New mortgage fee won’t debut until after spring homebuying season
Industry groups continue to object to a new Fannie and Freddie fee aimed at some riskier borrowers as a burden on lenders and consumers.
Even after layoffs, 3 in 4 mortgage lenders lost money in Q4 2022
Lenders lost $2,812 per loan as business dropped off faster than they could trim expenses and production costs hit a record-high $12,450 per loan, a Mortgage Bankers Association survey found.
‘All strapped in’: Luxury clients face whiplash as banking fallout unfolds
The sudden change in the global banking landscape has left luxury real estate clients hanging out "in the parking lot," Kofi Nartey said, as they wait to see where the remaining chips will fall.
How that ‘Distracted Boyfriend’ meme could end up costing you
Sharing the latest funny photo is an almost irresistible impulse. However, if it crosses the line into marketing, you could be setting yourself up for financial consequences.
Zillow CEO Rich Barton: ‘The real pain is probably coming’
Zillow — which held $3.4 billion in cash and investments at the end of 2022 — is well prepared to weather any storm, including the banking fallout, Barton said in a new interview on Thursday.
SVB, CB, DOJ: Inman’s Top 5 stories of the week March 10-16, 2023
Catch up on the most-read stories of the week, as determined by Inman readers. Here's Inman Top 5 for March 10-16, 2023.
That’s such a turnoff! 7 major marketing mistakes agents make
Marketing that repulses the intended audience is much worse than marketing with no redeeming qualities, writes Laura Viñalet. Your marketing should be strategic, purposeful and professional. Here are seven major marketing turnoffs that you should avoid.
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Real Matters hires new chief financial officer as revenue dwindles
Executives with the Canadian real estate tech company said its U.S. expansion plan and ambitious goals to grow its appraisal and title insurance market share are still in place.