Fake Real Estate News

                                You saw the latest Harris Poll commissioned by Sun Trust Mortgage, right? It was splattered all over the internet: “Dogs are Driving Millennials’ Homebuying Decisions,” “Survey Shows Pets Motivate First Time Millennials Home...

A Bunch of Sheep

I like to read real estate blogs. Wow. That almost sounds like one of those 12-Step admissions: “Hi, I’m Shannon, and I’m a real estate blog reader.” What I’ve learned over the past few weeks by indulging in my “addiction,” however, only reinforces my belief that most real estate...

Errors on the Big Real Estate Sites

Hot off the presses at Inman last week is a piece about Edina Realty’s decision to drop their relationship with third party websites, particularly Realtor.com. Since I both ghostwrite for an Edina agent and have recently written a blog post about this very situation, I found the piece, and...

FHFA to the Rescue

Good news this morning on the short sale front. The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has new rules aimed at speeding up the process, thus cutting down on the number of short sales that end up in foreclosure. If you’ve dealt with even one short sale you know how...