January: Articles of Interest 2024

Happy New Year! As we kick off 2024, expect more important industry news and updates about things coming to the Triangle this year. Mortgage application volume is up, new developments in Raleigh suburbs and Buc-ee’s is coming to North Carolina! We’ve got you covered with these real estate and NC related news articles linked below. Mortgage Application Volume Up Nearly …

December: Articles of Interest

Happy Holidays! As 2023 comes to a close we wanted to share one last blog of industry news this December. Mortgage rates plummet, AI is everywhere you look… even in house listings, and the 2023 housing report from Rocket Houses. We’ve got you covered with these highlights below. REDFIN Launches AI-Powered Tool to Redesign Listing Photos “Buyers often want to …

November: Articles of Interest

Check out some of the news we want to share with you this November. Mortgage rates are still climbing, Gen Z is living with their parents for longer, and average household income is rising too. We got you covered with these highlights below. NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun Forecasts Existing Home Sales Will Rise by 15% Next Year and Mortgage …

October: Articles of Interest

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Check out some of the news we want to share with you this October. Zillow has added a new helpful search feature! Mortgage rates continue to climb, making people on the hunt to buy a home press pause. Want to know more about the new park opening in downtown Cary? We got you covered with these highlights below. Search by …

September: Articles of Interest

Check out some of the news we want to share with you this September. Mortgage rates dropping, but not by much. Learn about the new affordable housing projects in Raleigh! Are you a home owner looking to boost your curb appeal or maybe you’re trying to make the most of a small room in an apartment? We got you covered …

July: Articles of Interest

Check out some of the news we want to share with you this July. Are you a first time home buyer wondering how to find the right spot for you? Or are you a home owner and it’s time to update the kitchen? Also stay tuned as we discuss mortgage rates and what you need to know in the market …

March Articles of Interest

How the Current Real Estate Market Can Affect Your FinancesThe real estate market is in an interesting state right now. Home sales are slowing because of higher interest rates, but prices in some areas have yet to drop. Overall, the median existing home sales price in January 2023 was up 1.3% from the same time last year, but home prices in expensive …

February Articles of Interest

How to Handle Buyer Love LettersThere are potential risks involved in this common tactic, including fair housing violations. Here are seven tips for tackling love letters with your clients.Realtor Magazine New Housing Data Suggests Market Slowdown Is EndingPending home sales increased in December for the first time in six months, and new-home sales and mortgage applications are rising.Realtor Magazine SINGLE …

January Top Articles of Interest

21 Real Estate Wins in Government Spending Package Congress gave final approval Friday to a bipartisan bill to fund the government through Sept. 30, 2023, clearing the last major piece of legislation for the year. The bill now goes to President Joe Biden for his signature. Included in the bill are an extension of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) …