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With New Inflation Data Glum, Lower Mortgage Rates May Have to Wait

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Fri, 2024-04-26 11:27

Hopes for lower mortgage rates soon were tempered Friday as inflation showed little signs of easing in March, with a key report the Federal Reserve eyes closely showing that price pressures remain elevated. The PCE Index, the Federal Reserve’s preferred measure of inflation, rose  2.8% from a year ago in March, the same as in…

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LA home sells $705K over asking: The moves behind this agent’s deal

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Fri, 2024-04-26 11:24
A remodel, strategic pricing, choice photos, an offer deadline and strong agent relationships helped the O'Connor sisters sell a property that previously sat on the market for nearly one year.

United Real Estate Unveils Financial Wellness Services Nationally

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Fri, 2024-04-26 11:15

United® Real Estate has announced the official rollout of its Financial Wellness Program. The curated bundle of services bridges longstanding gaps for independent contractors. In addition to an ever-growing suite of marketing tools, lead generation tools, and unique commission structures that maximize an affiliate’s income, United’s agents and owners will now have access to a…

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MORTGAGE MIX: Top Loan Officers Indicted for Fraud; Fed Highlights Financial Concerns

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Fri, 2024-04-26 11:09

Editor’s Note: The Mortgage Mix is RISMedia’s weekly highlight reel of need-to-know mortgage-industry happenings. Watch for it each Friday afternoon. –Rates continue to push above 7%, according to the latest data from Freddie Mac, as new inflation data and slower than expected economic growth have tempered hopes that the Federal Reserve will significantly slash rates…

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Top New Jersey loan mortgage originator charged with fraud

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Fri, 2024-04-26 11:06
Mortgage fraud scheme allegedly listed investors as homeowners to secure lower interest rates, prosecutors allege in criminal complaint against "Team Gallo" leader and his assistant.

Anywhere Named for 5th Time as One of the Best Employers for Diversity

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Fri, 2024-04-26 10:44

Anywhere Real Estate Inc. was named on the America’s Best Employers for Diversity 2024 list, presented by Forbes and Statista Inc. This is the fifth time Anywhere was recognized as a diversity leader by Forbes, reinforcing the company’s long-term commitment to inclusion in real estate. Anywhere ranks among the publication’s top 50 companies, jumping more…

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In the wake of Matterport’s sale, digital twin options are plentiful

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Fri, 2024-04-26 10:21
Matterport's sale to CoStar will ignite interest in the value of digital twins and tour marketing, and the options for creating them are many.

Women in Real Estate: Navigating the Industry’s Sea Change

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Fri, 2024-04-26 10:02

Above, Vickey Barron The industry has undergone a seismic shift in the wake of the Burnett verdict, prompting a greater emphasis on transparency and consumer confidence. As we prepare for the changes that could inevitably be coming down the pike, some people have taken a more proactive approach. Amid this industry-wide transformation, the Real Estate…

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Women in Real Estate: Navigating Real Estate’s Sea Change

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Fri, 2024-04-26 10:02

Above, Vickey Barron The industry has undergone a seismic shift in the wake of the Burnett verdict, prompting a greater emphasis on transparency and consumer confidence. As we prepare for the changes that could inevitably be coming down the pike, some people have taken a more proactive approach. Amid this industry-wide transformation, the Real Estate…

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Court movements, FAQ answers, ticking clocks: Inman Top 5

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Fri, 2024-04-26 09:54
Looking for a quick catch-up on the buzziest stories of the week? Here’s Inman Top 5, the most essential stories, according to Inman readers.

HomeServices of America agrees to pay $250M to settle lawsuits

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Fri, 2024-04-26 09:29
HomeServices was potentially on the hook for the remaining $4.7 billion in damages from an Oct. 31 jury verdict in Sitzer | Burnett, which awarded plaintiffs $5.3 billion.
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