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How Home Maintenance Activity is Related to Home Sales
October, 09 2019

Home Maintenance Activity is Related to Home Sales

It may come as no surprise to anyone looking to buy a home that curb appeal—the way the home looks [...]

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A Look at the Decline in Luxury Home Sales
October, 07 2019

A Look at the Decline in Luxury Home Sales

In 2017 luxury homes—particularly in certain locales—were flying high. The bidding wars seen in the market were not limited to [...]

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How Inventory May Affect Growing Millennial Homebuyer Interest
October, 04 2019

How Inventory May Affect Growing Millennial Homebuyer Interest

The Millennial generation, projected to surpass Boomers as the largest living generation in the coming year, is also expected to [...]

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Where Foreclosures Are Still a Crisis—and the Laws that May Help
September, 30 2019

Where Foreclosures Are Still a Crisis—and the Laws that May Help

A report on mortgages released by Black Knight in late 2018 revealed that the states with the highest foreclosure rates [...]

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Certain Trends Shaping the Mortgage Market
September, 26 2019

Certain Trends Shaping the Mortgage Market

2019 has brought a number of changes to a mortgage market already beset by alterations in its buyership. And in [...]

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Some Ways Lenders Might Stay Competitive
September, 23 2019

Some Ways Lenders Might Stay Competitive

In a January report on the loan servicer industry, Altisource (a company specializing in providing mortgage, real estate, and technology [...]

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How Do Older and Younger Millennials Differ in Homebuying Preferences?
September, 20 2019

How Do Older and Younger Millennials Differ in Homebuying Preferences?

It may come as no surprise that, when we divide age groups into “generations,” some of the initial divisions made [...]

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What are Some Risks of Tax Lien Investing?
September, 19 2019

What are Some Risks of Tax Lien Investing?

Tax lien investing—wherein an investor purchases a tax lien from a municipality that wants to earn the money from unpaid [...]

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Loan Application Defect Risk Rose in February
September, 12 2019

Loan Application Defect Risk Rose in February

Following the 2008 housing crash, lenders and bankers began taking risk and defect management more seriously than they did previously. [...]

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How Might Facebook Have Violated the Fair Housing Act?
September, 11 2019

How Might Facebook Have Violated the Fair Housing Act?

Whatever one thinks about the social media landscape in America at the moment, there is a very real sense that [...]

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Personal Loans Take a Bite Out of HELOCs
September, 10 2019

Personal Loans Take a Bite Out of HELOCs

Two posts back, we discussed how the tappable equity that homeowners have available to them is increasingly being left on [...]

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Fewer Regulations Means More Housing Starts
September, 09 2019

Fewer Regulations Means More Housing Starts

A report by Realtor.com in April conveyed a sense of dismay that, nationwide, the amount of housing construction being done [...]

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