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  • Blend, valued at $3.3B, plans to go public April 16, 2021
    Mortgage software company Blend Labs, most recently valued at $3.3 billion, filed an S-1 with the SEC to take the company public. The post Blend, valued at $3.3B, plans to go public appeared first on HousingWire.
  • M&A in the title industry? Don’t make these mistakes April 16, 2021
    Consolidation is undoubtedly already upon us in the title industry. If you're acquiring a firm, don't make these mistakes. The post M&A in the title industry? Don’t make these mistakes appeared first on HousingWire.
  • 2 million refi candidates eligible after mortgage rate drop April 16, 2021
    Two million borrowers could save an average of nearly $300 a month on a refinance thanks to last week's 10-basis-point drop in mortgage rates. The post 2 million refi candidates eligible after mortgage rate drop appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Higher mortgage rates symbolize an economy rejuvenated April 16, 2021
    The MBA revised its mortgage rates forecast nearly a percentage point higher to 5% by 2024, a sign of larger economic recovery. The post Higher mortgage rates symbolize an economy rejuvenated appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Want to boost your home’s property value? Plant a tree April 16, 2021
    Do you want to increase your home's property value? Plant a tree! According to a study, trees can add an average of 10% to a property’s value. The post Want to boost your home’s property value? Plant a tree appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Housing market inventory is starting to recover April 16, 2021
    Single-family housing starts rose 15.3% to a pace of 1.24 million annualized units. Experts see a strong spring housing market ahead. The post Housing market inventory is starting to recover appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Black Knight and Stavvy receive MISMO RON certification April 16, 2021
    Black Knight and Stavvy are the latest companies to achieve the specialized RON certification from MISMO, introduced a year ago The post Black Knight and Stavvy receive MISMO RON certification appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Here it is: A bill to help first-time homebuyers April 15, 2021
    The newest iteration of a first-time homebuyer tax credit has several significant restrictions. And it's not a tax credit. The post Here it is: A bill to help first-time homebuyers appeared first on HousingWire.
  • These were March’s hottest housing markets April 15, 2021
    These were the hottest housing markets in March, according to Redfin. Good luck buying in Austin TX, Fresno CA or North Port FL! The post These were March’s hottest housing markets appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Kingston is latest hot housing market for those leaving NYC April 15, 2021
    In Kingston, a city on the Hudson River two hours north of Manhattan, homes are being snatched up by NYC residents looking for more space The post Kingston is latest hot housing market for those leaving NYC appeared first on HousingWire.