Are Millennials interested in obtaining credit after witnessing their families struggle as a result of the recent recession? ID Analytics conducted a study on their credit scores to figure out where they stand. The answer may surprise you.
Millennials are not as savvy as their predecessors when it comes to their finances and credit management. However, this same generation also wields a lot of potential to improve their credit for the future.
Take away their pile of student debt and lack of interest in housing, and hipsters are still contributing to society and helping other industries. In fact, the bike, beer and beard industries love the hipster movement.
Rent-to-own programs are once again increasing in popularity after losing steam back in the 1990s. One perk of the program that’s appealing to consumers is that they aren’t forced to purchase the home.
Despite majority opinion, Lindsey Piegza, chief economist with Stifel, said she expects the July FOMC statement to be relatively unexciting. So when does she think rates will rise? Hint: It’s not this year.
After the foreclosure crisis, most of the industry focused on the larger companies, which is still true today. However, there are three needs that smaller companies have that larger ones usually do not. Here are those three.
Mere stats don't tell the real story of these outstanding leaders. They represent the whole spectrum of the housing economy, from real estate agents to originators to nonprofits. They lead companies, mentor others and give back to their communities. Read on to find out how each one is inspiring..
HousingWire covered the introduction of Costco into the mortgage lending space and it made the industry nervous. Lenders openly asked each other at conferences, “Who will be next? Google, Apple?” Well, that never happened. Here's the story why, in long-form feature. Read More
From both an operational and regulatory standpoint, the industry continues to progress as new technological advancements are made and new regulations and policies are implemented. While it is important to change with the times, it is equally important to define and maintain the very essence of your company’s own core vision and values, so that you can succeed regardless of the inevitable changes the industry will undergo. Read More