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Veros: Washington, Nevada will see most home value appreciation next year
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Veros: Washington, Nevada will see most home value appreciation next year
Source HousingWire

Valuations provider Veros predicts seven of the 10 top-appreciating markets in the next 12 months will be in Washington and Nevada. The company’s...

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Millennials now prioritize homeownership over starting a family
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Millennials now prioritize homeownership over starting a family
Source HousingWire

Record amounts of student debt and steadily increasing mortgage rates have long prevented young adults from entering the housing market, but recent...

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Web.com Tour and Ellie Mae announce dates for the 2019 Ellie Mae Classic
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Web.com Tour and Ellie Mae announce dates for the 2019 Ellie Mae Classic
Source HousingWire

The Web.com Tour and Ellie Mae announced today dates for the 2019 Ellie Mae Classic, which will return to TPC Stonebrae in Hayward, California, on...

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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Everything on offer at MBA annual
News 2 days ago
Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Everything on offer at MBA annual
Source HousingWire

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee takes a look at news across the HousingWire weekend desk, with more coverage to come on bigger issues. Today, it’s all...

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MRI Software buys affordable housing proptech company IPM Software
News 4 days ago
MRI Software buys affordable housing proptech company IPM Software
Source HousingWire

“Combining our experience and knowledge with MRI’s well-established real estate software capabilities positions us to match the needs of an ever...

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Should you use home equity to delay Social Security?
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Should you use home equity to delay Social Security?
Source HousingWire

For some time, reverse mortgage lenders touted a strategy that involves obtaining a HECM early on in retirement in order to delay taking Social...

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ATTOM: Foreclosure activity falls to lowest level since 2005
News 6 days ago
ATTOM: Foreclosure activity falls to lowest level since 2005
Source HousingWire

There was a significant decrease in foreclosures at the end of the third quarter of 2018, according to ATTOM Data Solutions' latest Foreclosure...

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True business transformation in mortgage requires efficiencies in back-end processes
News 6 days ago
True business transformation in mortgage requires efficiencies in back-end processes
Source HousingWire

In order to meet the increasing pressure from consumers to deliver quicker, easier mortgages, lenders have relied on an array of consumer-facing...

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Flagstar appoints new SVP of its retail mortgage business
News 6 days ago
Flagstar appoints new SVP of its retail mortgage business
Source HousingWire

Flagstar Bank announced Wednesday that Scott Bristol has joined the company as senior vice president and national production manager of its retail...

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Cushman & Wakefield grows Chicago business by hiring entire KIG multifamily team
News 6 days ago
Cushman & Wakefield grows Chicago business by hiring entire KIG multifamily team
Source HousingWire

Cushman & Wakefield hired Susan Tjarksen, Todd Stofflet and Jason Stevens to bolster its Midwest multifamily investment sales operations. Tjarksen,...

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Wells Fargo is back in the mortgage securitization business
News 6 days ago
Wells Fargo is back in the mortgage securitization business
Source HousingWire

Once an absolute giant in the mortgage securitization space, Wells Fargo has been noticeably absent from the list of issuers since the housing...

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HUD awards $47 million grant to housing counseling agencies
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HUD awards $47 million grant to housing counseling agencies
Source HousingWire

The U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Wednesday that it has awarded $47 million in housing counseling grants. The agency...

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HSBC to pay $765 million in settlement over pre-crisis mortgage bonds
News 1 week ago
HSBC to pay $765 million in settlement over pre-crisis mortgage bonds
Source HousingWire

HSBC will pay $765 million to the federal government as part of a settlement that covers the bank’s mortgage bond activities in the run-up to the...

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Former SoFi CEO Mike Cagney's blockchain lending startup Figure unveils first loan program
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Former SoFi CEO Mike Cagney's blockchain lending startup Figure unveils first loan program
Source HousingWire

Former SoFi CEO Mike Cagney is officially back and has officially pivoted to blockchain. Cagney's new company, Figure Technologies, is now rolling...

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D Magazine: Dallas needs to step up its affordable housing game
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D Magazine: Dallas needs to step up its affordable housing game
Source HousingWire

One of the nation’s multifamily production leaders desperately needs to step up its affordable housing production. According to a recent study from...

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Stay Alfred raises $47 million in Series B
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Stay Alfred raises $47 million in Series B
Source HousingWire

Stay Alfred, a short-term rental company that operates out of multifamily properties, just raised $47 million in its Series B funding round....

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Walker & Dunlop appoints new VP in its capital markets group
News 1 week ago
Walker & Dunlop appoints new VP in its capital markets group
Source HousingWire

In a move to expand its presence in Southern California, Walker & Dunlop recently announced it appointed Trevor Blood to vice president in its...

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WATCH: Movement Mortgage CEO explains recent staff layoffs
News 1 week ago
WATCH: Movement Mortgage CEO explains recent staff layoffs
Source HousingWire

When a CEO becomes known for spreading the message of love to his coworkers and clients, it can be hard then to turn around and announce a round of...

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Liberty’s Michael Kent on the challenge – and the promise – of the reverse mortgage market
News 1 week ago
Liberty’s Michael Kent on the challenge – and the promise – of the reverse mortgage market
Source HousingWire

Originations are down in the reverse mortgage industry right now, but Liberty Home Equity Solutions remains undeterred, focusing intently on...

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Redfin: Supply of for-sale homes surge in the West
News 1 week ago
Redfin: Supply of for-sale homes surge in the West
Source HousingWire

In the third quarter of 2018, the number of homes for sale in the West increased significantly from a year ago, according to the latest data from...

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Denver turns to
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Denver turns to "granny flats" stave off affordability woes
Source HousingWire

Auxiliary dwelling units could be the answer to helping low-income households afford to stay in gentrifying areas. According to a report by Donna...

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NYSE parent company ICE acquires MERS
News 1 week ago
NYSE parent company ICE acquires MERS
Source HousingWire

Intercontinental Exchange, the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange, is now also the parent company of MERSCORP Holdings, as the companies...

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JPMorgan Chase lays off 400 mortgage banking staffers
News 1 week ago
JPMorgan Chase lays off 400 mortgage banking staffers
Source HousingWire

JPMorgan Chase is laying off roughly 400 employees in its consumer mortgage banking division. According to the Wall Street Journal, people familiar...

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Finance of America issues second round of defaulted reverse mortgage bonds
News 1 week ago
Finance of America issues second round of defaulted reverse mortgage bonds
Source HousingWire

Finance of America is back with a second round of defaulted reverse mortgage bonds. The $399 million offering is a solid marker of investor...

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Finance of America Reverse issues second round of defaulted reverse mortgage bonds
News 1 week ago
Finance of America Reverse issues second round of defaulted reverse mortgage bonds
Source HousingWire

Finance of America Reverse is back with a second round of defaulted reverse mortgage bonds. The $399 million offering is a solid marker of investor...

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September jobs report: Unemployment falls to 3.7%
News 1 week ago
September jobs report: Unemployment falls to 3.7%
Source HousingWire

The unemployment rate moderately fell to 3.7% in September, according to the latest Employment Situation Summary report from the U.S. Bureau of...

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HECM mortgage-backed securities see $1 billion decline
News 1 week ago
HECM mortgage-backed securities see $1 billion decline
Source HousingWire

The latest data on HECM mortgage-backed securities reveals issuance is down in the third quarter to $1.7 billion – that’s about a billion less than...

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Movement Mortgage to lay off 180 employees
News 1 week ago
Movement Mortgage to lay off 180 employees
Source HousingWire

For the third time this year, Movement Mortgage is cutting its workforce. Movement announced Thursday that it is laying off 180 of its employees on...

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Redfin Mortgage opens up shop in Colorado
News 1 week ago
Redfin Mortgage opens up shop in Colorado
Source HousingWire

Redfin Mortgage just expanded into Colorado, its 10th new market since Redfin launched its mortgage lending operations in January 2017. Redfin...

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Is Kanye West making big moves in real estate development?
News 1 week ago
Is Kanye West making big moves in real estate development?
Source HousingWire

When it comes to creativity and innovation, Kanye West proves to be nothing short of a visionary. Now, several cryptic Instagram posts may indicate...

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