Why Blockchain Technologies Won’t Replace Title Companies

New emerging technologies are exciting when it means transactions between parties and agencies can be quicker, safer and more protected. But what about blockchain technology, a distributed ledger, is all the rave? Blockchain is a kind of database that constantly updates records of information, in sync, and is visible to all who have access. Access […]

7 Things to Know Before You Flip Your First House

You’ve watched virtually every house flipping show on television, and by this point you’re a “pro” at home renovations. You’re finally ready to put your knack for redesign to the test. Now, you’ve purchased a first fixer upper of your own, and you’re going to house flip your new property. Before you reach for the […]

Appraisers Raise Concerns Over Fannie, Freddie Automated Appraisals

Last week, both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced their new appraisal-free products for purchase mortgages, but the appraisal industry is raising concerns over the automated appraisals, even accusing the GSEs of not bearing the consequences of the risk they are taking. Read more about this topic at: https://www.housingwire.com/articles/41097-appraisers-raise-concerns-over-fannie-freddie-automated-appraisals

2 Major Reasons Why Real Estate Inventory is So Low

  Inventory of available homes on the market is the lowest it’s been in two decades, but the reasons may surprise you. Two of the likely culprits are baby boomers and homeowners who are simply satisfied with their home, according to Realtor.com®’s Housing Shortage Study. Baby boomers are showing a desire to age in place in […]