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....
California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris has announced the California Homeowner Bill of Rights designed to protect homeowners from unfair practices by banks and mortgage companies and to help consumers and communities cope with the state's urgent mortgage and foreclosure crisis. Joined by... more
Data through December 2011, released by S&P Indices for its S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices shows that all three headline composites ended 2011 at new index lows. The national composite fell by 3.8 percent during the fourth quarter of 2011 and was down four percent versus the fourth... more
ClosingCorp has announced the introduction of its SmartClosing Mortgage Calculator, which allows homebuyers to shop for mortgages and estimate closing costs for any residence in the country. San Diego-based Z57 Inc., a real estate Internet solutions provider, will implement the tool to enable its... more
Lender Processing Services Inc. (LPS) has announced that its LSI Title Division is extending its Streamlined Settlement solution to help lenders meet the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) 2.0 agency program guidelines. "Since 2009, LSI has been the leading provider of technology that enables... more