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Insurance industry veteran re-ups for another 3 years as Stewart CEO

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Tue, 2022-10-18 14:33
Fred Eppinger who is credited with generating "record-setting growth and success" earned $5.15 million in total 2021 compensation, the company said.

CredEvolv coaches homebuyers to help them qualify for mortgages

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Tue, 2022-10-18 14:13
Integration with Freddie Mac's HomeCoach tool lets housing counselors access automated underwriting tools used by mortgage lenders.

Leaders Urge National Economic Council to Assist in Housing Market

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Tue, 2022-10-18 14:04

First-time and moderate-income homebuyers are currently trapped in a market not working in their favor. With the housing market experiencing low-inventory and record breaking high-home prices, there is little to no room for these groups to find housing without breaking the bank.  According to a recent study from Point2 on home prices over the past…

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Remodeling Market Sentiment Remains Positive, but Softened in Q3

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Tue, 2022-10-18 14:03

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and Westlake Royal’s Remodeling Market Index (RMI) posted a reading of 77 for the third quarter, declining 10 points compared to Q3 of 2021, according to a release. “Remodelers in many parts of the country remain positive about the market,” said NAHB Remodelers Chair Kurt Clason, a remodeler…

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Most Family-Friendly Cities for Parents and Kids

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Tue, 2022-10-18 14:02

Plano, Texas, ranks as the best U.S. city to live a family lifestyle in, according to a new report from StorageCafe released this week. Plano has a median household income of $116K/year (one the highest in the country), comes in second for the number of health centers, and boasts 4.7 playgrounds/10K people (significantly above the…

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Home Price Growth Decelerated in the Third Quarter

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Tue, 2022-10-18 14:01

Single-family home prices increased at a non-seasonally adjusted annual rate of 13.8% in Q3 2022, down from the previous quarter’s revised 19.1%, according to Fannie Mae’s latest Home Price Index (FNM-HPI) reading. The FNM-HPI, as stated by Fannie Mae, is a national, repeat-transaction home price index measuring the average, quarterly price change for all single-family…

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Builder Confidence Down as Housing Market Continues to Weaken

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Tue, 2022-10-18 14:00

Builder sentiment fell for the 10th straight month in October, and traffic of prospective buyers fell to its lowest level since 2012, as found by a new report from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) released this week. According to the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), builder confidence in the market for newly…

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Neoclassical-style townhouse in Manhattan sells for $57M

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Tue, 2022-10-18 13:54
The sale is just the latest in a number of high-end townhouse transactions in the city in recent months, following on the heels of two other $50 million townhouse deals.

Square footage in suburban homes now worth more than in cities

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Tue, 2022-10-18 13:36
The typical home in a suburban neighborhood was worth $206 per square foot during the four weeks ending Sept. 25, just above the typical urban home which was worth $205 per square foot, according to Redfin.

Don’t call it a ‘presentation’: How to nail your first ‘listing conversation’

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Tue, 2022-10-18 12:59
Dave Karoly, vice president of sales at Lamacchia Realty and a head trainer at Crush It in Real Estate, discussed the essentials of that first big presentation during an Inman Connect session on Tuesday.
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