Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Facebook responds to HUD’s housing discrimination allegation

Date: 20 Aug 2018 / Posted By: admin

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Facebook responds to HUD’s housing discrimination allegation In case you missed it late Friday, HUD accused Facebook of allowing a modern, technologically enhanced form of redlining, wherein Facebook allows advertisers to use its mountains of data to target housing a

HUD accuses Facebook of enabling housing discrimination

Date: 17 Aug 2018 / Posted By: admin

HUD accuses Facebook of enabling housing discrimination Facebook allows landlords and property owners to discriminate against prospective renters and buyers based on their race, color, religion, sex, familial status, national origin, disability, or other factors, HUD said Friday. Source: https://w

Is housing becoming a buyer’s market?

Date: 17 Aug 2018 / Posted By: admin

Is housing becoming a buyer’s market? The housing market has tilted sharply in favor of sellers over the past two years, but there are very early signs that the winds may be starting to shift ever-so-slightly. The latest data shows an increase in the number of homes with price cuts – but is it

Former president and CEO of failed bank NBRS Financial banned from banking

Date: 17 Aug 2018 / Posted By: admin

Former president and CEO of failed bank NBRS Financial banned from banking The former president, chief lending officer, and CEO of a Maryland bank that failed in 2014 is now banned from working in the banking industry after the Federal Reserve accused him of breaching his fiduciary duties to the ba

Waterstone Mortgage opens new branch in Illinois

Date: 17 Aug 2018 / Posted By: admin

Waterstone Mortgage opens new branch in Illinois As housing affordability continues to plague the industry, some companies are either downsizing or closing their doors, but not Waterstone Mortgage. It's expanding its reach, announcing the opening of a new branch in Libertyville, Illinois. Sourc

Credit Karma enters the mortgage business by buying Approved

Date: 17 Aug 2018 / Posted By: admin

Credit Karma enters the mortgage business by buying Approved Credit Karma, the personal finance company that provides its 80 million members with products and services to manage their finances and connects those members to financial services providers, is officially getting into the mortgage busine

New Jersey title agency makes acquisition

Date: 17 Aug 2018 / Posted By: admin

New Jersey title agency makes acquisition A New Jersey-based title agency that serves clients nationally has expanded its footprint with the acquisition of another title agency in the Garden State. Read on to learn what the principal of the acquired company had to say about the deal. Source: theti

Unlocking Blockchain’s real estate potential

Date: 17 Aug 2018 / Posted By: admin

Unlocking Blockchain’s real estate potential Whenever the words real estate and innovation are mentioned in the same sentence, it is often a safe bet that the last word in that sentence will be Blockchain. Find out what several experts had to say about the technology’s potential for reshaping t

J.D. Power: Strong customer relationships key for digital age

Date: 17 Aug 2018 / Posted By: admin

J.D. Power: Strong customer relationships key for digital age As more buyers and sellers use digital channels to buy and sell homes, residential real estate firms have had to refocus their efforts on building strong customers relationships, according to a study by J.D. Power. Read on for more detai

Percentage of underwater properties on the rise

Date: 17 Aug 2018 / Posted By: admin

Percentage of underwater properties on the rise Louisiana, Illinois, Missouri, Mississippi, and Ohio had the highest percentage of seriously underwater properties during this year’s second quarter. Read on for more details from ATTOM Data Solutions’ Q2 2018 U.S. Home Equity & Underwater Rep