Redfin posts improved Q2 numbers while Realogy’s revenue, income declines

Date: 30 Jul 2020 / Posted By: admin

Redfin posts improved Q2 numbers while Realogy’s revenue, income declines Two real estate giants reported earnings on Thursday, with each telling a very different story around their second-quarter performance. Redfin Corp. on Thursday reported increased revenue and a narrower loss for the seco

Is student loan debt really the barrier to Millennial homeownership?

Date: 30 Jul 2020 / Posted By: admin

Is student loan debt really the barrier to Millennial homeownership? On Wednesday, the Census Bureau reported a surprise increase in the homeownership rate, up from 65.3% to 67.9%. This increase challenges the long-standing thesis that college-educated Americans are too broke to own homes due t

NAR comes out strong against AFFH fair housing rule termination

Date: 30 Jul 2020 / Posted By: admin

NAR comes out strong against AFFH fair housing rule termination On Wednesday, President Donald Trump tweeted about his administration’s actions in abolishing the Obama-era AFFH fair housing rule – a move which we covered on July 23. In his tweet, President Trump wrote (among other things):

JetClosing raises $9M for digital title and escrow platform

Date: 30 Jul 2020 / Posted By: admin

JetClosing raises M for digital title and escrow platform This article was written for FinLedger, HW Media’s new fintech-focused news brand designed specifically for financial services professionals in banking, insurance and real estate. Stay tuned for updates. JetClosing,

Q&A: Why it’s important to make real estate websites accessible to all

Date: 29 Jul 2020 / Posted By: admin

Q&A: Why it’s important to make real estate websites accessible to all This week marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, creating opportunities for the disabled community. According to AP News, disabled workers still face higher unemployment than other adults, ev

Shellpoint hiring for over 130 positions across Texas, Arizona and South Carolina

Date: 29 Jul 2020 / Posted By: admin

Shellpoint hiring for over 130 positions across Texas, Arizona and South Carolina Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing is currently hiring for over 130 positions mixed between remote work and its three southern branches. The company is looking to bring team members into its headquarters in Greenville,

Fate of the economy depends on virus control, Fed says

Date: 29 Jul 2020 / Posted By: admin

Fate of the economy depends on virus control, Fed says The future of the U.S. economy depends on how well the coronavirus pandemic is controlled, the Federal Reserve’s rate-setting committee said on Wednesday. That’s not good news for a nation that leads the world in COVID-19 infections and dea

HEROES vs HEALS Act and what they would mean for housing

Date: 29 Jul 2020 / Posted By: admin

HEROES vs HEALS Act and what they would mean for housing The HEROES Act, a bill introduced and passed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) in May, could be signed this week, offering homeowners and renters much-needed relief in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. On the other hand is the Health, Eco

CoreLogic’s suitors move to replace majority of board

Date: 29 Jul 2020 / Posted By: admin

CoreLogic’s suitors move to replace majority of board Cannae Holdings, Inc. and Senator Investment Group have upped the ante in their $7 billion bid to acquire CoreLogic, initiating the process to call a shareholder meeting to replace a majority of CoreLogic’s board with independent directors.

First American second-quarter revenue improved

Date: 29 Jul 2020 / Posted By: admin

First American second-quarter revenue improved Buoyed by a huge increase in refinances, First American Financial Corp.’s second-quarter revenue increased, according to the company’s latest earnings statement. Read on to learn more details. Source: thetitlereport.com