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Friday Mar 13 | via National Mortgage News
Online mortgage lender Privlo has entered the Texas market, looking to help those underserved by traditional lenders in securing home financing, the company announced Thursday. The Los Angeles-based company has opened an office in Austin and has worked with local real estate agents to sell its services, following an initial soft launch, according to a press release. Comment?
Monday Mar 9 | via CultureMap
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame in Waco, the hottest real estate market in the U.S., according to new report. As the spring homebuying season approaches, experts are saying Waco is slated to have the hottest market in the country, followed by Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington. Comment?
Sunday Mar 8 | via CultureMap
Realtor.com chief economist Jonathan Smoke says that the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington market is going to be the second-hottest market this spring. As the spring homebuying season approaches, experts are saying Waco is slated to have the hottest market in the country, followed by Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington. Comment?
Dec 10, 2014 | via The Truth About Mortgage
There has been increased fear of another housing bubble for a while now, with some markets already identified as bubbles and others supposedly suffering from an affordability crisis . - A market that was less affordable in October 2014 than its peak price during the previous bubble between 2005 and 2008 - A market that was less affordable in October 2014 compared to its historical average since 2000 - A market with a rising foreclosure rate on loans originated this year compared to last year This compares to a historical average of 28% going back to January 2000, and is still well below the 41% average seen in each county's peak month during the most recent housing bubble. Comment?
Dec 3, 2014 | via AndhraNews
RealtyTrac , the nation's leading source for comprehensive housing data, today released a report identifying county-level housing markets with early warning signs of a possible home price bubble -- where prices overinflate and eventually decline. The report also identified markets with little risk for a home price bubble. Comment?
Friday | via Chron
White holds a Bachelor of Science in architectural engineering from The University of Texas , Austin, and prior to obtaining her real estate licenses, she worked for an engineering firm as a project manager. "I love the construction aspect of homes, plus the floor plans and possibilities. Comment?
Thursday | via Business Journal
There's nothing like foreclosure rates to put a few things into perspective. After a series of reports highlighting low inventory, higher asking prices and an increasing number of homes sold, Zillow released its Negative Equity Report last week that found San Antonio has the highest percentage - 12.3 percent - of "underwater" homes in Texas. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 25 | via Inman Real Estate News
HAR.com, the popular consumer-facing real estate search portal operated by the Houston Association of Realtors, has officially relaunched with listings from throughout the state of Texas. Last year HAR announced that it had become the first multiple listing service to join syndicator ListHub's Real Estate Network as a publisher. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via Seeking Alpha
This confirmation of home builders strong year-to-date sales reports is a very encouraging sign especially given Texas appears to continue to perform well. "Sales of new single-family houses in February 2015 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 539,000This is 7.8 percent above the revised January rate of 500,000 and is 24.8 percent above the February 2014 estimate of 432,000." Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via Dallas Morning News
While residential prices have shot higher in North Texas in recent years, Dallas-Fort Worth homes are still more affordable than the U.S. average, according to a new report by Realtor.com The Internet real estate marketing operation compared median home prices and annual income levels in more than a dozen major U.S. markets. In the D-FW area, it takes just under 26 percent of median income to afford a mid-priced house, Realtor.com found. Comment?
9 min ago | via NJ.com
Home Team Real Estate agents Cathy Karp, left, and Terrilynn Zukawski, and Atlantic Home Loans broker Samuel Royer have teamed up to offer real estate discounts to heroes. (lehighvalleylive.com photo When Bethlehem mortgage broker Samuel Royer heard about the Homes for Heroes program that gives discounted real estate services to first responders, teachers and those in the military, the Marine knew he wanted to take part. Comment?
33 min ago | via MLive.com
Hundreds of Detroit chilly residents wearing winter coats, hats, gloves and scarves gathered to participate in the March for Justice Saturday. Planned by area religious leaders, the march to Martin Luther King Jr. High School commemorated the 50th anniversary of the 1965 marches King led from Selma, Ala. Comment?
39 min ago | via Los Angeles Times
Move over, Yelp. The federal government's top consumer agency has just begun allowing mortgage borrowers to vent publicly - in full narrative detail - about the bad experiences they've had with financial institutions. Comment?
39 min ago | via Los Angeles Times
Having a government job with a pension is not as secure as it may sound. A lot can happen while you're waiting for your pension to vest and to grow. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Seeking Alpha
Since the ETF covers equity REITs so well, I'd love to pair a few mREITs with my position in VNQ. Vanguard REIT ETF is one of the best ETFs on the market. Comment?
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