Buyer & Seller Tips

    Commercial Apartment Demand on the Rise, 2022 Forecast Strong

    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 […]

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    New Affordable Housing Coalition Writes to FHFA, Urging Fannie and Freddie to Improve Duty to Service Proposals

    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 the coalition include the Center for Community Progress, […]

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    Regional Spotlight: Affordability Tightens in Florida, and All-Cash Sales Trend Higher

    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-townhouse properties, the rate of price growth […]

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    RE/MAX Recognized By BrandSpark as Having ‘Most Trusted Real Estate Agents’

    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 customers. “We’re honored to be recognized […]

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    4 Tips to Capitalize on Waning Daylight This Week

    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, […]

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    Thoughts on Leadership: Fleet Week

    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 […]

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    Rocket Pro TPO Announces Several New Tech Initiatives

    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 nearly infinite and it’s our […]

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    Realty ONE Group Expands in Eastern Canada

    Realty ONE Group has sold the franchise rights to a team of real estate professionals who will bring the brand to Eastern Canada. Vicki Schmidt and Harrison Milborne, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, have acquired the rights to begin franchising in Eastern Canada which spans from Ontario to Newfoundland and Labrador. Realty ONE Group already has five locations in Western Canada and is set to open […]

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    Corcoran Global Living Expands in Ohio

    Corcoran Global Living, an affiliate of The Corcoran Group, recently announced its expansion into Columbus, Ohio and surrounding areas in Central Ohio. “Our organization is founded upon making a difference in the communities we call home,” said Michael Mahon, CEO and founder of Corcoran Global Living, in a statement. “Corcoran Global Living holds the keys […]

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    Advocates Urge Lawmakers to Protect Housing in Federal Bill

    A broad coalition of housing advocates, including representatives from the National Association of REALTORS®, National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC), Habitat for Humanity, Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), joined lawmakers at a press conference on Wed., Oct. 20 to lobby […]

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