DMAR Digest | Week of December 27

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Economic Outlook: County Updates [FREE in-person events]

NEW THIS YEAR! We will be hosting FREE in-person local Economic Outlooks - think of these as localized spinoffs of the DMAR Economic Summit.

Our Economic Outlooks are your chance to hear firsthand from local experts about the economic future of where you live and work. Not only are these informative but they are also FREE for DMAR members. Space is limited so RSVP now to reserve your spot.

Douglas + South Metro Denver Update
January 14th, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Parker Library

Denver + Arapahoe Update
January 18th, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM 
Lowry Conference Center

Jefferson + Adams Update
January 27th, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Lakewood Cultural Center


Quote of the week

“The problem with real estate is that it’s local. You have to understand the local market.”

Robert Kiyosaki, American businessman and author

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Experts Predict What The Housing Market Will Look Like In 2022
Milford Adams, Denver Metro Association of Realtors® 2022 chairman of the board of directors: 2022 will continue to be an indisputable seller's market around the nation with higher appraisal gaps as supply chain will continue to be a major issue that the world has to combat. We’re hearing reports that we need 100 million homes to stabilize the market and, frankly, that’s not going to happen anytime soon. Read More

Sales Up as Buyers Rush to Lock in Mortgage Rates
Homebuyers may have felt more determined in November to purchase before 2021 comes to an end and mortgage rates and borrowing costs increase, as largely is forecasted to happen. Existing-home sales, which include completed transactions for single-family homes, townhomes, condos, and co-ops, rose 1.9% in November compared to October, the National Association of Realtors® reported Wednesday. Sales, however, are down 2% compared to a year ago. Read More

U.S. Existing Home Sales Rise in November to Highest Level in Ten Months
For now, existing sales have momentum, with sales up 10% over the first eleven months of 2021. Economists say the future trajectory of sales will largely depend on the supply of listings buyers have to choose from. “Inventories have declined over the last three months, but they are off record lows,” Rubeela Farooqi, chief U.S. economist at High-Frequency Economics, noted in a recent report, adding that prices, while high, have also moderated. Read More

Headwinds confronting the mortgage industry in 2022
As we approach 2022, some concerning headwinds confront the mortgage origination industry. For companies to survive and thrive, mortgage executives must focus on three primary factors: risk, strategy and efficiency. In terms of managing financial risk, considerations include interest rate, market and reputation. Risk is becoming more pronounced as the Federal Reserve announced its plan to start tapering mortgage-backed security purchases by $5 billion, which will inevitably cause market volatility. Read More

DMAR Connect | December 2021 [Video]
Did you miss the December 2021 DMAR Connect all about growing your pipeline for 2022? Not to worry - find the full event recording here! Topics covered included: lead generation (from referrals to paid lead gen), business planning for 2022, how to establish a solid business funnel and more! Read More

The Next Big Thing | January 20 & 21 | Discount Code: DMAR150
The Next Big Thing is shaking up how real estate professionals will define business success. This energy-rich, content-driven event will introduce the biggest drivers shaping the industry, and instill how to harness the next big thing to catapult your own business. Over the course of two days, you will hear from industry leaders and pioneers who have paved the way and achieved the highest levels of success. You'll discuss how the world is changing and what’s needed to stay two steps ahead. Together with four hundred and fifty other professionals, you will build a foundation to become the Next Big Thing. Learn More

Resources & services

Sponsor the 2022 Excellence Awards 
DMAR's annual Excellence Awards is the perfect event to share your product or services with hundreds of top producers craving connections to help grow their business even further. Our sponsorship package includes five levels ranging from $500 to $7,500. Contact us today to discuss which sponsor level best fits your budget and goals. Read More

Sponsor the 2022 Economic Summit

Sponsoring this event is an exciting opportunity to get in front of the hundreds of proactive industry real estate professionals in Denver. DMAR’s Economic Summit is an annual event featuring key economic experts who share their outlook on local, state and national financial & economic trends. Read More

DMAR's 2021 Wrapped | Our Year in Review
DMAR had a BIG year in 2021. We re-thought how we provide value to members, added lots of new resources and free perks, helped our community and made 2021 a year for the books. Read More

Free Holiday Graphics for your Social Media

The value of social media as a marketing tool is ongoing, especially around the holidays when you want to stay top of mind with your past, current and future clients. Creating social media graphics can be time-consuming, though. Plus, if you aren’t including visuals with your posts, your followers may not find your content to be all that engaging or eye-catching. That’s why we've made a bunch of holiday graphics for you! Click below to view and download 15 graphics for the rest of the holiday season. All graphics are FREE and optimized for your Facebook and Instagram accounts. Use as many as you'd like! Download Graphics

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