Market Trends

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Holiday Home Buying Trends: How They are Shifting and What They Mean for Your Business

December is traditionally the lowest-volume month of the year for real estate closings; however, new home search and purchase data suggests meaningful homebuyer action happens around the winter holidays.

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These Real Estate Transaction Trends Took Off in 2019

This year the real estate transaction process started to shift. These four 2019 trends indicate what may be to come for real estate transactions in 2020.

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FORE Summit Speaker Spotlight: Clayton Collins, CEO of HousingWire

Leaders from real estate media will speak at Qualia’s FORE Summit. HousingWire’s CEO gave Qualia a preview of his thoughts on 2019 and predictions for 2020.

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Industry Leaders Provide Regulatory Outlook for 2020

Last week leaders from across the real estate industry joined for “Regulatory Outlook 2020” webinar. Read on for their regulatory predictions.

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Real Estate Wire Fraud is Rising: Why Criminals are Targeting Homebuyers

Real estate wire fraud is a growing threat. Learn why cybercriminals are targeting real estate transactions and what you can do to protect your clients.

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Email Scams are the Fastest Growing Threat for Real Estate Wire Fraud

A new report from the BBB shows business email compromise (BEC) will reach record highs by the end of 2019. Read to learn how you can protect your business.

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Will 2020 Bring Opportunity for Commercial Real Estate Transactions?

Commercial real estate (CRE) is projected to reach a record high for mortgage originations at $700 billion in 2020. Learn more about the CRE opportunity.

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What’s Driving Millennials to Smaller Towns?

Millennials are leaving big cities for the suburbs. Read to learn how technology is making the move away from cities more attractive than ever before.

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Workplace Training is More Valuable Than Ever – Here’s Why

Employees say workplace training would improve their job satisfaction. Learn how to equip your employees with best-in-class training.

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FORE Summit Speaker Spotlight: Ben Rubenstein of realtor.com

FORE Summit speaker, Ben Rubenstein, founder and CEO of Opcity, discusses where he believes the real estate industry is heading in 2020.

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Financing Trends offer a Glimpse into the Future of Home Ownership

Recent reports show unconventional financing is on the rise. Explore how this trend paints a bigger picture around the future of home ownership.

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Millennials in Priced-Out Markets Are Still Buying Real Estate, Here’s How

Millennials in major cities are suffering in the current housing market. However, a new trend indicates millennials are finding new ways to own real estate.