After months of fending off an unsolicited takeover bid by two of its significant investors, CoreLogic today confirmed that it is looking for a buyer. “In light of recent market speculation, CoreLogic today confirmed it is engaging with third parties indicating preliminary interest based on … Continue readingCoreLogic confirms it is entertaining offers to sell at or above $80 per share
Millennials have not had the best luck when it comes to the economy. As the generation that graduated with record amounts of student loan debt and a poor job market, it’s no surprise that they have also been hit the hardest financially by the pandemic. … Continue readingHow COVID-19 has impacted NextGen homebuyers: Key findings from a recent study
Tomo Networks, a Connecticut-based digital mortgage startup, just picked up $40 million in a seed round as it mobilizes to build a compelling product in an increasingly crowded market. Founded by ex-Zillow executives Carey Armstrong and Greg Schwartz, Tomo says it will offer a platform … Continue readingEx-Zillow execs raise $40M in seed round for mysterious digital mortgage startup
After two weeks of slight declines, mortgage applications regained their footing last week, rising 1.7% from the week prior, according to a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association. The refinance index led the rebound after it gained 3% from the previous week, however, according to Joel … Continue readingRefis lead the way as mortgage applications rise 1.7%
Gen Zers are finally starting to break into the housing market. According to TransUnion, Gen Z mortgage originations jumped 84% at the end of last year, and if recent survey data from Freddie Mac rings true, those numbers should grow substantially over the coming years. … Continue readingHere are the top 15 cities where Gen Z wants to buy a home
This year’s housing market has been plagued with low inventory, rising home prices, and endless bidding wars, making it hard for some would-be homeowners to get their foot in the door. Will 2021 be any different? Or, will it be a good time to buy … Continue readingIs 2021 a good time to buy a house?
The real estate market is hot right now, and bidding wars are the norm in many parts of the country. For buyers, that means more competition — as well as less leverage in negotiations. It’s just one of the many reasons to think long and … Continue readingIn a seller’s market, should you make contingent offers?
Credit plays a huge role in the home-buying process. It also affects the interest rate you receive on your loan, as well as the long-term costs of borrowing the money. So if you have a low credit score or no credit at all, that can definitely … Continue readingHere’s how to build credit to buy a house
Lots of young homebuyers seek financial help when securing their dream homes. In fact, according to a recent study, more than half of prospective homeowners under age 35 expect to get help from family or friends. And of those who have already bought a house? … Continue readingShould your parents help you buy a home? The pros and cons to consider
In today’s hot market, buyers are doing all they can to stand out. Some are waiving inspection contingencies, while others are avoiding repair requests, opting to handle home repairs, fixes and upgrades as needed later on. While this approach could certainly help buyers win out … Continue readingBuying a home that needs some repairs? Think twice about these projects