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  • This one practice can help lenders stop losing customers December 6, 2021
    Today’s consumers want more control and transparency throughout the mortgage shopping process. To remain competitive, lenders must address these evolving expectations by making product and pricing easily accessible to prospective customers. The post This one practice can help lenders stop losing customers appeared first on HousingWire.
  • California couple sues appraiser for race discrimination December 6, 2021
    A San Rafael, California real estate appraiser is being sued for allegedly undervaluing a home by almost 50% because the homeowners are Black. The post California couple sues appraiser for race discrimination appeared first on HousingWire.
  • In the race to modernize title, firms double down on software December 6, 2021
    Developing software to overcome regulatory issues and underlying business practices is the key to the future of the title insurance industry, some CEOs believe. The post In the race to modernize title, firms double down on software appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Who’s afraid of the PSPA? December 6, 2021
    Stakeholders are divided over whether, in light of proposed changes to its capital rule, the FHFA should retool its agreement with the U.S. Treasury and remove policies some say never belonged there in the first place. The post Who’s afraid of the PSPA? appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Agents harness the power of social media to generate leads December 6, 2021
    HousingWire takes a deep dive into the world of real estate social media, where agents are harnessing the power of TikTok, Instagram and LinkedIn to generate leads The post Agents harness the power of social media to generate leads appeared first on HousingWire.
  • What Omicron, bond market and jobs mean for housing December 3, 2021
    We often have two to three job reports per year that miss estimates badly. However, remember that we have over 10 million job openings. The post What Omicron, bond market and jobs mean for housing appeared first on HousingWire.
  • HW+ Member Spotlight: Reina Ramos December 3, 2021
    This week's HW+ member spotlight features Reina Ramos, senior vice president, mortgage market leader at City National Bank of Florida, as she discusses what issues in the housing market keep her up at night. The post HW+ Member Spotlight: Reina Ramos appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Residential construction jobs slowly return December 3, 2021
    The construction sector added a total of 31,000 jobs in November, on par with the two prior months, as unemployment overall dropped to 4.2%. The post Residential construction jobs slowly return appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Zillow: Over half of our iBuying inventory is on the move December 2, 2021
    Zillow said Thursday that more than 50% of its remaining iBuying inventory “has sold, is under contract to sell or has reached agreement on disposition terms.” The post Zillow: Over half of our iBuying inventory is on the move appeared first on HousingWire.
  • How lenders can serve the underserved in 2022 December 2, 2021
    It will fall to the mortgage originator to send out a clear message to home loan borrowers, letting them know their options and pushing for unfiltered contact with new homebuyers. If the industry doesn’t step up its new borrower outreach efforts, it could appear to government regulators that the industry isn’t taking the President’s mandate […]