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  • Average home seller saw a 31% return on their investment

    Those who sold in Q1 pocketed an average of $57,500
    Home prices are appreciating, and home sellers are realizing a sizable return on their investment as a result. Those who sold their homes in the first quarter of 2019 made a 31.5% return, pocketing an average gain of $57,500, according to the latest from ATTOM Data Solutions.
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  • iBuyer startup Perch lands $220 million capital investment

    Aims to disrupt residential real estate with its full-service offering
    Perch, an online platform for home buying and selling, announced this week that it raised $220 million in funding to fuel its plans for continued expansion. The company, which launched in Texas early last year, is part of a rising category of companies called iBuyers, which seek to simplify the home buying and selling process by creating a completely digital transaction that puts consumers in control. But with a full-service offering that promises more than its competitors, Perch is looking to stand out.
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  • Want to sell your house? List in the 1st week of April

    Here's why this week is the best time to put your house on the market this year
    The first week in April is the best time to list your house. Why? There is a confluence of factors that reach a fever pitch during this specific week to make it ideal for home sellers. Namely, high buyer demand, limited competition, quick sales and strong prices. Realtor.com breaks it down, and the calculable advantage for sellers who list now may surprise you.
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  • Qualia debuts eSign technology

    Aims to streamline digital mortgage with proprietary software
    Qualia just rolled out eSigning capabilities in its bid for a berth among the companies holding the keys to the fully digital mortgage. Qualia claims that its new eSign technology is the first built specifically for title, escrow and closing software. According to Qualia, this will allow real estate professionals to use only the Qualia platform instead of needing to use piecemeal software to cobble together a digital mortgage process.
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  • HomeLight raises $40 million to help connect home sellers to real estate agents

    Company reports revenue growth of nearly 500% in last year
    HomeLight, a company that uses data and technology to connect home sellers with real estate agents, announced this week that it raised $40 million to substantially grow its business. The company claims that as a result of its service, sellers who use its service sell their homes 29 days faster than average. Additionally, the company says that homes sold through HomeLight sell for 3.5% more than the industry average.
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  • New index rates housing markets according to property salability

    Shows top second home and investment markets
    ATTOM Data Solutions introduced its new pre-mover housing index, which predicts markets where homes are likely to sell. The index’s first quarterly release shows buyers in 2017 are more likely to be moving to markets, or moving up within markets, that still offer relatively affordable housing inventory along with access to jobs.
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  • Here are the top 10 best cities to sell a home

    DFW area claims 5 top spots
    Home prices are increasing as inventory hits new lows. And yet, homebuyers continue to flood the market. Under these conditions, sellers are at an advantage. SmartAsset produced a list that shows the top 10 best cities to sell a home.
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  • Realtors hoping to be able to fly drones soon

    Rules still being finalized by FAA for NAR UAVs
    There will be a time when Realtors can legally fly an unmanned aerial system, or drone, around property listings to capture images for marketing purposes, but that time has not yet arrived, at least not completely. Read on and prepare for takeoff.
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