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  • It seems to be all about expansion these days for Zillow. The online real estate giant recently got into the mortgage business with its acquisition of Mortgage Lenders of America. Zillow has also been growing its direct buyer business, Zillow Of...
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    13 December 2018, 5:16 pm
  • Mortgage originations are falling and will continue to do so in 2019, but rising home prices could cause an increase in homeowners seeking to tap into their equity, according to the 2019 consumer credit forecast from TransUnion....
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    12 December 2018, 4:38 pm
  • As more and more Americans become rent burdened, the homeless rates in the nation’s most unaffordable markets continue to grow, according to the latest data from Zillow. Zillow Director of Economic Research and Outreach Skylar Olsen said that ...
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    11 December 2018, 5:41 pm
  • According to the latest report from Black Knight, tappable equity on mortgaged properties is now $5.9 trillion – down from last quarter’s record-breaking $6 trillion. American homeowners with a mortgage lost about $2,300 in equity this quart...
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    10 December 2018, 5:01 am
  • The average homeowner gained $12,400 in equity in one year's time, according to CoreLogic's Home Equity Report for the third quarter of 2018. And while that's not exactly nothing, it's the smallest annual increase in two years, reflecting a slow...
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    6 December 2018, 8:38 pm
  • Renters Warehouse, a property management company that specializes in managing single-family rentals, is set to expand its SFR business, as the company announced Tuesday that it is acquiring OwnAmerica, one of the country’s largest investment m...
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    4 December 2018, 7:28 pm
  • As home prices rise and wages remain stagnant, a growing number of Americans are finding themselves house-rich but cash-poor. And, with interest rates trending upward, American homeowners are increasingly likely to stay put. This all spells oppo...
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    3 December 2018, 6:31 pm
  • Rising rates could cause mortgage payments to increase up to 8.4% in 2019, adding to an already problematic affordability issue for homebuyers across the nation, according to the S&P Global Ratings’ latest housing market update. Plus, two cele...
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    3 December 2018, 5:01 am
  • There’s about to be a new homebuilder on the market, and it’s a name that you’re likely familiar with – Airbnb. Yes, the short-term rental platform, which to this point has specialized in helping people rent out their houses or apartmen...
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    30 November 2018, 8:24 pm
  • This week, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Financial Services Maxine Waters, D-Calif., made another plea for a short-term extension for the National Flood Insurance Program....
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    30 November 2018, 8:13 pm
  • It’s the trillion-dollar question that everyone’s looking for an answer for. What’s housing going to do next year? A new survey and forecast from Trulia shows that people want to buy a house, but they may not be able to afford it right now...
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    29 November 2018, 7:38 pm
  • Home equity loans are on the rise with interest rates convincing more homeowners to stay put, and studies predict this trend isn’t about slow down anytime soon. But if a homeowner is considering using some of their equity, how do they decide b...
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    29 November 2018, 7:00 pm
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