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Newrez Partners With Newzip To Court More Homebuyers

Top 10 mortgage lender and servicer Newrez is partnering with Newzip, a tech-enabled real estate platform, to roll out a program aimed to save buyers and sellers on credit costs. Dubbed Newrez Home Rewards, buyers will be matched with a real estate agent who works with Newzip and provided booking

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A San Diego Data Dive Shows A Market Upended By Tight Supply

California is home to roughly 39 million people, making it by far the nation’s most populous state. In 2022, however, only 55.3% of its occupied homes were owner-occupied, the third lowest percentage in the U.S. after New York (53.9%) and Washington, D.C. (42.3%), according to the Census Bureau. Landing a

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Redfin, NAR Targeted In Latest Commission Lawsuit

The National Association of Realtors is facing yet another copycat commission lawsuit. The trade group’s legal woes have brought it back to California, where is already facing other commission lawsuits. Filed on Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, the Freedlund suit, named after its lead — and currently

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Higher Interest rates Dampen Mortgage Demand: MBA

Higher interest rates in recent weeks have made a dent in housing activity, bringing down mortgage demand. Mortgage applications decreased by 5.6% on a seasonally adjusted basis during the week ending Feb. 23, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) weekly mortgage applications survey. “Higher rates in recent weeks have

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UWM Delivers Reduced Production, Improved Margins In 2023

United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM) ended 2023 as the top U.S. mortgage company, with more than $108 billion in home loans produced in the period, a record purchase volume and increased margins. It was not enough to make its parent company UWM Holdings Corp. financially profitable, which the company attributed to

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SmartZip Review: Can Data Improve Your Prospecting Game?

It’s no secret that homeowners search online to find a listing agent who can sell their home quickly and for top dollar. But what if you could find them first? What if you could target the right prospects, at the right moment using data? If you’re an agent, team or

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