The Top Real Estate Blogs of 2020 (So Far)

This year has brought challenges and uncertainty that we’ve never seen before, and people are looking for a lighthouse to help them navigate these stormy, unchartered waters.

More importantly, they’re looking to industry leaders like you for answers to tough questions. According to a recent survey by Chartbeat, a media analytics company, news readership has increased almost 33% since early March.

In a time when people are starving for information, your community is looking to you to help educate them on what’s happening in real estate.

But instead of sifting through tons of different sources, we made it simple by compiling the most popular articles agents shared with their clients this year.

The economic turmoil surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic causes concern that an impending recession would also result in a housing crisis. Fear that we are heading for another 2008 grows with every headline mentioning recession.

However, the real estate market conditions today are nothing like they were before the crash. Low inventory, more equity, and higher mortgage standards are among the reasons experts believe the housing market will recover. Read the full blog to learn more.

Homeownership is one of the biggest dreams most people have. Four walls and a roof signify more than just a structure: it’s a place for people to call home.

In order for your clients to best understand what it will take to make their dream a reality, talk through these important steps to help put their real estate goals in perspective. You can also share this infographic to help ease fears in those anxious to buy or sell in this shifting market.

Looking to the Future: What the Experts Are Saying | Keeping Current Matters

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to change the landscape of everyday life, many wonder just how long it will take the economy to recover. While we may not be able to predict the future, we can turn to financial experts to help us see the light at the end of the tunnel.

Here’s what they’re saying.

Three Reasons Why This Is Not a Housing Crisis | Keeping Current Matters

Concerns about a recession are very real. But that doesn’t mean that a housing crisis will follow. In 2008, the housing market was what led the U.S. into a recession. This time, it’s set up to lead us out of one.

These are the three big reasons why we’re not headed for another housing crisis.

Don’t Let Frightening Headlines Scare You | Keeping Current Matters

Bad news sells, and there have been their fair share of anxiety-inducing headlines in recent months. Instead of panicking, it’s important to seek reliable resources so you can see the big picture.

In this blog, we break down some of the “scary headlines” coming out of the economic impact of the pandemic crisis and shed light on the truth behind them.

Bottom Line

In times of uncertainty, people look to leaders for answers. As a real estate agent, you’re a prominent voice and leader in your area, and your community is looking to you to answer some hard questions right now.

This is a time to stay educated, so you can help families make confident decisions when buying and selling a home.

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