Residential

When it comes to paying monthly rent for a residence, the U.S. offers four of the world’s 10 most expensive rental markets.   According to a new study of 87 global cities by the British property firm Nested, San Francisco offered the world’s most expensive rental market, where the monthly rent for... Keep Reading....
In advance of Thursday’s Senate confirmation hearing of Dr. Ben Carson to become the next Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD)
In advance of Thursday’s Senate confirmation hearing of Dr. Ben Carson to become the next Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD), the mortgage industry’s leading trade group voiced its support of the nomination while the financial services world’s greatest critic... more
​Wells Fargo has named Pavaso an approved vendor for “hybrid” eClosings
Two of China’s Internet giants are teaming up to create a new website to help Chinese investors in search of global real estate purchases.   The new Haiwai online marketplace is the creation of Tencent, which operates the Chinese equivalent of Facebook, and the property website Juwai.com. Tencent... more
Nashville Tennessee GSF Mortgage
The data analysts at Zillow have looked into their crystal ball and announced that Nashville will be the hottest housing market for 2017. Zillow factored several socioeconomic considerations—including home appreciation, unemployment rates and income growth—in coming to this prediction. And while... more
Mike Goldman
AmCap Mortgage, a Houston-based privately held national mortgage banker with 75 branches and licensed in 32 states, has named Michael Goldman chief operating officer (COO). He replaces Mike Johnson, who held the titles of both COO and president but will now focus on the latter responsibility.    ... more