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Fee Collection, Subservicing, Processing, Sales Tools; Events and Webinars Through June:

Mortgage News Daily - Blogs, Arch MI is hosting a webinar tomorrow on Using Social Media to Attract Real Estate Agents and Consumers.


Need to sell your house fast? Here are 7 great options:

Fri, 20 May 2022

HousingWire, Hire a Real Estate Agent Real estate agents can make or break your sale.


An inside look at local housing markets across the country:

Fri, 20 May 2022

HousingWire, For local rookie Century 21 agent Luis Paredes, who felt stuck in his job at Amazon, the exciting market conditions helped inspire his jump into the real estate industry.


Proptech Parcl offers real estate investing without liquidity:

Wed, 18 May 2022

HousingWire, Parcl, a blockchain-based real estate platform, offers customers the ability to invest in a digital square foot of real estate.


Increase in mobile, online home purchases fuel mortgage-related fraud:

Tue, 17 May 2022

HousingWire, A growing number of companies have been focused on deterring fraud in the real estate market.
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LO Training, Database Mining, Digital, PPE, Non-QM Products; Training and Events:

Tue, 17 May 2022

Mortgage News Daily - Blogs, Keeping things in perspective, last Thursday the White House announced a raft of measures to alleviate the ongoing baby formula shortage, which has worsened in recent weeks because of a major product recall and supply chain problems. Here in Manhattan at the MBAs Secondary conference, participants learned that the CFPB certainly wont be resting on its laurels any time soon.


Pros and cons of buying out-of-state rental property in 2022:

Thu, 12 May 2022

HousingWire, Diversifying your real estate investments across multiple markets is a great way to manage your risk of loss and your chance of significant profits.


House hunting but inventory is tight? Our interactive availability map can help.:

Thu, 12 May 2022

MarketWatch, In recent years, home builders have started to construct homes at a much faster clip in response to the hot real-estate market, but the pace of building has generally remained under the 40-year average, said Johnson, the Florida Atlantic University professor.


Loan Sales, Fee Collection, Vendor Selection, Fix & Flip Products; Tech Survey:

Thu, 12 May 2022

Mortgage News Daily - Blogs, ClearEdge Commercial, specializing in Fix & Flip, Bridge, Multifamily and Rental Term financing, provides fast and reliable capital designed for real estate investors competing with cash buyers looking to seize investment opportunities.


Caliber sues CrossCountry after 80 employees left for rival:

Wed, 11 May 2022

HousingWire, Caliber claims its rival hired more than 80 of its employees, among them 40 loan producers, beginning in February 2021. The post Caliber sues CrossCountry after 80 employees left for rival appeared first on HousingWire .


Underwriting, HELOC, DSCR, MSR Products; UWM, Rocket 1st Quarter Stats:

Wed, 11 May 2022

Mortgage News Daily - Blogs, Remember: April is National Procrastination Month! I could tell that my cat Myrtle was displeased the other morning. Shes very secretive about her finances, but my guess is that shes long residential lender stocks and procrastinated selling them. Nearly every lenders stock price is near all-time lows, making the sellers of these companies during the last few years look like timing geniuses.


FHA gives investors cold shoulder on foreclosed properties:

Mon, 9 May 2022

HousingWire, The FHA is prioritizing nonprofit organizations and owner-occupiers over investors with its CWCOT program for foreclosed properties. The post FHA gives investors cold shoulder on foreclosed properties appeared first on HousingWire .


Consulting, Appraisal, Prequal, MI, Specialty Products; Costco, SoFi, and Mortgages; Rates March Higher:

Mon, 9 May 2022

Mortgage News Daily - Blogs, Come join a fun, enthusiastic team but more importantly come join a company that is making a difference in the real estate market.


The complete guide to selling rental property in 2022:

Thu, 5 May 2022

HousingWire, You buy rental properties to invest in and then eventually sell and earn capital gains. It can be one of the smartest investments you make in your lifetime. Before you sell, though, there are certain considerations you must make to ensure you handle the transaction right. The post The complete guide to selling rental property in 2022 appeared first on HousingWire .


Lender&Broker Products; Mergers and Acquisitions: Black Knight Worth Twice as Much as Yankees?:

Thu, 5 May 2022

Mortgage News Daily - Blogs, Life is complicated. Take the Black Knight purchase by ICE. Some vendors are out there licking their chops at their companys valuation while others are fearing for their future as the big boys become formidable. Taxes? The latest headline is about how TurboTax duped consumers. (Thank you, Guy S.) Was life simpler 160 years ago?


Opinion: the side hustle Millennials will fuel mortgage innovation:

Thu, 5 May 2022

HousingWire, Millennials are the fastest-growing segment of homebuyers and they are driving financial institutions to adapt to their technology expectations. The post Opinion: the side hustle Millennials will fuel mortgage innovation appeared first on HousingWire .


Has the housing market peaked?:

Thu, 5 May 2022

HousingWire, According to Rick Sharga, EVP of Market Intelligence at ATTOM, affordability or the lack thereof is one of the main factors suggesting that the housing markets bull run may be winding down. The post Has the housing market peaked? appeared first on HousingWire .


Servicing, Automation, Processing, Sales Tools; Non-QM and Jumbo investor News:

Wed, 4 May 2022

Mortgage News Daily - Blogs, The mortgage and real estate markets are changing rapidly as we enter the spring season.


Point raises $115 million in Series C funding:

Tue, 3 May 2022

HousingWire, WestCap Group, a New York City-based investor, led the funding with existing backers Andreessen Horowitz, Ribbit Capital, mortgage real estate investment trust Redwood Trust and Atalaya Capital Management participating, Point said Tuesday.


Servicing portfolio gains propel Newrez Q1 profits to $690M:

Tue, 3 May 2022

HousingWire, The real estate investment trust reported on Tuesday $690 million in net income for the first quarter, a 267% increase from the prior quarter.


True Footage acquires Spark for Appraisers:

Mon, 2 May 2022

HousingWire, Seattle, Washington-based real estate valuation company True Footage announced the acquisition of Spark for Appraisers, an appraisal technology firm.


QuickSource from CoreLogic is a one-stop solution for importing, comparing and managing appraisal data:

Sun, 1 May 2022

HousingWire, Historically, appraisers havent had visibility into their own peers data, even though theyre graded on their consistency with their peers and asked to comment on their peers data. CoreLogics QuickSource levels the field providing visibility and allowing the appraiser to shorten turn times by anticipating and addressing the clients questions before they even come up.


Opteons appraiser-facing software allows appraisers to submit reports from the field in real-time:

Sun, 1 May 2022

HousingWire, ... then, he has used his experience as an appraiser and his qualifications in Accounting, Real Estate, Valuations, a Master of Business Property, and a Master of Business Administration to bring same-day turn times to real estate markets across the globe.


homegenius offers 21st-century valuation solutions that take home price estimates to a new level:

Sun, 1 May 2022

HousingWire, Agents and real estate brokers can also make use of these impressive analytics, modeling and more in geniusprice technology, an intelligent pricing engine for real estate that makes the traditional Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) report feel obsolete.


Heres an inside look at local housing markets across the country:

Fri, 29 Apr 2022

HousingWire, There are many factors that make Columbus an exciting real estate market for Offerpad, including the areas population growth spurred by its job market history and outlook, Todd Bird, the general manager of Offerpads Columbus market, said in an email.

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