Mortgage Rates Move Lower
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 11:51:49 GMT
Freddie Mac reports 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.28 percent with an average 0.4 point for the week ending March 21, 2019, down from last week when it averaged 4.31 percent.
Fed Adopts A More Dovish Stance
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 11:51:18 GMT
The Federal Open Market Committee, the Fed’s monetary policymaking body, held the federal funds rate steady at a top rate of 2.5% at the conclusion of its March meeting.
Opendoor Lands $300 Million Capital Infusion
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 11:50:45 GMT
Digital real estate disrupter Opendoor has landed yet another massive cash infusion, raising $300 million in a recent investment round and bringing its total equity capital to $1.3 billion.
The Future of MLS Is Now
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 11:50:13 GMT
If the multiple listing service is real estate’s greatest invention, it may also be the industry’s greatest source of angst.
Should Social Media Be Your Biggest Marketing Tool?
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 11:49:42 GMT
It’s common advice in real estate that you shouldn’t use social media strictly as a marketing vehicle but rather as a means to connect personally with your audience.
Jobless Claims Fall As Factory Activity Rises
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 11:48:59 GMT
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to still strong labor market conditions, though the pace of job growth has slowed after last year’s robust gains.