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  • Knock Home Swap solution enters the Florida market October 20, 2020
    Knock Home Swap has expanded into Orlando, Florida and Tampa, Florida, its inaugural markets in the Sunshine State. The post Knock Home Swap solution enters the Florida market appeared first on HousingWire.
  • NAR boosts awareness of fair housing issues with newest ad campaign October 19, 2020
    The National Association of Realtors has launched a new ad campaign, an extension of its “That’s Who We R” effort, working with creative advertising agency Havas Chicago to create an omnichannel campaign to drive awareness of fair housing issues. The post NAR boosts awareness of fair housing issues with newest ad campaign appeared first on […]
  • How Jonathan Corr’s passion for automation fueled Ellie Mae’s people-centric culture October 19, 2020
    Jonathan Corr served as president and CEO at Ellie Mae before announcing his retirement in September when the company was acquired by Intercontinental Exchange. Joe Tyrrell, Ellie Mae’s COO, succeeded Corr as president of ICE. HousingWire sat down with Corr and Tyrrell for an exclusive look back at the changes in the company and in […]
  • Financial wellness resources offered to NAR members through partnership with Morgan Stanley October 19, 2020
    Investment guidance and financial wellness resources are now available to all 1.4 million members of NAR, together with Morgan Stanley. The post Financial wellness resources offered to NAR members through partnership with Morgan Stanley appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Mortgage forbearance rate falls to lowest level since mid-April at 5.92% October 19, 2020
    The U.S. forbearance rate measuring the share of mortgages with suspended payments fell to 5.92% from 6.32% the week prior, according to the MBA. The post Mortgage forbearance rate falls to lowest level since mid-April at 5.92% appeared first on HousingWire.
  • FHFA proposes rule on new products and activities from GSEs October 19, 2020
    The FHFA announced at this year’s Mortgage Bankers Association Annual event that it is proposing a new rule for activities and products from the government-sponsored enterprises. The post FHFA proposes rule on new products and activities from GSEs appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Builder confidence breaks previous 35-year record high October 19, 2020
    The Housing Market Index recorded by NAHB and Wells Fargo rose to 85 in October – the highest score the series has ever recorded and the second month in its history the score broke 80. The post Builder confidence breaks previous 35-year record high appeared first on HousingWire.
  • What could drive mortgage rates in 2021? October 19, 2020
    Lead Analyst Logan Mohtashami discusses what factors will drive mortgage rates in 2021. The post What could drive mortgage rates in 2021? appeared first on HousingWire.
  • TransUnion announces partnership with FinLocker to give consumers and lenders more access to data October 19, 2020
    Credit reporting agency TransUnion announced on Monday that it was making an equity investment in FinLocker’s $20 million Series A round, inking a partnership agreement designed to give consumers more control and access to their credit data while letting lenders and servicers leverage FinLocker for lead nurturing and conversion. The post TransUnion announces partnership with […]
  • Homes in high-risk wildfire areas are more affordable October 16, 2020
    Wildfires continue to rip through the west coast, but that hasn't stopped homebuyers from purchasing in high-risk areas, a new Redfin report explains. The post Homes in high-risk wildfire areas are more affordable appeared first on HousingWire.