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Mortgage Weekly Update

Mortgage Applications Fall as Interest Rates Tick Up

By Aly Yale / January 22, 2021
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Mortgage applications were down last week, dropping about 2% from the week prior, according to the latest survey from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). The overall drop came from a decline in refinance applications, which fell 5% for the week.…

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8 Winter Pop-By Ideas That Your Clients Will Love

7 Winter Pop-By Ideas That Your Clients Will Love

By Tara Mastroeni / January 19, 2021
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If you’ve been in the real estate business for any amount of time, you probably already know that pop-bys can be a great marketing tool. That said, they tend to work even better if they are centered around a holiday…

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Mortgage Weekly Update

Mortgage Apps Surge After Holiday Slump

By Aly Yale / January 15, 2021
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The holiday slump is definitely over. According to the latest survey from the Mortgage Bankers Association, mortgage activity jumped nearly 17% last week.  Total applications were up 16.7% for the week ending January 8, with refinances jumping a whopping 20%.…

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Agents, These 7 Apps Will Make Working from Home Much Easier

Agents, These 7 Apps Will Make Working From Home Much Easier

By Tara Mastroeni / January 12, 2021
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As a real estate agent, working from home can be tough. Not only do you have to worry about keeping your transactions up-to-date, but you also have to figure out how to set up and market listings while maintaining a…

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Mortgage Weekly Update

Mortgage Activity Sees Holiday Slump

By Aly Yale / January 7, 2021
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Applications to both purchase a home and refinance one dropped over the holidays. According to the latest survey from the Mortgage Bankers Association, overall mortgage activity fell 4.2% in the last two weeks, despite mortgage rates hovering right around all-time…

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Tax Write-Offs for Real Estate Agents in 2020

Tax Write-Offs for Real Estate Agents in 2020

By Tara Mastroeni / January 5, 2021
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2021 is finally here and tax season is right around the corner. For real estate agents, that means not only paying your final quarterlies for the year but also organizing your tax write-offs. To help you get organized and understand…

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5 New Years Resolutions for Real Estate Agents

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Real Estate Agents

By Tara Mastroeni / December 29, 2020
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Believe it or not, 2021 is almost here. For many of us, that means it’s time to set a few resolutions for the new year. Though it may sound kind of hokey, New Year’s resolutions can be a great way…

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7 Ways Real Estate Agents Can Help Buyers Save Money

7 Ways Real Estate Agents Can Save Buyers Money

By Aly Yale / December 21, 2020
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Money talks. It’s true in just about every facet of the world — and it’s certainly true in real estate, too. Think of it this way: Consumers are doing some of the biggest deals of their lives in our world.…

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Mortgage Weekly Update

Mortgage Rates Hit New Low, Refis Surge

By Aly Yale / December 18, 2020
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We may be nearing the holidays, but the housing market isn’t slowing down. Mortgage activity increased 1.1% this week, with both refinance and purchase applications rising. Refinances are currently 105% higher than one year ago, while purchase loan applications are…

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7 Tips for How to Follow Up with Real Estate Leads

7 Tips for How to Follow Up with Real Estate Leads

By Tara Mastroeni / December 15, 2020
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As an agent, the ability to gracefully follow up with real estate leads is one of the most crucial skills that you can develop. After all, knowing how to effectively nurture leads is a key part of securing new business.…

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