Opes Advisors acquired and will expand to all 50 states
The savings and loan holding company acquired 'certain assets' of the wealth management outfit
by Amber Taufen | May 16
CFPB investigates Zillow co-marketing program: What to know
How the results of this probe could affect the industry, portals and real estate professionals
by Andrea V. Brambila | May 11
Digital mortgage startup launches with $3M in funding
Through the platform, homebuyers can compare options from 10 lending partners
by Marian McPherson | May 10
NY
Which homeowners will benefit from Trump's tax plan?
Two case studies show how married buyers together making at or beneath the $75,000 would pay less
by Bernice Ross | May 8
What strong employment numbers mean for the Fed
The Fed will continue its 0.25 percent march in June unless May data crump
by Lou Barnes | May 8
If you're going to recommend a lender, do it for this reason
Don’t recommend someone just because his or her company has the lowest rates
by Lew Sichelman | May 8
Trump's tax plan: Good for business, bad for homeownership?
The proposed business tax rate would be a boon for agents and brokers -- but NAR is concerned about homeowners
by Amber Taufen | May 1
Opinion
Trump's tax reform and NAR: The housing bias in tax policy
NAR's tax position isn’t about #Resist or #MAGA; it’s about preserving homeownership opportunities
by Sam DeBord | May 1
Opinion
7 basic tax principles that make reform difficult
To have a society we must share expenses, which means raising revenue
by Lou Barnes | Apr 28
How Fannie Mae is quashing school debt
Company takes 3 steps to help debt-laden grads
by Lew Sichelman | Apr 25
Why you shouldn't fear an explosion in rates
Separating media hype from economic realities
by Lou Barnes | Apr 24
4 ways to stand out from the mortgage broker crowd
The more you understand and listen to your borrower, the easier it will be to close the loan
by Yanni Raz | Apr 21
Lending process takes huge toll on Mother Nature
Paper chase kills 264,000 trees, consumes 251 million gallons of water annually
by Lew Sichelman | Apr 18
CFPB proposes 'geocoding tool' in mortgage rule update
The bureau's web-based tool would help reduce the geocoding 'pain point' that lenders experience
by Amber Taufen | Apr 18
Opinion
What you should tell clients about Freddie's mortgage survey
It's a useful tool, especially to show clients where rates have been recently and historically, but every agent must understand the lag
by Lou Barnes | Apr 17