Construction on U.S. new houses fell more than 9% in September, but a recent surge in permits suggests the decline in so-called housing starts is just a brief pause in a real estate market reinvigorated by lower mortgage rates.
Overall, apartment occupancy was the highest in August that it has been at any point since the tech boom in 2000, RealPage said earlier this month. August also marked the seventh consecutive month that apartment occupancy has risen, and the 12th consecutive month of rent growth at or above 3%.
The National Association of Mortgage Brokers has named Rocke Andrews as its new president. Andrews previously served as the NAMB president in 2015. This time around, he is replacing Rick Bettencourt.
Instagram boasts a whopping 1 billion users, with 500 million of them logging into the platform every day. The hashtag #realestate has been used on 26 million posts, and that’s merely one of the endless hashtag options.
You have been mailed a letter with your instructions and unique password to cast your vote in the online voting process for your 2020 Officers and Directors. Online voting will open at 12:00 a.m. on Friday, August 16, 2019, and will close at midnight on Friday, August 30, 2019. Any active REALTOR® or REALTOR® Associate member of the association is eligible to vote in officer/director elections.
Soon, State Farm will begin using Quicken Loans to originate mortgages for its customer’s thanks to a significant new partnership between the two companies.