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Same time, next year? What to tell your sellers who want to wait out 2020

Same time, next year? What to tell your sellers who want to wait out 2020


While it’s tempting for sellers to think conditions will improve by next year, experts say the full effects of the coronavirus on real estate won’t be seen for months, and that might mean large discounts ahead.

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Lenders predict ‘near term strength’ for the housing market

Lenders predict ‘near term strength’ for the housing market


May applications for new home purchases were up 26% from April, pointing to a recovery that’s already underway.

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Permits, builder sentiment indicate turning point for the market

Permits, builder sentiment indicate turning point for the market


In a sign of continued forward momentum, single-family permits posted an 11.9% gain in May, while builder sentiment jumped 21 points in June.

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Pride Month kicks off with landmark decision and new video series

Pride Month kicks off with landmark decision and new video series


It’s time to celebrate Pride Month and the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision for workplace equality. What better way than to meet some members of the LGBTQ community at RE/MAX?

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Redfin: Bidding wars up in May in Miami

Redfin: Bidding wars up in May in Miami


Miami’s bidding wars are starting to resurface, according to a new report.

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Survey finds COVID-19 has disproportionate impact on minority housing options

Survey finds COVID-19 has disproportionate impact on minority housing options


A higher percentage of black and Hispanic individuals say their housing has been impacted by COVID-19, according to a new survey

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U.S home flipping rates are the highest since 2006

U.S home flipping rates are the highest since 2006


Nationwide, home flippers saw a 36.7% return on their investment in the first quarter of 2020.

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Single-family rent prices post lowest growth rate in 9 years

Single-family rent prices post lowest growth rate in 9 years


The latest CoreLogic report reveals the first measurable impact to the single-family rent market, pushing price growth to its lowest rate since the initial recovery of the Great Recession.

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Three-quarters of homebuyers and renters change plans due to COVID-19

Three-quarters of homebuyers and renters change plans due to COVID-19


The survey of 1,500 adults also shows that the inability to tour properties in-person because of COVID-19, was the most common reason (42%) respondents chose not to move.

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Making Moves: BGI Capital announces two new hires; MBA appoints new general counsel

Making Moves: BGI Capital announces two new hires; MBA appoints new general counsel


BGI Capital opens office in Palm Beach County, marking its third U.S. location; while the Mortgage Bankers Association brings Michael W. Briggs into the fold.

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