Sources: Morris Schneider Wittstadt declaring bankruptcy, closing immediately

Sources: Morris Schneider Wittstadt declaring bankruptcy, closing immediately

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Millennials demand single-family homes

Fannie Mae: Will young homeowners protect the housing recovery?
Brena Swanson
Young adults prefer single-family homes, and in fact, they are found to be more likely to reside in a single-family home today than their predecessors. And according to this research, the desire is only going to continue to grow.
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Who are the homebuying Millennials?

Infographic shows everything you need to know
Brena Swanson
The average age of a Millennial homebuyer is 28. After a recent survey from more than 5,400 Millennials, Endeavor America Loan Services found they are outgrowing their usual stereotype.
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Round 2: HW Fast50™ is back, and even better

Nominations now open!
Jacob Gaffney
And now that the second year of the program is being officially launched today, we expect even greater results. Because there’s no way you lost market share or dialed back on your R&D, is there?
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MBA: New home purchase applications slip back down

Drops 9% in May
Brena Swanson
Although mortgage applications to homebuilders declined in May following an improved start to the year, it’s not a bad mark for housing. Lynn Fisher, MBA’s vice president of Research and Economics, explains why.
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Housing in 2065

How to succeed for the next 50 years
Ben Lane
What will things look like in 2065? The possibilities are endless. And fascinating. What will our financial system look like? What about how we live and where we live? To answer these tough questions and more, HousingWire polled some of the brightest minds in the housing industry to get their predictions for the future. But more than just predictions, they spoke about how we’re going get to where we’re going, and what we all need to do to ready ourselves for what’s coming.
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2015 Rising Stars

Our newest winners act as change agents from within
HousingWire Staff
These 40 winners have developed groundbreaking new software, re-engineered entire systems and launched their own startups. They have seen dramatic growth in sales, in market share and in influence. Whether they started with a company right out of high school or were brought in for a specialty solution, their contributions have been outsized.
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Capital Economics: Chart shows home prices ready to grow more

Home sales push prices higher
Brena Swanson
Recent housing reports point to the right conditions for house price growth to pick up even more. What's more, the continued steady growth in home sales this year will only add to the upward pressure.
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The Mortgage Collaborative announces partnership with Fannie Mae

New program designed to help small, mid-sized mortgage originators
Ben Lane
The Mortgage Collaborative, an independent lending cooperative serving small and mid-sized mortgage lenders and community-based lending institutions, announced a partnership with Fannie Mae that will bring enhanced benefits to the group’s members.
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Placester launches web design for single property listings

Broadens real estate agent online tools
Brena Swanson
Placester launched Single Property Sites that features website designs built specifically for promoting individual listings. This allows real estate agents to message and market directly to the consumers online, promoting individual listing.
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California Realtors: Golden State finally becoming more affordable?

Housing starts to turn a corner
Brena Swanson
While California still has its fair share of hurdles to overcome, the state is making progress. In fact, a new report from the California Association of Realtors shows that this is the second consecutive quarter of improvements for the state.
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