Housing industry takes pride in stepping up

Housing Wire

Fortunately, in the midst of uncertainty, many in the housing industry are stepping up and continuing to push forward to help their communities despite the hurdles they may face at home and in the home office. The post Housing industry takes pride in stepping up appeared first on HousingWire.

Housing industry turns against Fannie, Freddie’s added refinance fee

Housing Wire

After Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced an added 50 basis point fee to all refinances, the housing industry was quick to react. The Mortgage Bankers Association also joined together with various members of the housing industry to oppose the move.

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Women lead industry through the haze of pandemic

Housing Wire

From pandemic to protests to politics, 2020 has been an obstacle course for housing industry companies. If this year continues its current trajectory, the housing industry might permanently change as a result. “It’s

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac CEOs address industry on refinance fee grievances

Housing Wire

In a combined letter on Thursday, Fannie Mae CEO Hugh Frater and Freddie Mac CEO David Brickman addressed industry criticisms following the GSEs’ announcement last week of an additional 50 basis point fee on refinances starting Sept.

ULI Report: COVID-19 Accelerates Change in Real Estate Industry

RIS Media

Seventy percent of respondents agree that the real estate industry can address and help end systemic racism—from promoting diversity, equity and inclusion within the sector, to looking for ways to develop underserved communities.

The rapid adoption of digital closings during COVID-19 shows what’s possible in the mortgage industry

Housing Wire

Will this end up being a watershed moment for the industry? HousingWire: You’ve been focused on helping the mortgage industry get to an end-to-end digital process for many years. Nancy Alley: We are at a turning point in the mortgage industry’s move to digital.

How are smart cities impacting the construction industry?

The American Genius for Real Estate

[OPINION EDITORIALS] The movement towards smart cities will change the construction industry for the best - creating more connected, collaborative, and efficient cities. The post How are smart cities impacting the construction industry?

From Startup to Industry Standard

RIS Media

When COVID hit, the company knew it needed to do something special to help the real estate industry. The post From Startup to Industry Standard appeared first on RISMedia. Greenville, S.C.-based

Mortgage industry provides commentary on CFPB’s proposed changes to QM loan definition

Housing Wire

Prior to the deadline for public commentary on Tuesday, housing industry trade groups, companies and organizations responded to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s proposed rulemaking for the general qualified mortgage definition and the expiration of the QM patch in January 2021.

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The Rise of Industrial-Style Chic

REX Homes

Urban lofts and artists studios converted from old warehouses and industrial buildings are abundant… Lifestyle REX Tips REXTrends architecture industrial modern

NAHB: Remodeling Industry Confidence Surges in Third Quarter

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The post NAHB: Remodeling Industry Confidence Surges in Third Quarter appeared first on RISMedia. Latest News National News National Association of Home Builders Real Estate Industry News Remodeling

Remodeling Industry Confidence Surges in Third Quarter

Eye on Housing

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State of the Industry: The 2020 Housing Market


Millions of Americans are facing massive income loss and widespread unemployment, and almost every industry has been forced to adapt in […]. The post State of the Industry: The 2020 Housing Market appeared first on RISMedia's Housecall.

FormFree’s Brent Chandler on transforming the way the housing industry does business

Housing Wire

BC : We are developing key partnerships that help our clients succeed and our industry evolve. The post FormFree’s Brent Chandler on transforming the way the housing industry does business appeared first on HousingWire.

Mortgage Industry See-Saws Amid Pandemic

RIS Media

With the flurry of refinance activity reported over the past several months, demand may be slowing as remaining borrowers in the market potentially wait for another sizeable drop in rates,” said Joel Kan, MBA’s associate vice president of Economic and Industry Forecasting.

Industry leaders: Leverage recruiting to drive growth during the pandemic


The current environment also provides a prime opportunity to recruit top talent to the industry.

Cinch® Home Services Partners With Insurance Industry Disruptor Kin Insurance

RIS Media

The post Cinch® Home Services Partners With Insurance Industry Disruptor Kin Insurance appeared first on RISMedia. Industry NewsCinch Home Services (Cinch)has partnered with Kin Insurance, an insurance technology company dedicated to simplifying home insurance in natural disaster-prone areas in the U.S. The partnership validates Cinch’s strategy to bring innovative and compelling home services solutions to the property & casualty (P&C) insurance market.

The Changing Face of the Real Estate Industry

RIS Media

For real estate professionals looking to gain a competitive edge as the industry continues to change and evolve, it is more important than ever to adapt to increasing cultural diversity in order to meet the needs of today’s clientele.

Sunset Park’s Industry City Pulls Controversial Rezoning Application


Industry City leaders withdrew the rezoning application for the sprawling Sunset Park complex on Tuesday after a host of Brooklyn lawmakers announced their opposition to the plan. Development Sunset Park controversial development Featured Industry City Industry City rezoning rezoning

Leadership in Real Estate: 4 Perspectives from Industry Executives

App Folio

Narrator: Leadership styles vary from person-to-person, but no matter the industry, the same characteristics come up time and time again when discussing the qualities of an effective leader. And the reality is, it’s now a staple in our industry. Industry Experts

Rental Housing Industry Unites to Support Housing Providers

RIS Media

Four associations who serve the rental housing industry, with funding from Yardi Systems (Yardi), are partnering to develop a comprehensive strategy to ensure the long-term success of the industry, both amid the COVID-19 pandemic and as the nation’s economy begins to recover. “Yardi is pleased to contribute $1M to help the rental housing industry recover from the hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic fallout. Industry News

City Planning Commission Advances Controversial Industry City Rezoning Plan


City planning honchos recommended the City Council approve the controversial rezoning application to expand Sunset Park’s Industry City on Wednesday -- citing a need for jobs within New York City limits. “We

Ylopo: Dynamic PPC 2.0 is the industry’s best response to big-portal leads


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Real Estate Technology Industry Veteran Grady Ligon Joins Fathom Holdings

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“Grady brings significant real estate technology expertise to Fathom, having worked for industry leading brokerage firms for the majority of his career,” said Fathom CEO Joshua Harley. Industry NewsFathom Holdings Inc.,

Former Move industry relations exec sues over alleged sexual harassment


Suzanne Mueller alleges Move failed to provide a safe working environment, did not adequately supervise employees and retaliated against her for participating in a sexual harassment investigation.

Brad Inman: Imagine a real estate industry without housing discrimination


In his opening session at Connect Now, Brad Inman wants real estate agents to put 2020 in the rearview and imagine what's possible next year. Agent Connect Now Select brad inman compass housing discrimination inman connect NAR national association of realtors Zillow

Ask the Expert: How COVID-19 Has Altered the Home Inspection Industry

RIS Media

Has there been a “silver lining” anywhere in this for your industry? The post Ask the Expert: How COVID-19 Has Altered the Home Inspection Industry appeared first on RISMedia.

Rental Industry Could Take a Hit If COVID Aid Is Not Extended

RIS Media

This aid was helping residents pay their rents, but with the added COVID-related benefits ending, and no extension yet announced, it could spell trouble for the industry. The post Rental Industry Could Take a Hit If COVID Aid Is Not Extended appeared first on RISMedia.

Realogy CEO Ryan Schneider: Real estate industry ‘isn’t diverse enough’


Agent Connect Now Industry News News Brief Select black lives matter discrimination diversity george floyd race racism real estate realogy Redfin Ryan Schneider ZillowThe Realogy CEO would like to see a more diverse group of agents and brokers in the U.S.,

Can Industry City Deliver on Promised Jobs in Upcoming Rezoning Proposal?


Is there a way to guarantee new jobs at Industry City? Development Sunset Park Carlos Menchaca City Council controversial development Featured Industry City Industry City rezoningThere seems to be some debate on this issue.

Comparing Republican and Democratic Platforms on Real Estate Industry Impacts

Real Trends

Independent contractors and franchiser-franchisee business relationships face potential challenges ahead. REAL Trends Newsletter Business

Vancouver Real Estate Market: How Is The Industry Today?

Realty Biz

Industries and economies across the globe are still recovering from the devastating effects brought about by the pandemic. in particular, there’s that big question whether or not the real estate industry is still doing well.

Advancing the Green Building Industry and Its Practice One Step at a Time

RIS Media

The Green REsource Council recently unveiled its 2020 EverGreen Award winners, honoring those real estate professionals who have taken extraordinary measures to advance green building, develop their skills, and use their green know-how to better their communities and the real estate industry.

In light of Google lawsuit, are monopolies lurking in the real estate industry?


On Tuesday, the U.S. Justice Department accused Google of illegally protecting its monopoly over search and search advertising. It begs the question, are there real estate monopolies?

Adam Neumann, former WeWork CEO, returns to real estate industry


Adam Neumann, the embattled co-founder of the co-working startup, has invested $30 million in residential management startup Alfred. Select Technology Adam Neumann Alfred PropTech rentals residential software softbank Vision Fund WeWork