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Real Estate News
Low Down Payment Drop: Share of Buyers Lands at 11-Year Low 18 Feb 2015 21:31:30 +0000
Those using low down payment plans dropped last year, according to recently released news from RealtyTrac, who analyzed the size of down payments on nearly 20 million purchase loans for single family homes and condos nationwide from 2004 through 2014. Results show that in 2014 the share of buyers putting down 3 percent or less […]
NAR Broker Tip of the Month: NAR Offers Resources to Help Enhance Data Security Practices 28 Jan 2015 22:44:17 +0000
NAR Broker Tip of the Month—In a speech to the Federal Trade Commission on Monday, January 12, President Obama unveiled new proposals to address how consumers’ personal data is handled. Among his proposals included “The Personal Data Notification & Protection Act” which clarifies and strengthens the obligations businesses have to notify customers when their personal […]
Study Shows Consumers Aren’t Shopping around for Mortgages 21 Jan 2015 21:05:26 +0000
A recently released study done by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) found nearly half of Americans looking to purchase a home do not do their due diligence by shopping around for mortgage lenders. Rather, the survey found potential borrowers seriously consider only one lender, and that lender is often someone they’re already working with […]
HomeServices of America Announces Formation of Regional Brokerage 20 Jan 2015 21:47:31 +0000
HomeServices of America, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, announced Tuesday the consolidation of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate (based in Seattle, WA) and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate (based in Portland, OR), creating a regional Pacific Northwest brokerage. Jason Waugh, current president and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices in Portland will assume the role […]
New Research Highlights Finance Constraints on Housing Demand 19 Jan 2015 21:05:22 +0000
An interesting new paper published by economists at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York demonstrates the important role downpayment and wealth constraints play in shaping housing demand, particularly for lower-income homebuyers. Using survey data, the authors (Andreas Fuster and Basit Zafar) employ a strategy to measure housing demand impacts that contrasts with the often-used, user-cost model […]
Your Budget: Rethink These Modern-Day ‘Necessities’ 17 Jan 2015 05:00:54 +0000
Compare your monthly expenses to those of your grandparents (maybe even your parents), and you’ll probably find that your expense list is quite a bit longer. Over the decades, more and more conveniences, habits, and gadgets have found their way into our everyday lives. And gradually we’ve accepted them as normal, even necessary. (For instance, […]
Portal Power-Play Heats Up: Zillow to End Listing Agreement with Listhub 08 Jan 2015 20:08:37 +0000
There’s more news to report this week on the ongoing battle among the real estate search giants. Zillow disclosed this week in an SEC filing that its listing agreement with Listhub will end on April 7. In the filing, filed Jan. 6, Zillow revealed it will not renew its four-year listing data share agreement with […]
News Corp Announces New Leadership at Move, Inc. 17 Dec 2014 22:41:58 +0000
News Corp announced Wednesday that Ryan O’Hara will become Chief Executive Officer of Move, effective January 5, 2015. O’Hara will replace CEO Steven Berkowitz, who has led the company since January 2009. News Corp acquired Move, a leading provider of online real estate services, including realtor.com®, last month. “We are excited to have secured Ryan […]
Start Me Up! A Profile of RentalRoost 08 Dec 2014 21:53:03 +0000
A few years ago, I wrote a post on Econsultancy detailing my escalating frustration with property websites and agents when looking for a place to live. So I was particularly pleased to hear about RentalRoost, a U.S. company aiming to disrupt the property market and place more power in the hands of the buyer. We […]
Stock of Residential AD&C Loans Up 17 Percent over Last Four Quarters 02 Dec 2014 20:34:49 +0000
One factor holding back a stronger rebound in home construction has been the tight availability of acquisition, development and construction (AD&C) loans. However, the stock of residential AD&C loans outstanding has been on the rise, posting a 17 percent gain since the third quarter of 2013. According to data from the FDIC and NAHB analysis, the […]