The impact of President Donald Trump’s 2018 federal budget proposal budget proposal would certainly be felt in the housing industry via the 13% cut to HUD’s budget, but that’s hardly the only impactful move that the budget proposal holds. Buried on the second-to-last page of Trump’s budget is a move that is sure to please… Continue reading Trump budget surprise: Gutting the CFPB
New American Funding announced its new commitment with the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals to work towards increasing the Hispanic homeownership rate. Its commitment ranges from offering more lending to Hispanics to committing to hiring and training those without experience to become mortgage professionals.
Docutech announced it will move its operations to Scottsdale, Arizona, as it plans future growth initiatives. The company’s new chief operating officer and 2013 Women of Influence winner Amy Brandt will lead Docutech’s new operations.
Affordable housing advocates are taking a stand against President Donald Trump’s budget proposal which includes cutting several HUD housing programs. While the Treasury and even HUD itself spoke out in favor of the new budget proposal, one affordable housing advocate insists the budget would be catastrophic.
The Trump administration released its full budget proposal which includes a $6.2 billion budget cut to HUD. The cut was announced back in March, but now the full budget reveals a detailed plan of which programs make the cut, and which won’t, if the budget proposal is adopted by Congress.
In many ways, Zillow was one of the leaders in the online real estate revolution, helping to democratize the home buying process and enabling prospective buyers to search for their next home from the comfort of their current home. And now, Zillow wants to revolutionize the way that people sell their homes as well, as… Continue reading Gamechanger: Zillow getting into home selling business with “instant offers”
After several months of high gains in new home sales, sales of new single-family homes came tumbling back down in April. Many experts agree the drop was somewhat expected and remains high compared to last year. However, new home sales still lag behind the historic average.