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How Gen Z Approaches Homeownership
October, 29 2019

How Gen Z Approaches Homeownership

In its Spring 2019 Homebuyer Insights Report, Bank of America chose to feature insights on the youngest upcoming generation of [...]

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Additional Costs to Selling a Home
October, 28 2019

Additional Costs to Selling a Home

More than half of homeowners who are looking to sell their home are doing so for the first time—so says [...]

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Providence Among Cities With the Least Risk of Natural Disaster
October, 25 2019

Providence Among Cities With the Least Risk of Natural Disaster

In a recent Redfin report on disaster-prone and affordable places to live, our service area of Providence, Rhode Island emerged [...]

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Loan Application Fraud Rises
October, 24 2019

Loan Application Fraud Rises

CoreLogic produces a quarterly National Mortgage Fraud Risk Index, in which it assesses the amount of aggregated, collective fraud risk [...]

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Orlando Among High-Performing Metro Areas in Home Price Index Report and Forecast
October, 23 2019

Orlando Among High-Performing Metro Areas in Home Price Index Report and Forecast

When ClearCapital released its End of Q1 2019 Home Data Index™ (HDI™) Special Report  back in April, the indications were [...]

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Customer Retention For Refinances Grows More Difficult
October, 22 2019

Customer Retention For Refinances Grows More Difficult

Refinancing mortgages has become a fairly common occurrence in the past half-decade or so, as the so-called Great Recession passed [...]

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Differences Between First-Time and Repeat Home Buyers
October, 21 2019

Differences Between First-Time and Repeat Home Buyers

The past two decades have seen interesting shifts in the landscapes of homeownership and purchasing—particularly with regard to the divergence [...]

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Fraud Highlights Flaws in Foreclosure and Blight Practices
October, 18 2019

Fraud Highlights Flaws in Foreclosure and Blight Practices

The investment in foreclosed properties can be a lucrative and legitimate way to make some extra money if one has [...]

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Boomers in a Housing Boom of their Own
October, 17 2019

Boomers in a Housing Boom of Their Own

A lot of press space—including on this blog—has been dedicated of late to the Millennial generation’s impact on the housing [...]

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Challenges Faced When Implementing New Mortgage Technology
October, 16 2019

Challenges Faced When Implementing New Mortgage Technology

There is a lot to look forward to with regard to bringing new technology into the field of mortgage servicing. [...]

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Cities Where Housing is Most Affordable
October, 15 2019

Cities Where Housing is Most Affordable

In an April report, LendingTree examined what makes a middle class household, well, middle class. It parsed this storied group, [...]

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October, 11 2019

Long-Term Negative Effects of Natural Disasters on Homeownership

While the weather models used by some experts predicted hurricanes were less likely to hit the US in 2019 than [...]

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