Fannie Mae’s recent release of their underwriting platform, Desktop Underwriting (DU), includes a few changes to the Conforming loans guidelines that could effect a homebuyer’s ability to obtain a loan. Homes.com has highlighted a few of Fannie Mae’s recent changes. Continue reading
There hasn’t been much mortgage activity since our last report, as rates have yet to move away from the .25% range. According to Janet Yellen, likely successor to the current Fed chairman,“We shouldn’t see much of a change to mortgage rates for the rest of 2013”. After all the instability in mortgage rates we saw during July and August, this news surely brings a sense of security to many American homeowners. Continue reading
The Homes.com Local Market Index and Rebound Reports to include data ending September 2013 have been released and there is a lot to talk about! For starters, the noise surrounding the Federal Reserve tapering its stimulus program has been silenced. According to Janet Yellen, incoming chair of the Federal Reserve, there’s “no set time” for the programs end. Continue reading
How well do you know your clients and prospects? To ensure the success of your business, it’s necessary to understand a homebuyer’s search habits and to recognize the qualities that make each of them unique. Homes.com’s Real Estate Trends Survey shed some light on how you are marketing your business, but this time around we’re providing you with an inside look at today’s homebuyer. Continue reading
Homes.com is the place for your business to GROW and our partnership with real estate guru Barbara Corcoran has made it even easier for that to happen. You may recognize Corcoran from ABC’s hit business series “Shark Tank”, where she seeks investment opportunities in new businesses and offers entrepreneurs advice on how to grow their own businesses.
Over the past few weeks Corcoran has highlighted a range of tools offered by Homes.com and identified trends that can better connect you with clients and improve the way you market your business. Corcoran sharing this content on her largely followed social channels has driven a significant amount of unique visitors back to Homes.com, ultimately providing you with more opportunities to connect these potential clients. Barbara’s celebrity status and overwhelming knowledge of the real estate market, has landed her interviews on huge media outlets where she specifically mentions Homes.com as being a valuable resource in the home buying process.
We know you’re busy and maybe didn’t have the opportunity to catch everything, so Homes.com wants to sum it all up for you. Who knows, one of these could be the one thing you’re missing to take your business to the next level. Let’s jump right into it! Continue reading