Monday News You Can Use!

I am going to keep having fun every day I have left because there is no other way of life. You just have to decide whether you are a Tigger or an Eeyore.

-Randy Pausch

  • Real estate home shows lie to our buyers and sellers – 5 Lies they overdo! Something to send to your first-time buyers and sellers and those who mention they watch HGTV 🙂
  • Interest rates went up – here is what it means – but for your buyers, the increase has most likely already been accounted for if they’ve applied for a mortgage. Look for Congress’s approval or denial of Trump’s budget to give us the direction for long-term rates. Rates aren’t expected to affect the spring buying market.
  • Send this article to all internet buyer leads and the r1st time buyer leads – great and sound financial advice.
  • And then follow up 3 days later with this article that describes some unusual mortgage facts . Especially the part about the history of mortgage rates!
  • Case-Shiller report on what happened to prices last year! good for home sellers who think their homes went up 15% last year 🙂
  • This report says now is the best time to sell. Old Expireds might like to see this.
  • Smart guy setting up a new lending company – could speed up real estate transactions. What would you do if it only took two weeks to close on a new home?

Mind Hack of the Week

How do they do that?

Lots of good information and decent appraisal tool- use this, Zillow, and your CMA in estimating values.

App of the week:

Well, this is unusually fun and innovative!

Cycloramic –

Take panoramic pictures hands-free!(not sure it works with iPhone 7) What could you do with some great panoramic pics?

Bouncing Along and Having Fun!

Mike Stott

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Office: 770-726-1256

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