Category: Real Estate

Data-sharing dilemmas: Ownership of real estate’s future

The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) convened a roundtable of industry experts on the topic of the Multiple Listing Service and data management issues. The highlights of the roundtable are outlined in a new whitepaper issued by the Center for California Real Estate, an institute from C.A.R. dedicated to intellectual engagement in the field of […]

TILA-RESPA: Important details you may have missed

There have been a lot of Webinars and topics of discussion at conferences on the new TILA-RESPA (TRID) regulation set place to take effect on August 1, 2015. The Devil in these new rules is in the details, and some of those rarely discussed topics & solutions will be answered by the leading industry professionals […]

America’s lost equity comes home

While the housing crash was heartbreaking, the recovery has been nearly miraculous. In the past two years, housing gains and a strong stock market have restored $14.22 trillion to household wealth, the largest such increase in any two-year period in US history, according to the Federal Reserve.6 has conducted a comprehensive assessment and analysis […]

An analysis of short-sale prices: traditional vs. auction

The distressed housing market was recently tested during the housing crash, which created defaults in mortgage loans of unprecedented proportions and a historic surge in the amount of foreclosures. Traditional methods to deal with unpaid loans have been widely used, such as courthouse auctions, the bank real estate owned (REO) process, and the short sale […]

Predicting the next step for home prices

Join HousingWire as we partner in this FREE webinar to get the latest update from the Veros Real Estate Appreciation Forecast, predicting market changes for the coming year. What are the top five markets for value appreciation? What are the bottom five markets? What key market trends should investors be aware of? SPEAKERS: » Jacob […]

Controlling costs for property portfolio owners & managers

Evolving business models, new technologies and demand for ever more of the “Enterprise”. Modern businesses face a far more complex operating model, which includes collaborating with a multitude of external organizations throughout the supply chain. Businesses must ensure that but also that of suppliers, service providers, vendors and strategic partners. Within this environment, property and […]

The impact of lock-in effects on housing turnover

This research brief summarizes a new working paper by IHS researchers Patric Hendershott, Jin Man Lee, and James Shilling. It finds that rapidly increasing interest rates, along with negative equity, “lock-in” households to their existing mortgages and residences, which reduces housing turnover. Additionally, this research finds that a decline in housing sales due to increasing locked-in […]