Rocket exec dishes on mortgage trends and beef with UWM
Bob Walters called United Wholesale Mortgage's ultimatum to independent brokers 'deeply offensive'
by Patrick Kearns Mar 23
How to protect your buyers from appraisal catastrophes
With multiple offers being the order of the day, buyers are overbidding to outgun their competitors. What happens if an appraisal comes back low? Here are a few important steps to take before writing an over-asking offer
by Carl Medford Mar 23
Pulse: The biggest mortgage challenges clients are facing today
This week, our readers share some of the biggest financing challenges clients are facing in today's market. From saving for a down payment to competing with cash offers, here's what prospective buyers are struggling with most
by Inman Mar 23
Whatever happened to Trump Mortgage?
In the early 2000s, Trump made a short-lived foray into the world of residential and commercial lending. The housing bubble ultimately doomed the venture, and its legacy was a long-running lawsuit
by Jim Dalrymple II Mar 22
Inman Handbook on Homeward
Homeward provides the buying power of a cash purchase to noncash homebuyers, allowing for more competitive offers and a better chance at winning in a multiple-offer situation
How new trends in automation are streamlining title transactions
Just like the rest of real estate, the title industry is embracing technology and its many benefits. When partnering with a title company, be sure to understand how it deploys technology in its systems — and how that tech can be used to help create the best service for you and your clients
by Tom Huddleston Mar 18
Pulse: What are the biggest mortgage challenges your clients face?
This week, we want to ask our readers about the common obstacles — complications, misunderstandings and mistakes — that clients often face as they navigate the mortgage process? How did you help overcome them?
by Inman Mar 17
5 ways the pandemic mortgage boom has changed the market
Mortgage experts Ann Thompson and Christian Wallace share how the pandemic changed the mortgage market and what it means for today's consumers at Connect Now
by Marian McPherson Mar 16
Lone Wolf announces collaborative rollout of Digital Title services
This new multiparty solution represents a significant step toward the total digital deal
by Craig C. Rowe Mar 15
The Inman Handbook on Landing
Landing is upending the rental market with furnished, flexible leasing options for members in more than 80 markets around the country
by Craig C. Rowe Mar 15
Better.com partners with Google to hire 2,000 new employees
Digital mortgage startup Better.com has pledged to hire Google Career Certificate graduates by 2024 as part of the company's aggressive growth strategy
by Marian McPherson Mar 12
IBuyers continue to see massive financial losses: DelPrete
Opendoor’s record-low selling costs dropped from 3% to 2.1%, which is likely the result of Opendoor continuing to push down buyer's agent commissions offered on its houses
by Mike DelPrete Mar 10
Mortgage applications decrease 1%
Climbing mortgage rates have slowed demand for refinance applications, while purchase applications remain strong moving into spring, according to Mortgage Bankers Association
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 10
11 objection-handling scripts agents need today
When it comes to working with buyers, objections are buying signs. Your role is to uncover their concerns, address them and move your clients forward in making the purchase. Here are a few important scripts to keep handy
by Bernice Ross Mar 10
Netflix series attempts to answer age-old question: Marriage or mortgage?
Tennessee agent Nichole Holmes and wedding planner Sarah Miller compete for clients picking between a marriage and a mortgage in the new show
Share of mortgages in forbearance dropped 3 points at end of February
The overall decline of mortgage loans in forbearance was led by Ginnie Mae loans, which dropped by 7 basis points from the previous week to 7.28% of loans in forbearance