parts of your business and shake off the dust. This week, our readers share how they keep their work organized and decluttered.[...]

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18 real estate agents from New York at risk of losing license

The New York Department of State has launched 132 investigations into housing bias, which include allegations from Newsday's "Long Island Divided" report.[...]

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The most effective ways to champion your buyers and give your clients an edge

In the above session from Connect Now, Ryan Dibble, Sam Kasle and Sophia Lu of Flyhomes discuss how to effectively craft strong offers, excel in negotiations, and manage client expectations to find su[...]

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Buyer’s remorse is real! 3 tips for avoiding canceled contracts

With home prices across the nation rising sky-high, more buyers are wondering if paying so much is the right thing to do. “Morning after" jitters are causing many to reconsider their purchase. Here[...]

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The real estate billionaire you do not know

Seventy-six-year-old Bill Foley wins more deals than he loses, and more often than not, he turns his acquisitions into gold.[...]

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