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Home Price Growth Hits a Milestone in February
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 19:06:22 +0000

It's been a long time since U.S. housing prices have gone down. Still, growth is not even across regions.

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West, Southwest Lead Sales of New Single-family Homes
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 18:09:59 +0000

A rising demand from younger homebuyers spurred the sales of new homes in the West and Southwest according to Census Bureau data. But which region didn’t fare so well?

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Counsel’s Corner: Navigating the Regulatory Landscape
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 22:58:57 +0000

Editor’s note: this feature originally appeared in the April issue of DS News, out now. As attorney out of Schiller, Knapp, Lefkowitz & Hertzel’s New York office, Sanda focuses his practice in creditor representation in foreclosures, loss mitigation, and collections, and is admitted to practice in New York State Courts, and the U.S. District Court ...

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The Two Factors Impeding Home Affordability
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 22:37:02 +0000

What are the two factors that are making homes more unaffordable for homebuyers despite a rising demand? Click through to learn the answer.

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Freddie Mac Forecasts Housing Conditions Through 2019
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 22:23:04 +0000

Freddie Mac has released its latest Outlook, breaking down the state of the housing market in April 2018 and examining where things are likely to head over the next few years. The Outlook forecasts continual gradual growth through Q4 2019, so long as construction continues to ramp up to help offset current constraints on available ...

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Construction Starts Surged in March
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 21:43:12 +0000

The construction sector sped ahead in March to reach the highest level recorded in the past six months. Where did residential construction stand in the mix?

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Castle Law Defendants Awarded $1.9M in Legal Fees
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 17:47:33 +0000

Discussing his clients’ victory, Larry Pozner, the lead defense attorney in the case, said, “How dare the state tell a law firm what quality it must hire or what sacrifices it should make to please the state. The clients were satisfied with the services they were receiving.”

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Default Services National Sales Executive Hired for ServiceLink
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:02:46 +0000

ServiceLink, the Pittsburgh-based national provider of transaction services for the mortgage and finance industries, has hired Sean Galaise as a national sales executive of default services. Galaise comes to ServiceLink with more than 15 years of experience managing sales and operations within the lending and loan servicing mortgage default industry. Galaise has worked with several ...

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LERETA Hires Chief Technology officer
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:59:08 +0000

LERETA, a leading national real estate tax and flood service provider, announced that William Theisinger has joined the executive team as Chief Technology Officer. Theisinger has an established career building and leading solutions programs and will play a pivotal role in bringing technology to the forefront for LERETA and its customers. Theisinger has 20 years ...

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PRMI Expands Service Initiative, Hires New Giving Network Manager
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:57:00 +0000

To further expand its service initiative, Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. (PRMI), a top mortgage lender for 20 years based out of Salt Lake City, Utah, is excited to welcome Ronnie Chinchilla as the PRMI Giving Network Manager. “We believe giving back reflects who we are as a company,” said Dave Zitting, President and CEO of ...

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