The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau believes 'season QM' mortgages will spur innovation. But not everyone is convinced they're a good idea
by Jim Dalrymple II Aug 19
A proposed rule change would let smaller lenders avoid government data reporting requirements if they only make a few closed-end mortgages per year
by Jim Dalrymple II May 2
The advocacy group hopes things like the 30-year mortgage and affordable credit stick around for the foreseeable future
by Jim Dalrymple II Mar 1
Nation’s largest real estate trade group says Tax Cuts & Jobs Act has ‘punched a huge hole’ in incentives to own a home
by Andrea V. Brambila Feb 14
President Trump announced the government will reopen for at least 3 weeks, but is that enough time to close stalled transactions?
by Patrick Kearns Jan 25
As the longest US government shutdown in history drags on, the portal is hosting a contest to cover February mortgage payments
by Patrick Kearns Jan 22
Expect gridlock with tax reform, HUD cuts, flood insurance and other housing policy
by Inman Nov 7
Zillow's new head of government relations previously worked for NAR for the past 13 years
by Patrick Kearns Oct 11
Shannon McGahn will take over as NAR senior VP of government affairs and Victoria Gillespie as chief marketing and communications officer
by Carl Franzen Oct 2
The US Department of Housing and Urban Development had reportedly closed the investigation, but now it's looking more into Facebook's ad practices
by Emma Hinchliffe Apr 20
Think tank ITIF’s public forum will explore ways to make the industry more competitive
by Andrea V. Brambila Apr 3
We took a close look at political candidates and causes that get the most money from the real estate trade group and found some surprises
by Andrea V. Brambila Mar 13
The president today announced he would subject imports of the two metals to 25 percent and 10 percent tariffs respectively.
by Jotham ​Sederstrom Mar 1
A $300 billion boost in federal spending would inject $20 billion into infrastructure, presumably increasing construction
by Jotham ​Sederstrom Feb 8
House antitrust subcommittee leaders sent letter to DOJ and FTC requesting probe into listing data
by Andrea V. Brambila Feb 1