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Now Is the Most Profitable Time for Home Sellers

Now Is the Most Profitable Time for Home Sellers

If you’re thinking about selling your home, now is the most profitable time for home sellers, according to researchers at ATTOM Data Solutions.That’s because the average home sale profit for sellers in the fourth quarter of 2017 reached a 10-year high of $54,000. This amounts to an average return on investment (ROI) of 29.7%. “It… Read more »

A True Digital Mortgage Solution Should Improve Customer Satisfaction

A True Digital Mortgage Solution Should Improve Customer Satisfaction

Ellie Mae recently announced that it has acquired Velocify, a cloud-based intelligent sales automation system, so that it can more quickly deliver a true digital mortgage solution to lenders of all sizes. Digital mortgages are reportedly a high priority for consumers who want faster mortgage application processing. A recent survey by Ellie Mae, for example,… Read more »

Home Values Last Year Topped $31 Trillion

It’s pretty evident that home prices and home values were up last year and are still continuing to rise, but just how much they rose may come as a surprise. The total of home values in the United States rose last year by close to $2 trillion from 2016, reaching $31.8 trillion in 2017. According… Read more »

5 Interesting Predictions for the Housing Market in 2018

5 Interesting Predictions for the Housing Market in 2018

This is the time of year when everyone –from lenders to real estate organizations to builders – is making predictions about the housing market for 2018. Here are five interesting predictions we wanted to share with you. 1-Low Inventory Will Continue to Drive the Housing Market in 2018 The shortage of homes will continue to… Read more »

What Is a Digital Mortgage?

What Is a Digital Mortgage?

What is a digital mortgage? That question was answered by industry professionals last week at the National Mortgage News Digital Mortgage Conference in San Francisco. The majority of mortgage professionals surveyed at the conference defined a digital mortgage as “a fully end-to-end electronic process, which includes the borrower experience, internal processes and electronic closings,” said… Read more »

6 Real Estate Agent Safety Tips

6 Real Estate Agent Safety Tips

In the past 2 years, there has been an increase in attacks on real estate agents in the United States. That means now is the perfect time to brush up on some real estate agent safety best practices. Recent Attacks in the News Last September, real estate agent, Ryan Vega, was stabbed in the neck—during… Read more »