Learn what people are planning at various stages of their real estate careers. - MARCH 2017 | BY BETH FRANKEN
You know how you go the extra mile for your clients—running a quick vacuum before a showing, bringing in flowers or even your own furniture to create that wow factor, wearing out your tire treads to find someone the perfect home. That’s because you’re taking your clients’ dreams seriously.
Some say, 'A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush' while others insist on 'marketing until the ink is dry' BY TEKE WIGGIN Staff Writer Inman
DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | TUESDAY, MARCH 28, 2017
Mortgage financing giant Freddie Mac has expanded access to credit for American families without credit scores. Beginning in June, borrowers without credit scores may be able to easily qualify for purchase mortgages or no-cash-out refinance transactions. Still, borrowers will have to show payment references, like records showing timely housing payments.
What are these people doing that you aren't? - BY ANNA JOHANSSON
DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017
Existing-home sales dropped in February as tight inventory and weakening affordability conditions kept many buyers out of the market in most parts of the country, the National Association of REALTORS® reports. Total sales for existing single-family homes, townhomes, condos, and co-ops fell 3.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.48 million, compared to 5.69 million in January, according to the report. However, the pace of sales in February remained 5.4 percent above a year ago.