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BCI Notches Historic Increase as Consumer Confidence Surges

The start of the new year is coinciding with a huge swell of optimism from real estate leaders, as RISMedia’s Broker Confidence Index (BCI) saw its largest single-month increase ever in January, shooting up from 5.5 to 6.5 against a backdrop of positive economic data and signs of new life in many markets. After falling…

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The Most Popular Cities for Millennial Homebuyers

Though it may sometimes seem as if millennials are destined to rent or live in their parents’ basements forever, they make up the largest share of homebuyers in the U.S., surpassing older (and richer) generations, according to a new report from LendingTree. To highlight where millennials are looking to buy, LendingTree’s new report analyzed mortgage…

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Mortgage Applications Make a Positive Turnabout This Week

After a brief dip reported a week ago, mortgage applications increased this week 7.4% from a 9.0% decrease one week earlier, according to the latest data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending February 3, 2023. This week’s numbers: The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan…

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Multifamily Rents Flat as Economic Fears Ease

After declining in the fourth quarter as growth decelerates, multifamily rents were flat in January at an average of $1,701, unchanged from December, according to a new from Yardi Matrix.  Yardi Matrix’s National Multifamily Report for January found that year-over-year rent growth continues to decline and is now 5.5%, down 70 basis points from last…

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UK-Based Chestertons Joins Forbes Global Properties Network

Forbes Global Properties has announced UK-based brokerage Chestertons as the newest member of its business network. Established in 1805, and today owned by chairman Salah Mussa, Chestertons will exclusively represent the Forbes Global Properties brand in its home city of London. Chestertons has one of London’s largest office networks with nearly 600 employees, the  company…

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​Know or have kids that are bored during this crisis?

Thanks to Long Creations who created this amazing quarantine keepsake, we know that most of you are on stay-at-home orders, it’s hard to deny that we are living at a very unique time in history, and one that your kids, friends kids, nieces, nephews and neighbour kids will probably reference this throughout their lives. Enjoy this unique keepsake and feel free to pass on and we hope it helps the kids you know out.


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