Sat.Feb 17, 2024

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Are mortgage rates about to break out higher again?

Housing Wire

Will mortgage rates break toward 8% again, making another 2024 data line that looks like a carbon copy of 2023? It’s not part of my 2024 forecast, but since the Federal Reserve likes playing with fire , let’s look at where we are with mortgage rates and their impact on weekly housing data. Mortgage rates and the 10-year yield The 10-year yield is the key for housing in 2024.

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3 top takeaways as the DOJ takes on commissions

Real Estate News

The newest statement from the Department of Justice focuses on one MLS settlement in a specific case but could be a blueprint for the industry as a whole.

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WATCH: Robert Reffkin talks portals, agents, the NYC subway

Inman

In a recent appearance at Inman Connect New York, the Compass CEO discussed his company's ongoing industry dominance and came out in favor of Homes.com in the portal wars.

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Brokerage Beat: News from Real, Compass, The Agency, C21

Real Estate News

Real passes 15,000 agents, adds Virginia firm; SF team returns to Compass; The Agency launches in Oklahoma City; Century 21 raises $3M for Easterseals.

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Buyer agents are already cutting commissions: The Download

Inman

In the post-Sitzer world we now live in, agents and brokers are already dealing with the new reality by cutting buyer commissions to the bone.

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What Is Guesty for Hosts and Is It Worth It for Vacation Rental Property Owners?

Mashvisor

Once you’ve bought a vacation rental property, you need to optimize its management in order to boost its performance and maximize your ROI.

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