The latest economic and policy trends facing mortgage servicers

Join this webinar for an in-depth roundtable discussion on economic and policy trends impacting servicers as well as a look ahead at strategies servicers should employ in the next year.

2021 RealTrends Brokerage Compensation Report

For the study, RealTrends surveyed all the firms on the 2021 RealTrends 500 and Nation’s Best rankings, asking for annual compensation data for the 2020 calendar year.

Steve Murray on the importance of protecting property rights

In this episode, Steve Murray, RealTrends advisor and industry stalwart, discusses some of the issues facing private property rights, including how a case in Germany could potentially affect U.S. legislation.

Lenders, it’s time to consider offering non-QM products

The non-QM market is making a comeback following a pause in 2020. As lenders rush to implement, Angel Oak is helping them adopt these new lending products.

Real Estate

As homebuyers flee to luxury mountain towns, local housing markets are heating up

Prepare for bidding wars in Aspen, Vail and Jackson Hole

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During this time when people are hunkering down with their families in cramped homes, an expansive vacation property seems more ideal than ever, especially in mountain towns like Aspen, Colorado and Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

After seeing significant drops in April and May, the luxury market has rebounded in places that are usually popular for second homes. But it’s not just single-family homes with more square footage getting the love – agents say they’re getting inquiries for condo rentals, too.

In an interview with HousingWire, Sara Roberts, vice president of marketing at Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate in Vail Valley, Colorado, said that overall, it’s this market’s busiest time of the year.

Like the rest of the country, open houses in Vail shut down in April and May, squeezing an already compressed buying season for the vacation area.

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