7 things to know from Ben Carson’s HUD confirmation hearing

The Senate Banking committee had a hot seat reserved for Donald Trump’s Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) secretary nominee, Ben Carson, at this week’s confirmation hearing …

Trump victory boosts Chinese investor interest — now what?

According to the National Association of Realtors, the Chinese remain the top foreign buyers of U.S. real estate. Donald Trump’s presidential victory appears to be boosting interest in American property investment among this group …

Is the ‘Trump Tantrum’ mortgage rate spike driving buyer urgency?

Historically low mortgage rates have been the spoonful of sugar helping buyers swallow steep home prices, bidding wars and scant affordable housing this year. Then, in a fever pitch, rates jumped after the election — and the latest from the Mortgage B…