DMAR Digest | Week of April 5
Your April Market Update Includes:
- DMAR's April 2021 Real Estate Market Trends Report
- March's Numbers are in: the Good and the Bad
- [INFOGRAPHIC] Market Trends Overview for April 2021
- Digging Deeper: March 2021 Records
- How Are We Selling So Much When Inventory is So Low? | by Nicole Rueth, member of DMAR's Market Trends Committee
- Register for our next Market Trends class
Quote of the week
"To be interesting, be interested."
Dale Carnegie, American author of How to Win Friends and Influence People
Download the April Market Trends Report infographic. This is a great resource to share with your clients and colleagues on social media, your website or via email or even print. Read More
Digging Deeper: March 2021 Records
March 2021 was yet another record-breaking month. In this report, the DMAR Market Trends Committee examined the various records broken in this month. Read More
As an observation, year-to-date we have closed 12,050 properties. That’s a strong number and on par with last year’s number and above 2019, 2018 and 2017. The unfortunate aspect is that new listings entering the market are down 13.16 percent year-to-date. That represents 2,200 fewer potential properties for sale that would have easily sold. Read More
How Are We Selling So Much When Inventory is So Low? | Guest Post
How do real estate professionals support our clients in the most extreme seller's market ever seen? Honesty, an understanding of the market dynamics and a whole lot of empathy go a long way - especially with our first-time home buyers. Read More
Top 3 Fair Housing Concerns to Focus on in 2021
April is Fair Housing Month, an important time for REALTORS® to demonstrate their commitment to equality. You can do this by reading up on the latest issues and sharing information and resources online. We assembled this list to help you get started. Read More
What Biden’s infrastructure plan does for housing
President Joseph Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan represents the most sweeping national investment in decades. The “American Rescue Plan,” unveiled Wednesday, includes $213 billion allocated for housing, with a focus on low- and middle-income homeowners and prospective homebuyers. Specifically, the plan calls for the construction and rehabilitation of over 500,000 homes in low- and middle-income areas. Read More
Americans Hit the Brakes on Home-Buying Activity Lst Month, Previewing a Challenging Spring Season
Far fewer Americans signed deals to purchase homes in February than economists expected, a reflection of the impact of the falling inventory of homes for sale and the rapid rise in mortgage rates. The index of pending home sales fell 10.6% in February, the fifth consecutive month in which this measure declined, the National Associaton of REALTORS® said Wednesday. Read More
Are you excited about next Thursday? We are! Each year we host our annual Excellence Awards to celebrate our inspiring and amazing honorees. And this year we are bringing it to you! Attend the first-ever virtual awards show to celebrate our winners across six different categories, hear from keynote speaker and #1 ranked real estate coach Tom Ferry, catch special moments and more! Learn More
Resources & services
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Top-earning agents have one thing in common: they know their local real estate market. Ask them any question about the area, and they can answer it (or at least they know where to go to find the answer). If you want to make it in real estate, you have to know the ins-and-outs of the local marketplace. Register
If you're looking to build your real estate connections and polish your networking skills join us for a meet-and-greet with DMAR Industry Partners (i.e. fellow real estate professionals including lenders, title reps, roofers, photographers and more!). This is your chance to make connections and build your industry relationships for maximum success in your business. RSVP here
Two years ago, DMAR put together a collection of pro-REALTOR® resources called "Experience the REALTOR® Difference". This is still a great resource to share with your clients. You can share online or you could print and distribute it, too. Make sure you are communicating your value! Read More
Industry partner spotlight
Industry Partner Members: Step into the Spotlight!
To be featured, please submit a brief elevator pitch (roughly 100-150 words) highlighting your business and what services you provide. Please note, this should not be a bio. We are looking for what makes you and/or your business unique.
Please send your pitch along with your name, company name, contact info and a URL link (if desired) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
No strings attached - this is a FREE advertising opportunity!
Just for you
Three Tier Benefits | "The REALTOR® Advantage, Is Your Agent a REALTOR®?" Brochure
As a member of DMAR, you also gain access to member-only benefits and services from the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) and the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR).
Share who you are as a REALTOR® and what you stand for with The REALTOR® Advantage, Is Your Agent a REALTOR®? Brochure. This brochure offers insights into what sets REALTORS® apart and is 25% off until the end of the month thanks to NAR's Right Tools, Right Now Program.
This brochure was created with support from the That’s Who We R® campaign and helps support the messaging that whether buying or selling, REALTORS® bring value to the process. The brochure was designed for you to provide to your clients to share who you are as a REALTOR® and what you stand for, with sections on:
- What it means to be a REALTOR®
- Asking your REALTOR® the right questions
- Honesty and Integrity, Insights and Expertise
- Plus, it hightlights the value that REALTORS® bring to the home buying and selling process.
You can also download the digital version for free!
Sold in packs of 100. Also available in Spanish.