CoreLogic Expects a Monthly Drop in Home Prices
While the country's home values continued to escalate, CoreLogic Inc. expects that when last month's final numbers are tallied, values will be lower than in the preceding month.
Home Prices Gains Led by Sin City, Silver State
U.S. home prices continued to escalate thanks to historically low interest rates and a persistently tight supply of properties for sale. Las Vegas and its host state saw the biggest gains.
Hirings Planned for CoreLogic's Appraisal Unit
CoreLogic Inc. held a ribbon-cutting ceremony this week in Oklahoma City to tout its new presence in the state. Hirings are planned for the location.
No Mortgage Firms Among 100 Fastest Growing
Although there were several real estate companies on the list of this year's 100 fastest-growing firms, there were no mortgage-related firms and very few financial services businesses.
Biggest Players in Real Estate Appraisals
A new report has identified four companies, including two financial institutions, as being the key players in the real estate appraisal market over the next four years.
North Dakota Seeks Waiver of Appraisal Requirements
A severe shortage of real estate appraisers has North Dakota officials making a request to waive appraisal reports, at least temporarily, on some residential loans. Banking regulators see the move as necessary.
Short Supply Continues to Drive Up Home Prices
There is no stopping U.S. home prices from rising thanks to ongoing housing supply shortages. Gains in San Francisco and Las Vegas are beginning to rival appreciation in Seattle.
HouseCanary Fires Back at Amrock's Fraud Accusations
HouseCanary is firing back at accusations made by Amrock Inc. that it used fraud to obtain a massive judgment -- suggesting Amrock might be behind stalking of HouseCanary employees.
Fraud Alleged by Quicken Affiliate in Huge Lawsuit
A valuation affiliate of Quicken Loans Inc. is accusing HouseCanary of using fraud to obtain a more than $700 million verdict in an ongoing lawsuit.
Fannie Mae Eases M.I. Termination Requirements
The Federal National Mortgage Association is making it easier for borrower to cancel mortgage insurance through valuation alternatives and looser loan-to-value ratios.