CoreLogic confirms it is entertaining offers to sell at or above $80 per share

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

How COVID-19 has impacted NextGen homebuyers: Key findings from a recent study

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

Ex-Zillow execs raise $40M in seed round for mysterious digital mortgage startup

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

Refis lead the way as mortgage applications rise 1.7%

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%

Here are the top 15 cities where Gen Z wants to buy a home

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

Should your parents help you buy a home? The pros and cons to consider

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

Buying a home that needs some repairs? Think twice about these projects

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