With app launch, MoveEasy becomes agents' branded platform
Continuing to grow throughout the pandemic, online moving concierge company offers fully white-labeled relocation platform for real estate industry
by Craig C. Rowe Sep 3
Aiming for 21 markets by '21, Knock now swapping homes in Denver
After rebranding its Home trade-in model, Knock is now helping sellers swap homes in Denver. Its goal is to reach 11 markets before the end of 2020
by Craig C. Rowe Aug 5
Florida title search company enters remote closing field with ProperSign
PropLogix of Sarasota reacted to COVID-19-era requirements by developing its own solution to socially distant deal-making
by Craig C. Rowe Jul 16
Jumbo lending rules loosened for some Wells Fargo customers
Any existing customers at the bank can now apply for non-conforming refinancing. However, those lacking a prior relationship with Wells Fargo will face a harder time
by Jim Dalrymple II Jul 13
Quicken Loans files for IPO as Rocket Companies
The Detroit-based lender announced the Rocket brand in 2015 and now plans to use the symbol RKT on the New York Stock Exchange
by Jim Dalrymple II Jul 7
Share of mortgages in forbearance dips for second straight week
A new report from the Mortgage Bankers Association shows that about 4.2 million homeowners were in forbearance programs as of June 21
by Jim Dalrymple II Jun 29
JP Morgan Chase: 100-year-old WWII vet can stay in his home
James Been, a 100-year-old army veteran and Brooklyn native, had foreclosure charges against him by JP Morgan Chase dropped on Friday
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 29
SCOTUS rules CFPB structure is unconstitutional
The agency, which helps protect consumers from bad lending practices — including in the mortgage space — was born out of the 2008 financial crisis
by Patrick Kearns Jun 29
Digs app unearths the saving secrets to homebuying
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With its own FDIC-insured savings account and a sharp, well-executed experience, Digs is part fintech, part proptech, and it's designed to help agents help clients buy their first home
by Craig C. Rowe Jun 19
Daily Dispatch: The future of loan origination is entirely digital

Roostify’s CEO tells Brad Inman what’s happening in the world of lending and regulation, and what customers can come to expect with lending options.

by Inman May 14
How curbside closings are keeping the market moving
An Atlanta real estate law firm has been conducting mobile closings for 14 years. A global pandemic has given their model, as well as emerging closing technologies fresh, much-needed attention
by Craig C. Rowe Apr 21
Lender launches small business loan portal for contractors
Loan Source has created a new application website for people hoping to get some of the cash lawmakers set aside for small businesses
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 20
Mortgage credit availability decreased 16.1% in March
The Mortgage Bankers Association said the decrease is due to stricter lending standards and increased likelihood of loan forbearance and defaults
by Marian McPherson Apr 9
What's going on with the chaotic small business loan program?
The Paycheck Protection Program will potentially give real estate agents free money. But the program's launch has had a rocky start
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 8
30-year mortgage rates tick up after hitting historic low
Despite the slight rise in rates, homebuyer demand remains strong, according to Redfin Chief Economist Darryl Fairweather
by Patrick Kearns Mar 12