Understand Fraud During COVID-19

Understand Fraud During COVID-19

Danielle McCoy, VP and Fair Lending Officer, Fannie Mae, spoke on what the GSE is doing to ensure borrowers are not scammed during times of financial hardship. Danielle McCoy is Fannie Mae’s VP and Fair Lending Officer. She reports to the EVP, General Counsel, and...
Realtors Report that their Customers are Back

Realtors Report that their Customers are Back

A new survey by the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) has found that the vast majority of its members feel as though their businesses are back on track. NAR says, “After enduring months of setbacks brought on by the coronavirus pandemic…more than...
Future of Housing Market 2020

Future of Housing Market 2020

Mending from the sudden sharp drop in activity due to the coronavirus crisis, real estate across the United States is heating up, rekindled by growing demand and insufficient supply. The National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) pending home sales index, a...
Economists Confident on Recovery

Economists Confident on Recovery

Details from a recent survey conducted by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) revealed that the vast 9 out of 10 of its expert members believe that the housing industry is on its way to recovery. While many states across the nation slowly edge toward reopening...
Bidding Wars for Homes Ramping Up

Bidding Wars for Homes Ramping Up

Redfin reported that more than half of its offers faced competition in June. Specifically, 54% of home offers placed by the real estate agency’s representatives faced bidding wars. This marks the second consecutive month that the bidding-war rate for new home...
FHA expand home retention measures

FHA expand home retention measures

The Federal Housing Administration announced on Wednesday an expanded menu of its loss mitigation options in coordination with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s eviction prevention and stability toolkit in an effort to help homeowners avoid...