Fri.May 13, 2022

GPARENCY Debuts New Commercial Real Estate Lender Software Solution

Appraisal Buzz

Commercial mortgage brokerage GPARENCY has launched its new Match to Lender solution. The software solution gives CRE borrowers the ability to search by loan and property type to access every single loan lender in their state, free of charge. “We knew when we started GPARENCY, it would turn the CRE industry upside down, in the best possible sense,” states Ben Schweitzer, founder and chief product officer at GPARENCY. “We’ve created a democratized approach to.

Opinion: Use data to scale your mortgage servicing business

Housing Wire

Mortgage servicing is a scale business, meaning the economics of scale can be achieved with larger servicing portfolio by spreading the fixed costs among more loans being serviced.

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Panorama Mortgage Integrates Vision Mortgage into Brand Group

Appraisal Buzz

Vision Mortgage Group has joined Panorama Mortgage Group (PMG), a multi-brand national mortgage company headquartered in Nevada. Mark Charlton will lead the company as president. Vision Mortgage Group is focusing on expanding homeownership opportunities across the country and will be leveraging PMG’s mortgage platform to accomplish that goal.

The mission behind Movement Mortgage’s ‘Grab the Key’

Housing Wire

Movement Mortgage was founded in 2008 with a mission to create a “movement of change” in the mortgage industry after one of the hardest financial episodes in American history.

Laura Brandao Joins EPM as Chief Growth Officer

Appraisal Buzz

Former head of AFR joins Atlanta-based lender as a shareholder and part of the executive team, responsible for fostering growth of the company. The post Laura Brandao Joins EPM as Chief Growth Officer appeared first on theMReport.com. The post Laura Brandao Joins EPM as Chief Growth Officer appeared first on Appraisal Buzz. Around The Web

Blockchain today vs. yesterday – What’s different?

Housing Wire

The key difference in Blockchain, distributed ledger technologies (DLT) and related crypto-technologies today is we now understand how these technologies must adapt and are adapting to the world as it is. In 2008 when blockchain and its celebrity use case of BitCoin came into view, with breathless excitement discussions of complete decentralization of purchases and bank-less futures coursed freely through public discourse. But this future is still taking shape.

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‘Foreclosure Abuse Prevention Act’ awaits New York governor’s signature

Housing Wire

Homeowners in New York who are knee-deep in foreclosure litigation may soon get a break, as a piece of legislation making its way to Gov. Kathy Hochul’s desk could discharge a swath of foreclosure cases pending in state and appellate courts. If Hochul signs the bill as-is, the statute of limitations for a lender to start a foreclosure action will be reverted to six years , as was the case prior to the Court of Appeals’ 2021 decision in Freedom Mortgage Corporation vs. Engel.

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Gen Z Represents 10% of Mortgages Nationwide

Appraisal Buzz

Leveraging data from 890,000 unique users, LendingTree has released new research on Generation Z from the 2021 calendar year on where they are most likely to move to after graduating and leaving home. Generation Z, born between 1997-2012 and now aged 18-24, is beginning to see its first wave of homebuyers and by all available data, … The post Gen Z Represents 10% of Mortgages Nationwide appeared first on theMReport.com.

Credit for Builders and Developers Tightens in the First Quarter

Eyes on Housing

During the first quarter of 2022, credit became tighter on loans for Acquisition, Development & Construction (AD&C) according to NAHB’s Survey on AD&C Financing.

Fed Chair Powell Confirmed by Senate for Second Term

Appraisal Buzz

By an 80-19 vote, Jerome Powell has been confirmed as Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board by the U.S. Senate. The post Fed Chair Powell Confirmed by Senate for Second Term appeared first on DSNews. The post Fed Chair Powell Confirmed by Senate for Second Term appeared first on Appraisal Buzz. Around The Web

The Nation’s Stock of Second Homes

Eyes on Housing

According to NAHB estimates, the total count of second homes was 7.15 million in 2020, accounting for 5.11% of the total housing stock. This represents the most recent data available. As of 2020, the state with the largest stock of second homes was Florida (1.04 million), accounting for 10.8%

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Powell to Continue as Fed Chair

Appraisal Buzz

Jerome Powell has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate for a second term as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System for a term of four years, by a vote of 80-19 (one senator did not vote). Powell took office for his first term on February 5, 2018. In addition to … The post Powell to Continue as Fed Chair appeared first on theMReport.com. The post Powell to Continue as Fed Chair appeared first on Appraisal Buzz. Around The Web

Highest and Lowest Property Tax Rates in Greater Boston

Lamacchia Realty

HIGHEST AND LOWEST PROPERTY TAX RATES IN GREATER BOSTON. The average single-family property tax bill in Massachusetts in 2022 is $6,719, up $347 from the previous year, according to a recent report conducted by the Division of Local Services, Massachusetts Department of Revenue.

Bankruptcies Down Over 20% YoY

Appraisal Buzz

Epiq, an Atlanta-based provider of intelligence to the legal services industry, has released its April 2022 bankruptcy filing statistics from its new Bankruptcy Analytics platform which found that filings decreased by 10% last month representing 32,508 filings of all types, down from the 36,059 seen in March, but up from the 26,985 seen in February, and 26,149 … The post Bankruptcies Down Over 20% YoY appeared first on DSNews.

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5 Ways Transportation Teams Win With GoFormz

GoForrmz

Digital forms and solutions are critical for modern transportation teams Transportation is a tough job, and the industry is approaching its toughest week of the year: International Roadcheck. This is a 72-hour event with increased inspections all throughout North America.

Mortgage Credit Availability Dips for Second Consecutive Month

Appraisal Buzz

Slowdown in refi business has reduced lenders’ availability of government streamline refi programs, which have grown to be less an option for many borrowers. The post Mortgage Credit Availability Dips for Second Consecutive Month appeared first on theMReport.com. The post Mortgage Credit Availability Dips for Second Consecutive Month appeared first on Appraisal Buzz. Around The Web

CAIRP: Insolvency levels intensify in Q1

Mortgagebroker News

Interest hikes and inflation levels are likely to put more consumers and businesses at risk

HUD Expands Its Eviction Grant Program

Appraisal Buzz

An additional $20 million has been made available by HUD to 11 non-profits and governmental entities who provide legal assistance to low-income tenants at-risk of or subject to eviction. The post HUD Expands Its Eviction Grant Program appeared first on DSNews. The post HUD Expands Its Eviction Grant Program appeared first on Appraisal Buzz. Around The Web

As market cools, significant opportunity remains – leading broker

Mortgagebroker News

A less intense market could lead to favourable conditions for many buyers and brokers alike

Who Is Bidding at Foreclosure Auctions?

Appraisal Buzz

Most foreclosure buyers are local community developers renovating and reselling to owner-occupants. Daren Blomquist of Auction.com takes a look at this market segment and others taking part in home auctions nationwide. The post Who Is Bidding at Foreclosure Auctions? appeared first on DSNews. The post Who Is Bidding at Foreclosure Auctions? appeared first on Appraisal Buzz. Around The Web

How will rent rates shape up this year?

Mortgagebroker News

Demand and inventories will be the main factors that would determine the dynamics of the Canadian rental housing market

MBA Reports Nearly 75 Percent Jump for Q1 2022 Commercial/Multifamily Borrowing

Appraisal Buzz

Commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations increased 72% in the first quarter of 2022 compared to the same period last year, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association ’s (MBA) Quarterly Survey of Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Bankers Originations. In line with seasonality trends, originations during the first three months of 2022 year were 39% lower than the fourth quarter of 2021. The strong momentum in commercial and multifamily borrowing and lending at the end of 2021 carried.

Is The Housing Market About to Collapse? What Investors Need to Know

BiggerPockets

It seems like every media outlet, and perhaps every person on Earth, is debating if the housing market is going to crash soon. While the truth is that no one […]. On the Market Articles Real Estate Market* market

The Cost of Quality

Appraisal Buzz

Sara Knochel of Candor Technology explains how a strong technology partner can help make or break a lender’s future in the mortgage industry. The post The Cost of Quality appeared first on theMReport.com. The post The Cost of Quality appeared first on Appraisal Buzz. Around The Web

Condos Near Me: Should You Invest in 2022?

Mashvisor

Many real estate investors looking to diversify their investment portfolios are asking themselves, “Should I invest in condos near me in 2022?” ” Table of Contents What Is a Condo?

Spring Into Summer Market Expectations

Eppraisal

Last year the real estate market was unlike any other. It was a sizzling hot seller's market, as sellers took advantage of the low housing inventory available for sale. Buyers were taking advantage of the historically low interest rates, borrowing money cheaply.

Is Real Estate Investing Recession Proof?

Mashvisor

Real estate investors must inquire about the type of real estate investing strategy that can provide a secure income during a recession. Table of contents: What Is a Recession in… Investor Blogs Real Estate Analysis Making Money Real Estate Education real estate investing Rental Strategies

BC seniors get affordable housing boost

Mortgagebroker News

Governments partner with a local seniors’ society to provide new low-cost housing supply for Kamloops

7 Best Investment Software for Real Estate Investors

Mashvisor

The most successful real estate investors evaluate prospective financial performance with investment software tools to make better decisions. Table of contents Should You Employ Investment Software?

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StatCan: Building permits moderate in March

Mortgagebroker News

However, the total value of construction permits remains robust on a quarterly basis

Rookie Reply: Rent Out Your Primary Residence or Sell and Buy Rentals?

BiggerPockets

This week’s question comes from Brandi through Ashley’s Instagram direct messages. Brandi is asking: Our current home could give us about $260,000 in net proceeds if sold. We plan to […]. Real Estate Rookie Podcast