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  • Lenders Capitalizing on the Digital Push

    Lenders Capitalizing on the Digital Push

    Editor's note: This story originally appeared in the November edition of MReport. At the end of every year, it’s human nature to look back and see what went right, what went wrong, and what could...

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  • No Surprise Here: Compass Files for IPO

    No Surprise Here: Compass Files for IPO

    One of the worst-kept secrets in the real estate world was publicly confirmed this week as the residential brokerage Compass submitted a draft registration statement with the U.S. Securities and...

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  • The Week Ahead: How Workplace Diversity Impacts Growth

    The Week Ahead: How Workplace Diversity Impacts Growth

    On Tuesday, January 19 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. CST, the American Mortgage Diversity Council will host a panel of experts in workplace diversity and inclusion. Registration for the webinar entitled...

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  • Homebuyer Bidding Wars Continue to Rage

    Homebuyer Bidding Wars Continue to Rage

    Click through to learn what factors are in play, and why one expert described the housing market as "unseasonably hot." The post Homebuyer Bidding Wars Continue to Rage appeared first on...

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  • Senior Housing Wealth Reaches Historic High

    Senior Housing Wealth Reaches Historic High

    Find out how much seniors’ housing wealth increased between quarters last year, according to the latest Reverse Mortgage Market Index. The post Senior Housing Wealth Reaches Historic High appeared...

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  • First Community Mortgage Acquires A Mortgage Boutique

    First Community Mortgage Acquires A Mortgage Boutique

    First Community Mortgage (FCM), a wholly owned subsidiary of First Community Bank of Tennessee, has announced its acquisition of A Mortgage Boutique (AMB), a nonbank lender. Both companies are...

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  • Black Knight Expands Its Expedite Close Platform

    Black Knight Expands Its Expedite Close Platform

    The digital closing solution guides borrowers document-by-document through an eClose process with integrated eNotary capability. The post Black Knight Expands Its Expedite Close Platform appeared...

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  • Mid America Mortgage Expands Access to Down Payment Assistance

    Mid America Mortgage Expands Access to Down Payment Assistance

    “DPA programs are a vital tool for expanding mortgage credit access to creditworthy, cash-poor homebuyers,” said Mid America Owner and CEO Jeff Bode. The post Mid America Mortgage Expands Access...

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  • Tracking and Analyzing 2020’s Real Estate Trends

    Tracking and Analyzing 2020’s Real Estate Trends

    A study delves into the three most-relevant housing-market patterns to surface in a world impacted by a national health crisis. The post Tracking and Analyzing 2020’s Real Estate Trends appeared...

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  • The Surge in Sight-Unseen Property Purchases

    The Surge in Sight-Unseen Property Purchases

    Economists say the increased use of live-video home tours, coupled with more people relocating, is "here to stay," and the majority of homebuyers in 2021 will make offers before seeing a house in...

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  • Mortgage Applications Soar While Rates Inch Up

    Mortgage Applications Soar While Rates Inch Up

    While economists expect mortgage rates to increase modestly in 2021, they will remain categorically low, supporting homebuyer demand and leading to continued refinance activity. The post Mortgage...

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  • A Record-Breaking Housing Market in the Centennial State

    A Record-Breaking Housing Market in the Centennial State

    Denver experienced unprecedented highs for closing prices and volume and lows for active listings and inventory. Experts examine the factors at play. The post A Record-Breaking Housing Market in...

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  • SaviBank Debuts Mortgage Lending Division

    SaviBank Debuts Mortgage Lending Division

    SaviBank, a $388 million-asset bank headquartered in Burlington, Washington, has announced the formation of a mortgage lending division. “Lending policies and marketing strategies have been...

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  • Brian Brooks to Step Down as Comptroller of the Currency

    Brian Brooks to Step Down as Comptroller of the Currency

    COO Blake Paulson will become Acting Comptroller of the Currency after Brooks' departure. The post Brian Brooks to Step Down as Comptroller of the Currency appeared first on theMReport.com.

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  • Measuring Affordability in the Big Apple

    Measuring Affordability in the Big Apple

    NYC real estate can be among the most expensive in the country, but which New York neighborhoods top the list for affordability? The post Measuring Affordability in the Big Apple appeared first on...

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  • Refinances Fuel Spike in Mortgage Applications

    Refinances Fuel Spike in Mortgage Applications

    The Refinance Index was 93% higher year-over-year. Click here to learn more about the latest data. The post Refinances Fuel Spike in Mortgage Applications appeared first on theMReport.com.

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  • Flooding Costs Taking Increased Toll on Housing

    Flooding Costs Taking Increased Toll on Housing

    The research team concluded that changes in precipitation accounted for 36% of the actual flooding costs that occurred during the three-decade period measured in their study The post Flooding...

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  • Wells Fargo Launches Office to Upgrade Customer Service Procedures

    Wells Fargo Launches Office to Upgrade Customer Service Procedures

    Wells Fargo & Co. has created a new internal advisory group dubbed the Office of Consumer Practices (OCP) that is designed to upgrade the company’s sales practices and customer relations. The OCP...

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  • More Americans Relocating Out of State for Retirement

    More Americans Relocating Out of State for Retirement

      Nearly 400,000 American retirees moved their residences during 2020, the highest number in five years. According to a data study by the moving services website HigherAHelper.com analyzing the...

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  • Granite Risk Management Launches one2one Remote Video Inspection Solution

    Granite Risk Management Launches one2one Remote Video Inspection Solution

    A new remote video inspections service helps builders increase inspection accuracy, save time, and receive funds faster. The post Granite Risk Management Launches one2one Remote Video Inspection...

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