New permits and housing starts are finally trending upward

While still below 2019 levels, forward-looking indicators for the housing market are showing some positive signs, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Quicken Loans

Quicken Loans offers an elevated experience for real estate agents and their clients. We’re available for you and your clients to support all mortgage needs. Detroit-based Quicken Loans is America’s largest mortgage lender.1 For 10 years in a row now, J.D. Power has ranked Quicken Loans highest in the nation in customer satisfaction for Primary Mortgage Origination.

Create a brand that brings in your dream clients

Building a brand can seem overwhelming if you don’t know where to start. From figuring out your niche to building a website, there are many things to consider when it comes to real estate branding.

Home price gains extend into January — but virus looms large

Home prices rose 3.9 percent in January, but the data does not take into account the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, which didn’t take hold in the U.S. until late February.

Rocket Homes launches local trend reports

The sister company to Quicken Loans will allow consumers and agents to see trend data like the changes in median price or whether it’s a buyer’s or seller’s market.

Mortgage companies compete for Super Bowl spotlight

Major mortgage lenders and real estate companies joined the Super Bowl advertising fray, where commercial spots cost $5.2 million for 30 seconds.

Home sales climb in December for a strong finish to 2019

Existing-home sales jumped 10.8 percent year-over-year in December, according to the National Association of Realtors.

JLL, Century 21 among top real estate firms on Forbes diversity list

A handful of well-known real estate firms have landed on Forbes’ 2020 list of best employers for diversity, with JLL and Century 21 taking the top spots among companies in the property business.

Explosion of housing permits a good sign for 2020: Economist

Housing starts are up 11.1 percent over November 2018 while permits increased by 13.6 percent.

Stay relevant with these 5 real estate tech trends

Over the last decade, technology has changed the face of the real estate industry, leading some industry professionals to fear what future advancement will mean for their careers. There’s no need to fret. It’s just a matter of keeping up with the times.