Articles Tagged with ''Realtors''

Realtor.com works to increase agent visibility

Company's new product will utilize social media to extend agent reach
Realtor dot com recently announced plans to launch a new product, that will allow agents to place customized, branded ads on its website and social media. The website's senior vice president, Deepak Thakral, said Local Expert helps real estate professionals build visibility and awareness with buyers who are looking for homes in their markets of expertise.
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NAR: Pending home sales increase in September, but decline annually

Pending home sales have fallen on an annual basis for nine consecutive months
Pending home sales increased 0.5% in September, but have still fallen on an annual basis for nine consecutive months in September, according to the latest report from the National Association of Realtors. NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun said that even though we are still seeing year-over-year declines, the latest monthly increase is a good, stabilizing trend.
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NAR: Pending home sales fall for eighth consecutive month

Pending Home Sales Index falls 1.8% in August
Pending home sales have now fallen on an annual basis for eight consecutive months as of August, according to the latest report from the National Association of Realtors. NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun said that low inventory continues to contribute to the housing market slowdown.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: C2 Financial cutting ties with Quicken Loans this week

Also, why do real estate agents sabotage online lenders?
"We've been growing their business a while and we offer extremely competitive pricing. We thought we were doing a good job. C2’s owner, Ron Tomko, actually told us that himself, and we hadn’t heard any negative feedback until this decision," Quicken Loans CEO Jay Farner told HousingWire late Sunday night.
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Existing home sales decrease for third consecutive month

But median sales price reaches all-time high
Existing home sales decreased for the third consecutive month in June, but the ongoing supply and demand imbalance helped push the median sales price to an all-time high, according to NAR. But the association said it’s important to note that despite the modest year-over-year rise in inventory, the current level is far from what is needed to satisfy demand levels.
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Real estate entrepreneur sentenced 20 years for fraud

Ordered to pay investors $189,000 in restitution fees
Everett Craig Williams, a real estate entrepreneur, is spending 20 years behind bars for swindling thousands of dollars from investors, according to an article written by L.M Sixel at the Houston Chronicle. Williams used investor money to finance his personal expenses.
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