Quicken sets multiple company records during best quarter ever

The lender originated more than $10 billion in loans each month in the second quarter of 2019.

Why the money pouring into real estate tech is ‘stupid’

In a wide-ranging interview, Patrick Stone, founder of the Williston Financial Group, shares his thoughts on real estate technology and his previous life as an oyster diver.

Why younger generations need to understand credit scores now

Young consumers are blithely unaware of the importance of credit scores to their financial lives, according to recent surveys. This is troubling as Americans’ debt levels reach record highs. The good news is that people tend to change their behaviors o…

How to begin financing investment properties

Turning homebuyers into investors can mean more financial security for them and more business for agents. But especially less-experienced investors may need help getting started

The top 3 trends homebuyers want this season

What’s hot and what’s not when it comes to property listings shifts every season as a new generation of home buyers joins the market. We surveyed a team of industry professionals and found the top three trends a listing needs in order to be competitive this year.

Homebuyers’ biggest agent gripe? ‘Commissions are too high’

More than 4 in 10 consumers believe real estate commissions are too high, according to a study from real estate technology startup ShelterZoom.

Stearns Lending files for bankruptcy, moves to restructure

The decision comes amid a time of historically low interest rates and declining home sales.

Constellation Real Estate Group picks up predictive data firm offrs

The purchase comes amid an acquisition spree from Constellation that has seen the firm make investments in an array of real estate technology.

Studies find that 2017 tax reform has mixed impacts on homebuying

Who are the winners and losers in the homeownership market after the 2017 tax reform? A trio of studies find that the answer is: “It depends.”

Mortgage tech startup Blend raises $130M, adds Pixar vet to board

Digital mortgage lending startup Blend announced Monday it’s raised an additional $130 million in venture capital funding, bringing the company’s total funding to $310 million. The company plans to use the capital to further grow its team of nearly 400 employees and invest in new technology.