Industry Update: the Future of eClosing and RON

Join industry experts for an in-depth discussion on the future of eClosing and how hybrid and RON closings benefit lenders and borrowers.

DOJ v. NAR and the ethics of real estate commissions

Today’s HousingWire Daily features the first-ever episode of Houses in Motion. We discuss the Department of Justice’s recent move to withdraw from a settlement agreement with the NAR.

Hopes for generational investment in housing fade in DC

Despite a Democratic majority, the likelihood of a massive investment in housing via a $3.5 trillion social infrastructure package appears slim these days. HW+ Premium Content

How Biden’s Neighborhood Homes proposal impacts real estate investors

Dubbed the Neighborhood Homes Tax Credit, the proposal is part of the larger American Jobs Plan legislation — also known as Biden’s infrastructure plan. Here's a look into how it impacts real estate investors.

Moody’s says UK mortgage lenders still face hurdles, some risk

UK mortgage lenders still face challenges because of economic uncertainty and tougher capital requirements that will continue to weigh on more vulnerable companies, while the stronger players will be able to take advantage by making further acquisitions, Moody’s Investor Service said Wednesday. Higher funding costs driven by the gradual withdrawal of government aid and intense competition for deposits is a key pressure which will make it difficult for many lenders to make profit at a time when growth in the lending market is flat, and when they need more capital to meet regulatory requirements, said Moody’s.

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