Category Archive: Real Estate Industry News

03/5/24

3 stats that show we need to keep talking about wire fraud

For years, wire fraud has been a thorn in the side of everyone involved in real estate. Despite continued efforts and conversation, it remains a formidable enemy. Plus, the scammers behind it continue to evolve and exploit any weakness they can.  Why are we repeating this warning now? A new report from a leading anti-fraud […]

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03/4/24

Need a Net Sheet? You’re in LUCK! FOR SELLERS, BUYERS & LENDERS

We have a tool for everything estimate related. With so many valuable features available, we think it’s the bomb! For Sellers Seller Net Sheet Reverse Net Sheet Multiple Offers For Buyers Buyer Estimate Monthly Affordability Rent vs Buy For Lenders Title Quote Loan Estimate Quote Closing Disclosure Quote NET SHEETS: A must have for real […]

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02/27/24

3 reasons interest rates matter so much right now

Raise your hand if you’re tired of talking about interest rates. If you fit in that category, you certainly won’t love this special February message. But it’s the topic that is still on the minds of most people – real estate professionals, and our customers alike.  Here are three different ways continued lower mortgage rates […]

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02/20/24

Does ChatGPT know title insurance? We put AI to the test!

Just like Usher, we have a confession (just one, no second part): This blog post was written with an assist from artificial intelligence. That’s right, we used ChatGPT to round up five things homebuyers should know about title insurance. Here’s how the robots answered our prompt of “What are five things buyers should know about title […]

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02/13/24

4 new rules to buying or selling a home this season

Thinking about entering the real estate market soon? Great. You’re certainly not alone. More listings, falling interest rates, (even though the Fed left rates unchanged last month) and general optimism about future market conditions have many people thinking soon could be the perfect time to start the next chapter of their lives. However, the roller […]

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02/1/24

INDUSTRY FRAUD STATS

The truth is that cybercriminals and other scammers will always have eyes on real estate, searching for a weak link or another way to gain access. We’ve compiled some real estate industry fraud stats to be aware of. Remember, if something seems off, it probably is. Reach out to us anytime!

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01/30/24

3 pros and cons of adjustable-rate mortgages

Let’s talk about adjustable-rate mortgages. Yes, it’s likely that if mortgage rates decrease (at least that’s the hope) this year, such a topic may not garner as much attention as it has lately. However, it’s always good for us in the title and real estate industry to know what options our potential buyers have when […]

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01/23/24

Let’s talk about the NAR lawsuit, buyer’s agents and more

While inventory, inflation and interest rates dominated the headlines for most of 2023, another event that happened last year will continue to play out and affect all of us in real estate over the course of this year, too. We’re talking about the federal Sitzer/Burnett court case and a series of other lawsuits challenging the […]

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01/16/24

4 things today’s sellers should know

Selling a home is a big deal, regardless of what’s happening in the market. While 2024 should be a good year for many sellers, preparation is always key. While choosing the right agent to help you sell your home can make the process quicker, smoother and more profitable, there are plenty of other tips to know, […]

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01/11/24

The DOs and DON’Ts of stress management

It’s an exciting time to be in real estate, and it’s not only because a new year offers renewed optimism simply when the calendar flips to January. Interest rates are stabilizing and will keep going downward, more inventory should start appearing, and more buyers should be serious about their home search again soon. However, with […]

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