What Makes For the Most Costly Neighborhoods?
In a recent report, Realtor.com examined the median prices of homes in every state in the nation to determine which [...]READ MORE
How are Education and Jobs Related to Area Home Prices?
To what extent is reality dependent upon perception? It’s a timeless question, and clearly context-dependent. No matter how much a [...]READ MORE
Mortgage Prepayments Fall to Lowest Rate in 18 Years
While we have seen some decline in mortgage rates of late from what at one point appeared to be an [...]READ MORE
Two Cities in our Service Area Continue to See Highest-in-Nation Price Acceleration
Changes in the prices of homes have been the subject of much speculation of late, as we have seen the [...]READ MORE
Cities in our Service Area are Two of Three in the Nation with Rising Mortgage Delinquency Rates
Nationwide, the real estate situation—particularly where housing is concerned—has been on a positive course overall for the past few years. [...]READ MORE
Examining the Tea Leaves: Is Another Recession on the Way?
According to a recent report by Realtor.com, we may see a downturn in the economy in the near future—but don’t [...]READ MORE
A Recent Supreme Court Decision on What Counts as a “Debt Collector”
In a unanimous decision on the case Obduskey v. McCarthy & Holthus LLP, the United States Supreme Court confirmed in [...]READ MORE
Blockchain’s Potential Effects on the Title Industry
A recent white paper by Premium Title discusses potential benefits to the prospect of utilizing blockchain in the real estate [...]READ MORE
How Is the Fed’s Pause on Rate Hikes Affecting the Housing Market?
The Fed has paused its schedule of rate hikes, and this appears to be having beneficial effect on the housing [...]READ MORE
Existing Home Sales Hit Cyclical Low
There’s a good chance that we saw a cyclical low in existing home sales in January. The data in from [...]READ MORE
Mortgage Market Softens Even as Delinquencies Decline
While there has been a rise in the amount of consumer borrowing overall (rising to record-breaking levels), and while use [...]READ MORE
What Do Most Buyers Want in a Home?
There are numerous ways to consider what people want in a home—and where they want to live. One of these [...]READ MORE