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  • Re-thinking property tax reporting can help meet lenders’ need for speed July 26, 2021
    With the increasing “need-for-speed” at which the lending community moves, keeping up is a constant task that never gets any easier. And as the refi-crunch subsides and homebuyers are increasingly competing against faster all-cash offers, speed once again is center stage. The post Re-thinking property tax reporting can help meet lenders’ need for speed appeared […]
  • First American, Stewart Title and Old Republic report for 2Q July 23, 2021
    Title insurers First American, Old Republic, and Stewart released their second quarter earnings this week. The post First American, Stewart Title and Old Republic report for 2Q appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Borrowers get more options as foreclosure deadline nears July 23, 2021
    With the foreclosure moratorium for federally backed mortgages set to expire next week, the Biden administration is giving borrowers additional options to reduce their mortgage payments. The post Borrowers get more options as foreclosure deadline nears appeared first on HousingWire.
  • 3 solutions to a gridlocked housing market July 23, 2021
    Competition for home buyers is tougher than ever right now, as tightened housing stock supply continues to plague the housing market. Here are three ways one lender is working with borrowers in different circumstances, creating opportunities to open up inventory. The post 3 solutions to a gridlocked housing market appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Industry to Congress: G-fees aren’t your “piggybank” July 23, 2021
    Two dozen industry groups have joined forces to oppose any plan to raise Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae guarantee fees to pay for an infrastructure package. The post Industry to Congress: G-fees aren’t your “piggybank” appeared first on HousingWire.
  • The DOJ vs. NAR: What’s the impact to real estate agents? July 23, 2021
    DOJ and the NAR are preparing for battle, but what does this mean for real estate agents? Senior Real Estate Reporter Matthew Blake answers. HW+ Premium Content. The post The DOJ vs. NAR: What’s the impact to real estate agents? appeared first on HousingWire.
  • This is your last chance to nominate a 2021 HousingWire Vanguard July 23, 2021
    You have to act now! Nominate your Vanguard before midnight tonight, Friday, July 23rd. HousingWire’s 2020 Vanguard Award program recognizes C-level industry professionals and business unit leaders who have become leaders in their respective fields within housing and mortgage finance — those whose leadership is moving markets forward, each and every day. Vanguards come from diverse backgrounds and […]
  • Crypto firm names Kraninger top lobbyist July 22, 2021
    As regulatory oversight of cryptocurrency looms, Solidus Labs has appointed former CFPB director Kathy Kraninger to grease the wheels. The post Crypto firm names Kraninger top lobbyist appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Existing home sales show strength of demographics July 22, 2021
    Americans are buying more homes with mortgages in the years 2020-2021 than any single year from 2008-2019. The years 2022-2023 will be the sweet spot years because ages 30 to 31 will make up the biggest age group in history. HW+ Premium Content. The post Existing home sales show strength of demographics appeared first on […]
  • 2021 Market Leaders: Compass, flat-fee brokers make noise July 22, 2021
    RealTrends Market Leaders ranks the top residential real estate firms in over 160 different metropolitan areas based on 2021 RealTrends 500 brokerage rankings. The post 2021 Market Leaders: Compass, flat-fee brokers make noise appeared first on HousingWire.