News – September 18, 2014

  • Home-Builder Confidence Hits Highest Mark since 2005
    Builders’ sentiment jumped four points to 59, the highest level since November 2005, according to the September NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index. Many of the builders commented on the renewed interest by potential

News – September 17, 2014

  • FHA Fees Are Holding Back First-Time Homebuyers
    Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on AmericanBanker.com. In recent testimony before Congress, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen confirmed what many aspiring homebuyers have known for several years. “It has now become the

News – September 16, 2014

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News – September 12, 2014

  • Final Push on 3 Percent Cap on Fees and Points
    In June, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3211, “The Mortgage Choice Act,” which addresses discrimination against affiliate businesses in the calculation of fees and points under the Qualified Mortgage

News – September 11, 2014

  • The Most Affordable Cities for Millennial Buyers
    It’s no secret young buyers have faced challenges when it comes to saving money to purchase a home of their own thanks to limited job opportunities and skyrocketing debt. Despite all this, the

News – September 10, 2014

News – September 9, 2014

  • Competing in the Online World of Real Estate
    Today’s homebuyers are hungry for information—and they expect to get that information with a few quick taps on their smartphones, tablets or laptops. Reaching potential buyers where they are is critical—and buyers

News – September 8, 2014

  • Eye on the Economy: Existing Home Sales Improving
    Existing home sales increased 2.4 percent in July, tallying the fourth consecutive month of increase. While the pace of existing home sales remains 4.3 percent below the July 2013 rate, the steady