On the market for the first time in 40 plus years, this preserved Seward Park mid-century comes with history, 100 feet of waterfront, and its own dock. Yours for $3.6 million. SeattlePI.com - Published
On Lake Union, the "Oh What a Day" is a 6o6 square foot, two-level, roof deck-sporting floating home-- a more enticing condo alternative you may never find, at least not priced at $489,000. SeattlePI.com - Published
In 1908, this venerable building rose from the ground to accommodate Seattle high school students in Queen Anne. Now, it's been converted to condos, and you can own one for $545,000. SeattlePI.com - Published
2019 has been a year of tremendous audience and product growth for HousingWire and we couldn’t be prouder. But we’re not ready to rest on our laurels. Far from it. In fact, 2020 promises to be an.. HousingWire - Published
Selling to an iBuyer means never having to worry about prepping for an open house. But are sellers leaving money on the table?
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The mortgage broker channel has seen a great deal of growth over the last year, with independent mortgage brokers now accounting for more than 16% market share. This momentum presents a great.. HousingWire - Published
The company announced this week it is expanding to Boston, adding to its already lengthy list of metros it serves.
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In his first piece as HousingWire's columnist, Massive Agent Podcast host Dustin Brohm unpacks how housing professionals relate to consumers, and what they could do better.
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Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced Thursday the appointment of Anthony Renzi as the new CEO of Common Securitization Solutions. In this new role, Renzi will assume responsibility for the platform.. HousingWire - Published
Despite recent data that younger generations are beginning to buy houses, on the whole, those same generations are waiting far longer than their parents did to buy their first house. But just how much.. HousingWire - Published
Thanks to a new round of funding, Figure is now worth more than a $1 billion and has now reached unicorn status, a term for privately held startups that are valued at more than $1 billion.
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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced it will invest $10 million to develop 538 affordable homes.
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The U.S. unemployment rate fell to another 50-year low in November, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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According to a new data set from the National Association of Home Builders, Millennials care just as much (if not more) about they want in a house rather than what they need.
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As we move toward the new year, many experts and economists are forecasting the housing market will continue to see growth. Now, one expert looks at the technology advancements we will see in.. HousingWire - Published
This week's Mortgage Tech Rundown focuses on the latest product and software developments, integrations and more from companies like Openly, roOmy, and Wolters Kluwer.
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Nationally, home prices have increased 3.5% year over year in October, a report from CoreLogic says. But what's going to happen in the next year?
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It became easier to get a mortgage in November, according to data published Thursday by Mortgage Bankers Association.
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Throughout this year, HomeStreet Bank shifted away from the mortgage business, selling off much of its retail mortgage origination business. But the bank isn’t done shedding the mortgage-related.. HousingWire - Published
Just as it did with forward mortgages, the Federal Housing Administration is increasing its maximum claim amount for reverse mortgages for 2020.
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Thanks to increases in home prices in 2019, the Federal Housing Administration loan limit will increase for nearly all of the country in 2020.
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Delinquency rates are at or near record lows for nearly every capital source in the third quarter, with the rate for commercial mortgages held by banks at its lowest since the inception of the series.. HousingWire - Published
This week, the average U.S. fixed rate for a 30-year mortgage came in at 3.68%, according to the Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey.
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For us in the Pacific Northwest, Whidbey Island's beauty is no secret. The serene landscape and greenery mingle with cool air from Puget Sound, making this gem feel like Seattle's mellow, less.. SeattlePI.com - Published
loanDepot announced the hire of Sudhir Nair as chief information and technology officer this week. Nair replaces Dominick Marchetti, who left for Guaranteed Rate earlier this year.
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It now costs the typical renter a median of $1,230 and $1,465 to rent the average one- and two-bedroom units, Zumper said in its National Rent Report. While this is a decline from the previous month,.. HousingWire - Published
Early September’s three-year low in mortgage rates caused home prices to heat up in October, according to Black Knight.
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To get a feel for what's coming next for housing, HousingWire sat down this week with Morty Co-Founder & CTO Adam Rothblatt to discuss iBuyers, what will happen with mortgage rates, and more about.. HousingWire - Published
The share of refinances closed by Millennials increased in October to an all new high, according to the latest Ellie Mae Millennial Tracker report. Ellie Mae explained that heading into 2020, lenders.. HousingWire - Published
Gateway First Bank announced that is hired Tony Taveekanjana as its new executive vice president and chief production officer.
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People in California who want to buy a home without using a real estate agent can now do exactly that, thanks to Redfin.
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Construction is strongest in Millennial areas, but growth in these areas has begun to lag, according to a report from the National Association of Home Builders. And there have been two consecutive.. HousingWire - Published
Private sector employment increased by only 67,000 jobs, dropping 45% from the prior month's pace, according to the jobs report issued on Wednesday.
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