FHFA announces 2016 conforming loan limits

FHFA announces 2016 conforming loan limits

Much of U.S. left unchanged; limits increase in 39 ‘high-cost’ counties

Game changer? Quicken Loans takes mortgage lending fully digital

Launches Rocket Mortgage

Google launches mortgage comparison tool with Zillow

LendingTree will also bring mortgages to Google

Items Tagged with 'Jed Kolko'


Chief Economist Jed Kolko leaving Trulia

Still cooking up future plans
Amid all the news with Trulia and Zillow, the latest one concludes a three-and-a-half year relationship between Trulia and Chief Economist Jed Kolko. While Kolko said he hasn't decided his next step, a recent HousingWire Magazine feature could give a glimpse into his future plans.
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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.
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Back to school: Homeowners pay one way or another

Trulia compares costs of public and private schools
The sun is rapidly setting on summer break, and kids will once again fill rows and rows of desks across America, whether it's in private schools or public schools. Which prompted Trulia to ask a good question: Are private schools actually cheaper than public schools?
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The home price explosion has stopped

Trulia economist: Here’s why that’s a good thing
According to Trulia’s Price Monitor report for May, none of the 100 largest metros had a year-over-year price gain of more than 20%. That’s the first time that’s happened since July 2012.
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