May 18, 2015 – Check out the Economic and Housing Market Outlook presentation given by Lawrence Yun during the Residential Economic Issues & Trends Forum at the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in Washington, DC, on May 14, 2015.
Wire Scam Targets Real Estate Transactions Through Agent Email Accounts – Incidents Reported in CT May 18, 2015– In recent months, real estate professionals have reported an upswing in a particularly insidious wire scam. A hacker will break into a licensee’s email account to obtain information about upcoming real estate transactions. After monitoring the account […]
NHMR is co-presenting the June 9th Midyear Mortgage Update & Conference. Join us and hear from industry experts as they share their insight and expectations of what’s to come. Spend the afternoon learning about the latest facts & figures, regulations and market conditions – so you can work smarter, solve problems and succeed. Speakers include: Michael Barbaro, NHMR President […]
Existing-home sales jumped in March to their highest annual rate in 18 months, while unsold inventory showed needed improvement, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Led by the Midwest, all major regions experienced strong sales gains in March and are above their year-over-year sales pace. Total existing-home sales1, which are completed transactions that include […]
Connecticut REALTORS® reports that single-family residential home sales in Connecticut increased 6.1 percent comparing March 2015 to March 2014. The median sales price of $233,250 represents a 3.7 percent increase from $225,000 in that same time period. Median indicates that half the homes sold for more and half for less. Total units of homes sold […]
The days of filling out the HUD-1 settlement form and getting a Good Faith Estimate (GFE) from the lender are winding down. On August 1, those two forms are going away. The Truth in Lending Act (TILA) disclosure form is going away, too. Replacing them are two new forms: the Closing Disclosure and the Loan […]
Staying ahead of the (technology) curve is one of the keys to being a power agent. And, with mobile tech being widely accepted these days, finding the right app that will actually simplify your life and help build your business is proving to be increasingly challenging. Enter Realtors Property Resource® (RPR®). With the recent launch […]