2022 HousingWire TECH100 Real Estate Honorees?

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This year’s list of TECH100 Real Estate honorees represent a huge shift in the direction that the real estate industry is heading in. Below are the Tech100 companies driving innovation in real estate. Real Estate Investment and SFR.

Homebuyers flock to Florida real estate

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Milagros Alvarez, a Miami real estate agent at Redfin, said that the pandemic “has brought even more out-of-towners to the area” because so many people can now work wherever they want. The post Homebuyers flock to Florida real estate appeared first on HousingWire.

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Real estate trends to watch in 2022

Sacramento Appraisal Blog

What’s the real estate market going to do in 2022? Let’s talk about some of the emerging trends. Scroll quickly or digest slowly. Anything to add?

Vacation towns, suburbs see real estate boom

Housing Wire

Roughly a year after the COVID-19 pandemic began in the United States, and more people than ever are buying residential real estate in vacation towns and suburbs, per a report from Redfin. The post Vacation towns, suburbs see real estate boom appeared first on HousingWire.

Can real estate brokerages survive without mortgage?

Housing Wire

Real estate brokerages can survive, but only if they seriously invest in mortgage. So said members of a panel Tuesday on the evolution of the real estate brokerage during HousingWire Annual in Frisco, Texas. The post Can real estate brokerages survive without mortgage?

Rocket announces discount real estate brokerage

Housing Wire

Rocket Homes has plans to start iBuying – and discount real estate. Such are the ambitions of an array of companies today including Zillow and real estate brokerage Compass. Rocket’s further leap into real estate comes after the company reported $1.3

2021 HW Tech100 Real Estate Winners

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The HW Tech100 identifies and recognizes the most innovative technology companies serving the mortgage and real estate industries. These are the companies and solutions helping real estate professionals propel their businesses forward in 2021. Real Estate Sales.

Crypto and real estate awkwardly mingle in Miami

Housing Wire

The first ever Crypto Real Estate Summit is not totally accessible. But it’s also challenging to understand the conference’s mission and forthcoming legacy – the dawn of a new real estate economy or curiosity coinciding with the president of the United States regulating cryptocurrency?

Better expands real estate, explores iBuying

Housing Wire

Christian Wallace, Head of Real Estate Services at Better.com. Better.com , a digital mortgage lender that is set to go public later this year, unveiled Thursday another expansion of its in-house real estate group , one that has a unique business model in the world of brokerage.

What Metaverse real estate means for mortgage professionals

Housing Wire

The Metaverse is defined as the simulated digital world that mimics the real world through virtual reality and augmented reality in which users can interact. As the Metaverse expands, its offerings now include “virtual” real estate. Defining virtual real estate.

UWM targets real estate investors with new loan product

Housing Wire

According to UWM, the product called Investor Flex is a 30-year fixed Debt-Service Coverage Ratio (DSCR) loan option for real estate investors. The new product targets real estate investors, a group that represented 16.4%

Are homebuilders burning bridges with real estate agents?

Housing Wire

Real estate agent Alanna Strei’s client wanted to check out “Tesoro Vista Del Sur,” 134 newly built townhouses in the Ocean View Hills area of San Diego. The post Are homebuilders burning bridges with real estate agents?

Real estate tech special reports

Housing Wire

The two companies featured in this section offer platforms that leverage technology so real estate professionals can provide excellent customer service. The post Real estate tech special reports appeared first on HousingWire.

Will the Infrastructure Bill Affect the Real Estate Market?

Appraisal Buzz

These are a few ways it will affect real estate in the coming months. After months of paperwork and organizing teams, many experts believe the allocated funding will start positively affecting the real estate market. Secondary Real Estate Markets On the Rise.

Are U.S. real estate commissions illegal?

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This is Part Two of Three in HousingWire’s dive into all matters residential real estate commissions. But Ryan had already left 22 nd Century Media in 2015 to start the Austin, Texas-headquartered residential brokerage Real Estate Exchange, or REX.

The evolution of the more productive real estate agent 

Housing Wire

Bonnie Williamson never intended to be a real estate agent. As more and more people enter the real estate industry – membership at the National Association of Realtors has ballooned to a record 1.6 Real estate agents are busier than ever.

How is the housing market impacting real estate agents?

Housing Wire

A real estate agent at Compass Florida in Coconut Grove, Schechter has 12 years of experience in the real estate industry, so he’s familiar with its cyclical ups and downs. But what about real estate agents?

Drone mapping in the real estate industry

Housing Wire

In real estate, one such disruption is caused by drones, which have become an extremely effective tool for mapping and marketing property. The post Drone mapping in the real estate industry appeared first on HousingWire. Seth Thompson, premier land professional.

Starbucks cups & price per sq ft in real estate

Sacramento Appraisal Blog

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Will 2022 be a good year for real estate investors?

Housing Wire

Experienced real estate investors often say that there are opportunities in every market — whether prices are rising or falling, whether the trends lean towards a buyers’ market or a seller’s market. The post Will 2022 be a good year for real estate investors?

Real estate tech roundup: CoStar buys Homesnap

Housing Wire

Over the weekend, CoStar Group announced that it has agreed to acquire real estate tech company Homesnap. Homesnap has great relationships, data , software, and tools for residential real estate professionals that are complementary to our existing offerings ,” Florance said.

Real estate brokerages embrace long-term remote work

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HW Media acquired RealTrends last year, and for most real estate brokerage heads RealTrends’ annual soiree was the first in real life since early 2020. The post Real estate brokerages embrace long-term remote work appeared first on HousingWire.

Low-fee, alternative models lead real estate on Inc. 5000

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Some 69 fast growing real estate brokerage firms, teams and alternative models made the list. At the top of the real estate/alternative model category, at No. The post Low-fee, alternative models lead real estate on Inc. Real Estate HWplus Inc.

New program puts Black real estate agents at forefront

Housing Wire

The National Association of Real Estate Brokers has announced the creation of its “Black Real Estate Agent” program to provide financial, educational, and career support for aspiring Black real estate agents.

Tech companies & Wall Street targeting residential real estate

Sacramento Appraisal Blog

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Drones, 5g, and VR dot future of real estate tech

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Cyber security , 5G, drones and virtual reality are the technological developments expected to have the biggest impact on real estate in the next two years, according to a National Association of Realtors survey. million real estate agents – the vast majority of U.S.

Opinion: Can tech and iBuyers fix the real estate market?

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While real estate is the largest asset class in the world, it’s a segment that is still highly fragmented. Similarly, companies like Zillow and Trulia launched in 2005 and 2006 as “real estate search engines” to help buyers more easily find a home online.

These are the top 5 real estate podcasts

Housing Wire

As the popularity of this medium continues to grow, more and more housing industry professionals are becoming hosts and launching their own podcasts on topics ranging from real estate, fintech, and mortgage news. Here are the top 5 real estate podcasts in the housing space: Episode 109.

The activities RESPA allows real estate agents to perform

Housing Wire

Most real estate professionals understand that the Real Estate Settlement and Procedures Act (RESPA) was created keeping customers in mind. RESPA has strict rules for real estate and mortgage professionals regarding kickbacks, referrals, and unnecessary fees.

loanDepot’s CEO picks up pricey real estate in Florida

Housing Wire

Anthony Hsieh, the CEO of loanDepot , has been buying some pricey real estate in Florida, pushing his portfolio of properties to over $150 million. In December 2021, a home on Star Island sold for $75 million , setting a record for the priciest real estate ever sold in Miami.

Invest in real estate, not the stock market

Housing Wire

Not the kind of game that the rookie Game Stop investors are used to playing, but a real-life, action-packed, form of entertainment that toys with millions of Americans’ emotions and finances every day. Investing in real estate. More for Real Estate Enthusiasts.

Real estate is a people business, but automation can help

Housing Wire

The news is filled with talk of real estate. real estate market, matters are of course more complex than mere narratives, but we do all know that constant hype adds to the buoyancy of markets, which then creates more hype. In real estate, data is king.

Seattle tops list of best metros for real estate agents

Housing Wire

cities determined that Seattle is the top market for real estate agents to currently work in, and Corpus Christi, Texas, was deemed the worst. In studying the cities, two factors were considered — job opportunity and competition, and real estate market health.

How to vet private money lenders for real estate investing

Housing Wire

In today’s competitive real estate market, an increasing number of real estate investors are turning to private money lenders to help them close deals faster, enhance property valuations, and increase their returns.

These Are The Best Cities for Real Estate Investment

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Due to the explosion of real estate prices over the past few years, more are looking to diversify their investments by expanding into real estate. As … The post These Are The Best Cities for Real Estate Investment appeared first on DSNews.

Best Facebook Groups for Real Estate Appraisers

Appraisal Buzz

Engaging in online forums and social media groups for real estate appraisers can be a great way to keep up-to-date on industry news , ask questions, connect with other appraisers, and even get referrals.

Lenders, don’t overlook real estate investors

Housing Wire

HousingWire recently spoke with William Tessar, president of Civic Financial Services , about the private lending space and how LOs can benefit from serving real estate investors. . HW: How significant is the real estate investor channel in our post-refi market?

The 4 biggest challenges of innovating in real estate

Housing Wire

Real estate is an attractive field for experienced and aspiring entrepreneurs alike. The urge to innovate in real estate is only natural — any homebuyer or seller who is a creative problem-solver will notice glaring inefficiencies in the process.

The past, present and future of real estate commissions

Housing Wire

The following Q&A comes from the HW+ exclusive Slack channel, where HousingWire Senior Real Estate Reporter Matthew Blake answered questions about his three-part HW+ series on the past , present , and future of real estate commissions.

HomeLight secures $363M to reimagine real estate

Housing Wire

Bay Area-based HomeLight , a proptech platform aimed at expediting and simplifying the real estate process, announced it has raised a combined total of $363 million in new funding. ” The post HomeLight secures $363M to reimagine real estate appeared first on HousingWire.