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  • Making every loan a green loan September 29, 2020
    Fannie Mae also announced this year that it would be expanding its Green Bond program to include single family mortgage loans backed by newly constructed homes that meet or exceed the national requirements for ENERGY STAR certified homes. Since the initiative began this spring, the company has issued over $40 million in single family Green […]
  • Consumer confidence posts biggest surge in 17 years September 29, 2020
    Consumer confidence, a key measure in gauging whether people are willing to make big-ticket purchases like homes, surged the most in 17 years during September. The post Consumer confidence posts biggest surge in 17 years appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Startup profile: Arturo September 29, 2020
    Taken from the September issue of HousingWire Magazine, Arturo is an artificial intelligence property analytics company looking to improve decision making. The post Startup profile: Arturo appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Refi Sugar High: How to balance your lending diet September 29, 2020
    The industry experts at TMS have compiled a list of proactive steps to take to ensure that your business will be prepared when the refi sugar high ends. The post Refi Sugar High: How to balance your lending diet appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Brokerage uses VR to get consumers inside houses that haven’t been built yet September 28, 2020
    Urban District Realty announced the launch of custom real estate listing system, PROJETO, using VR technology to put clients in properties virtually. The post Brokerage uses VR to get consumers inside houses that haven’t been built yet appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Mnuchin’s oversight panel endorses Calabria’s GSE plan September 28, 2020
    FSOC, which is chaired by Mnuchin, voted unanimously to endorse Calabria’s plan to recapitalize and release the GSEs – with the caveat that even more capital may be required than the FHFA has called for. The post Mnuchin’s oversight panel endorses Calabria’s GSE plan appeared first on HousingWire.
  • California expands oversight of consumer protection watchdog September 28, 2020
    With the official passage of the California Consumer Protection law on Friday, California’s Department of Business Oversight will be renamed the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation and given expanded powers. The post California expands oversight of consumer protection watchdog appeared first on HousingWire.
  • New home sales hot but not bubbly September 28, 2020
    HousingWire Lead Analyst Logan Mohtashami writes: The monthly supply for new homes is back down to the levels we saw when demand for new homes was good and builders responded with increased housing starts. Except this time around, we do not have speculation buyers and a credit bubble — just good demographics and low mortgage […]
  • Cannae, Senator send letter boosting CoreLogic bid September 28, 2020
    Cannae Holdings and Senator Investment Group sent a letter urging CoreLogic shareholders to support their unsolicited buyout bid. The post Cannae, Senator send letter boosting CoreLogic bid appeared first on HousingWire.
  • As UWM attempts to build an empire, brokers and rivals weigh in on Mat Ishbia’s $16B plan September 28, 2020
    To measure the impact of UWM entering the public market, HousingWire interviewed Ishbia, rival executives, and nearly a dozen independent mortgage brokers, the majority of whom requested anonymity to speak openly and honestly about the company. HW+ Premium Content The post As UWM attempts to build an empire, brokers and rivals weigh in on Mat […]