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Home Point Financial Hires New CBO, CPO

Home Point Financial Corporation (Home Point), a national multi-channel mortgage originator and servicer, has announced new appointments to its executive team.

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Delinquencies and Foreclosure Starts Edge Lower

Black Knight, Inc., a Florida based provider of software, data, and analytics for the mortgage and real estate industries, released their First Look data analysis report on Thursday, analyzing February 2018 mortgage performance data. This report found foreclosure starts reversing ...

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Rental Markets vs. Buyer Markets

non-owner-occupied

Do real estate market conditions favor buying or renting? The Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent Index is designed to provide guidance to consumers struggling with that choice. The index, conceived by faculty from Florida International and Florida Atlantic ...

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These Are the Most Dangerous U.S. Cities

NeighborhoodScout, a web-based analytics platform, recently released its 2018 list of the Top 100 Most Dangerous U.S. Cities. They compiled the list by examining violent crime reports of cities with a minimum population of 25,000. They then took the number of crimes reported ...

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Availability Over Location: Housing Market Shifts Focus

Buying a house in 2018 has become steadily more intricate with consistent declines in availability and continued price increases, according to an analysis by Realtor.com that identified a shift in buyer activity. The report analyzed thousands of views to Realtor.com’s ...

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Puerto Rico Receives Mixed Messages From Treasury, FHA

The U.S. Treasury cut a disaster relief loan to Puerto Rico by over 50 percent this week, according to the island’s Gov. Ricardo Rossello. This relief fund of $4.7 billion was provided in October, during the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, ...

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San Francisco and San Jose Approaching Pre-Crash Highs

The most recent Home Value Forecast (HVF) Monthly Housing Report by Pro Teck caught its readers with a bit of a surprise. There were some new additions to the company’s top 10 list of core-based statistical areas (CBSAs) that saw ...

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Top 5 Cities to Rent and to Own a Home

Manhattan, New York and Santa Barbara, California are among the most expensive places to buy a home, but the best places to rent, while Baltimore, Maryland and Clayton County, Georgia, are the best counties to buy a home according to ...

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