CFPB was created by the Obama administration in 2011 to protect consumers, and immediately sought out ways to "bubble-proof" America, starting with mortgage disclosure forms.
Accounting for the Veteran's Day holiday, mortgage applications actually fell for the week, but there is a silver lining when it comes to purchase applications.
More and more seniors are moving in with their adult children because of a demographic shift in America, not necessarily because of a shoddy economy.
Short sale negotiations are not well known for being easy, and that's why it is such a tricky niche, but knowing a simple truth about banks...
Builder confidence has improved this year, but recent housing hiccups are holding the new home construction sector back.
Housing affordability is on the decline, according to the National Association of Home Builders who points to two major factors holding back affordability.
There is currently a lot of misinformation floating around about mortgage debt forgiveness - let's examine the current policies on the topic.
The real estate sector has been on a wild roller coaster ride in the last decade with the highest of highs and lowest of lows -...
In yet another court, the role of MERS in the chain of title has been affirmed, and despite heated criticism, they're racking up more wins now...
ListHub has been the center of attention recently due to two Realtor associations cutting ties with the company, so what's next for ListHub and for syndication?
Housing has been a complicated sector in recent years with home prices and sales on the rise, yet lending remains tight and political uncertainty lingers, so...
Hundreds of facts on home buyers, home sellers, and restrictive lending conditions that linger - how many buyers used a Realtor? How did sellers find their...
(AGENT/GENIUS) - Completed foreclosures have fallen dramatically in the last year, with 2.3% of all homes with a mortgage now in foreclosure compared to 3.2% in...
Listing syndication continues to be a hot button issue, with boards and brokers making decisions unique to their market. Today, a group of Austin brokers has...
(AGENT/GENIUS) To kick start 2013, there are areas of focus that real estate agents can focus on to increase their income right now.
(AGENT/GENIUS) Home prices continue to rise - welcome news for homeowners, but a direct impact on affordability for buyers. Watch sales to continue sliding, but nothing...
(AGENT/GENIUS) - The National Association of Realtors data reveals that pending home sales have fallen not only for the month, but for the year, but why?
According to CoreLogic, the improving market plays a major role in mortgage fraud, as it improves and declines simultaneously.
When Bank of America acquired Countrywide in 2008, they also acquired their problems. And fraud.
Although the average contract interest rate fell for many types of loans, mortgage application volume fell - the MBA points out that Columbus Day may have...
(AGENT/GENIUS) - As Nationstar's new acquisitions take effect, many are raising their eyebrows at the widespread implications on the market.
Existing home sales fell slightly for the month but remain higher than last year and various housing stats are improving despite the expected hiccup.
One Bank of America employee has been charged with a scheme that put over $1 million in his pocket.
As the housing market cools down, Zillow notes that some markets are on the brink of a bubble and could benefit from a slow down.
Although political uncertainty continues to impact housing in various ways, home flipping is on the decline, despite profits being higher nationally.
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