Refinance wave boosts mortgage applications 3.8%

With mortgage rates continuing to hover near record lows, mortgage applications jumped 3.8% last week according to a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). The refinance wave showed no signs of stopping as refinance activity gained 6% from the previous week – up 88% higher than the same week last

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Real estate tech roundup: Hubzu and Brookfield Residential

Online real estate marketing platform Hubzu has launched a new mobile app, available for residential real estate buyers. The app offers potential buyers tools to find, research and bid on homes via a competitive auction format.  Hubzu is an end-to-end asset management platform for residential foreclosure, short sale, REO, deed

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