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Housing and Technology Converge for Five Star Fintech Summit

digital lending

With the 2018 Five Star Single-Family Rental Summit wrapping up on Wednesday afternoon, the next big Five Star event followed close on its heels—the inaugural Five Star Fintech Summit. Convening inside the Renaissance Nashville Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee, the first ...

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Rising Rates to Impact Homebuyers

Fed Rate

On Wednesday, after Jerome Powell's first Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting as Fed Chair, the Federal Reserve announced that it had increased the Fed funds rate by a quarter point at a target of 1.5 percent to 1.75 percent. ...

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Black Knight Announces Common Stock Offering

Black Knight, Inc., a Jacksonville, Florida-based provider of software, data, and analytics solutions to the mortgage and consumer loan, real estate, and capital market verticals, announced that affiliates of Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P., intend to offer for sale 4,000,000 ...

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The Reality of Home Prices vs. Home Sales

Home prices in February hit a four-year high, capping a 72-month run in which median home values rose nationally, according to a report by Redfin. But just because the prices went up does not mean sales went up. In fact, ...

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MPF Program and Ginnie Mae Surpass $1 Bn in MBS

home equity

The MPF Program recently surpassed $1 billion in mortgage-backed securities (MBS) issued. The MPF Government MBS product was the result of a partnership forged by the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago and Ginnie Mae to issue securities guaranteed by ...

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HouseCanary Wins $706.2 Mn Verdict Against AMROCK Inc.

A federal jury in Texas has awarded HouseCanary, a provider of real estate valuation and assessment tools, $706.2 million in its breach of contract and trade secret misappropriation case with Title Source, an affiliate of Quicken Loans, now known as ...

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