Posts by Timothy Inklebarger

Buyer experience improving with mortgage lenders
Buyer experience improving with mortgage lenders

But beware of the busy times: Customer satisfaction rates drop when loan volume...

How to avoid a data-breach nightmare
How to avoid a data-breach nightmare

Don’t get caught “running naked through the...

First American: ‘If you build it, they will buy it’
First American: ‘If you build it, they will buy it’

Housing starts make progress in September, showing signs of more inventory on the way....

Charles Rutenberg Realty among top five large companies in QE Awards
Charles Rutenberg Realty among top five large companies in QE Awards

The results were determined by an independent survey of past customers, examining every closed transaction for the calendar...

Big news from CRMs Zurple and Moxiworks
Big news from CRMs Zurple and Moxiworks

Two CRMs are on the move: Moxiworks is growing and Zurple launched a new...

Midwestern home buyers slightly more optimistic about buying
Midwestern home buyers slightly more optimistic about buying

Still, more than two-thirds of homebuyers believe housing availability getting...

Buyers increasingly depend on family while sellers rely on agents
Buyers increasingly depend on family while sellers rely on agents

The National Association of Realtors’ 2019 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers reveals that FSBOs are on the decline and that buyers are in need of help when it comes to making home purchases....

Chicago home prices jump in September, following nationwide trend
Chicago home prices jump in September, following nationwide trend

All 50 states saw a boost in prices last month. CoreLogic reports half of millennial homebuyers used retirement savings to help them purchase their first...

Amid rate cut, housing’s contribution to GDP remains strong
Amid rate cut, housing’s contribution to GDP remains strong

The Fed cuts interest rates while a Commerce Department report notes recent economic growth was driven in part by the real estate...

Midwest sees a bump in pending home sales
Midwest sees a bump in pending home sales

NAR economist urges developers to consider converting vacant office space, shopping malls to condos to relieve housing shortage....

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