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Pending Sales Sink Again as Rates Track Toward 7%

Pending home sales fell again—at a faster rate than they did a month ago—as spiraling mortgage rates threaten to freeze real estate activity as much of the country prepares for the colder fall and winter months. The National Association of REALTORS®’ (NAR) metric for pending sales fell 2% in August after a smaller 1% drop…

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Mortgage Applications Back on the Down Slope

Last week’s increase in mortgage applications was short-lived following the Fed’s fourth interest rate hike last week, causing the volume of applications to give back most of its gains after what had been a six-week decline, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) said Thursday. Mortgage applications decreased 3.7% from one week earlier and the pace of…

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Prominent Finger Lakes Real Estate Company Announces Alignment with RE/MAX

Above: David Young David Young, a local real estate expert and entrepreneur, is moving his successful real estate company to the RE/MAX brand, the company has announced. The offices formerly known as The Young Agency will become RE/MAX Revolution and continue to serve buyers and sellers throughout the Finger Lakes and Western New York market.…

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TikTok Presentation: Making Your Profile More Appealing to Leads and Prospects

Social media has been in a constant state of updating and expanding since its inception, as any seasoned agent or broker could tell you. TikTok has become one of the fastest-growing social media platforms, continually outshining Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, and real estate professionals across the industry have been adding it to their social media…

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Help Agents Grow Their Business with Resources from Your REALTOR® Store

NAR PULSE—Where can your agents find vetted, expert intel and insights that help them position themselves as real estate experts in their market? Your REALTOR® Store! Help them stay ahead of market trends, successfully land listings, and grow their business today. RPR® Helps REALTORS® Deliver Local Market Data Clients everywhere are asking, “How’s the market?”…

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Access the REALTOR® Safety Toolkit to Spread Safety Awareness

The REALTOR® Safety Toolkit for brokerages was designed to give your firm and your agents the information and resources that will build confidence, increase their capacity to protect themselves and their clients and avoid putting their property or personal safety at risk. Promote a strong safety culture and make safety a top priority for your…

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John L. Scott Real Estate Names New General Counsel

John L. Scott Real Estate has announced it is bringing on Erin J. Varriano as the company’s General Counsel. In this role, she will oversee John L. Scott’s legal department, which provides day-to-day guidance to all levels of the company. Varriano brings 13 years of experience to John L. Scott. Before joining the firm, she…

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty Reschedules Mega Open House

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty is rescheduling its October Mega Open House Weekend. The new event date is Saturday and Sunday, October 8-9, 2022, the company announced. The Mega Open House Weekend features open house viewings of the company’s listings of available homes. The listings encompass homes in a wide range of prices, styles…

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Playing the Long Game: Rocket Mortgage CEO Unpacks Company Growth, Real Estate Agent Relations and More

It never hurts to have a strong north star to guide your company through turbulent times. That certainly rings true in the mortgage lending industry, which has been on a rollercoaster ride amid surging rates and persisting economic uncertainty that has dealt crippling blows to many companies in the sector. While Rocket Mortgage hasn’t gone…

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Home Prices Stumble, Still Up Year-Over-Year

The latest data from the leading index on home prices showed the largest month-to-month deceleration in prices in history, with a 2.3% deceleration between June and July, as the possibility of a painful housing correction continues to loom. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index showed that prices were up 15.8% year-over-year in…

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