Why the sudden spike in foreclosures last month?



Foreclosure filings jumped by 27 percent in October 2016 compared to the previous month, having previously hit their lowest level in 129 months in September

Zillow has just listed Santa’s home for $656,000



Ho! Ho! Ho! Zillow has just shown that it has a sense of humor after listing Santa Claus’ home on its real estate listings site.

What your clients need to know about cash gifts for down payments



It’s fairly normal for first-time buyers to receive down payment assistance from family members or close friends, but not everyone realizes there are quite strict rules in place that need to be adhered to.

Real estate to become a buyer’s market in 2017



Despite unfriendly market conditions for buyers, housing experts predict things will change in the near future.

Trump Organization Signs Indian Real Estate Deal



Trump Organization recently signed a deal with real estate firm Unimark Group for a residential project in Kolkata, and the group is in talks for a second project in Pune.

FHA report shows how home ownership could be made more affordable



The Federal Housing Administration’s newly released actuarial report shows that the Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund is on a steady financial trajectory

India’s Real Estate Deals Fall by 82% in Third-Quarter



The total number of real estate transactions by volume for the first nine months of 2016 dropped by 42% year-on-year to reach $1.4 billion. This is in spite of the high level of interest shown by institutional investors, according to an article in the Economic Times.

Trump win causes mortgage rates to spike



Mortgage rates in the U.S. have soared in the week since Republican party candidate Donald Trump surprised the world with his election win, with the benchmark 30-year fixed rate mortgage rate rising to 4.01 percent

Multi Property Landlords Face Further Regulations in UK



In September a policy statement from the Prudential Regulation Authority went largely unnoticed, but it will impact buy to let owners with a portfolio of investment properties

Brexit Unlikely to Affect UK House Sales Confidence



According to an article in PropertyWire, even though confidence in the UK housing market has reached its lowest point in three years, consumers still think the recent referendum result will have little impact on buying and selling property. This is according to the latest index from the Halifax, the Housing Market Confidence Tracker. The index […]