11/26/13 Mortgage servicing market changing

Coming changes in the U.S. banking business will remake the mortgage market — even if banks won’t be abandoning mortgages anytime soon — according to industry expert Christopher Whalen, in recent commentary....Read More

11/17/13 SPOTLIGHT: Home Values Strengthening

Strengthening house prices and increased interest rates in metros across the country contributed to lower housing affordability in the third quarter, according to the National Association of Home Builders Housing Opportunity Index (HOI), released recently....Read More

Aging Housing Inventory Presents Bargain-Hunting Opportunities

America’s housing inventory is aging and that perhaps could present an opportunity for bargain-hunting homeowners. RealtyTrac’s Aging Homes Analysis shows that more than 70 percent of the housing stock in the U.S. was built prior to 1990 and that these older homes constituted 60 percent of the homes sold so far in 2013....Read More