Multifamily Mortgage Bankers and Brokers since 1997

Get Your Free Multifamily Loan Quote

RIS Media Real Estate News

Subscribe to RIS Media Real Estate News feed RIS Media Real Estate News
Integrity in Real Estate
Updated: 2 hours 51 min ago

ERA Expands Presence in New Orleans

Tue, 02/13/2024 - 11:30

ERA® Real Estate has announced its latest affiliation with ERA Top Agent Realty, a veteran-owned full-service company that has assisted residents across Southeastern Louisiana and Mississippi since 2008. The brokerage, owned by Stephen Molero since 2013, is located in Sidell, which lies between the Greater New Orleans metropolitan area as well as parts of the…

The post ERA Expands Presence in New Orleans appeared first on RISMedia.

Something’s in the Air: More Homebuyers Find Love After Moving

Tue, 02/13/2024 - 11:08

This Valentine’s Day, love is in the air amongst homeowners who have just moved. More than 2 in 5 recent home buyers (42%) report finding love after buying their new home, according to a new report from Zillow. The share is even higher for Gen Z (64%), millennial (49%) and first-time (51%) buyers.  Despite Hallmark…

The post Something’s in the Air: More Homebuyers Find Love After Moving appeared first on RISMedia.

New Commission Lawsuit Scrutinizes Buyer Agents

Tue, 02/13/2024 - 09:48

Utah is the latest state to be on the receiving end of a Burnett copycat commission lawsuit, as recent homesellers joined the ongoing parade of class-actions accusing the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) and big brokerages of conspiring to fix commission prices. Filed late last week in federal court, the lawsuit offers little new in…

The post New Commission Lawsuit Scrutinizes Buyer Agents appeared first on RISMedia.

The February Issue of Real Estate Magazine Is Now Live

Tue, 02/13/2024 - 09:46

The February issue of RISMedia’s Real Estate magazine is now available, and not to be missed are several exclusive features, including an in-depth look at Homes.com plan to change the portal space with their multi-million dollar advertising campaign for Super Bowl LVIII. In addition, meet RISMedia’s 2024 class of Newsmakers, who made headlines among industry…

The post The February Issue of Real Estate Magazine Is Now Live appeared first on RISMedia.

Anywhere Shakes Up C-Suite With Startup CTO; COO Steps Down

Tue, 02/13/2024 - 09:31

Anywhere Real Estate yesterday announced a significant shakeup of its executives, adding a new chief technology officer with a background in fintech, as chief operating officer Melissa McSherry stepped down after less than two years with the real estate juggernaut. Rudy Wolfs, who recently worked in leadership roles at Capital One and has an extensive…

The post Anywhere Shakes Up C-Suite With Startup CTO; COO Steps Down appeared first on RISMedia.

Possible Real Estate Crime Ring Allegedly Scamming Thousands of Hopeful Buyers

Tue, 02/13/2024 - 09:15

What appears to be a nationwide, fraudulent, real estate crime ring is allegedly responsible for presenting fake listings with stolen agent information to hopeful buyers for a costly monthly fee through their 16 persuasive websites. The organization is targeting potential homebuyers through a confirmed 47 states as well as Canada with one goal: to promote…

The post Possible Real Estate Crime Ring Allegedly Scamming Thousands of Hopeful Buyers appeared first on RISMedia.

REACH Australia and New Zealand Unveils 2024 Scale-up Program

Tue, 02/13/2024 - 08:02

Second Century Ventures, the strategic investment arm of the National Association of Realtors®, has announced  the inclusion of nine innovative companies to the 2024 REACH Australia and New Zealand program. Launched in 2019, NAR stated that the REACH Australia and New Zealand program is now entering its fifth year and is the longest-running REACH program…

The post REACH Australia and New Zealand Unveils 2024 Scale-up Program appeared first on RISMedia.

PropStream Reintroduces Subdivision Comping Filter

Tue, 02/13/2024 - 07:49

PropStream has announced that they are reintroducing subdivision comping as a filter in their search tool.  “At the heart of our business model is our commitment to user satisfaction, as we deeply value our loyal customers who have played a pivotal role in shaping our platform into what it is today,” said a statement from…

The post PropStream Reintroduces Subdivision Comping Filter appeared first on RISMedia.

Merged and Growing Denver Team Thrives on Skills and Service

Mon, 02/12/2024 - 13:02

Above, Rike Palese, far left, and Erica Chouinard, back row standing, third from right, with their team, The Real Estate Experts of Denver. Rike (pronounced Rick) Palese spent many a youthful weekend touring model homes in his hometown of Denver, Colorado. Fascinated by design, he skirted real estate and studied architecture, largely on the advice…

The post Merged and Growing Denver Team Thrives on Skills and Service appeared first on RISMedia.

Team Tactics: Taking Advantage of Team Coaching

Mon, 02/12/2024 - 12:31

Coaching is a valuable tool that offers numerous benefits to agents and brokers, let alone teams. Working in real estate requires constant education and development to be at the top of your game, and coaching provides an easy way to pursue this. Hiring a coach can allow team members to grow and flourish within their…

The post Team Tactics: Taking Advantage of Team Coaching appeared first on RISMedia.

Questions to Ask a REALTOR® When Getting Divorced

Mon, 02/12/2024 - 12:29

Divorce can be challenging and emotional, and one of the significant decisions couples often face is selling their house. Selling a house during divorce can complicate an already difficult situation. That’s where hiring a REALTOR® with divorce experience comes in. Divorcing couples can navigate the home-selling process far more efficiently with a pro in their…

The post Questions to Ask a REALTOR® When Getting Divorced appeared first on RISMedia.

CRS Data Bolsters MLS Tax Suite With New Green Partnership

Mon, 02/12/2024 - 12:14

CRS Data announced an innovative new partnership with Earth Advantage’s Green Building Registry (GBR). Through this new partnership, CRS Data’s MLS Tax Suite will connect to GBR’s proprietary API, displaying environmental and home performance information within real estate listings—including energy labels, solar installations, and green building certifications (LEED, EnergyStar, and more). “Triangle Multiple Listing Service…

The post CRS Data Bolsters MLS Tax Suite With New Green Partnership appeared first on RISMedia.

How Real Estate Teams Can Accelerate in a Shifting Real Estate Climate and Expand Their Listing Reach

Mon, 02/12/2024 - 12:01

In today’s shifting real estate climate, it’s more important than ever for real estate teams to adapt and find new ways to accelerate their business.  The real estate market is constantly changing, and real estate teams need to be aware of changes like fluctuating interest rates, economic conditions and buyer preferences if they’re going to…

The post How Real Estate Teams Can Accelerate in a Shifting Real Estate Climate and Expand Their Listing Reach appeared first on RISMedia.

PropStream Announces New Mortgage Feature

Mon, 02/12/2024 - 09:37

PropStream, an AI-powered software company that provides real estate data to its users (such as investors) has announced a new tool on its platform’s search engine: the mortgage recording date filter. With this filter, users can select a beginning-to-end date range for mortgages on open properties and receive results that match their criteria. Combined with…

The post PropStream Announces New Mortgage Feature appeared first on RISMedia.

Delta Media Surveys Greatest Challenges Facing Brokers

Mon, 02/12/2024 - 09:33

What are the greatest challenges facing real estate brokers in 2024? The new 2024 Delta Real Estate Leadership Survey asked that of more than 130 brokerage leaders (representing firms that collectively were responsible for 2 out of 3 residential real estate transactions in 2023). The top five challenges were as follows:  Recruiting new agents (65%)…

The post Delta Media Surveys Greatest Challenges Facing Brokers appeared first on RISMedia.

COURT REPORT: HomeServices Reaches Out to Supreme Court; More Stays are in Motion; Florida Law Sees Limited Injunction

Mon, 02/12/2024 - 09:32

As copycat lawsuits of Burnett appear right and left throughout the real estate industry, major companies are pursuing legal avenues to overturn Burnett and thereby end all copy suits before they begin. While this occurs, many suits are seeing stays in their proceedings due to settlements in other cases such as Burnett and Moherl. Outside…

The post COURT REPORT: HomeServices Reaches Out to Supreme Court; More Stays are in Motion; Florida Law Sees Limited Injunction appeared first on RISMedia.

Kicking Off the ‘Biggest Real Estate Campaign Ever’

Sun, 02/11/2024 - 16:32

The glass booth, transparent except for looping letters spelling out “Homes.com,” sits at the back of what can best be described as a small settlement. Spread across several thousand square feet of the Anaheim Convention Center during the 2023 NAR NXT, the orange glow of the company’s branding shines out from dozens of massive screens,…

The post Kicking Off the ‘Biggest Real Estate Campaign Ever’ appeared first on RISMedia.

Consumer Sentiment at Highest Levels in Years

Fri, 02/09/2024 - 10:51

The latest Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index® (HPSI) shows an increase of 3.5 points in January to 70.7, its highest level since March 2022. Overall, the full index is up 9.1 points year over year. The index and its assessment are based on the following components: Do respondents think now is a good time…

The post Consumer Sentiment at Highest Levels in Years appeared first on RISMedia.

Housing Affordability Remains at Near Historic Low

Fri, 02/09/2024 - 09:13

The latest Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index (HOI) from the National Association of Home Builders finds that home affordability remains at a near record low as of Q4 2023. The report attributes this to elevated mortgage rates, high construction costs as well as excessive regulatory costs. 37.7% of new and existing homes sold…

The post Housing Affordability Remains at Near Historic Low appeared first on RISMedia.

NAR Opens Good Neighbor Award Applications

Fri, 02/09/2024 - 08:58

The National Association of REALTORS® today announced the opening of applications for its 2024 Good Neighbor Awards. 2024 marks the 25th year of honoring NAR members who exemplify dedication to volunteer service and make significant impacts in their communities. “NAR’s Good Neighbor Awards highlight the remarkable dedication of REALTORS® to making a meaningful difference where…

The post NAR Opens Good Neighbor Award Applications appeared first on RISMedia.

Pages

CLOSING 97% OF OUR MULTIFAMILY LOANS AS PROPOSED 

Getting the right loan and the lowest rate requires wisdom and finesse. If you’re ready to partner with a team of professionals who’ve built a foundation on straight talk and true strategy, we are the loan store for you.

 

(503) 376-7303     Get a Quote

26+ YEARS OF OVER-DELIVERING VALUE.

HUD Loans are one of the best options with the current level of interest rates. For a complete guide to HUD Multifamily Loans please go here:

HUD Multifamily Loans - The Complete Guide