3 quick takeaways from the mortgage conference happening right now

3 quick takeaways from the mortgage conference happening right now

Tidbits from SourceMedia Mortgage Servicing conference

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Out with housing recovery, in with unaffordability?

Zillow: Home prices rise for ninth straight quarter
April 21, 2014
As the lingering impact of the housing recession starts to fade, where does affordability stand?
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The best and worst places in America for property taxes

National average is $2,800 - what will you pay?
April 9, 2014
The biggest cost of homeownership may be the mortgage, but taxes are the number two cost, so it’s good to know where a buyer can minimize their property tax bill.
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Zillow: 30-year FRMs drop for second week in a row

User survey finds gradual drop over two weeks
April 8, 2014
Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed mortgages dropped for the second week in a row, according to Zillow.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Online home shopping surges; Mortgages tank

April 7, 2014
The final leg of the Quicken Loans Billion Dollar Bracket with Yahoo! Sports will come to a close Monday night after most brackets were destroyed on the first day. Plus, Americans are shopping for homes in record numbers online, but where are they looking?
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1 in 3 homes is unaffordable and a bubble is forming

Zillow study shows drastic housing affordability gap
April 4, 2014
More than half the homes currently on the market in seven major American metros are currently unaffordable for local residents, and one-third of homes for sale are unaffordable by historic standards.
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Zillow helps bring U.S. property listings to homebuyers in China

Chinese spent $11B on U.S. properties in 2013
April 2, 2014
Zillow is expanding its reach into East Asia by entering an exclusive partnership with Beijing Yisheng Leju Information Services to power Leju’s U.S. home shopping experience.
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How the Internet chips away the MLS

Insight into the escalating war between Zillow and Move
March 21, 2014
What the Internet and Uber are doing to the taxi business is happening in its own way to real estate brokers and the MLS.
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The Windy City's top 12 suburbs

Metro Chicago's finest
March 20, 2014
Nestled next to Lake Michigan and home to both the Cubs and White Sox, the Windy City is one of the biggest and busiest cities in the nation. Chicago Magazine compiled a list of the 12 best suburbs in Chicago, comparing the cities based on variables like crime, homes, education and city life.
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Zillow launches mortgage pre-approval tool

March 19, 2014
In light of the market heading into the spring buying season, Zillow launched its new mortgage pre-approval tool that allows home shoppers to get pre-approved for a mortgage quickly and easily.
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Zillow: Sell on West Coast, buy on East Coast

Here are the top housing markets right now
March 19, 2014
If you are looking to sell your home, living on the West Coast drastically gives you the upper hand on selling power as spring home shopping season heats up.
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