Could taxing tech companies fight homelessness?

Date: 5 Nov 2018 / Posted By: admin

Could taxing tech companies fight homelessness? Thriving tech hubs often come at a cost and the price might be too high. This November, San Francisco Bay Area voters will decide if large corporations can be taxed to offset issues tech companies have escalated, according to an article from NPR. Sou

Transforming the Auction.com platform

Date: 5 Nov 2018 / Posted By: admin

Transforming the Auction.com platform While innovating the default disposition industry over the last 11 years, we’ve always kept our eye on the next major tipping point: the seamless interaction between buyers and sellers. After more than a decade of hard work and dedication — which has result

JLL subsidiary makes big move into commercial real estate debt

Date: 5 Nov 2018 / Posted By: admin

JLL subsidiary makes big move into commercial real estate debt LaSalle Investment Management, a real estate investment manager and a wholly owned subsidiary of Jones Lang LaSalle, is making a big play in the commercial real estate debt market. LaSalle announced Monday that it entered into an agreem

Freddie Mac names Deborah Jenkins head of multifamily

Date: 5 Nov 2018 / Posted By: admin

Freddie Mac names Deborah Jenkins head of multifamily Deborah Jenkins is now officially running Freddie Mac’s multifamily business, two months ahead of schedule. Jenkins, who previously served as Freddie Mac’s senior vice president of multifamily underwriting and credit, was promoted to executi

Spruce appoints Lisa Robertson as VP of real estate operations

Date: 5 Nov 2018 / Posted By: admin

Spruce appoints Lisa Robertson as VP of real estate operations New York-based real estate tech startup Spruce just announced it has brought on Lisa Robertson as its executive vice president of real estate operations and to lead a new operations center for the company in the heart of Dallas. Source

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Number of borrowers with refi incentive plummets

Date: 5 Nov 2018 / Posted By: admin

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Number of borrowers with refi incentive plummets Amid rising interest rates, the latest data from Black Knight shows more than half of homeowners who entered the year with an incentive to refinance their mortgage have since lost it. And do you know what your candidate

Synergy One announces first big move under new management

Date: 2 Nov 2018 / Posted By: admin

Synergy One announces first big move under new management Synergy One Lending is set to acquire certain assets of BBMC Mortgage, significantly expanding its footprint in the Midwest. Synergy One CEO Terry Connealy said the company is excited to expand and serve more customers in the traditional and

Cash-out refis haven’t been this prevalent since the financial crisis

Date: 2 Nov 2018 / Posted By: admin

Cash-out refis haven’t been this prevalent since the financial crisis The volume of cash-out refinance loans hasn’t been this high since 2008, but experts at the Urban Institute say that when put into context, there’s no cause for alarm. “In an environment of home price appreciation, people

Federal Reserve proposes easing regulations for larger banks

Date: 2 Nov 2018 / Posted By: Leo

The Federal Reserve this week proposed the idea of easing regulations on larger financial institutions and announced it is seeking public comment on the issue. The Fed recently proposed four new tiers of regulation for banks with more than $100 billion in assets to ease compliance requirements for b

EquiFi to launch shared equity solution for homeowners looking for cash

Date: 2 Nov 2018 / Posted By: admin

EquiFi to launch shared equity solution for homeowners looking for cash Americans now have an unprecedented $6 trillion-plus in home equity, spurring the creation of products designed to help homeowners leverage this tremendous source of wealth. EquiFi plans to do just that, launching a shared e