Residential

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is a dominant figure in the U.S. housing market, and now the company is setting its eyes on our northern neighbor
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is a dominant figure in the U.S. housing market, and now the company is setting its eyes on our northern neighbor.   According to a Bloomberg report, Berkshire Hathaway is buying a 38 percent stake in Home Capital Group Inc., a Toronto-based mortgage lender, for... Keep Reading....
If you are looking to point fingers of blame for climate change, you may want to take aim at homeowners in New England
If you are looking to point fingers of blame for climate change, you may want to take aim at homeowners in New England. According to a new report from PropertyShark.com that measures CO2 emissions by home, the states that occupy the top positions are all from New England.   PropertyShark noted that... more
According to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey, mortgage applications have increased 2.8 percent over last week, for the week ending June 9, 2017
  Two new data reports are offering a potentially problematic view of today’s housing market: more people are interested in pursuing homeownership, but fewer properties are available.   An increasing number of renters are looking to step up to homeownership, according to new data released by... more
Comerica Bank has that it will invest up to $5 million and become a participating lender in Detroit Home Mortgage, a program managed by Community Reinvestment Fund USA to assist prospective homebuyers in the beleaguered Michigan city
Comerica Bank has that it will invest up to $5 million and become a participating lender in Detroit Home Mortgage, a program managed by Community Reinvestment Fund USA to assist prospective homebuyers in the beleaguered Michigan city.   This is the latest effort by Comerica to improve its presence... more
A new survey has concluded that the 2015 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court to legalize same-sex marriages has encouraged more LGBT married couples to pursue homeownership
A new survey has concluded that the 2015 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court to legalize same-sex marriages has encouraged more LGBT married couples to pursue homeownership.   According to the 2017 National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals (NAGLREP) Homeownership Survey, 47... more