Economists say housing market not in a bubble
As home prices continue to break growth records, most housing experts and economists surveyed by Zillow do not believe the market is in a bubble.
Housing market stays competitive, even with mortgage rates
The housing market is as competitive as ever, according to a recent Zillow real estate market report. Buyer demand has been strong enough to keep the market moving at a record pace, even after a massive spike in mortgage rates.
The Housing Market Is Showing Signs of a Correction: What That Means for Buyers and Sellers
Spiraling mortgage rates on top of record-high and still-rising home prices are leading many experts to predict the real estate market is on the verge of a correction—if it isn’t already in one. They anticipate home prices will flatten, or even go down a bit, in certain markets.
Neighbors believe their mail is being stolen from USPS boxes, stolen check altered for $20,000
Don Schiller placed five checks in the same post office box, one week apart. Not one made it to its destination.
How fraudsters target mortgage lending
Across business and finance, dealing with cyber threats has become a regular part of life. Two years ago, researchers at Cybersecurity Ventures predicted that a new ransomware attack would occur every 11 seconds.
The growing threat of phishing attacks on the mortgage industry
Loan officers and mortgage executives alike continue to click on links in seemingly routine emails, ultimately giving bad actors complete access to lenders’ systems and mortgage transactions. Such mistakes can cost companies millions of dollars and expose sensitive data from millions of customers.