New types of data to determine prospective buyers’ creditworthiness may increase homeownership opportunities for Black and Hispanic Americans. However, standards need to be developed for the use of such data—which come from sources outside traditional credit bureaus—to ensure equitable and responsible lending practices, experts said Thursday during a National Association ...View More
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Beware: Your buyers could struggle to be approved for a home loan. As lenders tighten standards, home loan approval is becoming more difficult, The Wall Street Journal reports.
The Mortgage Bankers Association reports that mortgage credit availability, which measures lenders’ willingness to approve mortgages ...View More
Continuing the Austin-area housing market's hot streak, home sales and the median price paid for those homes set records for a January, according to new data from the Austin Board of Realtors.
Low mortgage interest rates, high demand and a shortage of homes continue to fuel the market and drive prices ...View More
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way people use their homes. It’s leading to several homeowners taking on renovation projects so they can better enjoy their spaces, whether inside or out.
HomeLight, a real estate referral company, surveyed more ...View More
The exterior entryway says a lot about the home. It’s an opportunity to showcase personal style, display cleanliness and organization, and provide curb appeal. Whether the exterior consists of a ...View More
A mounting spike in home values has sellers ...View More