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Monday News You Can Use - 04.08.2024 Apr 08, 2024


Getting beyond the hype, here's an interesting article from REDFIN about their average agent's productivity for 2023: 27 Transactions is very high for $16,000,000 in volume> Average price would be $592,000—And the Redfin agent earned about $3,600 per...

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Monday News You Can Use - 04.01.2024 Apr 01, 2024


An article on the reasons for current home prices.

Good conversation ideas to discuss with your clients.

Rents are going up!

13 Features buyers like in homes - #9 is critical.



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Monday News you Can Use - 03.18.2024 Mar 18, 2024


NAR settles commissions lawsuit?

Looks like we’re on our way.  

I don’t agree we’ll settle at 4.2% commission (30% off the 6% that they claim is standard). It will require Buyers Representation forms to be completed. The settlement looks like it...

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Monday News You Can Use - 03.11.2024 Mar 11, 2024


25 of the Happiest US Cities 

Freddie Mac’s Report on Housing Outlook - no real surprises but a good read (especially the Silver Tsunami part)

Something lighter - Bathroom trends. They were so serious I couldn’t stop laughing! 

Higher mortgage...

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Monday News You Can Use - 03.04.2024 Mar 04, 2024


Something to know, and I expect more of these articles- “How to Negotiate Real Estate Agent Commissions  Be prepared

Why regional banks have too much exposure! 

Surprise :) Fewer houses selling with higher interest rates 


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Monday News You Can Use - 02.26.2024 Feb 26, 2024

More Sales this year
I could have headlined this Homeowners leaving San Fran and LA at 20% above pre-pandemic levels Look what Redfin Wrote 
Prices are rising



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Say This Instead of That:

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Monday News You Can Use - 02.19.2024 Feb 19, 2024


We can do better - homes in Black neighborhoods sell for $46,000 less 

Mortgage rates bumped up!

Buyers timing the market may not want to wait

Forbes article on Buying a home and market stats - expect 3% increase in prices


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Monday News You Can Use - 02.12.2024 Feb 12, 2024



How sellers are acting VERY differently

Source: Zillow

There was a big shift at the end of last year in how mortgages affect whether or not a homeowner wants to sell, ...

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Monday News You Can Use - 01.29.2024 Jan 29, 2024


This would be good! Converting malls to housing. 
Lower rates = More Sales 


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They say, "We want to think about it.

You say, "Just out...

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Monday News You Can Use - 01.22.2024 Jan 22, 2024


Rent Versus Buy?? - places where each makes sense
Most young adults sticking close to home
Some good charts here -  


And a reminder: 

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