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Newsmaker Spotlight: Kathy Connelly Talks Relocation Trends and Opportunities for Agents
10/23/2021 5:01 AM
As the senior vice president of relocation and corporate services for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices (BHHS) Georgia Properties, Kathy Connelly leverages her 30 years of industry experience to lead key business initiatives and serve as a qualifying broker. She was appointed to the Board of Directors for Worldwide ERC® in 2020, where she hel...Read More
Register: Lessons in Leadership With Dermot Buffini
10/23/2021 5:00 AM
What: How can leaders shape the success of their agents? Today’s real estate executives, brokerage owners and team leaders must be able to leverage their coaching skills to make an impact. While coaching styles vary, powerful leaders share several traits that focus on strong communications and accountability strategies. Tune in to our next...Read More
Headliners Week of 10/17 – 10/23
10/23/2021 5:00 AM
RISMedia Managing Editor Paige Tepping delivers this week’s ‘Headliners,’ a video recap of the week’s top stories in real estate. In focus this week: iBuying giant Zillow. Top headlines include: Zillow Stops Buying Houses – What Does This Mean and Will Other iBuyers Follow Suit?; Year-End Outlook: A ‘Tick to Torrent’ of Foreclosures Expected in ...Read More
Commercial Apartment Demand on the Rise, 2022 Forecast Strong
10/22/2021 2:03 PM
Demand for apartments in the commercial space is forecast to remain strong into 2022, according to the latest data from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). So far this quarter, demand for multifamily has been robust, with a net increase of 1.06 million apartments occupied since the second quarter of 2020. Vacancy rates within this ...Read More
New Affordable Housing Coalition Writes to FHFA, Urging Fannie and Freddie to Improve Duty to Service Proposals
10/22/2021 2:02 PM
A new housing coalition—the Underserved Mortgage Markets Coalition—formed by 20 affordable housing organizations, recently wrote to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), urging them to require Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to “substantially improve their Duty to Serve proposals before the regulator approves them.” The members of th...Read More
Regional Spotlight: Affordability Tightens in Florida, and All-Cash Sales Trend Higher
10/22/2021 2:01 PM
Florida’s housing market reported higher median prices, a rise in all-cash sales and constrained inventory levels in September compared to a year ago, according to Florida Realtors® latest housing data. “The September data shows that while median prices are well above their year-ago levels for both single-family and condo-townho...Read More
RE/MAX Recognized By BrandSpark as Having ‘Most Trusted Real Estate Agents’
10/22/2021 2:00 PM
RE/MAX® has been recognized for having the Most Trusted Real Estate Agents by BrandSpark®, an independent market research company. In partnership with Newsweek, BrandSpark surveyed 8,000 American shoppers. The results show what brands they trust the most, in their own words. These awards are consumer-voted by category shoppers and cust...Read More
4 Tips to Capitalize on Waning Daylight This Week
10/22/2021 9:17 AM
Summer has come and gone. The temperature is falling. And the days are getting darker earlier. This would typically mean a slight reprieve from the frenzied summer activity for agents, but that isn’t necessarily the case in today’s market. It never hurts to revamp some of your weekend practices to help your week run smoother, […...Read More
Thoughts on Leadership: Fleet Week
10/22/2021 8:37 AM
Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to check out San Francisco Fleet Week (SFFW), which includes an air show, a parade of ships and even a K9 rescue demonstration. It’s the largest Fleet Week celebration in the country and honors the contributions of the men and women of the United States Armed Forces. SFFW […] The post Read More
Rocket Pro TPO Announces Several New Tech Initiatives
10/22/2021 5:02 AM
Rocket Pro TPO, the division of Rocket Mortgage working exclusively with independent mortgage brokers, recently announced several innovations to help brokers grow, strengthen and protect their businesses. “We believe true leaders help brokers succeed. They view the world with a limitless mindset. The mortgage market is huge, the pie is nea...Read More