Susan  Bevilacqua

Susan Bevilacqua

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Douglas Elliman Real Estate

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Fed Chair Powell: We Don’t Have to Wait for 2% Inflation to Drop Rates

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Tue, 2024-07-16 10:12

In a surprising statement made during a speaking engagement at the Economic Club of Washington D.C. on July 15, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said that inflation would not necessarily have to hit 2% before interest rates are cut.  This statement constitutes a major shift from previous public comments made by the Fed emphasizing the…

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Mortgage ‘knowledge gaps’ may be thwarting would-be homebuyers

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Tue, 2024-07-16 09:57
Three in 4 Americans are planning to buy the next time they move, but many are overestimating minimum down payment, credit score underwriting requirements, according to a new Fannie Mae study.

United | Virtual Properties Realty Reaches 5,000-Agent Milestone

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Tue, 2024-07-16 09:38

United® | Virtual Properties Realty (VPR) has announced a significant milestone—reaching 5,000 agents, posting an all-time record sales performance and a four-year agent growth rate of 35% since merging with United Real Estate in 2020.   Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, United | VPR stated it has joined the ranks of independent, non-franchised brokerages with…

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United and HomeSmart Settle, Mid-Size Brokerages Battle on as Key Court Deadline Passes

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Tue, 2024-07-16 09:34

United Real Estate and HomeSmart yesterday became the latest companies to settle seller lawsuits, according to a filing in federal court, while several other companies simultaneously chose to push forward and continue fighting seller commission cases, potentially indicating there is still some appetite to contest claims by recent homesellers. According to a release from United…

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Consumer watchdog develops new standard to assess buyer contracts

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Tue, 2024-07-16 08:06
After brokerages and MLSs reached out, the Consumer Federation of America created criteria focused on whether agreements are readable, understandable, and fair to buyers.

From teen mom to luxury broker, Sharelle Rosado hustled to the top

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Tue, 2024-07-16 04:00
Sharelle Rosado's grit and determination helped her rise up from humble beginnings to become one of Tampa's top agents. "If you dream something, no matter how big it is, go for it," the broker said.

27 resources you’ll need to be ready for the Aug. 17 transition

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Tue, 2024-07-16 04:00
Consider this a resource roundup to guide you through the changes you'll make, the client conversations and even the mindset shifts that are necessary right now.

Commission Crunch: 5 tips to avoid scrutiny and remain in compliance

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Tue, 2024-07-16 04:00
Clients are watching you now more than ever, compliance expert Summer Goralik writes. Find out how to implement best practices now, so you can avoid complaints during upcoming industry shifts.
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