“You could easily have a scenario in 10 years where a customer’s chances of credit are determined not only on their spending, but also on their friends, family members and their social profile,” Gi Fernando said. “By giving up a bit more information to the banks, you might stand to benefit in a wider choice of products.”
Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z), the leading real estate information marketplace, today announced thatEdina Realty, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, has joined the Zillow® Pro for Brokers program and will display all of its thousands of listings onZillow for the first time ever.
Housing is an important source of economic growth. As of the second quarter of 2014, housing’s share of gross domestic product (GDP) was 15.5 percent, with home building and remodeling yielding 3.1 percentage points of that total.
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Pending home sales slowed modestly in August but contract signings remain at their second-highest level over the past year, according to the National Association of Realtors. All major regions experienced declines except for the West, which rose for the fourth consecutive month.
Sales of new single-family houses in August 2014 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 504,000, up from July’s printing of 427,000, the fastest rate in six years and the biggest monthly jump since January 1992.
The mortgage delinquency rate jumped nearly 5% in August, reaching its highest point since February, the Data and Analytics division of Black Knight Financial Services reported in its “first look” at August 2014.
Borrower equity is important because home equity constitutes borrowers’ largest investment segment and, as a result, is driving forward the rise in wealth for the typical homeowner, said Sam Khater, deputy chief economist for CoreLogic.
The acquisition expands the MCS suite of mortgage services to include valuation products in both the default and loan origination sectors and also represents a significant expansion of its already strong representation in the property preservation industry.
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The National Association of Realtors has consented to publishing giant News Corp's acquisition of realtor.com operator Move Inc., tendering its own shares in the company and giving up its seat on Move's board of directors. NAR never considered standing in the way of the deal because the upside was "so phenomenal" for members, according to Bob Goldberg, president and CEO of the NAR subsidiary that oversees the agreement, Realtors Information Network (RIN).
Carrington Real Estate Services, LLC (Carrington) recently announced that it’s presenting a series educational webinars for residential real estate agents, featuring successful strategies for taking their businesses to the next level.
CENTURY 21 Real Estate, the iconic brand and franchisor of the world's largest residential real estate sales organization, today announced a marketing agreement to be the inaugural real estate sponsor of SeniorHousingNet.com. Operated by Move, Inc.,
A year to the day after welcoming its first affiliate, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices announced the addition of the 1,000th office to its network with the conversion of Torrance, California-based Prudential California Realty.
Although a new study indicates that inflated appraisals are less common today, the impact of low appraisals may be problematic in its own right — higher levels of loan rejections that put a damper on the housing market.