Top originators share the key to retention at engage.talent summit

Date: 18 Jan 2020 / Posted By: admin

Top originators share the key to retention at engage.talent summit Locking in a top originator is only half the battle when it comes to recruiting in the mortgage industry. It’s one thing to get new talent in the door, but it’s a completely different challenge to keep them there. With today’s

Here are 5 renovation mistakes to avoid for resale

Date: 17 Jan 2020 / Posted By: admin

Here are 5 renovation mistakes to avoid for resale Homeowners may want to tap the breaks on those trendy white Carrara marble countertops if they’re looking to get a return on investment for home renovations. That’s according to a recent report from NerdWallet, which pulls from Remodeling ma

California’s median home price jumps 10% to $615,090

Date: 17 Jan 2020 / Posted By: admin

California’s median home price jumps 10% to 5,090 The median price for a single-family home in California jumped 10% in December, the biggest year-over-year gain in more than four years, as low mortgage rates and a shortage of homes for sale boosted competition for properties. The state’s me

People Movers: Evergreen Home Loans, Green Street Advisors and Vacasa

Date: 17 Jan 2020 / Posted By: admin

People Movers: Evergreen Home Loans, Green Street Advisors and Vacasa People movers are about the latest in business professionals making waves in the housing and mortgage industries. Mortgage lender, Evergreen Home Loans, named Chuck Iverson as its new executive vice president of production.

What happens when you don’t respond to social media comments

Date: 17 Jan 2020 / Posted By: admin

What happens when you don’t respond to social media comments One of the quickest ways to destroy any goodwill or positive mindshare that you have with your network is to not respond to their social media comments.  As real estate agents and loan officers, you’ve worked so hard to get people

Here are the best locations for an investment property in 2020

Date: 16 Jan 2020 / Posted By: admin

Here are the best locations for an investment property in 2020 The 2019 multifamily and single-family market proved to be hot, and 2020 will only get hotter. According to a new survey from TurboTenant, there were 31 cities from 20 states that were featured in the best place to buy a rental inves

Fewer U.S. homeowners moved in 2019 than ever before

Date: 16 Jan 2020 / Posted By: admin

Fewer U.S. homeowners moved in 2019 than ever before What do Americans do when so few new homes are being built? Remodel, according to the latest report for Buildfax.  According to the housing data and analytics company, 2019 marked the lowest rate of mobility in the U.S. since the metric w

Housing market challenged by a dearth of construction workers

Date: 16 Jan 2020 / Posted By: admin

Housing market challenged by a dearth of construction workers One of the biggest challenges facing the U.S. housing market is a dearth of construction workers that’s keeping homebuilders from meeting the demand of an expanding population, according to Federal Reserve Governor Michelle Bowman,

Can these mortgage startups change the world, or will Zillow and Opendoor take it all?

Date: 16 Jan 2020 / Posted By: admin

Can these mortgage startups change the world, or will Zillow and Opendoor take it all? Venture capital-backed home lending startups fill key first-time homebuyer, cash-out and investor niches. But will they really change the world, or just be niches? It’s a little of both. Let’s take a look. 

Home renovation boom expected to weaken in 2020

Date: 16 Jan 2020 / Posted By: admin

Home renovation boom expected to weaken in 2020 U.S. homeowners are expected to spend less on home improvement and repairs over the next year, according to the Leading Indicator for Remodeling Activity from Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies. Annual gains in homeowner expend