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WFG National Title provides regular updates to its real estate industry partners with the WFG Insights Podcast. This podcast features WFG executives offering their perspective, along with industry influencers, agents and other real estate partners sharing their expertise and best business practices.

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WFG National Title provides regular updates to its real estate industry partners with the WFG Insights Podcast. This podcast features WFG executives offering their perspective, along with industry influencers, agents and other real estate partners sharing their expertise and best business practices.

    The Only Thing Certain is Uncertainty: Five Factors Influencing the Housing Market

    The Only Thing Certain is Uncertainty: Five Factors Influencing the Housing Market

    Inflation is raging, rates are on a rollercoaster and a recession is looming, or may have already arrived. But that's not necessarily bad news for the real estate market, as consumers and the industry welcomes an uptick in inventory while adjusting to higher rates. In this episode, WFG Founder & Executive Chairman Patrick Stone corrects the headlines, adds perspective and offers an outlook as we navigate through these uncertain times.

    • 25 min
    Bubble Babble: Patrick Stone Explains Why We're NOT in a Real Estate Bubble

    Bubble Babble: Patrick Stone Explains Why We're NOT in a Real Estate Bubble

    Many "experts" are calling current conditions a housing bubble and predicting a significant reset in the real estate market. But while inflation rages, rates rise and segments of the economy slow, WFG Founder and Executive Chairman Patrick Stone shares why real estate prices will remain elevated. That doesn't mean the market won't be challenging, and Pat also shares his outlook and advice for the remainder of 2022.

    • 21 min
    Guidance, Insight and Advice During the Most Unpredictable Market Ever

    Guidance, Insight and Advice During the Most Unpredictable Market Ever

    Inflation and high gas prices are impacting consumer spending habits. Mortgage rates have spiked to their highest levels since 2008. Supply chains are still impacted by lockdowns in China, and Russia's war on Ukraine has rocked the commodities market. Now, as the Fed raises rates to fight inflation, what will the impact be on the housing market? For that answer and much more, we call on WFG Founder & Executive Chairman Patrick Stone's perspective.

    • 25 min
    Mortgage Rates Spike as Inflation Rages: Patrick Stone's Game Plan

    Mortgage Rates Spike as Inflation Rages: Patrick Stone's Game Plan

    As mortgage rates flirt with 5% and inflation impacts consumer buying power, now is the time to adjust your game plan, if you haven't already. This episode is a must-listen, as WFG Founder & Executive Chairman Patrick Stone provides a game plan and offers an outlook for the real estate market in 2022. Plus, clarity on the headlines and how to help your clients in this uncertain environment.

    • 22 min
    UPDATED FORECAST: The Impact of War, Inflation and Rate Hikes on the Real Estate Market

    UPDATED FORECAST: The Impact of War, Inflation and Rate Hikes on the Real Estate Market

    WFG Founder and Executive Chairman has seen it all in his 40+ years in the real estate industry. But even the veteran industry expert admits he's never seen anything like we're experiencing in 2022. Russia's invasion of Ukraine, inflation, and Fed rate hikes are creating a conundrum for economists with no consensus on the outlook. In this episode, Stone shares what he's watching, potential scenarios, and his latest forecast on interest rates in the year ahead. Also, an update on the commercial retail, office and multifamily sectors.

    • 26 min
    Rates on the Rise: WFG Founder Patrick Stone Forecasts Fed Action and Market Impact

    Rates on the Rise: WFG Founder Patrick Stone Forecasts Fed Action and Market Impact

    With inflation pegging the meter at rates not seen since the 1980's, the Fed will be forced to raise rates. The questions are how much, how quickly, and what the impact will be on longer-term mortgage interest rates and the red hot housing market. In this episode, WFG Founder & Executive Chairman Patrick Stone addresses the hype in media reports, provides perspective on the housing market, and previews a more in-depth forecast coming in March.

    • 21 min

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