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Consumer Confidence Retreated in February

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Tue, 2024-02-27 16:11

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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Survey supports Realtors’ claims that commissions are negotiable

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Tue, 2024-02-27 15:46
Only 31 percent of homebuyers or sellers try to negotiate a lower commission, but 64 percent of those who do succeed, LendingTree survey finds.

LeFrak sues NYC housing court as evictions slow to ‘surreal’ crawl

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Tue, 2024-02-27 15:13
The LeFrak Organization claims that the courts have failed in their duty to hear housing disputes efficiently and fairly.

Century 21 Announces New Colorado Affiliation

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Tue, 2024-02-27 15:01

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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Gary Keller says ‘right now, real estate is in a recession’

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Tue, 2024-02-27 14:45
The real estate industry took a beating in 2023 — rising mortgage rates froze home sales, consumer sentiment slid to new lows, several landmark lawsuits threatened buyer-broker commissions, and the National Association of Realtors couldn't keep itself out of trouble. Although the industry is hoping for a brighter 2024, Keller Williams co-founder Gary Keller said agents need to prepare for another round of bitter headwinds.

LoanDepot hackers had access to Social Security numbers, DOBs

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Tue, 2024-02-27 14:45
The lender is offering 24 months of free identity protection services and credit monitoring from Experian to 16.9 million consumers affected by the January cyberattack.

ERA Real Estate Publicizes 2023 Hall of Fame

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Tue, 2024-02-27 14:32

Above, from left, Peter Hunt, Pat Hirsch and Pat Williams ERA Real Estate has announced three inductions into the ERA® Hall of Fame Class of 2023. The induction ceremony took place recently at the ERA brand’s Fuel 2024 International Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.  Established in 2013, the ERA Hall of Fame honors affiliated individuals and…

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ERA Real Estate Announces 2023 Hall of Fame

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Tue, 2024-02-27 14:32

Above, from left, Peter Hunt, Pat Hirsch and Pat Williams ERA Real Estate has announced three inductions into the ERA® Hall of Fame Class of 2023. The induction ceremony took place recently at the ERA brand’s Fuel 2024 International Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.  Established in 2013, the ERA Hall of Fame honors affiliated individuals and…

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The Current MLS Landscape: Driving Progress and Innovation

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Tue, 2024-02-27 14:22

In the wake of the Burnett decision, copycat lawsuits are popping up across the country. There’s no denying that organized real estate is being challenged, but looking ahead, our motto is clear: Disruption only happens to the unprepared.  While the future of compensation hangs in the balance, being able to clearly and concisely communicate your…

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COURT REPORT: Judge Validates Buyer Claims; Ex-eXp Agent Responds to Assault Claims

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Tue, 2024-02-27 13:13

Editor’s note: The COURT REPORT is RISMedia’s weekly look at current and upcoming lawsuits, investigations and other legal developments around real estate. In the wake of a revealing and foreboding intervention by the Department of Justice (DOJ) in a commission lawsuit settlement, the broader real estate industry is currently processing the increasingly stark prospect of…

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Rent is falling fastest in markets that added the most new supply

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Tue, 2024-02-27 12:32
Rent is now 0.7 percent lower for one-bedroom rentals nationwide than it was a year ago, but not in all markets, new report shows.
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