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  • Writer's pictureChris Mackey

BlueBid Buzz: April 4

The Buzz is a regular summary of housing market news and data driving our decision-making at BlueBid.

Here's the Buzz for the week of April 4, 2024…

  • reports a whopping 15% of homes for sale slashed prices in March, and the total number of homes for sale was up 23.5% annually. 

  • Fortune published commentary from a NAR-affiliated broker who explains that 90% of buyers have historically worked with an agent. He believes that's unlikely to change. 

  • Yahoo Finance drills into the "numerous and significant" repercussions of recent legal developments involving the National Association of Realtors. 

  • If you're thinking about selling this spring, U.S. News. & World Report shares how you can work to eliminate surprises with a presale inspection. 

  • MarketWatch shares near-term mortgage rate predictions from a number of experts, and the group expects more of the same in April. 

  • Business Insider breaks own why baby boomers aren't helping the housing shortage.

  • Meanwhile, BlueBid just had its biggest week ever for new homes listed on the platform.

Have a great week.

Disclaimer: Views expressed here are my own and not the views of my coworkers or anyone else. I am not a financial advisor, investment advisor, or housing expert. I’m just a guy who cares deeply about saving the American Dream of homeownership.


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