Mortgage applications skyrocket more than 25%

Mortgage applications skyrocket more than 25%

Big pre-TRID rush boosted final week of September

Is it OK to gatecrash a Realtor’s open house?

Yes, but only if you follow this Reddiquette

CoreLogic: Home prices rose 6.9% annually in August

Forecasts calls for 4.3% growth by August 2016

Real Estate

Affordability squeeze threatens ongoing growth in California

Buyers and investors may start looking to other regions
A California cooling effect could put a freeze on nationwide appreciation and a sustained housing recovery. Once interest rates do rise, this new report says that California's housing market will only get worse.
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What does a post-TRID world look like?

We’re through the looking glass now
D-day is now behind us. So, what exactly does a post-TRID world look like? HousingWire spoke with Terry Moore, senior managing director at Accenture Credit Services, about how real estate and mortgage finance will be different going forward.
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HUD hands out $38 million to fight housing discrimination

More than 100 groups receive HUD grants
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced this week that it is awarding $38 million total to more than 100 groups to be used for fighting housing discrimination. Click here to see which groups will receive HUD funding.
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Move acquires Reesio as online homebuyer competition intensifies

Deal follows Zillow acquisition of online document company DotLoop
In a development that shows the battle for online real estate dominance now extends beyond the listing to the complete transaction itself, Move Inc., which operates for the National Association of Realtors, announced the acquisition of Reesio, a document and transaction management platform that allows the entire real estate transaction to be done online.
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