HousingWire is growing. Come join us

Date: 6 Dec 2019 / Posted By: admin

HousingWire is growing. Come join us 2019 has been a year of tremendous audience and product growth for HousingWire and we couldn’t be prouder.  We launched the Housing News podcast, our OpenHouse newsletter for real estate agents, and the all-new www.housingwire.com, which is firing on all c

Are iBuyers ripping off sellers?

Date: 6 Dec 2019 / Posted By: admin

Are iBuyers ripping off sellers? Selling to an iBuyer means homeowners can forego the uncertainties of listing a property and never have to worry about prepping for an open house. But are they leaving money on the table? Mike DelPrete, a real estate tech advisor and strategist known as the “iB

The growth of the mortgage broker channel gives real estate agents new options for homebuyers

Date: 6 Dec 2019 / Posted By: admin

The growth of the mortgage broker channel gives real estate agents new options for homebuyers The mortgage broker channel has seen a great deal of growth over the last year, with independent mortgage brokers now accounting for more than 16% market share. This momentum – which doesn’t show signs

Home-flipping startup Curbio expands to Boston

Date: 6 Dec 2019 / Posted By: admin

Home-flipping startup Curbio expands to Boston Tech-enabled renovation company Curbio has been busy this year. The company announced this week it is expanding to Boston, adding to its already lengthy list of metros it serves. In October, the company promised it would expand into Boston as wel

Hey housing professionals, your jargon isn't helping consumers

Date: 6 Dec 2019 / Posted By: admin

Hey housing professionals, your jargon isn't helping consumers “Guess what, consumers! Conforming loan limits were just raised! Awesome, right!? Call me!”  “Woo hoo! FHA just increased loan limits! Give me a call today!” “Fannie and Freddie just did…” “FHFA just a

Sweepstakes winners revealed

Date: 6 Dec 2019 / Posted By: admin

Sweepstakes winners revealed After a strong response to the October Research 20th Anniversary Sweepstakes, we now reveal the winners, including the winner of our complimentary registration to the 2020 National Settlement Services Summit. Read on for more. Source: thetitlereport.com

When it comes to their home, Millennials are picky

Date: 5 Dec 2019 / Posted By: admin

When it comes to their home, Millennials are picky For the generation that is waiting the longest to buy a home, they appear to be the pickiest too. According to a new data set from the National Association of Home Builders, Millennials care just as much (if not more) about they want in a house

Expert: Here are 5 tech trends to watch in housing in 2020

Date: 5 Dec 2019 / Posted By: admin

Expert: Here are 5 tech trends to watch in housing in 2020 As we move toward the new year, many experts and economists are forecasting the housing market will continue to see growth. Now, one expert looks at the technology advancements we will see in 2020. HousingWire sat down with Steve Butler,

Mortgage Tech Rundown: Openly, roOomy, and Wolters Kluwer

Date: 5 Dec 2019 / Posted By: admin

Mortgage Tech Rundown: Openly, roOomy, and Wolters Kluwer Mortgage Tech Rundown looks at the latest news in mortgage technology, featuring new product updates, integrations and announcements. Tech-enabled home insurance provider Openly launched on Tuesday, equipped with $7.6 million fr

CoreLogic expects home prices to do this in the next 12 months

Date: 5 Dec 2019 / Posted By: admin

CoreLogic expects home prices to do this in the next 12 months Nationally, home prices increased 3.5% year over year in October, according to CoreLogic‘s latest Home Price Index Report. To be more specific, prices rose on lower-priced homes. A big trend seen in the 2019 housing market was