Dear Parents, don’t expect your homebuying Millennials to pay you back

Dear Parents, don’t expect your homebuying Millennials to pay you back

laonDepot graph shows they can barely save for retirement

Trending Thursday: Banks make more on mortgages while government steals GSE profits?

Yale legal scholars on #FannieGate

Here's how to handle electronic delivery of mortgage disclosures

So many aren't even ready for TRID
W S

Items Tagged with 'Lawrence Yun'

ARTICLES

Existing home sales to finish 2015 at record level

Housing starts struggle to keep up
Existing home sales are expected to finish the year at their highest level since 2006, according to the National Association of Realtors’ economic forecast. However, there are still several variables hanging in the balance that could change this.
Read More
From HW Magazine

The new economists

How new economic models and voices are shaking up the status quo
People are listening to real estate economists today in a way that anyone who covered the industry a decade or more ago would not recognize. Smoke is one of the members of this new wave of real estate economists. In fact, Smoke is actually the newest one on the block. The upstart economists at places like Trulia and Zillow are still new, Smoke is just the latest player to join the game.
Read More

Existing home sales tick up 1.5% in October

Second month in a row of gains brings pace to highest in 11 months
Existing-home sales rose in October for the second straight month and are now above year-over-year levels for the first time in a year, according to the National Association of Realtors.
Read More

Existing home sales drop 1.8% on cash buyer retreat

Annual home sales down 5.3%
With cash-paying investors in a full retreat, existing home sales dropped 1.8% in August, according to the National Association of Realtors. "On the positive side, first-time buyers have a better chance of purchasing a home now that bidding wars are receding and supply constraints have significantly eased in many parts of the country,” said Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist.
Read More