Articles Tagged with ''Amazon''

PropertyShark: Gen Z has its eye on the American Dream

A whopping 83% of Gen Z plans to purchase a home within the next five years
Home prices are rising, inventory is drying up, and although the unemployment rate is at record lows, wages just aren’t increasing at a substantial rate. However, while Millennials are often deterred from entering the housing market, evidence suggests that Generation Z has its eye on homeownership.
Read More

[VIDEO] HousingWire readers, here's the nation's top news

Here is what’s happening around the country
Today, HousingWire takes a look at some of the most provocative and significant news stories nationwide. Our coverage ranges from heated Supreme Court confirmation hearings, political Twitter wars, highly publicized sports branding decisions, market takeovers and voting forecasts. Whatever’s happening around the country, it’s here for you to read.
Read More

loanDepot CEO personal net worth reportedly at $2 billion

Anthony Hsieh set to get even richer with Amazon at the door
While Amazon continues to build a mortgage division within its ranks, the online giant reportedly continues to search for a strategic acquisition to buy into the mortgage retail space. One name often put forward is loanDepot, though CEO Anthony Hsieh is already reportedly doing just fine without needing to sell the company.
Read More

Get set for the mortgage lender shopping spree

On your mark...
It’s well reported, after HousingWire first broke the news to LendingLife readers, that Amazon is looking to get into the mortgage lending space. Where other news outlets miss the mark, however, is the entry-point strategy. Here's what is really happening.
Read More

Amazon rumored to begin offering home insurance

Could use AI to offer cheaper premiums
A new report reveals Amazon could soon be offering its customers home insurance by using its robots and other home devices. Sources explain the company could use artificial intelligence to get consumers better rates. Here’s how.
Read More

Amazon pushes further into real estate with Lennar smart home deal

Launches “Amazon Experience Centers”
Over the past few months, Amazon has hinted at expansion into real estate in various ways. Well, consider Wednesday’s news another sign of Amazon’s encroachment into housing and real estate. Amazon announced Wednesday that it is partnering with Lennar, the nation’s largest homebuilder, to launch what it calls “Amazon Experience Centers,” which are basically showrooms for all of Amazon’s smart home products.
Read More