Buying REO is different; learn the steps that make it a challenge



People have been buying and selling REO, otherwise known as foreclosures, for decades. There used to be huge real estate courses specifically designed on how to make millions buying foreclosures

Red Hot Real Estate Markets to Watch in 2018



Real estate is on the rebound as the American economy improves and Millennials start to buy their first homes and form families. An aging and decreasingly mobile population is altering the real estate market in its own way. Here are three red hot real estate market trends to watch in 2018. Softening in the Hottest […]

Online real estate platform Settled hires new execs to drive next stage of growth



Online real estate transaction platform Settled has announced the appointment of Marc Abraham as Chief Product Officer and Simon Guild as Non-Executive Director. Marc and Simon join the team to strengthen Settled’s efforts as the company enters its next stage of product development. As Chief Product Officer at Settled, Marc will oversee the planning, development […]

BrickVest predicts a bright year for investors in 2018 real estate outlook



U.K.-based online real estate investment platform BrickVest has published its real estate outlook for 2018, developed by CEO Emmanuel Lumineau and CIO Thomas Schneider.

Realtor.com predicts big changes for housing in 2018



Inventory constraints that have fueled a sharp rise in home prices and made it difficult for buyers to gain a foothold in the market will begin to ease next year as part

As space dries up on land, Hong Kong looks to build infrastructure underground



As Hong Kong faces up to the reality of its acute land shortage, city officials are looking to solve the territory’s housing problem with a truly novel idea – they’re looking at building some public facilities underground

The tide is turning as ‘underwater’ homes dry up



While most homeowners are enjoying seeing the value of their properties appreciate, there’s also good news for some of those who were previously underwater, or owing more on their mortgages than their homes are worth. New data from ATTOM Data Solutions’ third quarter 2017 Home Equity & Underwater report shows that there are now just […]

Tinkering With Mortgage Qualifications



It had to happen sooner or later. The lower volume of mortgage applications is resulting in some tinkering to find more consumers that can qualify. Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and major lenders aren’t necessarily

New Zealand to ban foreigners from buying existing homes



New Zealand is set to introduce a ban on foreigners buying existing homes in the country, due to a housing affordability crisis that’s come about as a result of soaring real estate prices.

Study shows link between Airbnb and rising home prices



Home sharing website Airbnb has a direct impact on home prices and rental rates, according to an unpublished research paper seen by the Wall Street Journal.

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