Inventory is a problem for the Washington real estate scene. According to this month's Northwest Multiple Listing Service report, the total active listings is down more than 10%, with 14 counties.. SeattlePI.com - Published
Breaking down the biggest trends and concerns servicers should be thinking about, TMS Chief Compliance Officer Shanya Arrington sat down with HousingWire to offer some exclusive insights on what’s.. HousingWire - Published
Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) said he’ll support President Donald Trump’s controversial nomination of Judy Shelton for the Federal Reserve Board. That leaves two senators who could nix her.
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Lead-seeking lenders may have a new best friend in Credit Karma after their $7.1 billion sale to Intuit this week. HousingWire Columnist Julian Hebron takes a look.
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Spring is the universal start to homebuying season, but in May specifically, homes that hit the market early in the month sell for almost 1% more.
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Reacting to Bernie Sanders' plan for the sourcing for more than $40 trillion in spending, Beacon Policy Advisors had some interesting advice: Ignore it.
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While Phoenix was seen as the petri dish of the experimental iBuyers market, its Raleigh, North Carolina, that had the most iBuyer purchases last year.
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Pending home sales rebounded 5.2% in January, following December's decline that was the largest in almost a decade, according to a report Thursday from NAR.
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The average U.S. fixed rate for a 30-year mortgage fell to 3.45% this week, matching the three-year low set three weeks ago.
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America's economy grew at an annual rate of 2.1% in the fourth quarter, according to the second GDP estimate from the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
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In this week's column, HousingWire Columnist Logan Mohtashami responds to presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg's comments on the financial crisis, providing his own view on how the market crashed and.. HousingWire - Published
Tech-enabled matching platform, LemonBrew, has announced it will make a nationwide expansion throughout 2020.
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Craig Phillips, who served as the Trump administration's point person for GSE reform before stepping down in 2019, has a new job in the housing industry.
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Real estate and mortgage startup Homie is now set to expand into three new states after the company raised $23 million in new funding.
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An increase of Americans say they plan on purchasing a home. But will the benefit of low mortgage rates outweigh rising home prices and low housing inventory?
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Sales of new homes jumped in January to an annualized rate of 764,000, which is 7.9% above December’s revised pace and 18.6% higher than the previous year.
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ClosingCorp time studies show clients saving on average 45 minutes per file and $25 to $45 per loan.
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Mortgage applications took a turn for the better this week, reversing course from last week’s decline. According to the MBA, applications increased by 1.5% from the previous week.
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Designed by one of the seminal architects recognized for creating Northwest Modernism, this preserved stunner is on the market for the first time since it was built-- listed for $1.688 million. SeattlePI.com - Published
Seattle's luxury housing boom will worsen inequality and affordability in the city, according to a new report, which calls for officials to require more transparency on who is actually buying luxury.. SeattlePI.com - Published
Joining us at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Servicing Conference, Marina Walsh breaks down how the refinance wave and potential natural disasters impact the servicing space. HW+ Premium.. HousingWire - Published
The lowest mortgage rates have ever been was around Thanksgiving 2012 when the interest rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to 3.31% (according to Freddie Mac data), but rising panic over the.. HousingWire - Published
Savvy criminals are learning that access to your own data isn’t the only leverage they have – lost business time and revenue can be held against you as well.
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The success or failure of a real estate brokerage seems to be measured by a variety of components in today’s world. HousingWire Columnist Mary Frances Coleman takes a deeper look and asks the.. HousingWire - Published
Realogy will be renaming NRT, the business unit that includes Corcoran Group, Sotheby’s International Realty and Coldwell Banker.
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U.S. home prices increased 5.1% in the fourth quarter from a year ago, matching the pace of the prior quarter, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency.
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For government agencies, the road to a streamlined process is a hard slog through outdated technology, requiring battles with regulators and legislators. But that doesn't stop them from trying.
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U.S. home prices increased 3.8% in December from a year earlier, a faster pace than the prior month's 3.5%, according to S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller National Home Price Index.
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CIS Credit Solutions, which provides credit services for mortgage lenders, is adding a big name to its newly formed advisory board. The company announced Tuesday morning that former Speaker of the.. HousingWire - Published