Real Estate Sales

Weichert, Realtors® is hiring a select number of professional real estate agents for our Randolph sales office. We are looking for positive, goal-driven …

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Texas storm deflates mortgage application numbers

Mortgage applications decreased 11.4% from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s weekly survey for the week ending Feb. 19. It’s the lowest level applications have fallen to since December 2020. Activity decreased across the board, with the unadjusted index (-10%), the refinance index (-11%), the

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CoreLogic adds digital title processing platform

CoreLogic announced last week the launch of a title and closing product, a digital platform designed to help lenders by automating dozens of manual steps. It’s another push by CoreLogic toward an end-to-end digital mortgage workflow, and to simplify the entire collateral underwriting process. Typically, underwriting takes hours of manual

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UWM adds Fannie Mae exec as chief growth officer

United Wholesale Mortgage has hired Desmond Smith, a former Fannie Max executive, to be its chief growth officer as the wholesale firm attempts to usurp Rocket Mortgage as the nation’s top lender. Smith comes to UWM after a stint at Fannie Mae as the senior vice president and chief customer

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Home prices soared 10.4% in December

December saw a double-digit annual increase for home prices across the country, according to the Case-Shiller Home Price Index from S&P Dow Jones Indices and CoreLogic. The nine U.S. Census regions showed a 10.4% annual gain in December, up from 9.5% in the previous month. The 10-city composite annual increase came in at 9.8%, up from

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Redfin’s Daryl Fairweather to speak at Spring Summit

Low interest rates, high demand and a shortage of available housing stock have stoked an incredibly competitive housing market this spring. But as rates rise off historic lows and more inventory comes online, home prices could start to cool. That’s why we’ve invited Redfin Chief Economist Daryl Fairweather to discuss the

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