Industry experts are closely watching delinquency rates, insurance costs

Mortgage servicers, regulators and economists are closely watching the delinquency rates for Federal Housing Administration (FHA) loans following a spike in the fourth quarter of 2023. Industry experts say that although there’s a correlation between unemployment and delinquency rates, some homeownership costs — including insurance — have increased significantly over

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RE/MAX looks to teams to boost its U.S. agent count

Less than 24 hours after announcing Nick Bailey’s departure from the firm, RE/MAX executives found themselves on a call with investors and analysts to discuss the company’s fourth-quarter and full year 2023 earnings. In his opening remarks, Erik Carlson, who was named CEO of RE/MAX Holdings in November, mentioned the

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7 ways to avoid being a ‘broke’ real estate broker

For many real estate agents, a logical step on their path of professional development is becoming a real estate broker, then working as either a managing broker or a broker-owner. However, unlike other industries where promotion to the management level is generally tied to additional income, some brokers find themselves

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Opinion: There is a crucial need for real estate cybersecurity

Technology is at the core of everyday real estate operations. However, recent data breaches involving major players like loanDepot, First American Financial, and others have shed light on the vulnerability of sensitive information within the industry. Many personal dreams and aspirations take shape in our industry, so safeguarding information is essential. Real

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