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  • SitusAMC acquires Assimilate Solutions January 25, 2021
    Technology firm SitusAMC announced its acquisition of mortgage and title outsourcer Assimilate Solutions on Monday - it's second acquisition in January. The post SitusAMC acquires Assimilate Solutions appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Yellen approved as Treasury Secretary in historic vote January 25, 2021
    The U.S. Senate officially appointed Janet Yellen as Treasury Secretary on Monday, ensuring the 74-year-old will be the first woman to lead the department in its more than 230-year history. The post Yellen approved as Treasury Secretary in historic vote appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Forbearances hold steady as exits slow January 25, 2021
    The U.S. forbearance rate held relatively steady last week, rising one basis point to 5.38% of servicers’ portfolio volume, according to the MBA. The post Forbearances hold steady as exits slow appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Understanding the seasonal patterns of mortgage rates January 25, 2021
    Much like the changing of the calendar, buying and selling homes follows a seasonality that that those in mortgage and real estate have grown accustomed to. But a recent study from tech startup Haus found that mortgage rates can also be seasonal, and borrowers can benefit from understanding that rhythm. The post Understanding the seasonal […]
  • First American exits property and casualty business January 25, 2021
    "Big Four" title insurer First American Financial Corp. announced Monday that it has reached an agreement to sell its property and casualty subsidiaries. The post First American exits property and casualty business appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Zillow: Expect another record year for home sales January 25, 2021
    Zillow predicts 6.82 million existing home sales in 2021, the most recorded in a single calendar year since 2005 and a 21.1% increase from 2020. The post Zillow: Expect another record year for home sales appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Darwin Homes grabs $15 million in Series A funding January 25, 2021
    Darwin Homes, a single-family rental property management startup, announced a $15M Series A funding on Monday. The post Darwin Homes grabs $15 million in Series A funding appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Doug Duncan: Stimulus will create only temporary relief January 25, 2021
    Fannie Mae Chief Economist Doug Duncan said that some options being considered for COVID-19 relief, such as stimulus packages with checks for Americans, will create only temporary economic relief. The post Doug Duncan: Stimulus will create only temporary relief appeared first on HousingWire.
  • HousingWire Lead Analyst featured on Bloomberg Radio January 23, 2021
    Logan Mohtashami doesn't think rising home prices will lead to a market crash. Listen to his interview on Bloomberg Radio hosted by Paul Sweeney and Vonnie Quinn. The post HousingWire Lead Analyst featured on Bloomberg Radio appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Here’s how to choose between a house, condo or townhouse January 23, 2021
    Buying a home is a big decision. And with so many different options, it's important you buy the right property for your budget and goals. Here's how to decide between buying a house, condo or townhome. The post Here’s how to choose between a house, condo or townhouse appeared first on HousingWire.