Relevant News Links 9/22/17

John M. Deely has compiled a list of relevant real estate news articles from the past week.  To view the full compilation, CLICK HERE.  And below is a link to the most recent pick of the week!

To see the past two weeks, see below:

 


 

Hurricanes and higher rates tank mortgage applications, down 9.7%  –
Total mortgage applications fell 9.7 percent last week. Applications to refinance a home loan and purchase a home fell sharply.

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/09/20/hurricanes‐and‐higher‐rates‐tank‐mortgage‐applications‐down‐9‐point‐7‐percent.html

Harvey’s impact on the US housing market from CNBC.

Relevant News Links 9/1/17

John M. Deely has compiled a list of relevant real estate new articles from the past week.  To view the full compilation, CLICK HERE.  And below is a link to the most recent pick of the week!

 


 

Popular mortgage deduction could get a haircut in tax reform –
The mortgage interest tax deduction has long been considered politically untouchable — until now.

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/08/22/popular-mortgage-deduction-could-get-a-haircut-in-tax-reform.html

Mortgage interest deduction on the table? from CNBC.

Training Opportunites – September 2017

Coldwell Banker Bain is dedicated to strengthening the knowledge & expertise of their real estate brokers in the Northwest.  Being a member of the firm includes FREE training & education classes (including CE credit) provided exclusively to all members.

If you are a CBBain licensed broker looking for classes to renew your license or need to brush up on your marketing or tech skills -- check out the info below!

Note:  We add courses on a regular basis, see Eventbrite for updates.  Also, please be aware that some events include clock-hours and others do not.



Live Classes for NORTH Region:

Live Classes for SOUTH Region:

Online Webinars:



Additional Continuing Education Opportunities:

Below is more information about upcoming real estate clock hours if you need to get clock hours.  NOTE:  some of these classes will cost money and are not affiliated with Coldwell Banker Bain.

Relevant News Links 8/11/17

John M. Deely has compiled a list of relevant real estate new articles from the past week.  To view the full compilation, CLICK HERE.  And below is a link to the most recent pick of the week!

 


 

Facebook ventures into Zillow’s territory with targeted real estate advertising
Facebook has launched its first ad product designed specifically for residential real estate brokerages.
https://www.geekwire.com/2017/facebook-ventures-zillows-territory-targeted-real-estate-advertising/

Greg Schwartz & Jerry Canning announce the partnership between Zillow and Facebook at the 2016 Zillow Premier Agent Forum.

Relevant News Links 8/4/17

John M. Deely has compiled a list of relevant real estate new articles from the past week.  To view the full compilation, CLICK HERE.  And below is a link to the most recent pick of the week!


 

Sophisticated Email Scam Targets Home Buyers Ready To Close
Home buyers are being targeted by an alarming and sophisticated email scam that can wipe out a victim’s life savings in an instant.

http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2017/07/27/sophisticated-email-scam-targets-home-buyers-ready-to-close/