Zavvie adds buying solutions to brokerage marketplace

Date: 30 Nov 2021 / Posted By: admin

Zavvie adds buying solutions to brokerage marketplace Real estate brokerage marketplace zavvie added new buying solutions to its marketplace that aim to offer more affordability and accessibility options to homebuyers. The new solutions include cash offer and rent-to-own programs. Read on for

Mortgage Coach integrates with First American Title

Date: 30 Nov 2021 / Posted By: admin

Mortgage Coach integrates with First American Title Mortgage Coach’s new integration with First American Title Insurance Co. enables lenders to incorporate title fees into total cost analysis (TCA) presentations, providing more insight into closing costs. Read on for more. Source: thetitler

Executives discuss DEI in the workplace

Date: 30 Nov 2021 / Posted By: admin

Executives discuss DEI in the workplace October Research and The Title Report hosted a discussion on strategies and best practices for creating diversity, equality and inclusion in the workplace. Read on for more. Source: thetitlereport.com

Pending home sales shock 2021 housing crash bears

Date: 29 Nov 2021 / Posted By: admin

Pending home sales shock 2021 housing crash bears Today, pending home sales came in as a big beat of estimates — up 7.5% in October — and since we are days away from December, we can officially label the 2021 housing crash bears as even worse than the 2020 housing crash bears. Like I have o

Underwriter shortage slowing the pace of private-label deals

Date: 29 Nov 2021 / Posted By: admin

Underwriter shortage slowing the pace of private-label deals The supply-chain bottleneck afflicting the global economy has its own counterpart in the world of residential mortgage-backed securities, also referred to as RMBS. One group of industry players — loan underwriters — are the chi

MISMO searches for participants for closing initiative

Date: 29 Nov 2021 / Posted By: admin

MISMO searches for participants for closing initiative The Mortgage Industry Standard Maintenance Organization (MISMO) announced last week that the organization is looking for participants for an initiative focused on standardizing pre-closing title document data sets. MISMO hopes that the initi

Will Omicron variant stop first Fed rate hike?

Date: 26 Nov 2021 / Posted By: admin

Will Omicron variant stop first Fed rate hike? Life comes at you fast. During this Thanksgiving week, we went from higher yields and the first Fed rate hike storyline to a big drop in bond yields and scary headlines on a new COVID variant, Omicron. How do we make sense of all this? In this type

How one company aims to put lenders at the forefront of online home search

Date: 24 Nov 2021 / Posted By: admin

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Why are builders happy despite new homes sales miss?

Date: 24 Nov 2021 / Posted By: admin

Why are builders happy despite new homes sales miss? Today the Census Bureau new home sales report came in as a miss of estimates at 745,000. In addition, revisions were all negative and the monthly supply of new homes rose. In contrast to the existing home sales market, which I would say is ou

HW+ Member Spotlight: Bill Lowman

Date: 24 Nov 2021 / Posted By: admin

HW+ Member Spotlight: Bill Lowman This week’s HW+ member spotlight features American Pacific Mortgage CEO Bill Lowman. Joining the company in 2002, American Pacific Mortgage named him president in 2004, and in 2016 he became CEO. Leading one of the largest independent mortgage banks in th