Realty World - Ballard Co., Inc.

License #: B.0019363.CORP

Phone:
775-688-4656
Fax:
775-688-4669
Contact Us

news aggregator

Housing Starts Slowed in April

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Wed, 2022-05-18 14:03

Construction of new homes decreased slightly in April for the second month in a row, according to new data released today from the U.S. Census Bureau and U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

The new data show housing starts decreased to a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.72 million, a 0.2% decrease from the previous month and up just under 14.6% YoY. Here are the numbers:

Mortgage Applications Plummet Again

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Wed, 2022-05-18 14:02

The closely watched weekly data released by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) on mortgage applications reported a precipitous drop after two weeks of gains, as spiraling rates, broader economic uncertainty and continued low inventory seem to be putting a longer-term damper on both refinancing and new mortgages.

Homebuyers May Find Less Competition Near City Centers for the First Time in Years

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Wed, 2022-05-18 14:01

For the first time since the Great Recession, buyers may have an easier time buying a home in the city than in nearby suburbs this home shopping season, according to new data from Zillow® that shows homes in the suburbs recently have been appreciating faster than urban homes, indicating stronger demand and fiercer competition.

United Real Estate’s Vice President of Marketing Named a Kansas City ‘40 Under Forty’

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Wed, 2022-05-18 14:00

United Real Estate’s Vice President of Marketing, Amanda Cline, has been named to the 2022 Class of “40 Under Forty” by Ingram’s Magazine. This year’s class includes 40 young executives, professionals and community leaders recognized in the Kansas City region.

How to help new agents fail upward

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Wed, 2022-05-18 13:01
Help your new agents by encouraging them to let missteps become stepping stones. They'll win in the short term and develop what they need to have long and successful careers, says coach Darryl Davis. 

Homebuyers descend upon a key battleground: the suburbs

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Wed, 2022-05-18 12:57
The pandemic-era home market has been marked by frenzied competition among buyers. But one arena in particular has been hardest-fought.

Team of rivals: Zillow and Redfin partner to syndicate 3D Home tours

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Wed, 2022-05-18 12:47
Listing agents using Zillow 3D Home tours no longer have to manually add their tours to Redfin. This is the second partnership between the real estate search portal rivals since 2019.

Competition declines for second straight month, report finds

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Wed, 2022-05-18 12:37
The dip in competition can be attributed to the increase in mortgage rates, which reached 5.3 percent in May after starting March at just 3.76 percent.

Step out of the spotlight: How to be a standout team leader

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Wed, 2022-05-18 12:34
Being a standout leader can take many forms and often requires you to stand back and give support instead of grabbing the spotlight, says The Agency's Santiago Arana. 
Syndicate content

Have Questions?