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2022 Newsletters

November 2022

  • A Letter From a Lawyer is No Substitute for Title Insurance
  • Utility Assistance this Winter
  • Permanent Forbearance Could Prevent Foreclosures
  • FHFA Approves New Credit Scoring Models for GSEs
  • NAR Report Finds Fintech Apps Most Impactful Tools on Realtors’ Business
  • FBI Warns Public to Beware of Tech Support Scammers Targeting Financial Accounts Using Remote Desktop Software
  • Will Millennials Ever Be Able to Buy a House?
  • Average Down Payments on Homes Rise Nationwide
  • Study Finds More Than Half of U.S. Considering a Move
  • 6 Home-Selling Rules You’ve Heard Lately – and Should Actually Break
  • Reducing the Incidence of Unqualified Persons in Real Estate Agency
  • It’s Time to Address Racially Restrictive Covenants
  • First-Time Homebuyers Return to Market in Droves
  • Is the US Headed Toward a Housing Crash? Experts Say it’s Not 2008
  • Mobile Home Values Neck-and-Neck with Single-Family Homes
  • Marketing Your Business This Thanksgiving

October 2022

  • The Kids Want to Be Homeowners
  • Common Real Estate Scams and How to Avoid Them
  • Hurricane Ian is a Reminder to All Homeowners
  • Three Questions to Ask Yourself Before Implementing New Real Estate Technology
  • FHA Moves to Include On-Time Rental Payments for First-Time Buyers
  • Why Technology Adoption is Necessary in Commercial Real Estate
  • Housing Still Has a Lot of Wiggle Room in a Recession, Even With Mortgage Rates Near a 20-Year High, According to This Investor
  • Hispanic Homeowners Account for Rise in Housing Growth
  • Fears of Recession May Bring Relief to Buyers, Experts Say
  • Why You Should Tell Clients How You’re Compensated
  • 9 Real Estate Thank-You Notes That Create Clients for Life (Templates)
  • Empowering Her Team of Real Estate Leaders to Make More Money Without Shame
  • Top Reasons Homeowners are Selling Their Houses Right Now
  • Construction Numbers Boosted by Residential Remodeling
  • Confused About the Housing Market? Here’s What’s Happening Now – and What Could Happen Next
  • Buying a Home When You Have Student Loan Debt

September 2022

  • Key Stats to Watch in the Changing Real Estate Market
  • Is Now the Best Time to Buy?
  • Sellers Aren’t Disclosing Property Defects
  • Amazon and Walmart Want the FFA to Let Them Use Part of Your Property. Here’s How Drone Delivery Companies are Coming for Your Airspace
  • Student Loan Forgiveness Will Benefit Mortgages
  • Bank of America Launches Zero Down Payment Mortgages to Help Minorities Buy their First Homes – Here’s who can Apply
  • Cash-Out Refis Dominate Market, Increasing Risk Level
  • Demand Continues to Shrink Due to Higher Rates and a Weaker Economic Outlook: Number of Mortgage Applications Fall. But There’s Still Good News for Buyers.
  • First-Time Buyers More Likely to Take Financial Risks
  • A Beginner’s Guide to YouTube Marketing for Real Estate Agents
  • How to Make a 360 (3D) Virtual Real Estate Tour with iPhone/Android
  • 6 Key Elements to Surviving a Recession in Real Estate
  • Experts: Changes to Supply Chain Will Benefit Commercial Real Estate
  • Home Sellers Nationwide Dropping Prices in Pandemic Hot Spots
  • U.S. New Home Sales Stronger in May
  • Homes Now Selling Below 100% of Asking Price
  • 3 Graphs to Show This Isn’t a Housing Bubble
  • What Hurts Property Value and How Can You Fix it?

August 2022

  • Understanding Equity: Now is a Good Time to Buy a House
  • Title Insurance is Vital to Protecting the American Dream
  • Winning Over Gen Z Versus Millennials
  • VR in Real Estate? It’s Closer Than You Think
  • Ready Life Launches Black-Owned Fintech to Help Underserved Borrowers
  • Scammers Are Targeting a New Generation of Homebuyers
  • Q1 Mortgage Performance Makes Strides
  • Homebuyers Can Save Over $15,000 in Five Years With an Adjustable-Rate Mortgage – But it Comes With Risks
  • Mortgage Rates Take a Breather After Nearly Doubling in One Years Time
  • Generating Real Estate Leads: 17 Tried and True Methods
  • Are We Entering The Age of Pay Transparency?
  • Industry Report: Hiring Talent Takes More Than Money
  • Housing Shortage Starts Easing as Listings Surge in June
  • Home Sellers Nationwide Dropping Prices in Pandemic Hot Spots
  • U.S. New Home Sales Stronger in May
  • Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch

July 2022

  • Calming Consumers’ Housing Bubble Fears
  • Are Bidding Wars Over?
  • West Virginia Homes At Risk of 100-Year Storm
  • A 1031 Exchange is a Tax-Deferred Way to Invest in Real Estate
  • FHA Expands Eligibility for Those With Pandemic Income Gaps
  • House Passes Act to Expand Wildfire Insurance Coverage
  • MBA Finds Homebuyer Affordability, Application Payments Remained Steady in June
  • Adjustable-Rate Mortgage Rates are Back. But are ARMs Worth the Risk?
  • This is the Average Age of First-Time Home Buyers
  • 5 Ways to Prove You’re a Local Real Estate Expert
  • Home Seller Discounts Can Include More Than Just Price Drops
  • Survey Finds Many First-Time Homebuyers Have Misconceptions
  • Home Seller Profit Increases Throughout U.S.
  • Median Home Payment Numbers Stabilize in June
  • Generation Gap: How Americans’ Preferred Housing Styles Vary by Age
  • How to Check Flood Maps and Stay Safe

June 2022

  • Metaverse & Blockchain are Hottest Emerging Trends in Real Estate
  • FHFA Rule Brings Greater Transparency to GSEs
  • Uncovering the True Cost of Mortgage Fraud
  • Fixed Mortgage Rates Move Lower for the Second Week in a Row
  • Housing Beat: Mortgage Rates Flatten as Sun Belt Sees New Boom in Home Building
  • Why Home Loans Today Aren’t What They Were in the Past
  • How Top Agents are Leveraging Social Media to Sell Homes in 2022
  • Leveraging TikTok to Build Your Brand
  • Washboard Abs Versus Working Day and Night: What TV Does Not Tell Us About Real Estate Agents’ Work
  • Housing Market Moving at Record Speed
  • Redfin Reports Buyers are Finding More Power
  • In a Post-Pandemic Housing Market, Opportunity Knocks-Downtown
  • Ways to Celebrate National Homeownership Month this Year

May 2022

  • Homebuyers are Navigating an Ever-Changing Market
  • Housing Market Inventory Could Peak in Summer 2022
  • Eliminating Bias In Appraisals
  • How to guard against losing your assets to wire fraud: A growing cybersecurity threat
  • Desktop appraisals: bringing the home to the appraiser
  • Adjustable-rate mortgages are gaining in popularity. Here’s how to know if one is right for you.
  • Americans Buying Smaller Homes
  • The Housing Gender Gap Widens Nationwide
  • How lenders can navigate a shifting market with non-QM loan options
  • What To Do When You Feel Stuck At Work
  • It’s time to review your affiliated business disclosure
  • Experts: Collaboration Key to Solving Housing Crisis
  • A more “normalized” housing market is on the horizon
  • Mortgage rates drop slightly for first time in weeks
  • Sale-to-List Price Ratio Hits All-Time High

April 2022

  • Low Inventory Fuels Homebuyer Competition This Year
  • Why Title Insurance is Essential
  • How the Housing Market Has Changed Since March 2020
  • How Could Tokenization Reshape Real Estate Investing?
  • How to Prepare for Russian Cyberattacks
  • Cash-out Refis Reach $1.2T in 2021, Highest Level Since 2005
  • Rising Interest Rates May Be a Good Thing for Home Prices
  • Thank Goodness for Mortgage Insurance
  • More Single Women Own Homes Than Men
  • Latinos are a Growing Force in the Housing Market
  • With Home Prices Soaring, a Record Number of U.S. Properties is Now Worth $1M
  • How Community Banks Can Grow With Confidence
  • Homes Earned More for Owners Than Their Jobs Last Year
  • Bidding War Competition Heightens
  • Rental and Home Prices Expected to Rise Even More this Year

March 2022

  • The 2022 Real Estate Market is Set to be Hot
  • FHFA Heading in a Different Direction Under the Biden Administration
  • Good News For U.S. Banks as Economy Rebounds
  • In 10 Years, the Housing Market Has Doubled
  • New Construction on the Rise
  • These Houses Take Just Weeks to Build
  • Home Price Growth Continue at Double-digit Pace
  • 65% of Women Would Buy a Home Without Being Married First
  • Millennial Demand Continues to Fuel Housing Market
  • Americans’ Inflation Fears Decline for the First Time in Over a Year
  • 5 Powerful Ways to Support Women
  • The 10 Best Markets for First-Time Homebuyers in 2022
  • Borrowers rush to get the last of the low mortgage rates, with refinances jumping 18%
  • Affordable Homes Sales Outperform Luxury Homes
  • Time to “spring clean” your marketing?

February 2022

  • Mortgage Rate Increases
  • Home Price Appreciation Continues to Accelerate
  • Alanna McCargo Officially Named Ginnie Mae President
  • Homebuying Bots Enter the Real Estate Market
  • Residential Cruise Ship Offering a ‘More Affordable’ Life at Sea
  • Congress Zooms in on Cybersecurity After Banner Year of Attacks
  • Purchase Loans Drive Mortgage Applications Higher
  • Five Trends For the Housing Market in 2022
  • 5 ways managers can talk about mental health at work without overstepping
  • Most Competitive Housing Market
  • Setting Professional Resolutions in 2022
  • Is Your Brand Voice Loud Enough?
  • Virginia Family Gets Keys to Habitat for Humanity’s First 3-D Printed Home in the US.
  • Tampa Bay is Zillow’s Hottest Housing Market for 2022
  • Americans Borrowed Record $1.61 Trillion to Buy Homes in 2021
  • Consumer Confidence Rises Amid Omicron Spread, High Prices

January 2022

  • Exciting Expectations for the 2022 Real Estate Market
  • Thanks, Millennials!
  • Biden Nominates Sandra Thompson as FHFA Director
  • Ginnie Mae Has First Senate-confirmed Leader in Five Years
  • Convergence of Fintech and Banking is Transforming Business Lending
  • Mortgage Applications are Up, On the Strength of FHA Refis
  • US Housing Starts Rise More Than Forecast to Eight-Month High
  • Title Insurance Industry Reports Best Quarter on Record
  • 5 ways managers can talk about mental health at work without overstepping
  • Jobless Claims Drop to Lowest Mark Since 1969
  • Values That Create A Strong Company Culture
  • Remote Work Shifts Buying Habits
  • Retirees May Want to Consider Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Prices Hit Record High As Supply Hits Record Low

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