The first of three elephants is housing prices. And, we can probably couple that with the second elephant, income growth, since they are relative. As housing prices continue to rise, household income is just not keeping pace.
Between Two Files with Bryan LaFlamme and Ryan Hills.
How can an individual Realtor and/or Loan Officer fight back against giants like Zillow, Redfin and Rocket Mortgage? Is it even possible or is this all futile, and giants will inherit the entire RE & Lending landscape!?!
So, 2018 has been an interesting year to say the least for both Lenders and Realtors. Lots of new moving parts, a cast of new characters and companies, thinner profits, income and margins are down and not just for Lenders!
Realtors, don’t you just love it when you sell a house and the lender or realtor on the other side is someone that probably shouldn’t be in the industry and has done maybe one or two transactions last year? I mean isn’t just the best!?!
Boy of boy was there fireworks between Gary Keller and Brad Inman! The Real Estate world blew up last week talking about this interview and we will post a link to the full interview in the chat log below, it’s must watch! It’s about 30 minutes so watch it when you get home. Grab a drink, get it bed and watch it! It’s good!
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Not to state the obvious… but there’s been a shift for both Realtors and LO’s. No, I’m not talking margin compression or automation or tech. But what it truly means to be a “Retail” Loan Officer or Realtor! I’ve watched this evolution occur over the past few years and I don’t know if we’ve lost our way or just morphed into something… Different… Let me explain.
If what you’re doing isn’t working, then you must consider this bit of wisdom.
NAR has put a ton of pressure on Ben Carson and HUD! They want Carson to finalize the FHA condo rule! NAR did a great job gathering 54 Senators and 120 members of the House of Representatives to sign a letter stating in short, the current FHA condo rules hurt both Buyers and Sellers!