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The scourge of fine print: Even Donald Trumps new sneakers come with caveats:

MarketWatch, The fine-print concerns extend all the way to Donald Trumps latest entrepreneurial venture namely, his new line of sneakers, which are priced from $199 to.
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A $125 Million Penthouse Will Crown the New Ritz-Carlton Condo in Miami Beach:

Fri, 23 Feb 2024

Robb Report, The 15-story tower, set to open in 2027, will feature 30 custom-designed private residences.


Boston is the nations hottest housing market:

Fri, 23 Feb 2024

HousingWire, Homebuyers are paying over the asking price, waiving home inspections and doing whatever they need to do to purchase a property.


Institutional buyers pumped the brakes on purchase activity in 2023:

Fri, 23 Feb 2024

HousingWire, A variety of companies earned a spot on the top 10 list for 2023, including real estate investment trusts such as Pretium, Amherst, Invitation Homes and Tricon.


Home foreclosures are rising in these states, but arent at a worrying level yet:

Fri, 23 Feb 2024

MarketWatch, Foreclosures shot up as the real-estate bubble burst in the lead-up to the 2008 financial crisis, and the number of homes with at least one foreclosure filing soared from 717,522 in 2006 (0.6% of all housing units) to ...
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7 ways to avoid being a broke real estate broker:

Fri, 23 Feb 2024

HousingWire, Being a broke real estate broker can keep you from offering agents the services they need. Here are 7 strategies to win the day.


eXp Holdings reports a loss in Q4 as agent count slows:

Fri, 23 Feb 2024

HousingWire, Revenue rose at eXp World Holdings during the fourth quarter of 2023, but the firm was unable to overcome a slow housing market.


Opinion: There is a crucial need for real estate cybersecurity:

Fri, 23 Feb 2024

HousingWire, By selecting secure tools, investing in training, and leveraging advanced platforms, real estate professionals can navigate the digital age with confidence, ensuring a secure future for themselves and their clients.


Commercial Mortgage REITs Weathered Another Quarter. Theyre Cheap Again.:

Fri, 23 Feb 2024

MarketWatch, Reports are in from a cadre of lenders who hold loans on some of the more troubled kinds of commercial real estate.


Heres why Citi analysts think banks will avoid commercial-real-estate losses:

Fri, 23 Feb 2024

MarketWatch, Despite recent revelations about commercial real estate exposures at New York Community Bank, markets have remained somewhat sanguine about potential fallout from CRE to the banking system more broadly and, in our view, the fundamentals look reasonably aligned with the markets assessment ...


Making the Case for Simple Investing: Good U.S. Stocks, and a Few Bonds:

Fri, 23 Feb 2024

MarketWatch, You dont need real estate investment trusts.


Title earnings marred by slow market, cybersecurity incidents:

Thu, 22 Feb 2024

HousingWire, ... a call with investors and analysts, Stewart CEO Fred Eppinger noted that the companys focus in 2023 was on creating a more resilient firm that would be able to succeed in all phases of the real estate market cycle.


Median home prices, new listings move higher in Florida:

Thu, 22 Feb 2024

HousingWire, Florida Realtors data shows a steady increase in housing inventory, home prices and active listings, with hope tied to interest rate relief.


MLS defendants look to dismiss antitrust suit filed by Zillow:

Thu, 22 Feb 2024

HousingWire, ARMLS and Metro MLS claim decision to only offer Aligned Showings instead of ShowingTime was not the result of collusion.


The current REO market requires an expansion of services for business growth:

Thu, 22 Feb 2024

HousingWire, Growing and changing is vital so that companies can tailor services in REO, according to VRM Mortgage Services.


Hispanic household wealth tripled over the past decade: NAHREP:

Thu, 22 Feb 2024

HousingWire, When considering all property holdings, including equity in residential and non-residential investment properties, real estate consists of 45.5% of Hispanic household wealth.


LOS, Warehouse, Servicing Products; Freddie Mac and Trended Credit Data; STRATMOR on Younger Borrowers:

Thu, 22 Feb 2024

Mortgage News Daily - Blogs, Did someone say, National Margarita Day? (Splendid timing, especially as vendors and lenders contemplate a rate and volume environment that may not change much for months, and compensation & personnel adjustments continue.) In 2023, the United States was the leading recipient of Mexicos tequila exports, importing 84.8 million gallons of tequila from South of the Border.


Home sales rose in January despite record-high prices, as buyers seized on lower rates:

Thu, 22 Feb 2024

MarketWatch, Existing-home sales rose to a rate of 4 million annualized in January, matching the highest level since August, the National Association of Realtors said.


I gave up a job that I loved passionately: My husband secretly set up a trust that includes our home and his investments. What should I do?:

Thu, 22 Feb 2024

MarketWatch, Instead of having a high-level job with bonuses and accolades, I ran one of his companies with no pay.


A Banking Crisis Could Be Closer Than You Think:

Thu, 22 Feb 2024

MarketWatch, Yet another more obvious source of concern is that the pandemic-induced crash of the commercial real estate market hasnt fully been reflected on bank balance sheets.


Barrons 100 Most Sustainable Companies:

Thu, 22 Feb 2024

MarketWatch, Starting with the 1,000 largest publicly traded companies by market valueexcluding real estate investment trustsCalvert ranked each one by how it performed in five key constituency categories: shareholders, employees, customers, community, and the planet.


As the housing market bottoms out, educating the future mortgage pro becomes paramount:

Wed, 21 Feb 2024

HousingWire, As interest rates ease and housing inventory stabilizes, mortgage companies are likely to start ramping up their recruiting strategies.


Keller Williams launches online real estate course:

Wed, 21 Feb 2024

HousingWire, Keller Williams Realty has partnered with online learning platform Coursera to offer a comprehensive intro to the business of real estate.


Non-QM, VOI/VOE, Marketing, Ledger Tools; Housing Market Outlook; Non-Agency News:

Wed, 21 Feb 2024

Mortgage News Daily - Blogs, Theres an old LO joke, telling their client, When youre buying a house, be sure to do it with a significant other, and make sure that one of you has good credit. Thats why its called significant other: sign-if-i-cant. Everyone in our biz knows that owning property is a great way to build wealth, although between elevated inflation, stubborn mortgage rates, and general economic uncertainty (one can argue that the future is always uncertain, right?), it may not feel like


Build-to-rent is attracting powerhouse investors. Heres whats next for the sector:

Wed, 21 Feb 2024

HousingWire, Earlier this month, real estate investment management firm Pretium Partners raised $1 billion to acquire build-to-rent homes, bringing its total investment in the sector to $2.5 billion.

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