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2021 Newsletters

June 2021

  • Are homebuyers happier after moving to a new metro?
  • U.S. to give ransomware hacks similar priority as terrorism
  • The huge tax break for home seller’s: What to know about the $500,000 exemption
  • Technology Continues to Reduce Closing Times
  • Why Hotels are the Next Senior Housing Platform
  • What Makes an Online Marketplace Disruptive?
  • Late Commercial Mortgages at Lowest Level Since Pandemic Began
  • What’s Holding Up the Confirmation of the Next CFPB Chief?
  • Millions of Americans Could Face Eviction as Housing Protection Expires in June
  • Forget Brand Loyalty. Here’s Why You Should Strive for ‘Brand Intimacy’ Instead
  • Housing Market Update: Pending Sales Dropping
  • How Bad will the 2021 Hurricane Season Be?
  • High-End Home Sales Surge Nearly Twice as Fast as Sales of Mid-Priced Homes

May 2021

  • Why Confident Sellers are Good News for Mortgage Professionals
  • Analysis: How Biden’s Tax Plan Would Reshape CRE Investment
  • What the Housing Market Looks Like so Far in 2021 – And What That Means for the Rest of the Year
  • The Multifamily Industry is Ripe for Innovation: What’s Standing in the Way?
  • Big Banks See Gains in Mortgage Originations
  • The Surprising Reason the Nation may Avoid Another Foreclosure Crisis
  • FHFA Extends COVID-Related Loan Flexibilities
  • Four Ways Managers Can Get the Best from their Employees
  • Housing Market Inventory is Starting to Recover
  • Pending Home Sales Break Out of Slump as Demand Increases
  • Marketing tip

April 2021

  • Introducing our newest team member!
  • Changes Loom for a Post-Pandemic Housing Market
  • A fixer-upper in DC received 76 all-cash offers and sold for $200,000 over the asking price
  • With Prices Surging, Farmland Is Now a Hot Commodity
  • Innovation
  • Will rising mortgage rates dampen buyer demand?
  • A slight drop in mortgage rates didn’t stop the bleeding in refinances
  • Research: A little recognition can provide a big morale boost
  • Four reasons you’re tired of Zoom calls — and what to do about it
  • Just how well is the state housing market doing during COVID-19?
  • Pandemic-fueled home-buying puts new pressure of Appalachia real estate market

March 2021

  • Mortgage Delinquency Rate Below 6 percent for the First Time in Nearly a Year
  • CFPB Goes on Hiring Spree as It looks to Ramp up Enforcement
  • Millennial and Gen Z Savings Priorities
  • The 4 biggest challenges of innovating in real estate
  • The rise of the iBuyer and what your real estate agency needs to compete
  • It’s still really difficult to get a mortgage, but getting easier
  • Millennials dominate refinancing frenzy
  • Biden administration may undo certain Trump-era mortgage rules
  • FHFA extends forbearance period to 18 months
  • How to stop being a follower and start being a leader
  • Why the first five minutes of a meeting shape its outcome
  • Homebuilders preparing for big 2021, data suggests
  • Housing market potential positioned for growth
  • Home prices see biggest jump since 2014 – worsening affordability challenges
  • Pending home sales drop, but there’s a silver lining
  • What do title insurance and basketball have in common?

February 2021 

  • Preparing for a (Modest) Rise in Mortgage Rates
  • CFPB Pick Chopra Expected to Quickly Expand Watchdog’s Reach
  • ALTA’s Premier Resource for State Regulations
  • Modernizing commercial real estate through technology transformation
  • Real estate innovation: The future of real estate
  • Technology and regulation: The mortgage industry’s balancing act
  • FHFA further extends foreclosure and eviction moratoriums
  • Mortgage underwriting challenges in the pandemic
  • How Bidens’ economic stimulus plan might impact housing
  • Could 2021 be the year of consolidation in mortgage lending?
  • How much vaccine information should you demand from employees?
  • Why modern HR requires rethinking the old-school employee handbook
  • COVID couldn’t stop the U.S. housing market in 2020
  • The best real estate markets in 2021
  • Understanding the seasonal patterns of mortgage rates
  • Life is stressful. Send us your pet photos.

January 2021

  • 5 ways business leaders can support employees this year
  • Could 2 percent define mortgage rates for the next decade?
  • Take these steps to prevent wire fraud during a real estate transaction
  • Real estate technology adoption in a post-pandemic world
  • Here are four accelerated technology trends impacting the 2021 commercial real estate market
  • RON transactions increase 547 percent in 2020
  • Mortgage interest rates forecast: Will rates rise in 2021?
  • Top opportunities for growth in mortgage banking in 2021
  • U.S. sees its third consecutive week of forbearance plan increases
  • The mortgage industry is ripe for blockchain in 2021
  • When do we really need face-to-face interactions?
  • 5 things to consider when building a business
  • The supermarket effect on home values
  • Residential spending continues to lead construction numbers
  • Will we have a buyer’s housing market in 2021?

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