Articles Tagged with ''Real estate''

Trulia: Here’s what will happen in housing in 2019

Mortgage rates will hit 10-year high
It’s the trillion-dollar question that everyone’s looking for an answer for. What’s housing going to do next year? A new survey and forecast from Trulia shows that people want to buy a house, but they may not be able to afford it right now thanks to a combination of rising rates and rising home prices. The bad news is that it’s likely only going to get worse in 2019.
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Executive Conversation: Celeste Starchild on serving the digital-first homebuyer

ListHub makes it easy for real estate brokers to effectively manage every aspect of advertising listings online
Executive Conversations is a HousingWire web series that profiles powerful people in the financial industry, highlighting the operations and the people that make this sector tick. In the latest installment, we sit down with Celeste Starchild, SVP Professional Software, Move, Inc. and General Manager of ListHub, to talk about how brokers can manage their active real estate listings through ListHub to generate more leads.
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Texas Real Estate Commission, Appraiser Board accused of ignoring customer service “crisis”

Government watchdog says licensing agencies are hoarding money
The Texas Sunset Commission, a state government watchdog agency, said in a report published this month that the Texas Real Estate Commission and the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board are keeping excess revenue in their coffers to pay for a new building rather than using the money to deal with customer service problems that are “overwhelming” the agencies.
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Walker & Dunlop appoints new VP in its capital markets group

Trevor Blood will help to expand Walker & Dunlop throughout the country
In a move to expand its presence in Southern California, Walker & Dunlop recently announced it appointed Trevor Blood as the new vice president in its capital markets group. Chief Production Officer of Walker & Dunlop Capital Markets Group Cliff Carnes said the company is confident that Blood will be a great asset to the company.
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Compass raises another $400 million, now valued at $4.4 billion

SoftBank invests in real estate tech company, again
Is Compass the one real estate tech startup to rule them all? The company certainly has enough money to do so. Compass announced this week that it just raised another $400 million in its Series F funding round, which reportedly values the company at $4.4 billion.
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USAA Bank plans to layoff 265 employees in November

The bank’s real estate lending operations employees will be impacted
As the mortgage industry continues to navigate a tumultuous market, many are finding ways to offset costs. USAA Bank is just one of the many companies downsizing to stay afloat. The bank recently announced it will lose 265 employees in November.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Manafort to forfeit $21.7 million in real estate holdings

Plea deal includes five properties and three bank accounts
Welcome to another week. It’s time for your Monday Morning Cup of Coffee. Wake up; smell the coffee; and let’s make some money this fine Monday morning. Monday Morning Cup of Coffee takes a look at news coming across HousingWire's weekend desk, with more coverage to come on bigger issues.
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