- Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Swim Against the Tide with 3 Percent-Down Loans
Recently, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced plans to begin backing home loans with down payments as low as three percent. This move came just days after
- Your 2015 Business Plan – In Less than 5 Minutes
As we move towards the end of the year, it time to put pen to paper about what worked (and what didn’t) this year, and our goals for next year.
- News Corp Announces New Leadership at Move, Inc.
News Corp announced Wednesday that Ryan O’Hara will become Chief Executive Officer of Move, effective January 5, 2015. O’Hara will replace CEO Steven Berkowitz, who has led the company since January 2009.
- Showing Your Best Online
As a real estate agent, you live and die by your referrals. Offline word-of-mouth referrals can be powerful and effective since they come from a trustworthy source, but their reach is limited to your clients’ family
- Check Out What These Brokers Did to Make Their Facebook Likes Jump
If you’re not running social media advertising or driving a specific social media campaign, your Facebook likes tend to stay flat. And when your social network doesn’t grow,
- What’s Next for Real Estate? Power Broker Predictions for 2015
As 2014 comes to a close, Power Brokers are pretty pleased. While specifics vary and hurdles still exist, most brokers report important progress this year, with home prices and overall
- Mortgage Rates Inch Up Slightly
Freddie Mac recently released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates slightly up from the last week, but with the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage remaining below four percent.
- 4 Ways to Meet Google’s New Mobile-Friendly Standards
It’s not enough to have any old real estate website anymore. Consumer mobile search trends for real estate are climbing and closing the gap on desktop searches. Real estate brokers must ensure
- Households Show Willingness to Take on Most Forms of Debt
Data released by the Federal Reserve Board indicates that consumer credit outstanding increased over the month of October 2014. The data released by the Federal Reserve Board covers most short-
- Research Shows Many U.S. Renters Still Dream of Homeownership
The majority of U.S. renters are struggling financially and plan to remain renters for the next three years, according to recent Freddie Macsurvey data. However, the recent financial crisis did not