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Fintech Rundown: Factom, LoanLogics and more
News 4 days ago
Fintech Rundown: Factom, LoanLogics and more
Source HousingWire

Amazon announces HQ2 locations in New York and Virginia Amazon announced Tuesday the locations for its second headquarters, naming Long Island City...

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Zillow’s move into seller leads called “billion-dollar opportunity”
News 4 days ago
Zillow’s move into seller leads called “billion-dollar opportunity”
Source HousingWire

Amazon announces HQ2 locations in New York and Virginia Amazon announced Tuesday the locations for its second headquarters, naming Long Island City...

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Amazon announces HQ2 locations in New York and Virginia
News 4 days ago
Amazon announces HQ2 locations in New York and Virginia
Source HousingWire

Amazon announces HQ2 locations in New York and Virginia Amazon announced Tuesday the locations for its second headquarters, naming Long Island City...

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Amazon breathes life into HQ2 housing markets
News 4 days ago
Amazon breathes life into HQ2 housing markets
Source HousingWire

Amazon announces HQ2 locations in New York and Virginia Amazon announced Tuesday the locations for its second headquarters, naming Long Island City...

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Class Appraisal hires new SVP of valuation transformation and engagement
News 4 days ago
Class Appraisal hires new SVP of valuation transformation and engagement
Source HousingWire

Class Appraisal, a HousingWire Tech100 winner, announced Tuesday that Julie Jones has been appointed senior vice president of valuation...

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CoStar buying Cozy to turbocharge Apartments.com
News 5 days ago
CoStar buying Cozy to turbocharge Apartments.com
Source HousingWire

Apartments.com is already one of the top consumer websites for multifamily real estate, but the website’s parent company is not comfortable resting...

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More Americans are using real estate agents than ever before
News 5 days ago
More Americans are using real estate agents than ever before
Source HousingWire

More Americans are using real estate agents to buy and sell their home than ever before, even among the younger generations. A new Harris Insights...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez struggles to afford rent, like most Millennials
News 5 days ago
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez struggles to afford rent, like most Millennials
Source HousingWire

Let’s be honest, renters are struggling to navigate affordability nationwide, especially Millennials who on average spend more than 45% of their...

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Wells Fargo fires 2 employees for participation in low-income housing scandal
News 5 days ago
Wells Fargo fires 2 employees for participation in low-income housing scandal
Source HousingWire

Wells Fargo fired two of its employees for their role in connection with a probe into the company’s negotiation and procurement of low-income...

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Fannie Mae plans $145 million investment in LIHTC funds
News 5 days ago
Fannie Mae plans $145 million investment in LIHTC funds
Source HousingWire

After re-entering the Low Income Housing Tax Credit market just over a year ago, Fannie Mae is continuing its focus on affordable rental housing in...

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Americans are unprepared for home repair costs
News 5 days ago
Americans are unprepared for home repair costs
Source HousingWire

As affordability concerns continue to haunt homeowners across the country, many are choosing to remain in their homes, prompting a surge in the...

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Reverse mortgage securities continue decline
News 5 days ago
Reverse mortgage securities continue decline
Source HousingWire

The Federal Housing Administration released details on the health of its flagship Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund on Thursday, revealing a positive...

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Stanford: Boomers are entering retirement with less savings, greater mortgage debt
News 1 week ago
Stanford: Boomers are entering retirement with less savings, greater mortgage debt
Source HousingWire

Americans are now living longer than ever before, and experts predict that a record number of Baby Boomers will soon enter retirement. But when...

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Real estate crowdfunding startup RealtyShares hits hard times, halts new investments
News 1 week ago
Real estate crowdfunding startup RealtyShares hits hard times, halts new investments
Source HousingWire

Everything was going swimmingly for RealtyShares just over a year ago. The real estate crowdfunding startup has just purchased one of its biggest...

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J.D. Power reveals which mortgage lenders top consumer satisfaction
News 1 week ago
J.D. Power reveals which mortgage lenders top consumer satisfaction
Source HousingWire

J. D. Power released its 2018 U.S. Primary Mortgage Origination Satisfaction Survey, revealing which lenders lead in consumer satisfaction. In...

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Reverse Focus launches website development service for HECM LOs
News 1 week ago
Reverse Focus launches website development service for HECM LOs
Source HousingWire

Mortgage solutions company Reverse Focus has announced the launch of a new website service for reverse mortgage originators. Myloanofficer.us...

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Redfin: These inland real estate markets are heating up
News 1 week ago
Redfin: These inland real estate markets are heating up
Source HousingWire

Affordable inland real estate markets are heating up as prospective buyers turn away from expensive coastal markets, according to data from Redfin....

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The future of mortgage finance? 6 key takeaways from the midterm elections
News 1 week ago
The future of mortgage finance? 6 key takeaways from the midterm elections
Source HousingWire

Open commentary on everything impacting the U. S. housing economy. The opinions expressed here represent the author's alone. The future of mortgage...

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Appraisal experts: Here’s how you can best prepare your borrower
News 1 week ago
Appraisal experts: Here’s how you can best prepare your borrower
Source HousingWire

Borrowers often have considerable expectations when it comes to their home’s estimated value, and navigating these can be tough for both the loan...

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Number of equity-rich properties soars to new high
News 1 week ago
Number of equity-rich properties soars to new high
Source HousingWire

The number of mortgaged properties in the U. S. that are equity-rich has soared to 14.5 million – a new high, according to the latest report from...

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Reverse Mortgage Funding: More financial advisors are recommending HECMs
News 1 week ago
Reverse Mortgage Funding: More financial advisors are recommending HECMs
Source HousingWire

If you’re among those who think reverse mortgages are for people with no other resources, you’re wrong. In the past, most reverse mortgage...

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Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates hit 7-year-high
News 1 week ago
Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates hit 7-year-high
Source HousingWire

Mortgage rates have now reached a seven-year-high, according to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey. According to the survey, the...

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Homeownership investment company Unison expands reach
News 1 week ago
Homeownership investment company Unison expands reach
Source HousingWire

Unison Home Ownership Investors aims to give homeowners and buyers access to cash for the opportunity to share in their home appreciation. In...

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It’s official: Mr. Cooper to acquire Pacific Union Financial
News 1 week ago
It’s official: Mr. Cooper to acquire Pacific Union Financial
Source HousingWire

In conjunction with its earnings release on Thursday morning, Mr. Cooper Group announced it would acquire mortgage company Pacific Union Financial....

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Here’s how much Zillow is paying to get into the mortgage business
News 1 week ago
Here’s how much Zillow is paying to get into the mortgage business
Source HousingWire

Zillow’s stock tanked on Wednesday after the online real estate giant released softer-than-expected guidance about the company’s expectations for...

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UBS expecting DOJ lawsuit over pre-crisis mortgage bonds
News 1 week ago
UBS expecting DOJ lawsuit over pre-crisis mortgage bonds
Source HousingWire

UBS, which has already paid out hundreds of millions of dollars over its pre-crisis mortgage securitization activities, is about to be facing...

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Arc Home expands executive team
News 1 week ago
Arc Home expands executive team
Source HousingWire

Arc Home, a mortgage banking platform, recently announced the appointments of Richard Bradfield, Massimo Monaco and Leith Kaplan to executive...

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Homebuilders: Housing affordability falls further in Q3
News 1 week ago
Homebuilders: Housing affordability falls further in Q3
Source HousingWire

Housing affordability remained at a 10-year low in the third quarter of 2018, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo...

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Multifamily lending on track to break records again in 2018
News 1 week ago
Multifamily lending on track to break records again in 2018
Source HousingWire

As the Mortgage Bankers Association reported recently, multifamily lending hit a record high last year…and things are looking even better this year...

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What’s the right strategy for growing a mortgage business in the midst of a downturn?
News 1 week ago
What’s the right strategy for growing a mortgage business in the midst of a downturn?
Source HousingWire

It’s not easy being a lender in this market. With origination volume down and margins compressed, consolidation among mortgage companies is...

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