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Report: Commercial Real Estate Exposures Could Lead to Bank Failures in Pockets of the U.S.

A plunge in demand surrounding office spaces may negatively influence the commercial market, resulting in bank failures in pockets of the nation, an assessment made recently by Ken H. Johnson, a real estate economist in FAU’s College of Business, and Rebel A. Cole, a chaired professor of finance in FAU’s College of Business, in a…

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Building a Luxury Brand From Scratch

Above, RE/MAX’s Carly Carey Imagine you could start a team in 2024 with every possible advantage: access to the best real estate coaches and business leaders across the entire globe; a database of 10,000-plus recently captured leads with hundreds more added every month; the best website, marketing and CRM technology available; a full-time staff of…

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ERA Names 2023 Gene Francis Memorial Award Winner

ERA® Real Estate has named ERA Brokers Consolidated in Saint George, Utah; ERA Colonial Real Estate in Harker Heights, Texas and ERA Donahoe Realty in Temecula, California as the winners of its 2023 Gene Francis Memorial Award for Top All-Around Company. The award, named after ERA Real Estate co-founder Gene Francis, is the highest honor given…

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Mortgage Applications Continue to Slump

Mortgage applications decreased 5.6% from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Feb. 23, 2024. This week’s numbers: The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, decreased 5.6% on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week earlier.  On an…

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CubiCasa Continues to Expand its MLS Partnership Program

CubiCasa—the global leader of interior property data mapping through simple smartphone scanning—announced the addition of 10 more MLSs to its growing MLS Partnership Program, designed to make floor plans ubiquitous in U.S. real estate listings. This expansion of the program marks yet another landmark in its growth as it nears 50 total members since launching…

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Consumer Confidence Retreated in February

After hitting a two-year high last month, consumer confidence fell in February to 106.7, down from a revised 110.9 in January, according to the latest data from The Conference Board. “The decline in consumer confidence in February interrupted a three-month rise, reflecting persistent uncertainty about the U.S. economy,” said Dana Peterson, chief economist at The…

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Century 21 Announces New Colorado Affiliation

Century 21 Real Estate LLC. has announced its latest affiliation in Colorado’s Front Range, CENTURY 21 Prosperity.  Based in downtown Denver, the firm was founded in October of 2022 by the entrepreneurial duo of William Lawrence and Kelvin Caiati, according to a release. In only a year, the firm managed to close hundreds of transactions…

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Real Estate Outlook: Signs of Recovery
If you've been waiting for rock-solid statistical evidence that the housing market -- and the national economy -- are well along into recovery mode, you definitely got it last week.
30-yr Fixed Mortgages Available at 4.875%, Rates Stable
FreeRateUpdate.com research of wholesale lenders' rate sheets shows conventional 30-yr fixed mortgages available today at 4.875% to well-qualified consumers paying a standard origination fee of .07 to 1 point.
EPA Signs Sustainability Agreement With Major New Jersey Company
Hartz Mountain Industries, Inc., New Jersey's largest real estate development company, has signed an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to cut energy and water use and to take other steps to reduce the environmental impacts of its retail and commercial properties across the state. Buildings are responsible for close to half of the nation's greenhouse gas pollution. Under the agreement, signed on March 11, Hartz will take steps to promote sustainability in its operations.
Elect the Select
Homeowner associations are designed to be representative democracies governed by a board of directors elected by the members. Electing directors to the board that can thoughtfully govern is extremely important. To accomplish this, elections must be carefully planned, not hatched at the last minute. Here are important components of a successful election process:
Common Buyer Fears
Whether you are a first time home buyer or someone who is looking to move up or down, getting into the market can be a fearful time.
Keeping Seniors Safe from Falls
It happens to all of us -- as we get older, our eyesight and hearing aren't as good as they once were, and our balance and reflexes start to let us down. We start taking medications to treat what ails us, but that may cause dizziness or lightheadedness. That can often lead to a fall, especially if there are tripping hazards in the home.
Undisclosed Short Sale Payments May Lead to Trouble
A recent memorandum from the legal department of the California Association of Realtors® (CAR) warns CAR members as follows: "Undisclosed payments in short sale transactions, especially those paid outside of escrow, may violate the law, including RESPA, laws against loan fraud, and licensing laws."

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Defendant, plaintiffs in Nosalek commission case unite against DOJ
Defendant MLS PIN and plaintiffs Jennifer Nosalek, Randy Hirschorn and Tracey Hirschorn asked a district court judge for permission to respond to a statement of interest the DOJ filed in the case.
US housing market is short 7.2M single-family homes: Realtor.com
The US housing market is short 7.2 million homes, according to Realtor.com's latest housing market analysis. Nearly 18 million households have been formed over the past decade; however, only 10 million single-family homes were constructed during the same time period.
UWM’s best year for purchase loans also produces $69.8M loss
The nation's biggest mortgage lender posts its first annual loss since going public in 2020, largely driven by $854.1 million in write-downs of mortgage servicing rights.
US housing market posted record-setting value growth in 2023
Despite slowing sales, the value of the U.S. housing market experienced record-breaking growth in 2023, according to Redfin's latest housing report. The total value of 90 million U.S. homes rose from $45.1 trillion in December 2022 to $47.5 trillion in December 2023 — a 5.3 percent annual difference.
Cloze, marketing platform MAXA Designs announce integration
Cloze, a provider of artificial intelligence driven solutions for business development and growth, has formed an agreement with marketing technology company MAXA Designs.
Homebuyer mortgage demand down for 5th consecutive week
With mortgage rates hovering above 7 percent, requests for purchase loans were down by a seasonally adjusted 5 percent week over week and 2 percent lower than a year ago.
Beverly Hills spec mansion nets $30.1M in discounted sale
The property, sold by developer Adnan Sen, first hit the market for $39.9 million in 2020. It includes a nine-bedroom main house, one-bedroom guesthouse, a pool and a 10-car gallery garage.