A recent article in The Wall Street Journal highlights a rise in so-called “drive by” home appraisals used by major real estate investors in the U.S.
Category: Real Estate
A new report published by the real estate portal, WeBuyHouses.com, predicts that 2018 will be a “seller’s market” for residential real estate in the United States.
Mar 24, 2015|
As a product of the Dodd-Frank Act, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a federal agency responsible for consumer protection in the financial sector, was charged with proposing for public comment, rules and model disclosures that integrate the TILA (Truth in Lending Act) and RESPA (Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act) by July 21, 2012.
With many homes being “underwater” (the value of the home is lower than the mortgage amount), some homeowners have been successful in negotiating with banks to forgive a portion of their mortgage.