Posts by Lindsey Wells

Fed votes to increase interest rates, projects more hikes in 2022

The Federal Reserve announced today that it would increase the federal funds rate by 0.25%, its first increase in more than three years, with more hikes projected for the remainder of the...

MoxiWorks acquires lead nurturing platform ActivePipe

Real estate technology platform MoxiWorks recently announced the acquisition of ActivePipe, a lead nurturing platform for real estate...

Unique ‘MetaReal’ deal will include luxury mansion’s identical counterpart in the virtual world

Construction of a Miami mansion will coincide with the creation of its identical counterpart in the virtual world to form a first-of-its-kind "MetaReal" mansion, according to a press...

Omicron worries push mortgage rates down

Fears of an economic fallout are causing long-term U.S. mortgage rates to fall as the newest COVID-19 strain reignites worry among...

Eviction crisis unfolds as courts process backlog of filed cases

Eviction filings are rising as millions of Americans are being forced from their homes months after lawmakers allowed the federally imposed eviction moratorium to...

Redfin reports 10 housing records set in 2021

The pandemic and work-from-home orders have changed where, when and why people buy homes. As a result, housing prices hit the highest median of all time in 2021, as the number of homes for sale fell to an all-time low...

NAR applauds President Biden’s nomination of FHFA director

The National Association of REALTORS®  applauded President Joe Biden’s nomination of acting Federal Housing Finance Agency director Sandra Thompson to serve in a permanent capacity.. “Her talents and experience will benefit the enterprises, homeowners and home buyers and the mortgage-financing...

NAR donated nearly 3,500 meals to Americans in last six months

As part of an ongoing relationship with the Food Recovery Network (FRN), the National Association of Realtors provided roughly 3,475 meals to Americans in the past six months, according to a press...

Survey: Millennial homeowners most burdened by debt, homeownership costs

Millennials are at the greatest risk of becoming house-rich and cash-poor as the generation is spending the highest percentage of their monthly income on homeownership costs compared to other generations, according to a new Hometap...

Mobile homes appeal to young and middle-class buyers as home prices surge

With home prices continuing to reach new heights  across the country, many potential homebuyers are seeing the mobile-home market in a brand new light as single-family home prices become less affordable for young and middle-class...

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