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The Connection Between Jobs, Wages, and Housing

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Despite the employment numbers released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics coming in below expectations on Friday, unemployment numbers fell to their lowest since 1969. Experts weigh in on how these trends are affecting the housing market.

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Land Gorilla Integrates DocuSign E-Signature

Land Gorilla, a construction loan management software provider, announced the availability of DocuSign’s e-signature solution through its cloud-based software. Land Gorilla states that, DocuSign, integrated with Land Gorilla’s Construction Loan Manager will streamline construction lending workflows by “reducing the friction in closings, improve draw processing times, and provide a better customer/builder experience” for financial institutions.

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Will Wage Growth Bring Relief to Homebuyers?

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The latest data on U.S. jobs by the Census Bureau has indicated rising wages. Experts weigh in on whether these increases will translate into easing the burden of rising home prices for homebuyers.

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Energy Efficiency vs. Home Affordability

The California Energy Commission recently introduced a regulation making it mandatory for all new homes to have solar panels, starting 2020. How will this regulation affect home affordability in one of the most expensive housing markets in the country?

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Freddie Mac Forecasts Housing Conditions Through 2019

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Freddie Mac has released its latest Outlook, breaking down the state of the housing market in April 2018 and examining where things are likely to head over the next few years. The Outlook forecasts continual gradual growth through Q4 2019, ...

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Construction Starts Surged in March

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The construction sector sped ahead in March to reach the highest level recorded in the past six months. Where did residential construction stand in the mix?

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