The National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) blog is a great source of information for real estate topics, news, events, networking and education. Information from NAR’s blog can be anything from monthly mortgage rates and predictions, home esthetics trends and, most importantly, key nuggets of information to help you on the job.
Blogs We Recommend
1) Where People Moved in 2022 explains population changes in the nation. Wisconsin saw a population increase of 0.2% in 2022. As a Metro MLS member, take advantage of this information by being prepared when new clients come to town. Many cities in Wisconsin offer information on their economic development efforts to positively promote their city. Furthermore, having business climate and lifestyle/cultural information at hand helps you to stay ahead in the market.
2) Young Adults Moved Home, But Now are Moving Out highlights some positive trends. Young adults (ages 25-34) are looking to buy their first home! The article explains how young adults buying homes decreased during the pandemic but, as of present, they are in better financial positions to settle into a home of their own. If you need more information about how to expand your search options, take a Metro MLS class on Searching in Flexmls.
3) All in the Family: Multi-Generational Home Buying is all about trends involved with multi-generational homes. According to the author, multi-generational home buying is at an all-time high of 14%. Having multiple generations in one place can be helpful to many families. Your future home buyers may even be considering these options. Be prepared to find homes like these in Flexmls by using multiple property types.
Take a closer look at the NAR blogs! You never know what you will find that might aid you in your real estate career!