Items Tagged with 'Texas homes'


  • Ocwen reaches mortgage servicing settlement with Texas

    Latest in string of settlement with state mortgage regulators
    Another day, another mortgage servicing settlement for Ocwen Financial. Recently, the nonbank has been on a settlement streak, reaching agreements with 20 of the 31 states that took regulatory actions against Ocwen earlier this year over alleged escrow issues and restricted Ocwen’s ability to acquire new mortgage servicing rights and originate new loans. Now, it’s Texas’ turn.
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  • International home buying is absolutely booming in Texas

    Foreign buyers are flocking to the Lone Star State
    International homebuyers are flocking to Texas and buying up Lone Star State homes in droves, a new report from the Texas Association of Realtors shows. In fact, the report shows that over the last year, the amount of money spent by foreign buyers on homes in Texas is nearly double what it was in the previous year.
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  • Texas housing is now hotter than ever

    Record sales and home prices, but it's not all sunshine and roses
    It was another record-setting year for Texas real estate, as home sale and home prices both hit all-time highs – for the second year in a row. According to a new report from the Texas Association of Realtors, there were more homes sold in the Lone Star State in 2016 than in any other year, eclipsing the previous high, which stood for all of one year.
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  • Texas Supreme Court hands victory to Ocwen in fight over lien release

    Nonbank accused of violating state's constitution by not releasing lien on time
    Ocwen Loan Servicing secured a major victory in Texas' highest court recently. Seven of the nine justices on the Texas Supreme Court ruled that the state's constitution does not give a homeowner the right to repayment of their home loan amount simply because a lender did not release its lien on the home in the proper timeframe.
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  • Hey Dallas Millennials! Better get used to renting

    Study shows 'little hope' for reviving sub-$200,000 new home market
    First-time homebuyers and those looking for a smaller, new home in the Dallas-Fort Worth area are out of luck now, and will remain that way into perpetuity, according to a new report from Metrostudy. That's because homebuilding is booming in DFW, but not for smaller homes.
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  • Texas housing inventory is at all-time low

    Sales rise in first quarter
    If you want to buy a house in Texas, you might be left wanting, because housing inventory in the Lone Star state just hit an all-time low, according to a new report from the Texas Association of Realtors. Sales are up and inventory is down, so what does it mean for the near future?
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  • Matt Martin chosen to assist Texas in selling state-owned homes

    Partnering with Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs
    The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs selected Matt Martin Real Estate Management to manage the sale of real estate assets acquired by the TDHCA through its housing finance support programs, with MMREM-owned RealtyBid proving to be a significant factor.
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