Category Archives: Residential

Distracted Driving | REALTOR® Safety

In honor of REALTOR® Safety Month, we sat down with Carl Carter Jr. of the Beverly Carter Foundation to discuss real estate safety tips. This week, we’re focusing on how real estate professionals can stay safe while driving. From taking work calls, texting clients, to navigating to unfamiliar locations, your phone is an essential tool …Read more

Stewart Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month. Started in 1968, this heritage month honors the rich history, culture, and contributions of our Hispanic and Latino neighbors. To celebrate, the Stewart team came together to think of several key figures in the community that we respect. From Broadway playwright, astronaut, to activist, these people …Read more

How to Determine if a Multigenerational Home is the Right Choice for You

Multigenerational homes are a growing trend in the U.S. While there are many types of multigenerational homes, the most common type is a three-generation household consisting of adults, their children (who may be adults), and aging parents. According to Generations United, one in four Americans live in a household with three or more generations. Their …Read more

How Real Estate Agents Can Mediate Conflict with Clients | REALTOR® Safety

In anticipation of REALTOR® Safety Month, we sat down with Carl Carter Jr. of the Beverly Carter Foundation to discuss real estate safety tips. This week, we’re focusing on how real estate professionals can mediate conflict with angry and upset clients. Improper conflict management can hurt the customer-agent relationship. Here are some strategies for conflict …Read more

Security Cameras and Your Open House | REALTOR® Safety

Looking towards REALTOR® Safety Month in September, we sat down with Carl Carter Jr. of the Beverly Carter Foundation to discuss real estate safety tips. This week, we’re focusing on what to look for in a security camera for your client’s open house. Criminals want the path of least resistance and knowing that there is video surveillance in …Read more

Housing Market & Residential Lending Forecast August 2021

Fortunately Fannie Mae and the MBA release monthly forecasts for residential lending volumes, new and existing home sales and interest rates.  They do not, however, look through the same glasses when prognosticating the future, however.  Core to housing and residential lending are interest rates that remained below 2.9 percent once again this week according to …Read more

How to Help Clients Prepare for Open House | REALTOR® Safety

Looking towards REALTOR® Safety Month in September, we sat down with Carl Carter Jr. of the Beverly Carter Foundation to discuss real estate safety tips. This week, we’re focusing on preparing your clients for an open house. While cleaning and organizing their space might be one of the first things clients think of when preparing …Read more