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[Pulse] How real estate agents and mortgage lenders can use Instagram to boost their business
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[Pulse] How real estate agents and mortgage lenders can use Instagram to boost their business
Source HousingWire

Instagram boasts a whopping 1 billion users, with 500 million of them logging into the platform every day. The hashtag #realestate has been used on...

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ATTOM: Foreclosure activity climbs slightly in August, but is still down 24% from last year
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ATTOM: Foreclosure activity climbs slightly in August, but is still down 24% from last year
Source HousingWire

Foreclosure activity increased slightly in August, but is still down nearly 25% from last year, according to new data from ATTOM Data Solutions....

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FHFA moves to curb Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac green loans for multifamily
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FHFA moves to curb Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac green loans for multifamily
Source HousingWire

The federal regulator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced changes on Friday to tweak its role in the multifamily mortgage market. The Federal...

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Mortgage Tech Rundown: HomeLight, Asurity, and Homebot
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Mortgage Tech Rundown: HomeLight, Asurity, and Homebot
Source HousingWire

Mortgage Tech Rundown looks at the latest news in mortgage technology, featuring new product updates, integrations and announcements. HomeLight has...

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HUD watchdog clears Carson in $31,000 furniture fiasco
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HUD watchdog clears Carson in $31,000 furniture fiasco
Source HousingWire

Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson was cleared by HUD's independent watchdog for the order for the controversial...

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Priced out? More renters are seeking out lower cost metros
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Priced out? More renters are seeking out lower cost metros
Source HousingWire

Perhaps the rent is "too damn high" in some places after all. Renters in Los Angeles, Boston, New York and Seattle are more likely to search for...

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NAHB: Most homeowners now view housing market’s affordability problem as a crisis
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NAHB: Most homeowners now view housing market’s affordability problem as a crisis
Source HousingWire

As housing affordability continues to be a cause of concern for the nation's homeowners, a report from the National Association of Homebuilders...

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Trump’s housing-finance plan aims to curb GSE lending in areas with rent control
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Trump’s housing-finance plan aims to curb GSE lending in areas with rent control
Source HousingWire

Buckle your seatbelts, California. You may be in for another showdown with the Trump administration. You too, New York and Oregon. When Treasury...

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Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates tick up from last week’s 3-year low
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Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates tick up from last week’s 3-year low
Source HousingWire

This week, the average U. S. fixed rate for a 30-year mortgage reversed course, averaging 3.56%. That's seven basis points above last week's three...

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LendingTree: This is how a foreclosure really impacts a borrower's pursuit of homeownership
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LendingTree: This is how a foreclosure really impacts a borrower's pursuit of homeownership
Source HousingWire

In 2018, there were more than 600,000 American homes in foreclosure. While this total seems large, it actually represents the lowest rate of...

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Help prospective homebuyers leave renting behind — partner with a mortgage broker
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Help prospective homebuyers leave renting behind — partner with a mortgage broker
Source HousingWire

Potential buyers interested in making the switch from renting to buying a home often hesitate due to worries of more costly monthly payments or...

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Envoy Mortgage partners with Sutherland for operational support
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Envoy Mortgage partners with Sutherland for operational support
Source HousingWire

Sutherland Head of Global Business Development Neil Sutherland sat down with Envoy Mortgage COO Kim Hoffman to discuss Envoy's decision to work...

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America's home price growth continues to slow as economic tension heightens
News 3 days ago
America's home price growth continues to slow as economic tension heightens
Source HousingWire

In August, the average American home listing price climbed 4.9% year over year, reaching a high of $309,000, according to Realtor.com's Housing...

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Ginnie Mae removes VA loan restrictions on NewDay USA and SunWest Mortgage
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Ginnie Mae removes VA loan restrictions on NewDay USA and SunWest Mortgage
Source HousingWire

More than a year after initially being restricted from participating in all of Ginnie Mae's mortgage-backed securities programs due to issues with...

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MBA: Yet another mortgage rate drop spurs increase in applicants
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MBA: Yet another mortgage rate drop spurs increase in applicants
Source HousingWire

Last week, the nation's mortgage rates fell to another three-year low, prompting many Americans to return to the market, according to The Mortgage...

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NerdWallet: Decline in housing affordability is keeping Americans out of their desired markets
News 4 days ago
NerdWallet: Decline in housing affordability is keeping Americans out of their desired markets
Source HousingWire

As housing affordability becomes a top concern for homeowners across the country, a new report from NerdWallet indicates many are refraining from...

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Experts: New housing construction shortage expected to last until 2022
News 4 days ago
Experts: New housing construction shortage expected to last until 2022
Source HousingWire

The rate at which new housing in being built in this country has not recovered since the housing crisis, and it looks like that trend may be...

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NAR: Three-quarters of buyers found their homes on their phones
News 4 days ago
NAR: Three-quarters of buyers found their homes on their phones
Source HousingWire

About three-quarters of buyers reported finding their homes using their phones, according to a report from the National Association of Realtors....

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Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Quicken Loans, others want DTI requirement eliminated from QM lending rules
News 4 days ago
Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Quicken Loans, others want DTI requirement eliminated from QM lending rules
Source HousingWire

Four of the largest mortgage lenders in the country are leading a coalition that is calling on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to make to...

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These lenders are dominating multifamily servicing in 2019
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These lenders are dominating multifamily servicing in 2019
Source HousingWire

The Mortgage Bankers Association released its mid-year data showing who is ahead of the pack when it comes to multifamily servicing in 2019. The...

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HousingWire opens nominations for 2019 Vanguards
News 5 days ago
HousingWire opens nominations for 2019 Vanguards
Source HousingWire

HousingWire Vanguards represent some of the top influencers in the housing space. It is one of the highest awards housing professionals can earn....

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Fannie Mae: Declining mortgage rates propel nation’s home buying outlook to new high
News 5 days ago
Fannie Mae: Declining mortgage rates propel nation’s home buying outlook to new high
Source HousingWire

In August, American housing confidence increased slightly as more consumers expressed optimism regarding the nation's falling mortgage rates,...

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Multifamily originations to hit all-time high in 2020
News 5 days ago
Multifamily originations to hit all-time high in 2020
Source HousingWire

Multifamily originations are set to hit yet another all-time high in 2020, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. Last year, the MBA...

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Bay Area company combats housing crunch with “backyard home” offering
News 5 days ago
Bay Area company combats housing crunch with “backyard home” offering
Source HousingWire

Guests coming in two weeks? San Jose, in California's Silicon Valley, has an idea for where to put them. In 2017, the state of California passed...

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Housing industry rallies around Trump’s GSE reform plan
News 1 week ago
Housing industry rallies around Trump’s GSE reform plan
Source HousingWire

Today marks the 11th anniversary of the government takeover of the mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Now, the housing industry is...

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These housing markets may see a downturn in looming recession
News 1 week ago
These housing markets may see a downturn in looming recession
Source HousingWire

With a possible recession on the horizon, some believe that the real estate market will neither be the cause nor will the impact be as substantial...

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NYT: More multifamily developers adding luxurious amenities to attract buyers and renters
News 1 week ago
NYT: More multifamily developers adding luxurious amenities to attract buyers and renters
Source HousingWire

With pools, playrooms and yoga studios becoming commonplace of multifamily buildings, the luxury condominium and apartment market is in the midst...

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Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates drop to another 3-year low
News 1 week ago
Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates drop to another 3-year low
Source HousingWire

Once again, the average U. S. rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage fell to another three-year low this week, according to the latest Freddie Mac...

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Trump's blueprint for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac reform expected
News 1 week ago
Trump's blueprint for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac reform expected "within days"
Source HousingWire

The Trump administration's blueprint for housing finance reform is set to be released "in coming days," according to Reuters. Bloomberg was even...

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Good news for the mortgage business: Nearly all homebuyers are happy they stopped renting
News 1 week ago
Good news for the mortgage business: Nearly all homebuyers are happy they stopped renting
Source HousingWire

Despite recent data from Freddie Mac showing that more than 80% of renters view renting as more affordable than buying a home, new data from Bank...

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