Technology Transforms Real Estate Market
Yahoo! 7 Finance | April 23, 2014
Technology is changing the way the real estate business is conducted. Instead of trying to describe a property’s location and look to a potential buyer, an agent simply has to log on to a computer or smartphone, to show them photographs and even get up a website like Google Earth to show them the outside, setting and location.
Johnson-Crapo GSE Reform Bill Met With More Resistance
National Mortgage Professional Magazine | April 23, 2014
The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), in a coalition of 26 public policy leaders, sent a letter to members of the Senate Banking Committee urging them to reject the latest effort to overhaul the U.S. housing-finance system, which would expand government involvement in the housing market.
Fracking Decreases Property Values as Much as 15%
HousingWire | April 22, 2014
In a webinar titled, “Oil and Gas Exploration for Mortgage Bankers,” attorneys from Ballard Spahr discussed the shale boom and what impact it will have on the mortgage market going forward.