Nov. 2015-Opportunity Knocks

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Th e M Rep o RT | 15 FROM THE SOURCE SHaRE THiS: Paper: "More Millennials Living with Family Despite Improved Job Market" Richard Fry, Pew Research Center The Pew Research Center is a nonparti- san "fact tank" that researches issues, attitudes, and trends on a multitude of topics—from politics to technology to everything in between. Pew recently released a paper on millennials, which found that independent living among this genera- tion is declining. "The nation's 18- to 34-year-olds are less likely to be living independently of their families and establish- ing their own households today than they were in the depths of the Great Recession," said author Richard Fry, using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Filled with information important to mortgage professionals, this paper is one not only to read but to share with like-minded colleagues. WaTCH THiS: Housing Round-up with Rick Sharga Rick Sharga, EVP, discusses the latest housing numbers and findings of the Real Estate Nowcast in this monthly series hosted on's YouTube page, Get the scoop on where home prices are increasing, dropping, or holding steady in these informational videos that give you a glimpse into's larger reports. While you're there, check out some of's other informational videos, which are focused on both residential and commercial properties. TWEET THiS: @corelogicecon The Twitter hub for CoreLogic's chief economist, @corelogicecon keeps you connected with all the housing stats, mortgage metrics, and economic data you could ever want. While economic reports can be a lot to digest, @corelogicecon gives you the snapshots you need to understand the larger picture, and the links to delve deeper into what interests you. REad THiS: Shaky Ground: The Strange Saga of the U.S. Mortgage Giants By Bethany McLean Investigative journalist Bethany McLean first garnered attention as an up-and-coming reporter at Fortune magazine, where she rose to the role of editor-at-large. Her notoriety was cemented after co-authoring the bestseller, The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron—which inspired the 2006 Academy Award nomi- nated film. She's making waves again with Shaky Ground, which examines the ongoing conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and where they stand seven years post-meltdown.

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