Do you safely, securely send emails with the new TRID rule?

By |October 20th, 2015|

About two years ago, the American Land Title Association (ALTA) published a set of best practices for real estate transaction professionals which included a heavy focus on data and information security.

With the new TILA-RESPA requirements increasing….read more.

CFPB Proposes Delay Of New Mortgage Rules By Two Months

By |June 29th, 2015|

Prospective homebuyers anticipating a more streamlined disclosure process while buying their dream home may have to wait a little longer, as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is proposing a delay to new rules.
The CFPB announced this week that it is seeking to postpone new “Know Before You Owe” rules regarding mortgage disclosures by about two […]

Sales of New Homes Inch Up

By |June 3rd, 2015|

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Sales of new homes are showing some signs of life, growing 3.3% month over month to an annualized rate of 343,000 in April, according to a government report released Wednesday. Read more »

Americans Sees Biggest Home Equity Jump In 60 Years: Mortgages

By |March 16th, 2015|

Americans are digging themselves out of mortgage debt.

Home equity in the first quarter rose to $6.7 trillion, the highest level since 2008, as homeowners taking advantage of record-low borrowing costs to refinance their loans brought cash to the table to pay down principal. The 7.3 percent gain was the biggest jump in more than 60 […]

Home values rise for first time in 5 years

By |March 16th, 2015|

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Home prices hit a bottom and are finally bouncing back, according to an industry report released Tuesday.

Nationwide, home values rose 0.2% year-over-year to a median $149,300 during the second quarter, the first annual increase since 2007, real estate listing site Zillow reported. Prices were up 2.1% from the first quarter.  Read […]