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  • Keller Williams launches new home search app February 19, 2020
    Keller Williams has launched its new neighborhood-based home search app to coincide with the updated website that was launched earlier this year. The post Keller Williams launches new home search app appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Want to know if the housing market is healthy? Look at how often people move February 19, 2020
    There are numerous sources for graphs, charts, surveys, calculations and a seemingly infinite number of people and organizations with a stake in the housing market, so it's difficult to cut through the noise and hear the melody. But in her debut column, HousingWire Columnist Mary Frances Coleman shows you how. The post Want to know […]
  • Fed calls coronavirus “new risk” to economy, minutes show February 19, 2020
    Federal Reserve officials dubbed coronavirus a “new risk” the economy at their Jan. 28 to 29 meeting, minutes of the meeting show. The post Fed calls coronavirus “new risk” to economy, minutes show appeared first on HousingWire.
  • The questionable fate of loan originator compensation February 19, 2020
    Mortgage loan originator compensation rules are strictly regulated by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. However, this could all change as the industry actively calls for new regulation. HW+ Premium Content The post The questionable fate of loan originator compensation appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Zillow has been glitching the last few days. Here's what happened February 19, 2020
    Across the Twittersphere Tuesday morning, real estate agents and home sellers griped about the glitches they were experiencing on the Zillow website. The post Zillow has been glitching the last few days. Here's what happened appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveils sweeping plan for “housing justice” February 19, 2020
    Mike Bloomberg’s plan is making waves in housing because his plan calls for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to be merged into one company that would be fully owned by the government. But Bloomberg wasn’t the only candidate to release a sweeping housing plan this week. The post Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveils sweeping […]
  • Single-family building permits rise to a 12-year high February 19, 2020
    Building permits for single-family homes rose to a 12-year high in January as homebuilders began shifting into high gear amid a property shortage. The post Single-family building permits rise to a 12-year high appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Cost of renting continues to steadily rise February 19, 2020
    While rent prices are going up, the latest 3% year-over-year increase marks the slowest pace in 18 months, according to a new report from RentCafe. The post Cost of renting continues to steadily rise appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Mortgage applications see a big drop this week February 19, 2020
    According to the Mortgage Bankers Association, mortgage applications decreased 6.4% from last week’s 1.1% increase. The post Mortgage applications see a big drop this week appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Instant mortgages: marketing tagline or reality? February 18, 2020
    Instant mortgages are the endgame of directly-connected consumer data, but who controls consumer data in the end: lenders or consumers? And how do we even define and market instant mortgages today? The post Instant mortgages: marketing tagline or reality? appeared first on HousingWire.