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Last year was profitable for independent mortgage banks and the mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks, according to new data from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA)

Home Prices Continue Their Ascension

Home prices are showing no signs of falling, according to the

Yin-Yang

The Yin-Yang Housing Market?

The latest industry data offered a classic case of yin-yang, with good news and bad news in an equal balance.

Neel Kashkari

Minneapolis Fed Chief: Break Up the Too Big to Fail Banks

In his first speech as the new president of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve, Neel Kashkari took on a strikingly political edge by complaining about the limits in enforcing the Too Big to Fail (TBTF) aspect of a Dodd-Frank Act.

Castro Expresses Disappointment on Not Getting VP Role

As the Democratic Party kicks off its presidential convention tonight, one prominent housing policy figure is not entirely pleased that he will not be in the central spotlight.

Trump Condo Sales Impacted Since Presidential Campaign Began

New data presented by the real estate brokerage Redfin is claiming that condo sales on properties bearing the Trump brand appear to have experienced a negative impact since Donald Trump entered the 2016 presidential race—but can that be solely blamed on politics?

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is pushing ahead with its efforts to unilaterally ban the use of so-called “free pass” arbitration clauses by financial services providers

Cordray Snubbed in Obama-Warren Address on CFPB

President Obama observed the fifth anniversary of the opening of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) by

Home prices in May saw a 1.1 percent increase from April and a 5.4 percent jump from May 2015, according to the latest Black Knight Home Price Index Report

Black Knight: Home Prices Continue Upward Movement

Home prices in May saw a 1.1 percent increase from April and a 5.4 percent jump from May 2015, according to the latest

Homes are selling an average of a week faster than they did a year ago, meaning home shoppers should be prepared to move quickly in a competitive housing market, according to the June Zillow Real Estate Market Report

Homes Are Selling at a Rapid Clip

Homes are selling an average of a week faster than they did a year ago, meaning home shoppers should be prepared to move quickly in a competitive housing market, according to the

Today’s housing data news is sunny, with positive developments on three fronts

A Good Day for Housing Market Data

Today’s housing data news is sunny, with positive developments on three fronts.

The continuing struggle for buyers seeking affordable homeownership opportunities is the focus of two new reports

Where the Affordable Housing Is (And Is Not)

The continuing struggle for buyers seeking affordable homeownership opportunities is the focus of two new reports: One that explains why some markets and not others offer affordable options, and one that urges buyers to consider homeownership in purportedly “bad” n

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