Zillow expands its business as it acquires Mortgage Lenders of America



Zillow is getting into the mortgage game as it bids to own more of the home buying process. The company has just acquired Mortgage Lenders of America to fuel its new bid,

Invitation Homes faces accusations of poor property maintenance and unfair fees



Renters are accusing Invitation Homes Inc., an investment firm that owns the most single-family homes in the U.S., of not properly maintaining their properties.

Innovation Fast Tracks Openlistings.com to Market Transforming Success



The all-in-one real estate platform at openlistings.com represents the next step in the home buying experience. Designed for the tech-savvy consumer, Open Listings lets members complete

Impending Baby Boomer sell off could cause housing crash, experts warn



Baby boomers who’re planning on downsizing or leaving the real estate market altogether could send “shock waves” through the industry, according to a couple of new studies. Fannie Mae’s Economic Strategic Research Group said in its report that homeownership demand from younger generations is “insufficient” to replace the void being created by departing older owners. […]

Texas court rules that the FHFA is “unconstitutionally structured”



The leadership structure of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the body that runs Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, has been ruled unconstitutional by a federal appeals court in Texas.

NAR: Using an agent to sell your home could bring you in an extra $60,000



The concept of “buyer’s remorse” is fairly well known, but those who think they can save a few bucks by selling their home without the aid of a real estate agent could well find themselves experiencing an alternative feeling – seller’s regret.

Rental prices increase across the U.S. as demand continues to grow



Apartment listing service RentCafe.com has updated its monthly rent report , showing that the national average rent has increased 2.9 percent in June to cross the $1,400 mark.

Airbnb proposes teaming up with landlords in Paris to allow subletting



Airbnb is continuing to fight back against restrictions imposed on it, even as cities continue to crack down on its short-term rentals business model.

Skyline AI and Greystone collaborate on AI tech to streamline loan underwriting



Real estate investment technology company Skyline AI is collaborating with commercial real estate lending, investment and advisory firm Greystone in a deal that will use both companies’ tech platforms for the greater good.

Lumber prices, labor shortages and growing regulations hold back construction



A staggering 90 percent of home builders say the affordability of new properties is being hampered by rising lumber prices.

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